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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

“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

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

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!  

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions about intussusception Intussusception is a serious condition in which a segment of the bowel acts like a telescope, folding into the adjacent segment. This is a problem for two reasons. First, digested material cannot pass through the › Continue Reading

When pediatric radiologists describe the x-ray findings in our interpretation, we may use descriptive terms fancifully suggested by an abnormal appearance. Some of these “poetic” descriptive terms have been used for decades and are well known to our colleagues in radiology, › Continue Reading

This week the Radiology Department at Cincinnati Children’s will be participating in the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) annual meeting. This meeting is the premier scientific and educational meeting in the radiology community and one of the most important › 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

Kerplunk. Crack. Waa…Waah! Broken bones, or fractures, are common in kids. Most fractures heal very well if held in the correct position and protected. So, how do our bodies do that? Immediately after a fracture occurs, the body protects the › Continue Reading

“Thank you for your service!” is a frequently heard refrain from people when they see that you are a veteran of the armed services, and it always causes me to stand a little taller and feel pride well up inside.  › 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