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 assistant professor 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 and the Certificate of Proficiency in Global Health Radiology.