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Saturday May 27th

Faculty And Administration

Issack Boru, radiology imaging supervisor and clinical instructor for the Division of Radiologic Science, poses in the door to his office in Bondurant Hall, home to the UNC School of Medicine, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Boru traveled with RAD-AID international in 2018 to partner with and teach radiologists at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (TASH) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNC radiologic technologist honors father's legacy through work and scholarship fund

When Issack Boru was six years old, his father suffered a head injury that caused internal bleeding. With a lack of medical imaging technology where they lived in Ethiopia, the diagnosis was delayed and his father was unable to receive proper treatment. He passed away nearly 10 years later. So Boru is working to make sure this doesn't happen to other families.

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