Chair’s Note

Ask a handful of area residents what the county seat is of Orange County, and a number of them won’t get it right. If Chapel Hill is North Carolina’s proud home of the nation’s oldest public universit … Continued


Nyante Awarded LCCC Developmental Funding for CMR-based Feasibility Study

The Department would like to congratulate Sarah Nyante, PhD, for being awarded intramural investigator’s funding through UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC)’s Developmental Funding Progr … Continued


NCI-funded Study Led by Kuzmiak at UNC Examines Efficacy of 3D Versus 2D Imaging in Breast Cancer Screening

Cherie M. Kuzmiak, D.O.

In November 2017, the Department began enrolling participants in Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), a large, randomized mammography trial comparing two FDA-approved types of d … Continued


Bacchus Named Cardiothoracic Imaging Division Chief

Leon Bacchus, M.D.

The Department was pleased to appoint Assistant Professor Leon Bacchus, MD, as its new Cardiothoracic Imaging Division Chief in March 2018. Bacchus joined the Department in August 2015 and will contin … Continued


Marini Appointed Department Business Manager

The Department was pleased to appoint Paul Marini as its new Business Manager in February 2018.  In his new role, Paul will work closely with Department Associate Chair for Administration Dan Boughton … Continued



Photo (L to R Front Row): Drs. Meredith Johnson (R1), Ami Vakharia (R4), Asst Professor Jessie Stewart (VIR) /(L to R Back Row) Drs. Kaleigh Burke (R3), Tiffany Sills(R4), Asst. Professor Sheila Lee, … Continued


SPOTLIGHT ON UME: Emergency Radiology & CAPSTONE Fundamentals with SOM Students

In February 2018, Department faculty and residents hosted over 50 UNC School of Medicine (SOM) Radiology Interest Group student members at an Emergency Radiology SIM Lab. UNC Radiology faculty and res … Continued


Word From Our Chiefs

     Drs. Jeremy Kim (L) & Andy Barnes (R)   What a great year for UNC Radiology! We have further spread Dean Smith’s Carolina Way philosophy through our commitment to one another, dedication … Continued


IMPACT: Isaacson Course Collaboration Offers IRs Intensive Training in PAE

For years, urologists have treated patients with worsening symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition affecting almost half of all men over age 50. As an enlarging prostate gradually … Continued


New Faculty & Staff

The Department of Radiology was pleased to welcome Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology Scott Potenta, MD, PhD, in March 2018 as the newest member of its Abdominal Imaging Division. Dr. Potenta j … Continued


Faculty Notes

Lynn Fordham, MD, served on the Development Committee for two of the Appropriate Use Criteria published in March 2018 by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons — “Management of Developmental Dy … Continued


Faculty Publications

Back SJ, Maya C, Darge K, Acharya PT, Barnewolt CE, Coleman JL, Dillman JR, Fordham LA, Hwang M, Lim A, McCarville MB, Munden MM, Paltiel HJ, Volberg FM. Pediatric contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the … Continued