M.D., Yale University, 1990.
Ph.D., Yale University, 1990.
My research interests are focused on new methods and applications of MRI in breast imaging and in factors that influence the performance of mammography in early cancer detection.
American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Association of University Radiologists
National Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Pacific Northwest Radiological Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Breast Imaging
Washington State Medical Association
Washington State Radiological Society
2001-2006, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Radiology
1997-2003, Affiliate Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Public Health Sciences Division
1997-2001, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Radiology
1996-1997, Acting Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Radiology
1995-1996, Fellowship, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Breast Imaging
The importance of survivors and partners in improving breast cancer outcomes in Uganda.. Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland).. 2013.
ACR Appropriateness Criteria Breast Cancer Screening.. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 10(1):11-4.. 2013.
Clinical and technical considerations for high quality breast MRI at 3 Tesla.. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 37(4):778-90.. 2013.
Accuracy and value of breast ultrasound for primary imaging evaluation of symptomatic women 30-39 years of age.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 199(5):1169-77.. 2012.
Diffusion-weighted MRI: influence of intravoxel fat signal and breast density on breast tumor conspicuity and apparent diffusion coefficient measurements.. Magnetic resonance imaging. 29(9):1215-21.. 2011.
Improved diagnostic accuracy of breast MRI through combined apparent diffusion coefficients and dynamic contrast-enhanced kinetics.. Magnetic resonance in medicine : official journal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine / Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 65(6):1759-67.. 2011.
Association between serial dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI and dynamic 18F-FDG PET measures in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer.. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 32(5):1124-31.. 2010.
Breast MRI in community practice: equipment and imaging techniques at facilities in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium.. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR. 7(11):878-84.. 2010.
Differential diagnosis of mammographically and clinically occult breast lesions on diffusion-weighted MRI.. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 31(3):562-70.. 2010.
Preoperative and intraoperative sonographic visibility of collagen-based breast biopsy marker clips.. Academic radiology. 17(3):340-7.. 2010.
Apparent diffusion coefficient values for discriminating benign and malignant breast MRI lesions: effects of lesion type and size.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 194(6):1664-73.. 2010.
BI-RADS lesion characteristics predict likelihood of malignancy in breast MRI for masses but not for nonmasslike enhancement.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 193(4):994-1000.. 2009.
Clinical indication and patient age predict likelihood of malignancy in suspicious breast MRI lesions.. Academic radiology. 16(10):1281-5.. 2009.
Quantitative diffusion-weighted imaging as an adjunct to conventional breast MRI for improved positive predictive value.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 193(6):1716-22.. 2009.
Daidzein-metabolizing phenotypes in relation to mammographic breast density among premenopausal women in the United States.. Breast cancer research and treatment. 116(3):587-94.. 2009.
Lesion and patient characteristics associated with malignancy after a probably benign finding on community practice mammography.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 190(2):511-5.. 2008.