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Joseph Lee, M.D. from VCU School of Medicine
Natalie Karr., M.D. from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
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Catherine Robbins, M.D. from VCU School of Medicine
Luis Montes Chinea, M.D. from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Caleb Hubbard, M.D. from Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
John Lozowski, D.O. from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Peter Shahid, M.D. from George Washington University School of Medicine
Trevor Nordin, M.D. from VCU School of Medicine
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Malcolm K. Sydnor Jr., M.D., Vice Chair of Quality and Safety for the Department of Radiology, Division-Chair of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division, and Medical Director of the VCU Health Baird Vascular Institute, receives promotion to full Professor effective July 1, 2021 for his accomplishments as a clinician, teacher and mentor.
Dr. Sydnor is a graduate of the VCU School of Medicine where he also completed his radiology residency before completing his vascular and interventional radiology fellowship at the University of Virginia. Dr. Sydnor has subsequently worked at VCU for his entire career where he has specialized in minimally-invasive, image-guided procedures. In addition to his exceptional clinical work, Sydnor’s research encompasses saphenous vein ablation, trauma, and other topics. He has given numerous lectures on the regional and national stage, and his research and other academic endeavors have made a significant impact to the field of interventional radiology. He has also trained more than 100 Radiology residents and over 20 Vascular Interventional Radiology fellows.
“I could not be more proud of Dr. Sydnor's promotion to professor as this is an important recognition of his academic work. One of the greatest rewards of a department chair is to witness a resident become an outstanding radiologist, remarks Ann S. Fulcher, M.D., Chair of the Department of Radiology. “I appreciate his many contributions to our Department and University not only as an interventional radiologist but also as an educator and leader. His service as Division Chair of Interventional Radiology and as Vice Chair of Quality and Safety is invaluable!”
A major personal and professional milestone, Dr. Sydnor celebrates the opportunity to serve the VCU School of Medicine community and his profession as a full rank Professor.
Yang Tang, M.D., Ph.D. Promotion to Associate Professor
Emergency Radiology Director Yang Tang M.D., Ph.D. [View Image]Yang Tang, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Emergency Radiology and Director of Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Radiology, is granted promotion to Associate Professor effective July 1, 2021. The promotion recognizes his substantive contributions to research and teaching, and his clinical expertise in the field of emergency radiology.
Dr. Tang earned a M.D. from the Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his radiology residency at the VCU School of Medicine and his neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Virginia. In addition to emergency and trauma radiology, Tang’s areas of interest include neuroradiology, quality and safety, and neurovascular disease. Well published, Tang has authored books including, Atlas of Emergency Neurovascular Imaging and Emergency Neurology – A Case Based Approach, as well as several peer-reviewed papers and articles.
“Dr. Tang is a self-motivated, talented, productive, and energetic radiologist who performs at an extremely high level in all facets of academic life – teaching, scholarship, and service, “ said Ann S. Fulcher, M.D., Chair of the Department of Radiology. “As soon as I worked with Dr. Tang during his first year of radiology residency, I was impressed by his work ethic and breadth of knowledge. I knew with certainty that he was a radiology star in the making,”
Dr. Tang looks forward to fulfilling the responsibilities and expectations of his new role as Associate Professor.
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