Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Alison Chetlen, DO

Alison Chetlen, DO

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
  • Radiologists
  • Neoplasms
  • Education
  • Biopsy
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Medical Students
  • Delivery of Health Care

Recent Publications

2022

Agarwal, V, Mullins, ME, Mainiero, MB, Suh, RD, Chetlen, AL & Lewis, PJ 2022, 'The ADVICER Template for Faculty Reviewer Letters for Promotion and Appointment', Academic Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.027

2021

Burns, J, Chetlen, A, Morgan, DE, Catanzano, TM, McLoud, TC, Slanetz, PJ & Jay, AK 2021, 'Affecting Change: Enhancing Feedback Interactions with Radiology Trainees', Academic Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.05.018
Shen, C, Klein, RW, Moss, JL, Dodge, DG, Chetlen, AL, Stahl, KA, Zhou, S, Leslie, DL, Ruffin, MT & Lengerich, EJ 2021, 'Association Between Dense Breast Legislation and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 890-899. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.05.020
Tran, L, Chetlen, AL, Leslie, DL & Segel, JE 2022, 'Effect of Out-of-Pocket Costs on Subsequent Mammography Screening', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 24-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.09.028
Sivarajah, R, Dinh, ML & Chetlen, A 2021, 'Errors in Breast Imaging: How to Reduce Errors and Promote a Safety Environment', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 221-230. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbi/wbaa118
Petscavage-Thomas, J, Beatty-Chadha, J, Chetlen, A, Artrip, R, Welkie, J & Neutze, J 2021, 'Medical Student Elective to Improve Diagnosis in Health Care: Developing Solutions to Reduce Patient Harm', Academic Radiology, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 997-1001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2020.12.027
Belfi, LM, Jordan, SG, Chetlen, A, Deitte, LA, Frigini, LA, Methratta, ST, Robbins, J, Woods, R, Benefield, T & Jay, AK 2021, 'Self-Care and Storytelling for Radiologists: A Feasibility Study', Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. https://doi.org/10.1067/j.cpradiol.2021.06.010

2020

Sivarajah, R, Welkie, J, Mack, J, Casas, RS, Paulishak, M & Chetlen, AL 2020, 'A review of breast pain: Causes, imaging recommendations, and treatment', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 101-111. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbi/wbz082
Slanetz, PJ, Bedi, H, Kesler, T & Chetlen, A 2020, 'Optimizing Journal Clubs in the Post–COVID-19 Era', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 1496-1498. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.07.031
Bouhmam, H, Romanoski, N & Chetlen, A 2020, 'Reducing Barriers to Breast Imaging in Patients with Mobility Limitations', Journal of Breast Imaging, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 56-60.
Catanzano, TM, Slanetz, P, Schaefer, PW, Chetlen, AL, Naeger, DM, Mohammed, TL, Agarwal, V & Mullins, ME 2021, 'Vice Chair for Education: Twelve Roles to Provide a Framework for Success', Academic Radiology, vol. 28, no. 7, pp. 1010-1017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2020.02.022
Sivarajah, RT, Brown, K & Chetlen, A 2020, '“I can see clearly now.” fundamentals of breast ultrasound optimization', Clinical Imaging, vol. 64, pp. 124-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.03.012

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, M, Schetter, S & Chetlen, AL 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, J & Chetlen, AL 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

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