Chair’s Note

UNC Department of Radiology begins 2018 with multiple efforts underway, many of them built on the strengths of prior years.  Alumni giving, outpatient expansion and achievement amongst our managers in … Continued


Boughton Appointed Associate Chair for Administration

In November 2017, Dan Boughton, MBA, was appointed the Department’s new Associate Chair for Administration (ACA). Boughton has 18+ years of service at UNC, including 9+ years as Business Officer for t … Continued


Castillo Named 2018 ASNR Gold Medal Recipient

The Department of Radiology congratulates Mauricio Castillo, MD, for his selection as one of two recipients of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)’s 2018 Gold Medal. This award is given annu … Continued


Shen Named Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Fellow

Dinggang Shen, PhD

Director of Faculty Development for Basic Science and Professor of Radiology Dinggang Shen, PhD, was selected in November 2017 as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEE … Continued


JKT Lee Receives Chinese Congress of Radiology Honorary Membership

During the Chinese Congress of Radiology in October 2017 in Shanghai, China, Immediate Past Chair Joseph KT Lee, MD, received an Honorary Membership from the Chinese Society of Radiology. Dr. Lee’s di … Continued


Hartman Elected Next UNC Network of Research Professionals Chair

Terry Hartman, MPH, MS, CCRC, Clinical Research Manager, was elected Chair of the UNC Network of Research Professionals (NRP), term beginning July 2018. Hartman’s previous work on the committee includ … Continued


Spotlight on Education

Sheryl G. Jordan, MD, RCC

Heading into this new year, we’ve got very newsworthy updates on Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) to share! DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY Graduate Medical Education (G … Continued



At UNC School of Medicine’s 50th Annual Student Research Day in November 2017, UNC School of Medicine M4s and members of UNC’s Radiology Interest Group (RIG) showed off their hard work. Clockwise, fro … Continued


IMPACT: MO(vember) Growin’ for Men’s Health

  For the sixth year, Department of Radiology “Team X-Rayted” was a heavy contender in UNC Health Care’s 6th annual MOVEMBER fundraising drive. X-Rayted finished strong in 2017, raising $4200+ in … Continued



The Department is pleased to have Alex Hung, MD, appointed in December 2017, as its newest Clinical Instructor. Dr. Hung will be working in the Division of Neuroradiology under the direction of Dr. Ma … Continued


Faculty Notes

Chris Atkinson, MD, presented, “Utility of CT in screening for acute invasive fungal sinusitis in bone marrow transplant patients – Is fever a true indication?” as an electronic exhibit at the Novembe … Continued


Faculty Publications

Sakoda LC, Henderson LM, Caverly TJ, Wernli KJ, Katki HA.  Applying Risk Prediction Models to Optimize Lung Cancer Screening: Current Knowledge, Challenges and Future Directions. Cancer Epidemiology 2 … Continued