Brandi T. Nicholson, MD

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Director, Breast Imaging Fellowship Program
Clinical Professor of Radiology - Division of Breast Imaging

Contact Information

Primary Office
3900 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-4413

Education

BS, Biology, Iowa State University
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Internship, Transitional, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Virginia
Fellow, Breast Imaging, University of Virginia

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License (Permanent) - Iowa Board of Medicine
Virginia Medical License (Permanent) - Virginia Board of Medicine
Certified - American Board of Radiology (ABR)

Publications

Rochman, C. M., Nguyen, J. V. & Nicholson, B. T. (2019). Chapter 18: Normal Anatomy and Histopathology. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Nguyen, J. V., Rochman, C. M. & Nicholson, B. T. (2019). Chapter 19. Imaging the Screening Patient. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Nguyen, J. V., Rochman, C. M. & Nicholson, B. T. (2019). Chapter 20. Imaging the Diagnostic Patient. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Rochman, C. M., Nguyen, J. V. & Nicholson, B. T. (2019). Chapter 21. Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Nicholson, B. T., Rochman, C. M. & Nguyen, J. V. (2019). Chapter 22. Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Nicholson, B. T., Rochman, C. M. & Nguyen, J. V. (2019). Chapter 23. Image-Guided Breast Procedures. In J. Klein , E. Vinson & J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Nicholson, B. T. (2019). Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology - Section IV. Breast Radiology. J. Klein , E. Vinson , J. Pohl , W. E. Brant , C. A. Helms (Eds.) (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Alshafeiy, T. I., Nguyen, J. V., Rochman, C. M., Nicholson, B. T., Patrie, J. T. & Harvey, J. A. (2018). Outcome of Architectural Distortion Detected Only at Breast Tomosynthesis versus 2D Mammography. Radiology, 288(1), 38-46. PMID: 29584593.

Alshafeiy, T. I., Wadih, A., Nicholson, B. T., Rochman, C. M., Peppard, H. R., Patrie, J. T. & Harvey, J. A. (2017). Comparison Between Digital and Synthetic 2D Mammograms in Breast Density Interpretation. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 209(1), W36-W41. PMID: 28504593.

Nicholson, B. T., Bhatti, R. M. & Glassman, L. (2016). Extranodal Lymphoma of the Breast. Radiologic clinics of North America, 54(4), 711-26. PMID: 27265604.

Nicholson, B. T., Harvey, J. A., Patrie, J. T. & Mugler, 3rd, J. P. (2015). 3D-MR Ductography and Contrast-Enhanced MR Mammography in Patients with Suspicious Nipple Discharge; a Feasibility Study. The breast journal, 21(4), 352-62. PMID: 25882883.

Peppard, H. R., Nicholson, B. E., Rochman, C. M., Merchant, J. K., Mayo, 3rd, R. C. & Harvey, J. A. (2015). Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Setting: Indications and Clinical Applications. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 35(4), 975-90. PMID: 26024062.

Harvey, J. A., Nicholson, B. T., Rochman, C. M., Peppard, H. R., Pease, C. S. & DeMartini, N. A. (2014). A milestone-based approach to breast imaging instruction for residents. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 11(6), 600-5. PMID: 24780508.

Nicholson, B. T., Paladin, A. M., Oldham, S. A., Hudson, K. T., Weissman, B. N., Wissman, R. D., Davis, L. P., Reddy, G. P. & Heitkamp, D. E. (2014). The next accreditation system in radiology: a report from the APDR residency structure committee. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 11(4), 407-12. PMID: 24035006.

Atkins, K. A., Cohen, M. A., Nicholson, B. & Rao, S. (2013). Atypical lobular hyperplasia and lobular carcinoma in situ at core breast biopsy: use of careful radiologic-pathologic correlation to recommend excision or observation. Radiology, 269(2), 340-7. PMID: 23901123.

Ho, C. P., Gillis, J. E., Atkins, K. A., Harvey, J. A. & Nicholson, B. T. (2013). Interactive case review of radiologic and pathologic findings from breast biopsy: are they concordant? How do I manage the results?. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 33(4), E149-52. PMID: 23842981.

Nguyen, J., Nicholson, B. T. & Harvey, J. A. (2013). Reply: To PMID 22733923. (Vols. 200). (4), pp. W401. AJR. American journal of roentgenology. PMID: 23521489.

Nicholson, B. T. (2013). Basic Breast Radiology. In K. Atkins , C. Kong (Eds.) Practical Breast Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach. New York, NY: Elsevier Saunders.

Chetlen, A., Nicholson, B., Patrie, J. T. & Harvey, J. A. (2012). Is screening detected bilateral axillary adenopathy on mammography clinically significant?. The breast journal, 18(6), 582-7. PMID: 23078417.

Nguyen, J., Nicholson, B. T., Patrie, J. T. & Harvey, J. A. (2012). Incidental pleural effusions detected on screening breast MRI. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 199(1), W142-5. PMID: 22733923.

Uematsu, T., Kasami, M. & Nicholson, B. T. (2011). Rim-enhancing breast masses with smooth or spiculated margins on magnetic resonance imaging: histopathology and clinical significance. Japanese journal of radiology, 29(9), 609-14. PMID: 21956365.

Nicholson, B. T., Sizemore, A. W. & Gay, S. B. (2010). The new radiology residency fourth year under the new curriculum: a survey of current residents' thoughts and suggestions about its design and purpose. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 7(4), 294-8. PMID: 20362946.

Nicholson, B. T., Cohen, M. A., Harvey, J. A. & Gay, S. B. (2010). Creating a new curriculum to prepare for the 2013 ABR testing changes: an academic residency perspective. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 7(3), 229-32. PMID: 20193931.

Nicholson, B. T., Bassignani, M. J. (2009). Radiologist/Educator knowledge of the audience response system and limitations to its use. Academic radiology, 16(12), 1555-60. PMID: 19836271.

Harvey, J. A., Nicholson, B. T., Lorusso, A. P., Cohen, M. A. & Bovbjerg, V. E. (2009). Short-term follow-up of palpable breast lesions with benign imaging features: evaluation of 375 lesions in 320 women. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 193(6), 1723-30. PMID: 19933671.

Nicholson, B. T., Harvey, J. A. & Cohen, M. A. (2009). Nipple-areolar complex: normal anatomy and benign and malignant processes. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 29(2), 509-23. PMID: 19325062.

Harvey, J. A., Nicholson, B. T. & Cohen, M. A. (2008). Finding early invasive breast cancers: a practical approach. Radiology, 248(1), 61-76. PMID: 18566169.

Harvey, J. A., Cohen, M. A., Brenin, D. R., Nicholson, B. T. & Adams, R. B. (2007). Breaking bad news: a primer for radiologists in breast imaging. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 4(11), 800-8. PMID: 17964502.

Harvey, J. A., Hendrick, R. E., Coll, J. M., Nicholson, B. T., Burkholder, B. T. & Cohen, M. A. (2007). Breast MR imaging artifacts: how to recognize and fix them. Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 27 Suppl 1, S131-45. PMID: 18180223.

Nicholson, B. T., Mills, S. E. (2007). Sarcoidosis of the breast: An unusual presentation of a systemic disease. The breast journal, 13(1), 99-100. PMID: 17214806.

Nicholson, B. T., Vanereen, K. T. (2007). Breast Imaging. In S. Gay , R. J. Woodcock, Jr. (Eds.) Radiology Recall. (2nd ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Nicholson, B. T., LoRusso, A. P., Smolkin, M., Bovbjerg, V. E., Petroni, G. R. & Harvey, J. A. (2006). Accuracy of assigned BI-RADS breast density category definitions. Academic radiology, 13(9), 1143-9. PMID: 16935726.

Brandser, E. A., Ellingson, B. T. (2000). MACHO fracture: Distal fifth metacarpal fracture revisited. Emergency Radiology, 7(6), 349-351. DOI: 10.1007/PL00011855.