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Denise Chough, MD

Associate Professor

Interest (in 3 to 10 words):

Education Wilkes College, B.S., Biology, 1984

University of Pittsburgh School, M.D., 1989

Mercy Hospital, Residency-Diagnostic Radiology, 1993

University of Pittsburgh, Fellowship-Women's Imaging, 1994

Wilkes College
Medical / Graduate School Hahnemann University
Residency Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Womens Imaging, University of Pittsburgh
Current Pennsylvania Medical Society
& Programs
Digital Imaging
Clinical Interest
Research Interest Improving Mammography Performance With Tomosynthesis
Selected Publications  

1.Gur D, Abrams GS, Chough DM, Ganott MA, Hakim CM, Perrin RL, Rathfon GY, Sumkin JH, Zuley ML, Bandos AI. Digital Breast Tomosynthesis An Observer Performance Study. American Journal of Roentgenology. August 2009; 193:586-591.

2.Gur D, Bandos AI, Rockette HE, Zuley MR, Hakim CM, Chough DM, Ganott MA, Sumkin JH. Is an ROC-Type Response Truly Always Better than a Binary Response in Observer Performance Studies? Acad Radiology. 2010 May; 17(5):639-45.

3.Hakim CM, Chough DM, Ganott MA, Sumkin JH, Zuley ML, Gur D. Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Environment: A Subjective Side by Side Review. Am. J. Roentgenol. 2010 August; 195(2):W172-6.

4.Gur D, Bandos AI, Rockette HE, Zuley ML, Sumkin JH, Chough DM, Hakim CM. Localized detection and classification of abnormalities on FFDM and tomosynthesis examinations rated under an FROC paradigm. Am J Roentgenol. 2010; accepted.

Honors and  
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.