Charles T. Burke, MD, was inducted as a Fellow into the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) at the Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA, in April 2013.


Mauricio Castillo, MD, was installed as the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)’s 2013-2014 President at the ASNR’s annual meeting in San Diego, CA, in April 2013.

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Amir Khandani, MD, served as a Nuclear Medicine/PET-MR abstract reviewer in April 2013for the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)’s 2013 annual meeting, to be held in November 2013.


Joseph KT Lee, MD, received the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)’s highest honor, the Gold Medal, awarded annually to a distinguished group of radiologists for their exceptional service to the field, at the ARRS' annual meeting in Washington, DC, in April 2013.

Joseph KT Lee, MD, was honored by the Washington University Medical Center’s as one of its four 2013 School of Medicine Alumni Achievement Award recipients in April 2013.


Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD, was featured as a Journal of the American Heart Association “Author Profile” in April 2013.


Katherine Birchard, MD, received the UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators (AOE)'s 2013 Medical Student Advisor Award at the AOE’s annual banquet, in May 2013.

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Valerie Jewells, DO, served as a delegate at the American College of Radiology’s Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, in May 2013.


Julia Fielding, MD, was appointed as the American College of Radiology (ACR)’s first head of the newly formed Committee for Women at its 2013 Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, in May 2013.


Amir Khandani, MD, was appointed to the NIH Medical Imaging Study Section’s “Special Emphasis Panel” in June 2013.