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Hanna M Zafar, MD MHS

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-director, Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital
Department: Radiology

Contact information
One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 615 0422
Fax: 215 746 3890
Education:
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania , 1995.
MHS (Health Policy)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, 1998.
MD
Jefferson Medical College, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2002-2003.
Resident, Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2007.
Fellow, Abdominal Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Certifications
American Board of Radiology, 2007.
American College of Radiology, CT Colonography, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Wnorowski AM, Cook TS, Lalevic D, Langer JE, Zafar HM: Outcome of liver lesions indeterminate for malignancy on ultrasound: the role of patient age, risk status and lesion echogenicity. Abdominal Radiology 2018 Notes: accepted.

Liao GJ, Liao JM, Lalevic D, Cook TS, Zafar HM : Time to Talk: Can Radiologists Improve Follow Up of Abdominal Imaging Findings Indeterminate for Malignancy by Initiating Verbal Communication? Journal of the American College of Radiology 2018 Notes: Accepted.

Cook TS, Zafar HM : Crossing the Streams: Using Informatics to Catalyze Health Services Research in Medical Imaging. RSNA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois November 2017 Notes: Educational Exhibit.

Chen PH, Zafar HM, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Cook TS: Integrating natural language processing and machine learning algorithms to categorize oncologic response in radiology reports. Journal of Digital Imaging October 2017 Notes: E-publication ahead of print.

Mills AM, Ip, IK, Langlotz CP, Raja AS, Zafar HM, Khorasani R: Clinical decision support increases diagnostic yield of computed tomography for suspected pulmonary embolism. American Journal of Emergency Medicine Page: S0735-6757, September 2017 Notes: E-publication ahead of print.

Weber CN, Poff JA, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM: Differences between genders in colorectal morphology on CT colonography using a quantitative approach: a pilot study. Clinical Imaging 15: 46:65-70, July 2017.

Chen P, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Integrating Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Algorithms to Categorize Oncologic Response in Radiology Reports. Society for Imaging in Informatics Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Zafar HM: Implementation of an Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine (ARRTE) for Abdominal Imaging Findings of Possible Cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology 14(5): 629-636, May 2017.

Sloan CE, Chadalavada SC, Lalevic D, Cook TS, Zafar HM : Referring provider perceptions of standardized reporting for possible abdominal cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology 14(5): 654-658, May 2017.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Pizzurro C, Kahn CE, Schnall MD, Zafar HM: Shining a Light on Missed Follow-Up: Monitoring Patients with Findings Suspicious for Malignancy on Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging American Informatics Medical Assocation, iHealth 2017 Clinical Informatics Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 2017 Notes: Poster.

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