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It was truly an honor to interview Joan P. Baker MSR, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS. Originally from England, Baker was invited to the United States in the 1960s – due to her sonography passion and practice – and she’s been here ever since. Baker’s eclectic career as a clinical sonographer, educator, and now president of the Keep reading

ARDMS Celebrates 40th Anniversary

40th anniversary

Forty years ago, Bill Gates, along with Paul Allen, founded Microsoft.  Saturday Night Live, Chili’s, and Oakley  Inc. also started in 1975. That same year, Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier faced off at the Thrilla in Manilla; and photographer Nicholas Nixon took his first of “The Brown Sisters” annual, 40-year picture collection.  Forty years ago Keep reading

September calendar

This September, the Bluegrass State will be hosting the 2014 Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Annual Conference, which will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville from September 25th to 28th. “The SDMS Annual Conference is designed for sonographers, students, and physicians who use sonography in their practice,” states the conference’s Keep reading

An Inside Look at the AIUM

In a recent ultrasound article, we talked about how the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) named 2013 the Year of Ultrasound, and also its launch of the Ultrasound First initiative last year. We thought it would be useful to learn more about the organization.  Fortunately, AIUM’s director of membership & marketing, Jennifer Costello Keep reading

Medical Sonography Month

For the month of October, you can help support the Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUF). Visit our Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month page and leave a comment on why medical ultrasound is important to you or how it has personally touched your life. For every comment made, UltrasoundSchoolsInfo.com will donate $10 to the FUF. The Focused Ultrasound Keep reading

Dr. Neal Kassell, a University of Virginia neurosurgeon, had an “Aha” moment about seven-and-a-half years ago. “The UVA neurosurgeon was struggling with the challenge of treating certain brain tumors too deep for the knife and too big for targeted radiation,” reported C-Ville’s Graelyn Brashear in her article (“Ultrasound foundation speeds medical advances”) published August 21 Keep reading