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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.
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

Hao M, Edmonds CE, Nachiappan AC, Conant EF, Zuckerman SP.: Management Strategies for Patients Presenting With Symptomatic Lymphadenopathy and Breast Edema After Recent COVID-19 Vaccination. AJR Am J Roentgenol 218(6): 970-976, Jun 2022.

Eriksson M, Destounis S, Czene K, Zeiberg A, Day R, Conant EF, Schilling K, Hall P.: A risk model for digital breast tomosynthesis to predict breast cancer and guide clinical care. Sci Transl Med. 2022 May 11;14(644):eabn3971. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abn3971. Epub 2022 May 11. 14(644), May 2022.

Eriksson M, Conant EF, Kontos D, Hall P.: Risk Assessment in Population-Based Breast Cancer Screening. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Jul 10;40(20):2279-2280. doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.02827. Epub 2022 Apr 22. 40(20), apr 2022.

Gastounioti A, Pantalone L, Scott CG, Cohen EA, Wu FF, Winham SJ, Jensen MR, Maidment ADA, Vachon CM, Conant EF, Kontos D.: Fully Automated Volumetric Breast Density Estimation from Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Radiology 301(3): 561-568, Dec 2021.

Acciavatti RJ, Cohen EA, Maghsoudi OH, Gastounioti A, Pantalone L, Hsieh MK, Conant EF, Scott CG, Winham SJ, Kerlikowske K, Vachon C, Maidment ADA, Kontos D.: Incorporating Robustness to Imaging Physics into Radiomic Feature Selection for Breast Cancer Risk Estimation. Cancers 13(21), Nov 2021.

Amir T, Zuckerman SP, Barufaldi B, Maidment AD, Conant EF.: Comparison of radiation dose between 2D digital stereotactic versus digital breast tomosynthesis-guided breast biopsies. Eur J Radiol Nov 2021.

Haji Maghsoudi O, Gastounioti A, Scott C, Pantalone L, Wu FF, Cohen EA, Winham S, Conant EF, Vachon C, Kontos D.: Deep-LIBRA: An artificial-intelligence method for robust quantification of breast density with independent validation in breast cancer risk assessment. Med Image Anal 73, Oct 2021.

Edmonds CE, Zuckerman SP, Conant EF.: Management of Unilateral Axillary Lymphadenopathy Detected on Breast MRI in the Era of COVID-19 Vaccination. AJR Am J Roentgenol 217(4): 831-834, Oct 2021.

Friebel-Klingner TM, Ehsan S, Conant EF, Kontos D, Domchek SM, McCarthy AM.: Risk factors for breast cancer subtypes among Black women undergoing screening mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 189(3): 827-835, Oct 2021.

McCarthy AM, Friebel-Klingner T, Ehsan S, He W, Welch M, Chen J, Kontos D, Domchek SM, Conant EF, Semine A, Hughes K, Bardia A, Lehman C, Armstrong K.: Relationship of established risk factors with breast cancer subtypes. Cancer Med 10(18): 6456-6467, Sept 2021.

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Last updated: 09/10/2022
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