|Assistant Professor of Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging|
|Phone: (919) 966-4398|
|Fax: (919) 966-0817|
|Medical School:||Chicago Medical School, North Chicago IL|
|Residency:||Diagnostic Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Fellowship:||Cardiothoracic Imaging, Duke University Hospital, Durham NC|
Dr. Birchard trained as a Department resident from 2002-2006, serving as Associate Chief Resident from 2004-2005. As a 4th-year Department resident, she received the RSNA Roentgen Resident Research Award in 2006. After completing a one-year Thoracic Imaging fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Birchard returned to the Department in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Imaging. She is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Birchard authored a book chapter on pulmonary MRI in 2005 and has several other chapters in progress.