AIUM Elects New Leaders
March 29, 2018
Members of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) have elected a new slate of leaders to the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, and Communities of Practices. These leaders, from across the country and around the world, will work to support the AIUM’s mission of advancing the safe and effective use of medical ultrasound.

AIUM congratulates these individuals and looks forward to their contributions to the future of medical ultrasound. These leaders assumed their elected offices on March 28 following the conclusion of AIUM’s Annual Convention.

Executive Committee

Joseph Wax, MD, FAIUMFirst Vice PresidentPortland, ME
Richard Hoppmann, MD, FACPThird Vice PresidentColumbia, SC
Levon Nazarian, MD, FAIUM, FACRTreasurerPhiladelphia, PA

Board of Governors

  • Alyssa Abo, MD; Arlington, VA

  • Paul Bornemann, MD; Columbia, SC

  • Kathleen Cross, RDMS, RT(R)(M)(CT); Newark, DE

  • Renee Dversdal, MD, FACP; Portland, OR

  • David C. Jones, MD; Jericho, VT

  • Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD; Philadelphia, PA

Communities of Practice

  • Jeremy Dahl, PhD | Basic Science and Instrumentation

  • Sheila Sheth, MD, FACR | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

  • Fernando Alfageme-Roldan MD | Dermatology

  • Orlando Catalano, MD | Dermatology

  • David Fetzer, MD | Elastography

  • Tracy Anton, BS, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM | Fetal Echocardiography

  • Kathryn Robinson, MD | General and Abdominal Ultrasound

  • Yvette S. Groszmann, MD, MPH | Gynecologic Ultrasound

  • Phyllis Glanc, MDCM, BSC, FRCPC, FAIUM | Obstetric Ultrasound

  • Tim Canavan, MD, MSc | Obstetric Ultrasound (appointed)

  • Tobias Kummer, MD, RDMS, FACEP | Point-of-Care Ultrasound

  • Cristiana Baloescu, MD | Ultrasound in Global Health

  • Michael Schick, DO, MA | Ultrasound in Global Health

  • Sara M. Durfee, MD, FAIUM | Ultrasound in Medical Education

Biographical information for all new leaders available upon request.


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