Ezana Azene, MD, PhD

Vice President of Instructional Resources

Dr. Azene is an Interventional Radiologist at Gunderson Medical Center. Dr. Azene received his MD and PhD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed Diagnostic Radiology Residency and Interventional Radiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Azene led the development of RAD-AID’s Radiology-Readiness instrument in 2009-2010, which became a cornerstone of RAD-AID’s assessment of international radiology infrastructures. Dr. Azene created and leads the RAD-AID Learning Center (RLC), which is an online platform for international radiology education. He is an Associate Editor of the RAD-AID Textbook (Global Health Radiology) and led the creation of RAD-AID’s Country Report Program, providing in-depth analyses of resource-limited countries’ shortages of radiology resources.

Melissa Culp, MEd, RT(R)(MR)

Vice President of Operations

Mrs. Melissa Culp is a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an instructor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Radiologic Science. As Vice President of Operations at RAD-AID International, Melissa supports logistics and workflow across all programs. She works with other members of the management team to assist emerging RAD-AID educational and outreach programs, such as the China Cancer Imaging and Treatment Initiative.

Matthew P. Lungren, MD, MPH

Vice President of Education

Dr. Lungren is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Stanford University and received his MD from the University of Michigan followed by radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship at Duke University and pediatric interventional radiology fellowship at Cincinnati Childrens. Dr. Lungren led RAD-AID’s Radiology-Readiness Initiative of 2010 in India and China, served as Co-Chief Editor of the RAD-AID Textbook (Radiology in Global Health), managed RAD-AID’s US-China Educational Exchange in 2011-2013, launched the RAD-AID Chapters Network in 2012, and helped initiate the RAD-AID China Cancer Imaging and Treatment Program in 2014.