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Professor of Radiology
Program Director, Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency


Dr. Dixon’s global health work is primarily in Kenya ,where he facilitated the establishment of an interventional radiology (IR) fellowship at the University of Nairobi — the nation’s first. UNC IR faculty and staff provide education (hands-on, simulation, and didactic) for Kenyan radiologists, technologists, and nurses. During 2020, the IR fellowship received approval, and the first Kenyan IR trainees have begun the training program.



Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY
Fellowship:  University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Dixon is also a clinical physician for the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care. Visit for more information.

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