Faculty Biography

Anthony Disher, MD

Secondary Appointment
Professional & Medical Education
School of Medicine
(615) 327-5617 | adisher@mmc.edu

Center Affiliations

Center for Women’s Health Research

Research Themes

Cancer Biology

Active Research Projects

Early Detection of Lung Cancer in the Medically Underserved Population Funding Agency: National Cancer Institute


Establishing a Cohort and a Biorepository to Identify Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer: The Nashville Lung Cancer Screening Cohort.
Dhairya A Lakhani, Sheau-Chiann Chen, Sanja Antic, Anel Muterspaugh, Christine Cook, Nancy Liu, Hina Shujat, Sophie Jouan, Brandon Winston, Kim Fields, Janelle Wenstrup, Sara L Block, Amy Hinton, Alexandra Miller, Sarah Atmajoana, John T Helton, Khushbu Patel, Aneri B Balar, Katrina Brewer, Subodh Nag, Rajbir Singh, Anthony Disher, Luis Huerta, Richard Fremont, Otis Rickman, Heidi Chen, Rosana Eisenberg, Kim L Sandler, Alexis Paulson, Ronald C Walker, Chirayu Shah, Gary T Smith, Bennett Landman, Stephen Deppen, Eric L Grogan, Melinda C Aldrich, Pierre P Massion

Evaluation of Quantra Hologic Volumetric Computerized Breast Density Software in Comparison With Manual Interpretation in a Diverse Population.
Gloria Richard-Davis, Brianna Whittemore, Anthony Disher, Valerie Montgomery Rice, Rathinasamy B Lenin, Camille Dollins, Eric R Siegel, Hari Eswaran

Provider Perspectives of the Complexities of Follow-Up of Abnormal Mammographic Findings.
Alecia M Fair, Asher E Beckwitt, Debra Wujcik, Consuelo H Wilkins, Ursula Halmon, Anthony Disher, Victoria L Champion

Increased vitamin D and calcium intake associated with reduced mammographic breast density among premenopausal women.
Alecia Malin Fair, Toni J Lewis, Maureen Sanderson, William D Dupont, Sarah Fletcher, Kathleen M Egan, Anthony C Disher

Type 2 diabetes and mammographic breast density among underserved women.
Maureen Sanderson, Heather O'Hara, Nia Foderingham, William D Dupont, Xiao-Ou Shu, Neeraja Peterson, Alecia M Fair, Anthony C Disher

Pulmonary imaging during pregnancy.
Anthony C Disher, Franklyn H Geary


Hepatic, Lymphatic, Early Detection, Cancer, Mammography