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Chara E Rydzak, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiology
Cardiothoracic Imaging

Specialty Areas

Diagnostic Radiology
Thoracic Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lung cancer screening

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  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Fellowship, Body Imaging: Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 2016
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2015
Chief Resident: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2014
PhD, Health Policy: Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Science, Cambridge, MA 2010
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2010
BA, English and Human Biology: Stanford University, Stanford, CA 2000

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Quality assurance and quantitative imaging biomarkers in low-dose CT lung cancer screening.
Rydzak CE, Armato SG, Avila RS, Mulshine JL, Yankelevitz DF, Gierada DS
Br J Radiol. 2018 Oct; 91(1090)20170401. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20170401.

PMID:
    28830225
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessing the performance of a computer-based policy model of HIV and AIDS.
Rydzak CE, Cotich KL, Sax PE, Hsu HE, Wang B, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Weinstein MC, Goldie SJ, CEPAC Investigators.
PLoS One. 2010 Sep 9; 5(9)pii: e12647. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012647.

PMID:
    20844741
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quantifying the risks and benefits of efavirenz use in HIV-infected women of childbearing age in the USA.
Hsu HE, Rydzak CE, Cotich KL, Wang B, Sax PE, Losina E, Freedberg KA, Goldie SJ, Lu Z, Walensky RP, CEPAC Investigators.
HIV Med. 2011 Feb; 12(2)97-108. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2010.00856.x.

PMID:
    20561082
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cost-effectiveness of rapid point-of-care prenatal syphilis screening in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rydzak CE, Goldie SJ
Sex Transm Dis. 2008 Sep; 35(9)775-84. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318176196d.

PMID:
    18607319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cost-effectiveness of screening for HIV in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Sanders GD, Bayoumi AM, Sundaram V, Bilir SP, Neukermans CP, Rydzak CE, Douglass LR, Lazzeroni LC, Holodniy M, Owens DK
N Engl J Med. 2005 Feb 10; 352(6)570-85.

PMID:
    15703422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Test performance of positron emission tomography and computed tomography for mediastinal staging in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis.
Gould MK, Kuschner WG, Rydzak CE, Maclean CC, Demas AN, Shigemitsu H, Chan JK, Owens DK
Ann Intern Med. 2003 Dec 2; 139(11)879-92.

PMID:
    14644890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cost-effectiveness of alternative management strategies for patients with solitary pulmonary nodules.
Gould MK, Sanders GD, Barnett PG, Rydzak CE, Maclean CC, McClellan MB, Owens DK
Ann Intern Med. 2003 May 6; 138(9)724-35.

PMID:
    12729427
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accuracy of positron emission tomography for diagnosis of pulmonary nodules and mass lesions: a meta-analysis.
Gould MK, Maclean CC, Kuschner WG, Rydzak CE, Owens DK
JAMA. 2001 Feb 21; 285(7)914-24.

PMID:
    11180735
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Lung cancer screening, thoracic and abdominal imaging, decision analysis, comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysis