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Professor of Radiology - Neuroradiology Interim Director - Clinical Research Chief Medical Information Officer


Medical School: Louisiana State University – Shreveport, LA
Residency: University of TX Health Sciences Center – Houston, TX
Fellowship: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Smith served is the Department’s Executive Vice Chair and Professor of Radiology. Prior to this leadership position, he served as UNC Radiology’s Interim Chair from April 2018 to September. Dr. Smith’s other past departmental leadership roles include: Director of Clinical Faculty Development (2018-2019); Vice Chair of Diagnostic Services (2015-2018); Director of Clinical Research (2015-2018); and Vice Chair of Clinical Research (2011-2015).

Dr. Smith completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship in 1995 and returned as a faculty member in 1998. He holds a PhD in physiology from Louisiana State University, and his areas of research interest are physiologic imaging and brain tumors. He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology.


To view a list of Dr. Smith’s publications, click here