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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.
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

Wood ME, Sprague BL, Oustimov A, Synnstvedt MB, Cuke M, Conant EF, Kontos D: Aspirin use is associated with lower mammographic density in a large screening cohort. Breast Cancer Res Treat 162(3): 419-425, Apr 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/sl10549-017-4127-6.

Chudgar AV, Conant EF, Weinstein SP, Keller BM, Synnestvedt M, Yamartino P, McDonald ES: Assessment of disease extent on contrast-enhanced MRI in breast cancer detected at digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography alone. Clin Radiol 17(S0009-92601): 30078-8, Mar 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2017.02.013.

Grisso JA, Sammel MD, Rubenstein AH, Speck RM, Conant EF, Scott P, Tuton LW, Westring AF, Friedman S, Abbuhl SB: A randomized controlled trial to improve the success of women assistant professors. J Womens Health Feb 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1089/jwh.2016.6025.

Conant EF, Keller BM, Pantalone L, Gastounioti A, McDonald ES, Kontos D: Agreement between breast percentage density estimations from standard-dose versus synthetic digital mammograms: Results from a large screening cohort using automated measures. Radiology Jan 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016161286 epub ahead of print.

Gastounioti A, Oustimov A, Keller BM, Pantalone L, Hsieh MK, Conant EF, Kontos D: Breast parenchymal patterns in processed versus raw digital mammograms: A large population study toward assessing differences in quantitative measures across image representations. Med Phys 43(11): 5862, Nov 2016.

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 Notes: doi: 10.1186/sl3058-016-0755-8.

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.

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Last updated: 07/05/2017
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