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October is breast cancer awareness month and Dr. Sally Herschorn has been talking about breast density. Read her post on the UVM Medical Center Blog "What's Breast Density Got to Do With It?" and be sure to take a look at the Burlington Free Press article 'Dense Breasts: Like Finding a Polar Bear in a Snow Storm.'

UVM MRI Center part of Large-Scale NIH Study of the Adolescent Brain. Richard Watts, PhD, is the coinvestigator on this large multi-center study, with Hugh Garavan (Psychiatry) as the local project director. More than 10,000 children between the ages of 9 and 10 will be enrolled at a number of research institutions across the country – including more than 500 children at UVM – and followed for 10 years.

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation via Fluoroscopy-Guided Nasojejunal Catheter Placement: Indications, Technique,and the Role of Radiology has been accepted Radiological Society of North America 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 29 - December 4, 2015, Chicago, Illinois. Congratulations to Dr. Robert D'Agostino and Dr. Julien Wonderlick.

Case of the day entitled “38 year old male with gross hematuria and palpitations with micturition.” has been accepted for presentation at the American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, September 16 - 19, 2015, Key Biscayne, Florida. Congratulations to Dr. Robert D'Agostino and Dr. Alastair Moore.

Manuscript accepted for publication to the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging May 2015: In Vivo Quantitative Whole-Brain T1ρ MRI of Multiple Sclerosis
Authors: Jay V. Gonyea 1, Richard Watts1 Angela Applebee2,Trevor Andrews1,4, Scott Hipko1, Joshua P. Nickerson1, Lindsay Karr5, and Christopher G. Filippi2,3

Quantitative Perfusion Changes in Functional Arterial Spin Labeling MR Imaging during Language and Motor Tasks
Authors Andrew Ross, MD, Richard Watts, PhD, and Joshua Nickerson, MD had their work accepted for publication in the Journal of Disease and Global Health

CT Urography for Evaluation of the Ureter
​"Over the past decade, computed tomographic (CT) urography has emerged as the primary imaging modality for evaluating the urinary tract in various clinical settings, including the initial workup of hematuria. With the widespread implementation of CT urography, it is critical for radiologists to understand normal ureteral anatomy and the varied appearance of pathologic ureteral conditions at CT urography". Authors Scott Potenta, MD, Robert D'Agostino, MD and Karina Perusse, MD had their work accepted for publication in RadioGraphics Journal. Read More.


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Academic and Clinical Excellence

Excellence in research, a commitment to exceptional patient care and investment in leading edge technology are the hallmarks of the Department of Radiology. Our residents and fellows collaborate with our world-class faculty to create a dynamic learning environment.

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Residency Program

Our radiology residencey accepts six candidates per year. Our radiology residency accepts six candidates per year. Training at The University of Vermont Medical Center is supplemented by a two-month rotation in pediatric radiology at the Children's Hospital Boston and a four-week rotation at the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) in Washington, D.C.


Faculty members in the Department of Radiology contribute to the education of medical students, maintain a four-year residency program for diagnostic radiology, and offers two fellowships, one in neuroradiology and the other in vascular/interventional radiology.



The Department of Radiology is committed to bringing advanced imaging technology to the local community and beyond; utilizing cutting edge translation research to advance clinical care. Our vision is to integrate high quality affordable research, advance medical education and create the leading academic clinical research organization.




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