Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Alison Chetlen, DO

Alison Chetlen, DO

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
Disease Teams:
Breast Cancer
all154@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Breast
  • Radiology
  • Mammography
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms
  • Radiologists
  • Therapeutics
  • Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Research
  • Large-Core Needle Biopsy

Recent Publications

2019

Chen, YA, Mack, J, Karamchandani, D, Zaleski, MP, Xu, L, Dodge, D & Chetlen, A 2019, 'Excision recommended in high-risk patients: Revisiting the diagnosis of papilloma on core biopsy in the context of patient risk' Breast Journal, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 232-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13200
Chetlen, A, Artrip, R, Drury, B, Arbaiza, A & Moore, M 2019, 'Novel Use of Chatbot Technology to Educate Patients Before Breast Biopsy', Journal of the American College of Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.05.050

2018

Chetlen, A, Chan, TL, Ballard, DH, Frigini, LA, Hildebrand, A, Kim, S, Brian, J, Krupinski, EA & Ganeshan, D 2019, 'Addressing Burnout in Radiologists', Academic Radiology, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 526-533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2018.07.001
Huesch, MD, Schetter, S & Chetlen, A 2018, 'Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy and patient mentions on Facebook' Breast Journal, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 1123-1125. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13079
Smith, B, Woodard, S & Chetlen, A 2019, 'Patient perception of automated whole-breast ultrasound' Breast Journal, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 180-182. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13188
Patel, S, Delikat, A, Liao, JJ & Chetlen, A 2018, 'Pre- and post-magnetic resonance imaging features of suspicious internal mammary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients receiving neo-adjuvant therapy: Are any imaging features predictive of malignancy?' Breast Journal, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 997-1000. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbj.13102
Zaleski, M, Chen, YA, Chetlen, A, Mack, J, Xu, L, Dodge, D & Karamchandani, D 2018, 'Should we excise? Are there any clinical or histologic features that predict upgrade in papillomas, incidental or non-incidental?' Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, vol. 35, pp. 62-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2018.05.004

2017

Chetlen, A, Dell, CM, Solberg, AO, Otero, HJ, Burton, KR, Heller, MT, Lakomkin, N, Desouches, SL & Smith, SE 2017, 'Another Time, Another Space: The Evolution of the Virtual Journal Club', Academic Radiology, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 273-285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.08.030
Huesch, MD, Schetter, S, Segel, JE & Chetlen, A 2017, 'Evaluation of the “Angelina Jolie Effect” on Screening Mammography Utilization in an Academic Center', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 1020-1026. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.03.016
Huesch, M, Chetlen, A, Segel, JE & Schetter, S 2017, 'Frequencies of private mentions and sharing of mammography and breast cancer terms on facebook: A pilot study', Journal of medical Internet research, vol. 19, no. 6, e201. https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.7508
Chetlen, A, Degnan, AJ, Guelfguat, M, Griffith, B, Itri, J, Matta, H, Tong, A, Flug, J, Toy, D, Consul, N, Walker, E, Spalluto, L, Smith, AD & Krupinski, EA 2018, 'Radiology Research Funding: Current State and Future Opportunities', Academic Radiology, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 26-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2017.07.013
Jhala, K, Kim, J, Chetlen, A, Nickerson, JP & Lewis, PJ 2017, 'The Clinician-Educator Pathway in Radiology: An Analysis of Institutional Promotion Criteria', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 1588-1593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2017.07.008

2016

Poot, JD & Chetlen, A 2016, 'A Simulation Screening Mammography Module Created for Instruction and Assessment: Radiology Residents vs National Benchmarks', Academic Radiology, vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 1454-1462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.07.006
Amos, B, Chetlen, A & Williams, N 2016, 'Atypical lobular hyperplasia and lobular carcinoma in situ at core needle biopsy of the breast: An incidental finding or are there characteristic imaging findings?', Breast Disease, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 5-14. https://doi.org/10.3233/BD-150194
Chetlen, A, Mack, J & Chan, T 2016, 'Breast cancer screening controversies: Who, when, why, and how?', Clinical Imaging, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 279-282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2015.05.017
Chetlen, A, Kapoor, MM & Watts, M 2017, 'Mastalgia: Imaging Work-up Appropriateness', Academic Radiology, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 345-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.10.004
Chetlen, A, Brown, KL, King, SH, Kasales, C, Schetter, S, Mack, J & Zhu, J 2016, 'Scatter radiation dose from digital screening mammography measured in a representative patient population', American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 206, no. 2, pp. 359-365. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.15.14921
Reddy, S, Anzai, Y, Whitman, GJ, Hughes, T, Tuburan, S, Chetlen, A, Norbash, A, Allen, B, Thorwarth, W, Brink, JA, Taylor, S & Straus, CM 2017, 'Showcasing Our Profession to the Future Physician Workforce: Medical Student Radiology Expo', Academic Radiology, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 780-785. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2017.02.005

2015

Chetlen, A, Mendiratta-Lala, M, Probyn, L, Auffermann, WF, DeBenedectis, CM, Marko, J, Pua, BB, Sato, TS, Little, BP, Dell, CM, Sarkany, D & Gettle, LM 2015, 'Conventional Medical Education and the History of Simulation in Radiology', Academic Radiology, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1252-1267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2015.07.003
Vaidya, AM, Chetlen, A & Schetter, S 2015, 'Does a high-risk recommendation in mammography reports increase attendance at a breast cancer risk assessment clinic?' Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 923-929. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2015.04.024
Mack, M, Chetlen, A & Liao, JJ 2015, 'Incidental internal mammary lymph nodes visualized on screening breast MRI', American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 205, no. 1, pp. 209-214. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.14.13586
Auffermann, WF, Chetlen, A, Colucci, AT, DeQuesada, IM, Grajo, JR, Heller, MT, Nowitzki, KM, Sherry, SJ & Tillack, AA 2015, 'Online Social Networking for Radiology', Academic Radiology, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 3-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2014.07.021
Karamchandani, D, Chetlen, A, Riley, MP, Schetter, S, Hollenbeak, CS & Mack, J 2015, 'Pathologic-radiologic correlation in evaluation of retroareolar margin in nipple-sparing mastectomy', Virchows Archiv, vol. 466, no. 3, pp. 279-287. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00428-014-1714-3

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