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Dr. Jennifer Vaughn has been appointed Director of Pediatric Neuroradiology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital!

Dr. Vaughn has been at Phoenix Children’s since 2019 and maintains academic appointments at Mayo Clinic, the University of Arizona, Creighton University, and the Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Vaughn attended Wake Forest School of Medicine where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. She later completed residency as well as a fellowship in neuroradiology at New York University followed by an additional fellowship in pediatric neuroradiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. Prior to Phoenix Children’s, Dr. Vaughn worked at Boston Children’s Hospital with additional appointments at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts from 2015 to 2019.

With the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, Dr. Vaughn serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee as well as the ASPNR Children’s Oncology Group/Society for Pediatric Radiology advisory committee for review of head and neck cancer imaging protocols. She was a speaker at the 2022 ASPNR Annual Meeting and has authored abstracts for the ASNR, ASHNR, and ISMRM in recent years. Dr. Vaughn is an ad hoc reviewer for the American Journal of Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology, and Developmental Medicine and Child Neuroradiology.

At Phoenix Children’s, Dr. Vaughn is an expert in temporal bone imaging and serves as the primary liaison to the otolaryngology team in addition to being a member of the fetal imaging team. Her teaching responsibilities include training neuroradiology fellows of the Barrow Neuroradiological Institute as well as residents from the Rochester, Minnesota and Phoenix, Arizona campuses of the Mayo Clinic, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Larkin Hospital (Miami, Florida). She also teaches rotating medical students from the University of Arizona-Phoenix and the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

In her free time, Dr Vaughn enjoys golfing, hiking with her dog, travel, and spending time with her family.

We wish her well in her new role!


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