Radiology Teacher of the Year

The UMass Radiology Department Teacher of the Year Award was started in 1986 by the residents in the department who wanted to honor Dr. Umali for her teaching.  Each year the radiology residents select - by vote - the Teacher of the Year. 

Teacher of the Year Honorees:

  • 2017    Dr. Charu Desai
  • 2016    Dr. Hao Lo & Dr. Larry Zheng
  • 2015    Dr. Byron Chen & Dr. Joseph Ferrucci
  • 2014    Dr. Carolynn DeBenedectis
  • 2013    Dr. Joseph Makris
  • 2012    Dr. Andrew Chen
  • 2011    Dr. Christopher Cerniglia
  • 2010    Dr. Young Kim
  • 2009    Dr. Eugenio Suran
  • 2008    Dr. Michael King (PhD)
  • 2007    Dr. Jerry Balikian
  • 2006    Dr. Joseph Makris
  • 2005    Dr. Richard Waite
  • 2004    Dr. Ketan Patel
  • 2003    Dr. Jay Colby
  • 2002    Dr. Susan Afonso
  • 2001    Dr. Barbara Appignani
  • 2000    Dr. Thomas Cummings
  • 1999    Dr. Jay Colby
  • 1998    Dr. Jerry Balikian
  • 1997    Dr. Thomas Cummings
  • 1996    Dr. Ronald Ragland
  • 1995    Dr. Thomas Cummings
  • 1994    Dr. Cynthia Umali
  • 1993    Dr. Jerry Balikian
  • 1992    Dr. James Kelly
  • 1991    Dr. Barbara Biber
  • 1990    Dr. Richard Waite
  • 1989    Dr. Jay Colby
  • 1988    Dr. James Coumas
  • 1987    Dr. Ashley Davidoff
  • 1986    Dr. Cynthia Umali