University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Angela Broome, DDS, MS, Dip ABOMR, Program Director


The University of North Carolina School of Dentistry Department of Diagnostic Sciences offers an accredited three-year postdoctoral program in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology leading to a Master of Science degree.

The program prepares qualified oral and maxillofacial radiology specialists for positions of responsibility in institutions of higher dental education or in the private practice setting. Participants gain experience in radiation physics, biology and protection and enhance their teaching and research skills. The program emphasizes understanding of imaging technologies and proficiency in radiologic interpretation. This includes training in the physics and interpretation of advanced imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance, medical and cone-beam computed tomography. The curriculum also includes microscopic and clinical pathology to strengthen the graduate student’s understanding of clinical correlations with radiologic findings.

The program requires the execution and completion of a Master’s-level research project, which supports the graduate student’s development of scholarly competency, including critical thinking skills and understanding of scientific methodology. Combined degrees with other supporting disciplines are possible at the Master’s and PhD-level. Upon completion of all requirements, each student is eligible for examination and certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

The Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Division of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences collaborates with other clinics and academic departments in the School of Dentistry and UNC Hospitals and on campus in the areas of health physics, computer sciences, medical physics, as well as other related biomedical and clinical sciences. The faculty has published extensively in the scientific and clinical literature and is actively involved in patient care.

Please visit the Program’s website UNC Graduate Program for up-to-date information, including admissions requirements and procedures.

For additional information, please contact:

Angela Broome, DDS, MS, Dip ABOMR
Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Graduate Program
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostic Sciences
5411K Koury Oral Health Sciences
The University Of North Carolina School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7455
Office 919.537.3141
Fax 919.966.0705