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

There is a new face in Imaging Research Center’s group, please say hello to Kelsey Wineland! Kelsey is a hometown gal and has always been interested in the medical field. To know more about Kelsey, here she is in her › Continue Reading

Today we have a long overdue “Meet-the-Team” video interview. Dr. Manish Patel came to us from Kansas City, Missouri, to train here for Interventional Radiology, but there was something about Cincinnati Children’s that made him decide to stay a little bit longer. › Continue Reading

An ultrasound is an easy, painless exam, but it can get a bit messy due to the gel that is rubbed on the skin. A question we hear quite frequently in the Ultrasound Division is, “Why do you have to use › Continue Reading

Dr. Ghufran Alhashmi is originally from Saudi Arabia. She received her medical degree and did her residency at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She will be working in the same university after she finishes her fellowship. Before starting › Continue Reading

As many of you may know, either from following the Cincinnati Children’s Radiology blog or by experiencing it personally, there have been quite a few changes for the MRI Division recently. These changes are the result of the ongoing construction › Continue Reading

Part 2 wraps up our introduction to the last two new ultrasound technologists who have joined our Radiology family. We start off with Morgan Drahnak, who joins us from Pennsylvania and wrap things up with Jennifer Bergfeld, a hometown Cincinnatian. › Continue Reading

Part 1 of this series will introduce you to two of our four new ultrasound technologists in the Radiology Department. In their own words, please meet: My name is Michele McDougal, and I recently moved here from Panama City, Florida, › Continue Reading

As a parent of a child was has Down syndrome, I am grateful to live in Cincinnati. Home to a vibrant and active Down Syndrome Association as well as one of the best children’s hospitals in the world, our city › Continue Reading

Michael Gelfand, MD, began his pediatric training at Cincinnati Children’s in 1973. At the University of Cincinnati (UC) he completed a second residency in nuclear medicine. He was one of the nation’s first pediatric nuclear medicine physicians. This coming Friday, January › Continue Reading

The BPD Symposium on Monday at Cincinnati Children’s (“BPD: Advances in Diagnosis & Management”) is designed for neonatologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, radiologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, respiratory therapists and researchers involved in the care of patients with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). This › Continue Reading

Happy New Year! And speaking of new, we have a new PCA helping our team in the MRI Division. Her name is Theresa Cornist. Theresa is energetic, very friendly and a good-natured person. We are happy to have her on › Continue Reading

Here’s a shout out to Stefanie Schlosser (wearing pink stethoscope) for her promotion to RNII! Stefanie is part of the Anesthesia Imaging section that works closely with our MRI Division. She has been a long-time employee of Cincinnati Children’s. “Dedication, being › Continue Reading

Happy 2019 New Year!

On this New Year the Department of Radiology wish that you have a superb January, a dazzling February, a Peaceful March, an anxiety free April, a sensational May, and Joy that keeps going from June to November, and then round › Continue Reading

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is coming to an end. Soon we’ll be celebrating 2019, but before we do, let’s take a look back at this past year and its highlights: In the first half of the year, we › Continue Reading

From the Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children’s, have yourself a merry little Christmas…and an amazingly awesome new year!  

It’s December again and what does that mean? It’s time for our Department of Radiology to celebrate the holidays by holding its annual holiday luncheon and Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest! We would like to thank Toni Lovelace, our administrative assistant, for › Continue Reading

As a radiology resident, I learned how to recognize the difference between a button battery and a coin …on an x-ray film. Funny thing is, I’d never seen a button battery in real life! Where did kids find these button › Continue Reading