Wendie Anderson BergMD, PhD, FACR
Wendie A. Berg, MD, PhD, FACR, is Professor of Radiology at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and is well known for her role as Study Chair and PI of ACRIN 6666, Screening Breast Ultrasound and MRI in High-Risk Women. Dr. Berg trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she received MD and PhD (Pharmacology) degrees in 1987 and completed residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 1992.
She worked on BI-RADS Ultrasound and Mammography lexicons, has authored or coauthored over 90 peer-reviewed publications, co-writes and edits the book, Diagnostic Imaging: Breast (2 editions), has led and authored results of multicenter clinical trials evaluating breast PET and shear-wave elastography, and is currently conducting a prospective multicenter study of screening ultrasound after tomosynthesis in women with dense breasts.
She has received multiple awards for reviewing and research mentoring, and was awarded “Teacher of the Year” by residents of University of Maryland. She was elected an honorary fellow of the Austrian Roentgen Society in 2012 for her contributions to the design of the Austrian Breast Cancer Screening Program. Recognizing her efforts to evaluate and implement supplemental screening methods for women with dense breasts, Dr. Berg received the 2012 Global Breast Cancer Medical Achievement Award from the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade. In 2013, she was awarded the Pathfinder lectureship of the American Society of Breast Disease, and in 2015 she received the Pink Ribbon Award from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.