Current Professional Affiliation
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine (25 yrs)
Dorothea H. Krebs Endowed Chair of Ultrasound Education
Director of the University of SC Ultrasound Institute
Participation in AIUM Committee Work
Community of Ultrasound in Medical Education (2013-2017)
Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (2013-2017)
2013 Year of Ultrasound campaign (2011-2013)
Board of Governors 2015-2018
Contributions as a Faculty Member at AIUM Meetings
Speaker and Planning Committee for Ultrasound in Medical Education Sessions, 2013-2014
Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education representative for the Ultrasound First Forum, 2012
Planning, speaker, and hands-on workshop instructor for 2014 Forum on Ultrasound in Medical Education
Primary Area(s) of Ultrasound Experience
Ultrasound in Medical Education, Primary Care Ultrasound, MSK
Ultrasound education, competency, and applications
45 peer reviewed papers
4 book chapters
Affiliations and Positions with Other Professional Societies
Society of Ultrasound in Medical Education, Founder and President (2008)
World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS) - Board of Directors, Chair of UNITED global curriculum project (2012-present), President (2017- 2019)
American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
American College of Physicians, Fellow
American Medical Association
Performing Arts Medical Association, President (1997-1998)
Association of American Medical Colleges
Alpha Omega Alpha
What are your Goals for the AIUM?
Help the AIUM expand its role as the leader in advancing ultrasound as an imaging modality of choice for all stakeholders concerned with quality healthcare, safety, and access to care.
Provide support for the AIUM as a leader in ultrasound education across the education continuum from students through experienced practitioners and sonographers.
Actively encourage participation of primary care providers in the AIUM.
Personally contribute to the expansion of AIUM website educational material and encourage others to do the same.