Cheryl R. Herman, MD, FACR

Cheryl R. Herman (she/her/hers), MD, FACR, is an associate professor of radiology, specializing in breast imaging and intervention at Washington University in St Louis/ Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. She earned baccalaureate degrees in psychology and biology, minoring in chemistry and piano performance at Loma Linda University.  She subsequently attended one of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), Meharry Medical College, where she earned her doctorate of medicine. She then completed a transitional internship and radiology residency program at the Medical College of Ohio. She has also completed two additional fellowships: in nuclear medicine at the University of Southern California, and in breast imaging and intervention at the University of Virginia.

In 2008, after academic practice at both Johns Hopkins University and Vanderbilt University, Herman joined the Breast Imaging section of the Department of Radiology at Washington University. She is a fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR), and a past examiner for the American Board of Radiology (ABR). She is currently a Mammography Clinical Image Reviewer for the Mammography Accreditation Program of the ACR and serves on the continuing medical education (CME) and self-assessment modules (SAMs) Compliance Subcommittee for the ACR.

Her hobbies include playing the French Horn, weight training, and being with friends and family.