Faculty & Staff

Emily Fox Conant

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
HUP Medical Legal Committee, Penn Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
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

Wu S, Weinstein SP, DeLeo MJ 3rd, Conant EF, Chen J, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Breast Cancer Res 17(1): 67, May 2015.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar A, Synnestvedt M, Schnall M, Conant EF: Baseline screening mammography: Performance of full field digital vs. digital breast tomosynthesis. AJR 2015 Notes: In press.

Mccarthy AM, Kontos D, Synnestvedt M, Tan KS, Heitjan D, Schnall MD, Conant EF: Screening outcomes following implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis in a general-population screening program. JNCI 106(11): dju316, Oct 2014 Notes: doi:10.1093/jnci/dju316.

Friedewald SM, Rafferty EA, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography-Reply. JAMA 312(16): 1694-1695, Oct 2014 Notes: doi:10.1011/jama.2014.1123.

Daye D, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis findings after surgical lipomodeling in a breast cancer survivor. J Radiol 8(9): 9-15, Sept 2014 Notes: doi: 10.3941/jrcr.v8i9.1532.

Roth RG, Maidment, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation. Radiographics 34(4): E89-E102, Jul-Aug 2014.

Ou Y, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Englander S, Da X, Gaonkar B, Heieh MK, Rosen M, DeMichele A, Davatzikos C, Kontos D: Deformable registration for quantifying tumor change during neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Matgn Reson Med Jul 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print doi:10.1002/mrm.25368.

Friedwald AM, Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Durand MA, Pleacha DM, Greenberg JS, Hayes MK, Copit DS, Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Miller DP, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. JAMA 311(24): 2499-2507, June 2014.

Bouzghar G, Levenback BJ, Sultan LR, Venkatesh SS, Cwanger, Conant EF, Sehgal CM: Bayesian probability of malignancy with BIRADS sonsographic features. J of Ultrasound in Medicine 33(4): 641-8, April 2014.

Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women's careers in academic medicine. Academic Medicine 89(4), April 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000173.

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