Emily Fox Conant, MD

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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
Admissions Committee PSOM, Penn Medicine
HUP Medical Legal Committee, Penn Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Radiology
Medical School Committee on Professionalism and Physician Well-being, Penn Medicine
FOCUS Advisory Council Member, Penn Medicine
Faculty Wellness Committee Member, Penn Medicine
Women's Health Scholar Certificate Program Advisory Council, Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Medicine
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156624032
Fax: 2156627436
B.A. (Zoology)
University of Vermont, 1976.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
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Description of Research Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening,
Artificial Intelligence applications in Risk Prediction, improving patient outcomes and reader performance.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Description of Other Expertise

Patient Education

Selected Publications

Eriksson M, Czene K, Vachon C, Conant EF, Hall P.: A Clinical Risk Model for Personalized Screening and Prevention of Breast Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Jun 19;15(12):3246. doi: 10.3390/cancers15123246. june 2023 Notes: 10.3390/cancers15123246.

Mahmoud MA, Ehsan S, Pantalone L, Mankowski W, Conant EF, Kontos D, Chen J, McCarthy AM.: Breast density quantitative measures and breast cancer risk among screened Black women. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2023 Jul 3;7(4):pkad041. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkad041. June 2023.

Eriksson M, Czene K, Vachon C, Conant EF, Hall P.: Long-Term Performance of an Image-Based Short-Term Risk Model for Breast Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2023 May 10;41(14):2536-2545. doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01564. Epub 2023 Mar 17. 41(14): 2536-2545, May 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1200/JCO.22.01564.

Yoon JH, Strand F, Baltzer PAT, Conant EF, Gilbert FJ, Lehman CD, Morris EA, Mullen LA, Nishikawa RM, Sharma N, Vejborg I, Moy L, Mann RM.: Standalone AI for Breast Cancer Detection at Screening Digital Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Radiology. 2023 Jun;307(5):e222639. doi: 10.1148/radiol.222639. Epub 2023 May 23. 307(5), May 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.222639.

Conant EF, Talley MM, Parghi CR, Sheh BC, Liang SY, Pohlman S, Rane A, Jung Y, Stevens LAS, Paulus JK, Alsheik N.: Mammographic Screening in Routine Practice: Multisite Study of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography Screenings. Radiology. 2023 May;307(3):e221571. doi: 10.1148/radiol.221571. Epub 2023 Mar 14. 307(3), May 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.221571.

Ansari G, Khan M, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Mirza-Aghazadeh-Attari M, Yousem DM.: Pervasiveness of Open Journal Invitations Across Radiology Specialties. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol May 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2023.04.002.

Gastounioti A, Cohen EA, Pantalone L, Ehsan S, Vasudevan S, Kurudi A, Conant EF, Chen J, Kontos D, McCarthy AM.: Changes in mammographic density and risk of breast cancer among a diverse cohort of women undergoing mammography screening. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2023 Apr;198(3):535-544. doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-06879-2. Epub 2023 Feb 17. 198(3): 535-544, Apr 2023.

Brown JC, Ligibel JA, Crane TE, Kontos D, Yang S, Conant EF, Mack JA, Ahima RS, Schmitz KH.: Obesity and metabolic dysfunction correlate with background parenchymal enhancement in premenopausal women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2023 Feb;31(2):479-486. doi: 10.1002/oby.23649. Epub 2023 Jan 11. 31(2): 479-486, Feb 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1002/oby.23649.

Gaitan B, Inglut C, Kanniyappan U, Xu HN, Conant EF, Frankle L, Li LZ, Chen Y, Huang HC.: Development of an Endoscopic Auto-Fluorescent Sensing Device to Aid in the Detection of Breast Cancer and Inform Photodynamic Therapy. Metabolites. 2022 Nov 11;12(11):1097. doi: 10.3390/metabo12111097. 12(11), Nov 2022 Notes: doi: 10.3390/metabo12111097.

Gastounioti A, Eriksson M, Cohen EA, Mankowski W, Pantalone L, Ehsan S, McCarthy AM, Kontos D, Hall P, Conant EF.: External Validation of a Mammography-Derived AI-Based Risk Model in a U.S. Breast Cancer Screening Cohort of White and Black Women. Cancers (Basel). 2022 Sep 30;14(19):4803. doi: 10.3390/cancers14194803. 14(19), Sept 2022 Notes: doi: 10.3390/cancers14194803.

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Last updated: 08/09/2023
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