• Chair’s Note

    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

  • Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

  • David M. Mauro, M.D.

    D. Mauro: UNC SOM AOA 2018 Alumnus Inductee

    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

    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

    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

  • David M. Mauro, M.D.

    Spotlight on Interventional Radiology

    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

  • Spotlight on IR Interest Group (IRIG)

    With establishment of the integrated interventional radiology (IR) residency, cultivating medical student interest in IR (the newest medical specialty) and increasing student exposure is more important than ever. A thriving medical student IR interest group is key in accomplishing these goals. I assumed the role of faculty advisor for the medical student IR interest group … Continued

  • Q&A: Associate Chief Resident Dr. Monica Reddy

    Q & A with Associate Chief Resident Dr. Monica Reddy Q1: Tell us about yourself, including your decision to stay at UNC for fellowship (we’re thrilled you are). A1: I grew up in Oklahoma and Texas, but I consider myself an Oklahoman at heart. I completed my undergraduate work at the University of Oklahoma, and then matriculated … Continued

  • IMPACT: Ever-Growing Statewide Reach for Outreach/Imaging Informatics Over 6+ Years

    Since 2012, the Department’s Outreach/Imaging Informatics division has provided imaging consultation and delivery of high-quality diagnostic reports to State-operated and private practice entities. A diverse range of imaging-related services executed by the Outreach team has earned it high regard by the external entities who have on-site imaging capability but require timely professional study interpretation and … Continued

  • GLOBAL HEALTH: Daily Tar Heel Spotlights UNC Imaging Supervisor’s RAD-AID Work in Ethiopia

    Growing up in Ethiopia, UNC MRI Imaging Supervisor and Radiologic Science Clinical Instructor Issack Boru was age 6 when his father suffered a severe head injury. The local hospital lacked imaging technology for timely diagnosis of the associated internal bleeding, and Boru observed how delayed treatment caused his father significant struggles in the years after. … Continued

  • PHOTO GALLERY

    From frosts to first signs of spring, UNC Radiology members have come together in all types of places in recent months!!   Center: Senior EOC Compliance Consultant Camille Brooks of UNC’s Equal Opportunity and Compliance (EOC) Office imparts her expertise to UNC Radiology staff at January 2019 quarterly meeting. Clockwise: 1) Drs. Rachel Brader (R1), … Continued

  • New Staff

    The Department was pleased to welcome Brit Burton in March 2019 as the new Reading Room Assistant for Clinical Support and the Outreach/Imaging Informatics Division. Brit joins Angie Beale in this critical position supporting the Department’s 24/7 workflow. Jointly with Angie, Brit assumes a role that enables continuity of reading room support via round-the-clock coverage. … Continued

  • Faculty Notes

    Eran Dayan presented, “Integrative Functional Network Interactions Underlie the Association between Physical Activity and Cognition in Neurodegenerative Diseases” at the 26th Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, in March 2019. (Authors: Shi CH, Sklerov M, Browner N, Dayan E). Ben Huang, MD, presented, “Clinical Radiology Without an Emphasis on Anatomy” at the … Continued

  • Faculty Publications

    Anton K, Rosenblum NG, Teefey P, Dayaratna S, Gonsalves CF. The Enlarged Fibroid Uterus: Aberrant Arterial Supply via the Omental Artery.  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2019 Apr;42(4):615-619. doi: 10.1007/s00270-018-2087-9. Epub 2018 Oct 15. Armao D, Bouldin TW, Bailey RM, Hooper JE, Bharucha DX6,7, Gray SJ.  Advancing the pathologic phenotype of giant axonal neuropathy: early involvement of … Continued