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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
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.
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.
Association of University Radiologists (AUR) Kodak Radiology Management Course, Association of University Radiologists, 2007-2007.
Harvard Leadership Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 2008-2008.
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, McCarthy AM, Pantalone L, Synnestvedt M, Kontos D, Conant EF.: Effect of Mammographic Screening Modality on Breast Density Assessment: Digital Mammography versus Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Radiology March 2019.

Conant EF, Barlow WE, Herschorn SD, et al. : Association of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography with Cancer Detection and Recall Rates by Age and Breast Density. JAMA Oncol Feb 2019.

Schapira MM, Hubbard RA, Seitz HH, Conant EF, Schnall M, Cappella JN, Harrington T, Inge C, Armstrong K.: The Impact of a Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening Decision Aid on Initiation of Mammography Among Younger Women: Report of a Randomized Trial. MDM Policy Pract 4(1), Jan 2019.

Kontos D, Winham SJ, Oustimov A, Pantalone L, Hsieh MK, Gastounioti A, Whaley DH, Hruska CB, Kerlikowske K, Brandt K, Conant EF, Vachon CM. : Radiomic Phenotypes of Mammographic Parenchymal Complexity: Toward Augumenting Breast Density in Breast Cancer Risk Assessment. Radiology. 2019 Jan;290(1):41-49 Jan 2019.

Gastounioti A, Hsieh MK, Cohen E, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Kontos D.: Incorporating Breast Anatomy in Computational Phenotyping of Mammographic Parenchymal Patterns for Breast Cancer Risk Estimation. Sci Rep. Nov 2018.

Alsheik NH, Dabbous F,Pohlman SK, Troeger KM, Gliklich RE, Donadio GM, Su Z, Menon V, Conant EF,: Comparison of Resources Utilization and Clinical Outcomes Following Screening with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Versus Digital Mammography: Findings from a Learning Health System Acad Radiol. J Acad Radiol July 2018.

McCarthy AM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, et al.: Breast Cancer with a Poor Prognosis Diagnosed after Screening Mammography with Negative Results. JAMA Oncology May 2018.

Schapira MM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JS, Onega T, Beaber EF, Goodrich M, McCarthy AM, Herschorn SD, Skinner CS, Harrington TO, Geller B: Communication Practice of Mammography Facilities and Timely Follow-up of a Screening Mammogram. Acad Radiol Feb 2018 Notes: epub.

Conant EF, Sprague BL, Kontos D: Beyond BI-RADS Density: A Call for Quantification in the Breast Imaging Clinic. Radiology 286(2): 401-404, Feb 2018.

Gastounoiti A, Oustimov A, Hsieh MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Kontos D: Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Enhance Capture of Breast Parenchymal Complexity Patterns Associated with Breast Cancer Risk. Acad Radiol Jan 2018 Notes: pub.

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