The Johns Hopkins Breast Center is pleased to announce that as of October 15, 2012, Susan Harvey, MD, has accepted the position of Director of the Johns Hopkins Section of Breast Imaging. The Breast Imaging section is well positioned for significant advances with both new technologies and several new faculty members. Susan has been tasked with guiding the section through a number of opportunities for growth in the areas of clinical service, teaching, and research. One of the first areas of expansion will be the opening of the Breast Care Center on the Bayview campus on October 23, 2012.
Susan attended Middlebury College where she received a BA, graduating with a double major in Biology and Chemistry. She then went on to medical school at the University of Vermont where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Society. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Yale New Haven Hospital, followed by fellowship in oncoradiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and The Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, focusing on breast imaging and the treatment of breast diseases. Susan remained on the faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for four years until her recruitment to the University of Vermont where she continued practicing until her arrival at Johns Hopkins in 2005. Since joining Johns Hopkins Radiology in 2005, Susan has worked at Green Spring Station, where she served as the Director of Breast Imaging since 2008. Susan has expertise in all aspects of breast imaging, including screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, breast interventional procedures and breast MRI.
Susan has a special interest in breast imaging in the developing world, and has traveled to Haiti for this purpose. She is also working to have Johns Hopkins Breast Imaging play a role in breast cancer detection and treatment programs in Uganda through collaboration with Imaging the World.