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Radiologist, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Dr. Sharp received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. She completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at University Hospital in Cincinnati, followed by a Pediatric Radiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Her primary areas of interest are pediatric nuclear medicine and pediatric tumor imaging. Dr. Sharp is active in several national societies including the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine; pediatric tumor imaging

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology

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My Education

BS: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997.

MD: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001.

Internship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2002.

Residency: University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

Certifications: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2006; CAQ Pediatric Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2008.

My Publications

Discrepancies between F-18-FDG PET/CT findings and conventional imaging in Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Ferrell, J; Sharp, S; Kumar, A; Jordan, M; Picarsic, J; Nelson, A. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2021; 68.

RESPECT: Radiology Employees Striving for Productive and Effective Communication. Towbin, AJ; Smith, RL; Smith, EA. Radiographics. 2020; 40:2068-2079.

Guidelines on nuclear medicine imaging in neuroblastoma. Bar-Sever, Z; Biassoni, L; Shulkin, B; Kong, G; Hofman, MS; Lopci, E; Manea, I; Koziorowski, J; Castellani, R; Boubaker, A; et al. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2018; 45:2009-2024.

FDG PET/CT appearance of local osteosarcoma recurrences in pediatric patients. Sharp, SE; Shulkin, BL; Gelfand, MJ; McCarville, MB. Pediatric Radiology. 2017; 47:1800-1808.

Optimization of Pediatric PET/CT. Parisi, MT; Bermo, MS; Alessio, AM; Sharp, SE; Gelfand, MJ; Shulkin, BL. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine. 2017; 47:258-274.

Detection of lymph node metastases in pediatric and adolescent/young adult sarcoma: Sentinel lymph node biopsy versus fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging-A prospective trial. Wagner, LM; Kremer, N; Gelfand, MJ; Sharp, SE; Turpin, BK; Nagarajan, R; Tiao, GM; Pressey, JG; Yin, J; Dasgupta, R. Cancer. 2017; 123:155-160.