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Emily Fox Conant

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
HUP Medical Legal Committee, Penn Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624032
Fax: 2156627436
Education:
B.A. (Zoology)
University of Vermont, 1976.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Graduate Hospital Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1985.
Radiology Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-1989.
Fellowship-Concentration Year Pulmonary & Breast Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Certifications
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, 1985.
Written Radiology Board Completion, 1988.
Oral Radiology Board Completion, 1989.
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Description of Research Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening

Description of Clinical Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Education

Selected Publications

Gastounioti A, Conant EF, Kontos D: Beyond breast density: a review on the advancing role of parenchymal texture analysis in breast cancer risk assessment. Breast Cancer Res 18(1): 91, Sept 2016.

Chen L, Ray S, Keller BM, Pertuz S, McDonald ES, Conant EF, Kontos D: The impact of acquisition dose on quantitative breast density estimation with digital mammography: Results from ACRIN PA 4006. Radiology 280(3): 693-700, Sep 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016151749.

Ray S, Chen L, Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF, Kontos D: Association between breast parenchymal complexity and false-positive recall from digital mammography versus breast tomosynthesis: Preliminary investigation in the ACRIN PA 4006 trial. Acad Radiol 23(8): 977-86, Aug 2016.

Zuckerman SP, Conant EF, Keller BM, Maidment AD, Barufaldi B, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt M, McDonald ES: Implementation of synthesized two-dimensional mammography in a population-based digital tomosynthesis screening program. Radiology Jul 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Sprague BL, Conant EF, Onega T, Garcia MP, Beaber EF, Herschorn SD, Lehman CD, Tosteson AN, Lacson R, Schnall MD, Kontos D, Haas JS, Weaver DL, Barlow WE; PROSPR Consortium: Variation in mammographic breast density assessments among radiologists in clinical practice: A multicenter observational study. Ann Intern Med Jul 2016 Notes: doi: 10.7326/M15-2934. Epub ahead of print.

McDonald ES, Oustimov A, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt MB, Schnall M, Conant EF: Effectiveness of digital tomosynthesis compared with digital mammography: Outcomes analysis from 3 years of breast cancer screening. JAMA Oncology 2(6): 1-7, Jun 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamacol.2015.5536.

McCarthy AM, Kim JJ, Beaber EF, Zheng Y, Burnett-Hartman A, Chubak J, Ghai NR, McLerran D, Breen N, Conant EF, Geller BM, Green BB, Kladunde CN, INrig S, Skinner CS, Quinn VP, Haas JS, Schnall M, Rutter CM, Barlow WE, Corley DA, Armstrong K, Soubeni CA; PROSPR Consortium: Follow-up of abnormal breast and colorectal cancer screening by race/ethnicity. Am J Prev Med Apr 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.017.

Rafferty EA, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Freidewald SM, Plecha DM, Miller DP: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis and digital mammography in dense and nondense breasts. JAMA 315(16): 1784-6, Apr 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.1708.

McCarthy AM, Keller BM, Pantalone LM, Hsieh MK, Synnestvedt M, Conant EF, Armstrong K, Kontos D: Racial differences in quantitative measures of area and volumetric breast density. J Natl Cancer Inst 108(10), Apr 2016 Notes: In Process. print October 2016. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djw104.

Pertruz S, McDonald ES, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Kontos D: Fully automated quantitative estimation of volumetric breast density from digital breast tomosynthesis images: Preliminary results and comparison with digital mammography and MR imaging. Radiology 279(1): 65-74, Apr 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015150277.

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