Radiologist dies after being struck by drunk driver

Kenneth E. Najarian, MD, a radiologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center and professor of radiology at the University of Vermont, died tragically on June 17 when his bicycle was struck by a drunk driver. Najarian, 60, was married with two children. He had just left his home in Charlotte, Vt., for a quick ride before socializing with friends when the accident occurred.

Najarian had a 30-year career in radiology. He completed a fellowship in ultrasound at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a fellowship in vascular interventional radiology at Rhode Island Hospital. He specialized in vascular and interventional radiology and vascular imaging.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Najarian’s name can be made to Saints Sahag & Mesrob Church in Providence, R.I., or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. His full obituary can be read here