About Jean Weigert


Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, B.A. May 1976 Molecular Biology

S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, M.D. – 1980

Internship: Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey, Flexible Internship, July 1980-June 1981

Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032, Diagnostic Radiology – 7/81-6/84

Fellowship: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York – 7/84-6/85, Abdominal Imaging


The Hartford Business Journal Healthcare Heroes- Physician of the Year 2014

Are You Dense, Inc. Champion of “Exposing the Secret” Award 2012

The Hartford Business Journal Healthcare Heroes- Innovator in Medicine 2009


Diplomat American Board of Radiology -May 1984

American College of Radiology-Member-March 1985

    • Fellow 2008
    • Accreditation Committee for Mammography -2005-2007, 2015-present
    • Chair-6/2015-present
    • Mammography Reviewer, 1993 – Present
    • Senior Mammography Reviewer- 2003-Present
    • Accreditation Committee for Body Ultrasound -2012-present
    • Body Ultrasound Image Reviewer-2012-Present
    • Ethics Committee- 2000 – 2005
    • Accreditation Committee for Bone Densitometry- 2003-2006

The Radiological Society of Connecticut –

    • President 2013-2015
    • Treasurer 2008-20013
    • Membership and Fellowship Chair 2006- 2008
    • Insurance Committee Chair 2005-2006

American Roentgen Ray Society- July 2004-present

Connecticut Malpractice Insurance Company- Risk Assessment Committee-2003-2007

Radiological Society of North America-Member 1985-Present

Connecticut State Medical Society

American Association of Women Radiologists- 1983-Present

Society of Breast Imaging- 1995-Present

The American Society of Breast Disease-2004-2014


  • International Society of Clinical Densitometry-1994-2015
    • Certified Clinical Densitometrist 1999 – Present
    • Bone Densitometry Certification Course Faculty -1999-2014
    • Co-Chair Membership-2008

Society for the Advancement of Women’s Imaging-1996-Present, Member at Large 2005-2007

American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine-1990-2014

Journal of Women’s Imaging- Editorial Board 1999- 2005

Journal of Clinical Densitometry-Editorial Board-2002-Present

American Journal of Roentgenology – Editorial Board Women’s Imaging Section 2005- Present

National Boards Parts I, II, III



Weigert, J. M. (2016), The Connecticut Experiment; The Third Installment: 4 Years of Screening Women with Dense Breasts with Bilateral Ultrasound. Breast J. doi:10.1111/tbj.12678

Weigert, J and Steenbergen, S. The Connecticut Experiments Second Year: Ultrasound in the Screening of Women with Dense Breasts The Breast Journal. (2015) 21(2), 175-180.

Weigert JW and Steenbergen S. The Connecticut Experiment: The Role of Ultrasound in the Screening of Women with Dense Breasts. The Breast Journal (2012) 18(6), 517-122.

Weigert JW and Kieper DA. Editorial: Current and Future Roles of Molecular Breast Imaging in the community-Based Breast Center. Imaging Med (2012) 4(4), 383-387.

Weigert JM, Bertrand ML, Lanzkowsky L, et al. Results of a Multi-Center Patient Registry to determine the Clinical Impact of Breast-Specific gamma Imaging, a Molecular Breast Imaging Technique AJR January 2012 198:W69-W75;doi:10,2214.

Brem RF, Ioffe M, Rapelyea JA, Yost KG, Weigert JM et al. Invasive Lobular Carcinoma: Detection with Mammography, Sonography, MRI, and Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging. AJR 2009 February (192), 379-383.

Chapter in Bone Disease in Rheumatology Editors: M. Maricic and O. Gluck Lippincott and Wilkins, Philadelphia PA 2005. Measurement of Bone Mineral Density: DXA and QCT. Nelson D.A. Weigert J.M. Mosley-Williams A.D.

Weigert JM, A Review of Current Therapeutic Options for Osteoporosis. Journal of Women’s Imaging. Vol. 6(2):2004, 57-64.

Daphne J. Theodorou, Stavroula J. Theodorou, Michael P. Andre, Derek Kubota, Jean M. Weigert, and David J. Sartoris, Quantitative Computed Tomography of Spine: Comparison of 3-Dimensional and 2-Dimensional Imaging Approaches in Clinical Practice. Journal of Clinical Densitometry. Volume 4, Number 1, pp 57-62, 2001.

Weigert JM, Bachman, DM, Osteoporosis and Women’s Imaging. Journal of Women’s Imaging. Vol. 2(3): 112-116, 2000.

Weigert JM, Cann CE, Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) in Obese Patients: Are Normal Values Really Normal? Journal of Women’s Imaging. Vol. 1(1); 11-17, 1999

Goldman LP, Weigert JM, Corrosive Substance Ingestion: A Review. AM J. Gastro 1984 Vol. 79: (2) :85-90

Badawy SZ, Weigert JM, Marshall LD, Quenca VG

The Relationship between Obesity and Testosterone-Binding Globulin Levels in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PC0). Dign. Gynecol Obstet 1980 Spring: 2(1):43-46

S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical Center 1977

Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine

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