Meet The Team

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

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

Matt Lanier from the Division of Imaging Research Center (IRC) has received a promotion to Advanced MRI Technologist. The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate Matt for his achievement. Matt started with the IRC in March of 2013. He is ARRT certified in › Continue Reading

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. I’m thankful for a lot of things. May you enjoy this celebration with your family full of laughter and peace. Happy › Continue Reading

Thank you to all who participated in last week’s 2018 Radiology Department’s Halloween Costume Contest! I looked like everyone had a blast dressing up in their favorite characters. The votes are in and here are your winners… #1 #2 #3 Congratulations › Continue Reading

This year’s Radiology Department Halloween event was hosted by our League of Laughs. Faculty and staff were encouraged to wear their costumes and win a prize for “Best Costume.” The winner(s) will be awarded Monday, November 5. Below are some › Continue Reading

The Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Safety Award goes to none other than Becky Barth, MR technologist at Liberty Campus! Becky always does a great job, but this quarter she was just outstanding! Becky was really surprised yesterday to receive a beautiful › Continue Reading

Two new employees joined our Radiology Department team this past summer. Welcome to Michael Giordano and Jaylynn Hill! Michael’s brother is already working in the department while Jaylynn has come over from our IRC Department. Michael Giordano Michael’s brother Richard works in our Administrative Division › Continue Reading

The winner of the quarterly Radiology Safety Award is one of our safety coaches at Liberty Campus – Billie Howard! Billie was recently surprised with the award and was given a beautiful plaque and a bag of her favorite candy. Billie is › Continue Reading

This is a continuation of this week’s earlier post profiling new employees to our Radiology Department as well as employees that work alongside our department, such as Anesthesia Imaging. Here are two more new employees! Caitlin Case “Hello again, I’m back! › Continue Reading

Come and meet some of our new Cincinnati Children’s Radiology staff members! Kathryn (Kate) Linnemann “Hi! I am from London, Ohio, which is a small town about thirty minutes west of Columbus. I moved to the big city to go to nursing school at Xavier. Go Muskies! › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has its own medical library called the Edward l. Pratt Library. It houses an extensive library collection of pediatric material to aid researchers and clinicians. In order to retain our history of treatments of rare and complex conditions, › Continue Reading

Sadao “Sid” Kunimura’s career began in 1954 at Cincinnati Children’s rising to chief radiologic technologist. His position was later held by Gary Henry, Janet Beerman and currently by Todd Lehkamp. During his career Sid made many life long friends in › Continue Reading

Currently we have ten Clinical Radiology fellows. One fellow recently arrived in July, one will be extending his fellowship training for another year, and one will only be extending his fellowship stay for just six months. Dr. Valeria Onofrj joined › Continue Reading

As some of you may know, come August 1, I will be retiring from the Department of Radiology’s Imaging Research Center (IRC). I started working part-time 27 some years ago when there were fewer people working at Cincinnati Children’s than › Continue Reading

Please welcome two new employees to our Radiology family! “Hi, I’m Eric Schwieterman! I am the new (returning) systems analyst in Radiology Informatics.  I previously worked at Cincinnati Children’s for 8 years, pursued another opportunity, then decided to return!  I have › Continue Reading

Please welcome our new Clinical Radiology Fellows, Class of 2019. We have seven new Radiology fellows, with one fellow continuing for another year in Musculoskeletal Radiology and one Neuroradiology fellow arriving on July 24. Read their self-introductions below! “Hello! My › Continue Reading

This month we welcome two new employees to our radiology family: Dr. Leah Gilligan and Patrick Taylor (Spec Tech-MRI). Both made history during their first month at Cincinnati Children’s. Read on to see how… Dr. Leah Gilligan is the very › Continue Reading

Congratulations, Dr. Neil Johnson, on being recognized with the Janet Pettit Scholar Award and for the significant contributions that he has made to patient care! “The Association for Vascular Access created the Janet Pettit Scholar recognition to honor and commemorate › Continue Reading