Wendie A. Berg

Publication Date: February 28, 2024

By: NWHN Staff

Wendie A. Berg


Wendie A. Berg is a Distinguished Professor of Radiology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and the Dr. Bernard F. Fisher Chair for Breast Cancer Clinical Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineShe led and designed a number of scientific trials and protocols, including ACRIN 6666, Screening Breast Ultrasound and MRI, DBTUST (DBT or Ultrasound Screening Trial). She also analyzed multicenter trials evaluating PEM vs. MRI and shear-wave elastography, and co-edited three editions of the textbook Diagnostic Imaging: Breast. She is currently leading trials of screening contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) vs. tomosynthesis in women with a personal history of breast cancer and recently completed a trial of screening CEM in women who meet Pennsylvania criteria for MRI screening, with an emphasis on those with dense breasts. Dr. Berg is voluntary Chief Scientific Advisor to DenseBreast-info.org and voluntary Associate Editor for Rad-Path correlation for the Journal of Breast Imaging.

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