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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
Education:
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.
Certifications
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

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.

Williams AD, So A, Synnestvedt M, Tewbury CM, Kontos D, Hsiehm MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Schnall M, Dumon K, Williams N, Tchou J: Mammographic breast density decreases after bariatric surgery. Breast Cancer Res Treat 165(3): 565-572, Oct 2017.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 164(3): 659-666, Aug 2017.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 164(3): 659-666, Aug 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s1o549-017-4299-0. Epub ahead of print May 18, 2017.

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 72(7): 573-579, July 2017.

Zuckerman SP, Maidment ADA, Weinstein SP, McDonald ES, Conant EF: Imaging with synthesized 2D mammography: differences, advantages, and pitfalls compared with digital mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 209(1): 222-229, Jul 2017 Notes: doi: 10.2214/AJR.16.17476.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Weinstein SP, Schnall MD, Conant EF: BI-RADS category 3 comparison: probably benign category after recall from screening before and after implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis. Radiology 17(162837), Jul 2017 Notes: doi: 1148/radiol.2017162837.

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Last updated: 08/26/2018
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