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Vanessa L. Williams, MD

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Associate Professor, Radiology

Professional Background

Dr. Vanessa Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is a member of the Abdominal Imaging Division and serves as the Associate Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology residency program.

Dr. Williams received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her residency training and body MRI fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.

Education and Training
  • BA, Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • Internship, Internal medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Clinical Fellowship, Body MRI, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL



Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology. Her main interests include resident and medical student education as well as body MRI. Dr. Williams is currently developing a Learning Lab with interactive radiology content for medical students and junior residents.