Chair’s Note

April 9, 2019

In my years of medical practice, I’ve seen experiential (‘hands-on’) learning increasingly used in medical education. Often referred to as “simulation,” this teaching style allows learners to demonstrate competence in skills without risk to patients. In a simulated setting, students take charge of patient care using patient mannequins, live actors, and other media, mastering procedural … Continued

Y. Lee: Early-Career Distinction, System/Software Development Awards to Advance sDBT, Breast Cancer Subtyping & Neuro-arterial Analysis

April 9, 2019

The Department would like to recognize Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD, for multiple significant honors spanning late 2018 through early-year 2019. A March 2019 Physics World article spotlights the development of a first-generation, stationary digital breast tomosynthesis (sDBT) system by lead author Lee and co-investigators. In a paired-image study published in Academic Radiology*, Lee’s team … Continued

Faculty Promotions

April 9, 2019

The Department of Radiology would like to recognize the following faculty members for their April 2018 promotions in appointment: Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD   (Associate Professor) Cherie M. Kuzmiak, DO  (Professor)   (L to R): Drs. Yueh Z. Lee, Cherie M. Kuzmiak  

AOE: 3 Faculty, 3 Residents Named 2019 Inductees

April 9, 2019

The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate both its faculty members and residents selected in March 2019 as UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators inductees.  Drs. Katrina McGinty, David Mauro, and Brian Handly have been selected as 2019 AOE Faculty Inductees. Three Diagnostic Radiology residents — Drs. Bryan Ashley, Justin Rodriguez, and Will Boyd — have been selected as … Continued

T. Edge: Informatics Professional (IIP) Certification Invaluable to Outreach/Imaging Informatics

April 9, 2019

The Department would like to congratulate Tonya Edge, RT(R), CIIP, for obtaining Imaging Informatics Professional (IIP) certification, as administered by the American Board of Imaging Informatics. Becoming a Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) requires an in-depth combination of education, experience, and examination standards in a wide spectrum of technical and professional components encompassing the practice … Continued

A. Edge: 2018 Outstanding Performance Award

April 9, 2019

The Department of Radiology would like to recognize Amy Edge (Assistant, Executive Vice Chair) for her selection as the 2018 Outstanding Performance Award recipient.  

D. Mauro: UNC SOM AOA 2018 Alumnus Inductee

April 9, 2019

The Department would like to belatedly recognize Assistant Professor of Radiology Dr. David Mauro for his selection and April 2018 induction into the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), as one of four UNC School of Medicine (SOM) Alumni chosen for 2018 induction. Election to AOA signifies a member’s embodiment of AOA values, including … Continued

2019-2020 Chief Residents: Diagnostic Radiology & Interventional Radiology

April 9, 2019

The Department would like to congratulate our recently named 2019-2020 Chief Residents: Diagnostic Radiology Chief Resident: Dr. John Campbell Chief Resident: Dr. Hamilton Howe Chief Resident: Dr. Justin Rodriguez Interventional Radiology Chief Resident: Dr. Clayton Commander  

Spotlight on Clinical Research

April 9, 2019

In December 2016, the Department welcomed Terry Hartman, MPH, MS, CCRC, in a new role as the Clinical Research Manager.  Prior to this role, Hartman had worked in the Department as a Clinical Research Coordinator and served as an Assistant Director at Duke University.  Hartman brings extensive experience in regulatory affairs in clinical trials having … Continued

Spotlight on Interventional Radiology

April 9, 2019

2019-2020 will be a unique year for Interventional Radiology training.  Not only is it the final year of existence for the Interventional Radiology (IR) Fellowship, it will also be the only year UNC graduates IR Fellows and our first IR Resident.  After years of hard work (and paperwork), Bob Dixon’s vision of the UNC Interventional … Continued