My wife Krista and I knew early on that we wanted to be parents. While becoming a new dad has been one of the greatest joys and challenges of my life, I didn’t expect it to make me a better › Continue Reading

Dr. Janet L. Strife passed away last Wednesday, May 8 in Boulder, Colorado, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Janet spent her entire professional career (along with her nephrologist husband, Dr. Fred Strife) from 1978 to 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s, including › Continue Reading

What do x-rays of flowers look like?  We wanted to find out, so we brought a bouquet of flowers into our Radiology Department. Our bouquet contained sunflowers, lilies, and snapdragons. We took individual x-rays of each type of flower to see › Continue Reading

There is a new face over in the Kasota Building. John Love is the new Financial Analyst. John came to Radiology from Finance, overseeing Outpatient Services. Hello! I am John Love, I’m a Cincinnati native who graduated from St. Xavier › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. This is especially › Continue Reading

Today we visit the Radiography Division where x-rays are taken. X-rays show the bones, fluids and air in the body. They are also good for looking at foreign objects in or on the body. Our tour guide and technologist, Kylie › Continue Reading

‘What is a D.O.?’

Occasionally, you may find that your physician has a D.O. rather than an M.D. after his or her name (as I do), which often prompts the question, “What is a D.O.?” D.O. stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, which is › Continue Reading

The Reading Room assistants have gained a new member! Please welcome Devan Hayes to our Radiology Department. Hello everyone! My name is Devan Hayes – I am very excited to start my career in Radiology as the new Reading Room › Continue Reading

Today we conclude our Patient Experience Week 2019, which we also discussed in our last blog article (You are a Patient Experience Star). These past several days, our Radiology employees were challenged with activities that helped them connect with patients › Continue Reading

Patient Experience Week is an annual event, initially started by the Beryl Institute (a global community of practice dedicated to improving the patient experience through collaboration and shared knowledge). During this week, hospitals across the nation take added time to › Continue Reading

One of the most exciting parts of my job as a pediatric radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s is the collaboration with other doctors and their healthcare teams. Working together, we help provide the best care for our patients. One of my › Continue Reading

In November of 2018, I once again had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania with the Colorectal Surgical Team from Cincinnati Children’s. My role was to perform ultrasound, x-ray, and contrast radiology procedures on patients who have abnormalities of the › Continue Reading

This is the first video of a new series we’ve created. It’s a fun and fast-paced informal interview of our Radiology staff. Questions are centered on the most common ones our staff are asked about. This time we visited Nuclear › Continue Reading

Is the pediatrician concerned that your baby’s head is misshapen? If so, the doctor might order a head CT to evaluate the cranial sutures to make sure that they have not closed prematurely. A baby’s head can also become misshapen › Continue Reading

Reds Opening Day in Cincinnati is a tradition of starting the baseball season. It’s quite a big event around here. We Cincinnatians celebrate it by having a parade in downtown Cincinnati. A lot of people take the day off just › Continue Reading

Everyone please take a moment to congratulate our recent Safety Award Winner David Carter! David is a Radiography Technologist at our Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus. David received 7 (yes 7) safety related Above and Beyond awards. Not only does David help › Continue Reading

A few weeks ago, one of our Radiology blog authors, Janet Adams, wrote an article on the necessity of using Ultrasound Gel in exams. As an accompaniment to the article, the video below is a good visual demonstration of what an › Continue Reading

Welcome, Katy Willen!

Katy Willen is our new Interventional Radiology nurse. Katy was born in Park Hills in Northern KY. She graduated from Notre Dame Academy. She is a very devoted University of Kentucky (UK) basketball fan. Her mom is a nurse and has › Continue Reading

We have a new nurse joining our Anesthesia Imaging team. Please welcome Natalie Dorsey to our Radiology family! Below is her bio, in her own words: Hi! My name is Natalie and I am a new RN to Anesthesia Imaging. › Continue Reading

Hernias in kids?

Many of us may not realize that a fetus or newborn baby can have a hernia. We tend to think of a hernia as a teenage or adult problem, but there are many types of hernias. A hernia is a › Continue Reading

Charles Dumoulin, PhD, received his BS in chemistry from Florida State University in 1977 and his PhD degree in analytical chemistry in 1981. He then spent three years performing high-resolution NMR spectroscopy research at Syracuse University before moving to General › Continue Reading

We’ve been busy these past few weeks. Radiology added three new employees to our Green Township and Liberty Campus. Please welcome Beth Hopper, Cynthia Mayer and Lori Alfers to the Radiology team! Beth is our new MRI technologist at the › Continue Reading

In Cincy Magazine’s December 2018-January 2019 issue, several of our Cincinnati Children’s radiologists were nominated in the 11th annual Best Doctor issue in which 416 doctors in the TriState (Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) are listed and selected by their peers. The › Continue Reading

“When did you last eat or drink?” is a question you commonly hear the Nuclear Medicine technologists ask their PET (positron emission tomography) scan patients. Why is that so important? The radioisotope that is used in PET imaging, fluorine 18 › Continue Reading

Our MRI Department may not have magic wands, but we do have metal-detecting wands that work like magic wands. Anyone who has been through the MRI imaging process knows all too well that there will always be an extensive MRI › Continue Reading