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Panelist: Wendie Berg, M.D., Ph.D.
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Study Chair, American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Screening Breast Ultrasound in High-Risk Women

Wendie A. Berg, M.D., Ph.D. is a Diagnostic Radiologist specializing in Breast Imaging in Lutherville, MD.  Formerly a Professor of Radiology and Director of Breast Imaging at University of Maryland, she is now an independent breast imaging consultant seeing patients at American Radiology Services-Johns Hopkins Greenspring. Dr. Berg is Study Chair and Principal Investigator of a multi-million dollar, multicenter investigation of the role of screening breast ultrasound as a supplement to mammography in women with dense breasts at high risk of breast cancer.  The trial is being conducted through the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN Protocol 6666, Screening Breast Ultrasound in High-Risk Women, and the protocol can be viewed at, with details available also at ), funded by the Avon Foundation and the National Cancer Institute.  Dr. Berg has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications on breast imaging, served on many national committees, and given over 100 invited lectures.  In addition to her research in breast ultrasound, she is actively involved in investigations of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast, breast biopsy, improving mammographic interpretive skills, and positron emission mammography.

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