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Mauricio Castillo Retires, Leaving Behind an Impactful Legacy

June 25, 2024

Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR, Matthew A. Mauro, Distinguished Professor of Radiology Retires, Leaving Behind an Impactful Legacy With bittersweet emotions, we announce Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR, is retiring. His last day is June 30, 2024. The department and the neuroradiology division will deeply feel Dr. Castillo’s retirement, but it is a well-deserved respite for him. … Read more

Katrina McGinty Awarded RSNA Grant

May 16, 2024

Congratulations Katrina McGinty, MD, Associate Professor of Abdominal Imaging and Director of Global Radiology. Dr. McGinty was awarded a $20,000 Educational Grant from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Title: Virtual MRI Education in Low Resource Setting Project Dates: 07/01/2024-06/30/2025 Budget: $20,000 Brief Project Summary: The World Health Organization estimates that half to two-thirds … Read more

Meet Data Analyst Yukie Kajita, Ph.D.

April 22, 2024

Could you share a bit about your background? I am originally from Fukushima, Japan, and came to the United States in 2003 to pursue a Ph.D. in Biology at Utah State University. After completing my doctoral studies, I was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Entomology Department at the University of Kentucky and then a Research … Read more

Match Day 2024 Results Announced – Congrats to All!

March 15, 2024

Congratulations to all our new residents. We wish you luck with your intern year and look forward to seeing you in June 2025! Diagnostic Radiology Greggory Adams University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville Charlotte Goins University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine William Johnson USF Health Morsani College of Medicine … Read more

Exciting News from UNC Radiology: The new UNC Health Endovascular Center is Now Open!

March 12, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the much-anticipated opening of the UNC Health Endovascular Center, a testament to our commitment to delivering world class healthcare focusing on patient well-being. Meticulously designed with our patients in mind, this state-of-the-art facility provides a comprehensive range of services offered by our UNC Health providers. We are excited by this … Read more

Mauro Awarded Honorary Membership of the European Society of Radiology.

March 5, 2024

Matthew A. Mauro, MD, President of UNC Faculty Physicians, and James H. Scatliff, MD, Distinguished Professor of Radiology, was awarded Honorary Membership of the European Society of Radiology (ESR). The ESR Honorary Membership is bestowed on individuals with an extensive scientific record in radiology and beyond. Dr. Mauro was presented with the ESR Honorary Membership … Read more

Congrats to Zibo Li on his Grant Award of $2.5 Million from the National Cancer Institute

February 26, 2024

Congratulations Zibo Li, PhD, Professor Radiology and Director of Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Research program at the BRIC. Professor Li was awarded an estimated $2.5 Million grant award from the National Cancer Institute for his research titled, “Development of an Efficient 18F labeling technology based on tetrazine trans-cyclooctene ligation.” We are extremely proud of Professor Li … Read more

Congrats Pew-Thian Yap on His $1.8 Million Grant from NIBIB

February 26, 2024

Congratulations to Pew-Thian Yap, Professor of Radiology on his latest Grant Award! Professor Yap received an estimated $1.8 million award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) for his research titled, AI-Powered MRI Quality Control and Artifact Correction for Multi-Site Studies. We are so proud of Professor Yap and excited for him to … Read more

UNC Ranks #1 & #2 TMIST sites for United States

February 12, 2024

The University of North Carolina was the top TMIST site for the U.S. LAPS site! UNC Radiology came in #1 for Chapel Hill and #2 for the Hillsborough campus. UNC has accrued over 3,000 subjects for this ongoing clinical screening mammography trial.  Congrats to PI Cherie Kuzmiak and the entire team, including Doreen Steed, Markeela Lipscomb, Carly … Read more

25 Year Club for Cherie Kuzmiak

February 12, 2024

We’re grateful as we celebrate Cherie Kuzmiak, DO, a revered Professor of Breast Imaging, for reaching an impressive 25-year tenure at UNC-Chapel Hill and the State of North Carolina. This milestone resonates with our deep appreciation for her dedicated service. Please join us in congratulating her on achieving such a fantastic milestone. We value and … Read more