Lynn Anthony Leadership WFUSOM
Lynn Anthony, MD
Vice Dean – Faculty Affairs Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, and Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Lynn Anthony came to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 1996 to train in Diagnostic Radiology. After completing her residency, she completed a fellowship in pediatric imaging and joined the faculty of Wake Forest School of Medicine in 2002. She is Professor of Radiology with secondary appointments in Pediatrics and Biomedical Engineering. In her clinical role, she works with a team of physician scholars and technologists, providing medical imaging services for the 200-bed children’s hospital and level 1 pediatric trauma center. Her particular areas of interest include trauma imaging, neonatal imaging/fetal MRI, and pediatric cancer imaging. Her clinical interests inform her research focus. She collaborates with the Department of Biomedical Engineering and has served as Co-Investigator for its multi-year Crash Injury Research Engineering Network grant. She has also developed a Wake Forest resident global health rotation in Kijabe, Kenya, where she takes multi-disciplinary teams for service, education, and research.

Dr. Anthony has served in a variety of leadership roles at Wake Forest Baptist, including Pediatric Radiology section chief, Pediatric Imaging medical director, chair of the Faculty Representative Council, and Associate Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Evaluation Program. Currently, she provides leadership at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Advocate Health as Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs. In her administrative role in the Dean’s Office, Dr. Anthony serves as an advocate for faculty issues in all parts of the academic mission, a builder of networks across departments and centers, and a catalyst for program and process development to support the faculty life cycle. Dr. Anthony has used the data from three administrations of the AAMC Standpoint Faculty Engagement Survey to promote meaningful change in faculty recruitment, hiring, and onboarding; faculty career development and mentoring; leadership development and succession planning; faculty resilience and wellness; faculty as educator training; and research partnerships bridging clinical scholars, basic science investigators, and innovations teams across the Wake Forest Enterprise.

Dr. Anthony has been named to Best Doctors since 2011, was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Radiology in 2019 and is a 2020 graduate of Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine fellowship. She has been married to her husband, Dan Anthony, for 33 years. They have three children, ages 22, 26, and 28.

She has a BS in Zoology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Certificate in Biblical Studies from the International School of Theology, and an MD from Duke University School of Medicine.