• Kyung Rae Kim, M.D.

    IMPACT: Boston Children’s Hospital Equips K. Kim with Pediatric Vascular Malformations Expertise

    When Associate Professor Dr. Kyung Kim joined the Department’s Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology (VIR) in 2009, he brought with him liver cancer interventional expertise that expanded what this division offered in clinical services. Soon after his arrival, Dr. Kim shifted to treating vascular malformation patient cases in an area that former VIR Professor Dr. … Continued

  • YZ Lee: $2.8+M NIBIB R01 Funding to Advance Early-Stage Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Screening

    The Department would like to recognize Associate Professor of Radiology Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD, for receiving in September 2019 $2.8M+ National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) R01 funding over four years as P.I. of an academic-industrial partnering study, entitled, “Stationary Digital Tomosynthesis for Transbronchial Biopsy Guidance.” As expanding lung cancer screening programs … Continued

  • Melissa Culp: New Director of UNC Global Radiology Leads Department’s Global Health Initiatives

    The Department would like to recognize Melissa Culp, M.Ed., RT(R)(MR), for her July 1, 2019, appointment as Director of UNC Global Radiology, and for receiving a secondary appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology. This newly created position formalizes the leadership that Melissa has provided over seven years in facilitating the global health initiatives carried … Continued

  • L. Burke Co-Investigating Novel Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound to Predict Kidney Mass Subtype in Diagnosis & Staging

    The Department would like to recognize Associate Professor Dr. Lauren Burke for serving as Principal Co-Investigator of an industry-sponsored co-investigation ($73.8+K), entitled, “Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Kidney Cancer Subtyping,” awarded in July 2019. Dr. Burke joins Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. Emily Chang as co-investigators of a clinical trial sponsored by Lantheus Medical … Continued

  • Sarah J. Nyante, Ph.D.

    S. Nyante $2.7M+ NIH Study Examines Texture Features as Biomarkers of Breast Cancer Risk

    The Department congratulates Sarah Nyante, PhD, for receiving NIH R01 funding ($2.7M+) in July 2019 for her proposal entitled – “Understanding the Biological Basis for the Association Between Parenchymal Texture Features and Breast Cancer Risk.” Over five years (9/1/2019-8/31/2024), Dr. Nyante’s research seeks to advance the limited, current methodology applied to whole breast composition through … Continued

  • K. McGinty Appointed to Global Health & Clinical Research Core Leadership

    The Department would like to recognize Dr. Katrina McGinty for her appointment to two leadership posts in August 2019: 1) Associate Medical Director – Clinical Research Core Service Center; and 2) Faculty Lead – UNC Radiology Malawi Global Health Initiative. Dr. McGinty brings extensive clinical research experience to the Department’s Clinical Research Core Service Center … Continued

  • A. Isaacson Accepted to UNC’s 2019-2020 ACCLAIM Leadership Development Program

    The Department would like to recognize Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Research Dr. Ari Isaacson for being accepted among 12 School of Medicine (SOM) faculty members to the 2019-2020 Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program. Facilitated by the SOM’s Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, this one-year, cross-disciplinary cohort program places … Continued

  • Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine Annual Meeting: A Strong Showing for UNC Radiology

    In June 2019, UNC School of Medicine Department of Radiology was well represented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting in Aurora, CO. At this meeting, Radiologists, Data Scientists, Fellows, Residents, and Imaging Informatics Professionals come together to keep up with current topics in imaging informatics, present scientific papers, learn and … Continued

  • Spotlight on GME

    On August 15, 2019, the American Board of Radiology (ABR) released the results of the core examination for the current fourth year class who took the examination in June of this past year. It is with great pride that I can say that all of our residents passed the examination, and in nearly all of … Continued

  • Strength of Programs Backs Rising Resident & Fellow Numbers

    When 11 first-year (R1) Diagnostic Radiology (DR) residents began their training in July, our DR program grew to a record 38 trainees. Our largest class of R1s to date were joined by 16 fellows, making academic year 2019-2020 an exceptional one for training program growth at UNC Radiology. Our programs grow because UNC’s physicians in … Continued

  • Spotlight on UME

    The AY 2019-2020 at the School of Medicine (SOM) is well underway, and UNC Radiology’s UME program is thriving, serving SOM medical students in many ways: offering per block Individualization Phase (MS4) radiology electives; participating in the upcoming Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation visit; lecturing to Foundation and Application Phase (MS1-3); and mentoring … Continued

  • UME Update: Faculty & Residents Engage Radiology Interest Group at AY 2019-2020 Kickoff

    In early September, UNC Radiology faculty & Diagnostic Radiology residents kicked off the AY 2019-2020 Radiology Interest Group (RIG) advisement facilitating a RIG Pizza Panel for the UNC School of Medicine (SOM)’s M1s-M4s interested in pursuing radiology. RIG Co-Presidents and M2s Susana Bracewell & Eric Fromke reported back high marks on the session to Undergraduate … Continued

  • Ari Isaacson, MD

    Spotlight on Clinical Research

    The Clinical Research Division continues to grow and most recently welcomed Travis Patterson as our newest Clinical Research Assistant. In addition, Assistant Professor Dr. Katrina McGinty has been promoted to the Associate Medical Director of the Radiology Core Service Center. Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica Stewart of our Vascular Interventional Radiology Division recently received $26,101 from … Continued

  • Global Health Update

    UNC Radiology Malawi Program Faculty and Resident Participants and RAD-AID Imaging Tech Volunteers Working with Kamuzu Central Hospital’s Radiology Staff in Lilongwe, Malawi, Accomplished A Lot in Summer 2019!   Assistant Professor Dr. Katrina McGinty (bottom left photo, far L), R4 Dr. John Campbell (bottom left photo, far R), R4 Dr. Benson Langdon (upper right … Continued

  • New Faculty & Staff

    The Department was pleased to welcome Clinical Associate Professor Thangavijayan “Vijay” Bosemani, MD, in May 2019 as the newest faculty member joining the Cardiothoracic Imaging division. Dr. Bosemani joins this team under the direction of Division Chief Dr. Leon Bacchus. Dr. Bosemani completed his medical degree (MBBS) at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute … Continued

  • Faculty/Resident Notes

    All nine 4th-year Diagnostic Radiology residents – Drs. Benson Langdon, John Campbell, Michael Cellini, Adanna Emekauwa, Francisco Grippi, Hamilton Howe, Justin Rodriguez, Israel Saramago, Brooks Wilson – received confirmation of passing the American Board of Radiology (ABR) core exam in August 2019. Diane Armao, MD, received a $46K award from Hannah’s Hope Fund (HHF) for … Continued

  • Faculty/Resident Publications

    Armao D, Bouldin TW. Chapter 21: Pathology of the Nervous System. In: Pathology: A Modern Case Study. Author: Howard Reisner, PhD. 2nd Ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. 2020. Henderson LM, Ichikawa L, Buist DSM, Lee J, Bush M, Johnson D, Onega T, Nekhlyudov L, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL, Sprague BL, Wernli KJ.  Patterns of … Continued