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
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Research Interests

Dr. Alison Chetlen has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts related to breast cancer screening, breast magnetic resonance imaging, management and recruitment of women at high risk for developing breast cancer, anticoagulation and breast biopsy, online social networking, simulation in radiology, virtual journal club, peer learning and peer coaching, and development of a breast health chatbot.

She is involved as a co-investigator in numerous ACRIN trials. She lectures to the community on risk assessment and screening for breast cancer and speaks locally and regionally on topics such as new breast imaging technologies.

 

  • Breast
  • Radiology
  • Mammography
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms
  • Radiologists
  • Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Papilloma
  • Peer Review
  • Large-Core Needle Biopsy

Recent Publications

2019

Chetlen, AL, Petscavage-Thomas, J, Cherian, RA, Ulano, A, Nandwana, SB, Curci, NE, Swanson, RT, Artrip, R, Bathala, TK, Gettle, LM & Frigini, LA 2019, 'Collaborative Learning in Radiology: From Peer Review to Peer Learning and Peer Coaching', Academic Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2019.09.021
Chen, YA, Mack, JA, Karamchandani, DM, Zaleski, MP, Xu, L, Dodge, DG & Chetlen, AL 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, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 1305-1308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2019.05.050

2018

Chetlen, AL, Chan, TL, Ballard, DH, Frigini, LA, Hildebrand, A, Kim, S, Brian, JM, 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, AL 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, AL, 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, J & 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, J & 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, AL, 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, AL 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, AL, Kapoor, MM & Watts, MR 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, AL, Brown, KL, King, SH, Kasales, CJ, Schetter, SE, Mack, JA & 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, AL, 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

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