Thoracic Imaging

B Reader Services

UW Department of Radiology offers review of chest radiographs for the presence of occupational lung disease. Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD is a thoracic radiologist with expertise in occupational and interstitial lung diseases with over 20 years of active NIOSH B reader certification and experience. This certification is mandatory for physicians who classify chest radiographs for certain federal surveillance such as the NIOSH Coal Workers’ X-ray Surveillance Program, the Asbestos Medical Surveillance Program, or industry-sponsored medical screening programs. All digital chest radiographs are interpreted on a dedicated high-resolution workstation in compliance with 20 C.F.R. § 718.102 as amended. If you require the services of a NIOSH certified B-Reader please contact: UWSMPH Department of Radiology, Outreach Supervisor Phone: (608) 265-2889 Email:

Section Chief


Maria Daniela Martin Rother, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Prashant Nagpal, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Mark Schiebler, MD

Professor (CHS)

Clinical Sciences Center E3, 600 Highland Avenue

Jakub Siembida, MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)

Contact Information

Section Chief

Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD
E3/366 CSC
Office: (608)358-2781

Section Administrative Assistant

Lacy Fluckiger
C5/397 CSC
Cell: 608-712-1381
Fax: 608-263-0876