Smethport Grad Contributes to Professional Papers on COVID-19 Patients

Bradford Era – Fran De Lancey

A 2006 graduate of Smethport Area Junior-Senior High School and now a physician, was the lead writer of two published professional papers that were focused on radiologic evaluation of pediatric COVID-19 patients.

Dr. Alexandra Foust, whose parents, Tony Alfieri and Michelle Alfieri-Causer, reside in Smethport, is a pediatric radiologic fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital, the primary pediatric program of Harvard Medical School, where her responsibilities include interpreting imaging studies, performing image guided procedures, optimizing techniques for imaging studies and overseeing the performance of imaging examinations.

This paper has been accepted by the American Journal of Roentgenology and was published online on April 30. The print edition could possibly appear in September. Read More