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Radiology Graduation 2020

The UMass Chan Medical School Radiology Residency & Fellowship Programs. Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony took place on June 10, 2020. Due to the safety restrictions for the Covid-19 pandemic the graduation took place via Zoom. Carolynn DeBenedectis, MD, Radiology Vice Chair of Education, hosted the event and Department Chair, Max Rosen, MD, MPH, offered opening and closing remarks. Dr. DeBenedectis presented the graduating Residents and the Fellows were honored by program directors or faculty within their divisions. Fellowship Director, Gopal Vijayaraghavan, MD, introduced the Fellows and offered some special insights about these times. Congratulations Radiology Residents, Fellows and Faculty!

Tina Shiang, MD 2020 RSNA Resident Roentgen Research Award
Tina Shiang, MD
RSNA Roentgen
Research Award

Special Awards

Tina Shiang, MD – RSNA Resident Roentgen Research Award
Alex Pavidapha, MD and David Radcliffe, MD – The Jerry Balikian "Extra Mile" Award
Byron Chen, MDTeacher of the Year Award

The graduation celebration was recorded and can be viewed on the link below. A gallery of screen captures can be found at the bottom of the page for a quick review.

UMMS Radiology Graduation - June 10, 2020 from UMass Chan Medical School Radiology

Residency Graduates 2020
L-R: Alex Pavidapha, Van Vu, Evan Ruppell, Carolynn DeBenedectis,
Venkatesh Murugan and David Radcliffe


Radiology Residency Graduates

  • Venkatesh Murugan, MBBS
    VIR Fellowship, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Alex Pavidapha, MD
    VIR Fellowship, UMass Chan Medical School
  • David Radcliffe, MD
    MSK Fellowship, UMass Chan Medical School
  • Evan Ruppell, DO
    Oncologic Imaging Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Center, Boston, MA
  • Van Vu, MD
    Diagnostic Neuroradiology Fellowship, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA

Graduates from Radiology Fellowship Programs

  • Ahmed Sobieh, MBChB, PhD, Abdominal Imaging Fellow
    MRI Fellowship Program (UMMS)
  • Anushree Agrawal, MD, Breast Imaging Fellow
    Breast Imaging Faculty (UMMHC) 9/30/20
  • Alexander Stetsyuk, MD, MRI Fellow
    X-Ray Professional Association (Concord, NH)
  • Ashwini Kulkarni, MBBS, MD, Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellow
    Neuroradiology Fellowship Program (UMMS)
  • Anna Kuhn, MD, PhD, Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow
    Baystate (Springfield, MA)
  • Krishna Iyer, MD, Neuroradiology Fellow
    Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA)
  • Matthew Kona, MD, Neuroradiology Fellow
    VA Medical Center (Richmond, VA)
  • Mani Razmjoo, MD, Vascular Interventional Radiology Fellow
    Baystate (Springfield, MA)
  • Vivek Pargaonkar, MBBS, Emergency Radiology Fellow
    Emergency Radiology Faculty (UMMHC)

Graduation Program PDF

Residency Graduates