Meet The Team

We have four new Radiology Summer Research students beginning this month. Every summer the Radiology Department hires four second-year medical students from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center to aid our faculty in their research projects. Beginning from the left › Continue Reading

We have a new ultrasound sonographer! Meet Meredith Niese, who grew up in Maysville, Kentucky. She currently lives in Loveland, Ohio. Meredith graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in marketing. It was during her college years that › Continue Reading

Hello, everyone! My name is Ashton Lace Wilbur and I am very excited about beginning my career at Cincinnati Children’s. I am originally from Wellston, Ohio, but currently live in New Boston, Ohio. I have recently graduated from Shawnee State › Continue Reading

Earlier this month, Dr. Janet L. Strife passed away peacefully in Boulder, Colorado. She served as Radiologist-in-Chief at Cincinnati Children’s from 1992-2002. Her passion was to support, educate and promote young radiologists, especially women, as they trained to become pediatric › Continue Reading

Our medical writer, Gail Pyne-Geithman, knows a thing or two about the benefits of music in the workplace. Before joining Radiology in fall 2014, Gail and a colleague at the University of Cincinnati designed and implemented a senior-level course marrying › Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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