MY MISSION

      Despite growing advances in healthcare, many countries lack basic necessities required to accurately perform and read an echocardiogram. I aim to ensure that patients, regardless of their locale, have access to standardized high-quality cardiac care.

 

SERVICE / MISSIONS

  • Heart to Heart Surgical Mission - St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Team Heart Screening Mission for Rheumatic Heart Disease - Kigali, Rwanda
  • American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) Screening Mission - New Delhi, India
  • ASEF Teaching Mission - New Delhi, India
  • Team Heart Surgical Mission - Kigali, Rwanda
  • ASEF Mission to Bangalore - India
  • Team Heart Echo Training of NCD Nurses - Kigali, Rwanda
  • Echo Lectures with PURE - Kigali, Rwanda
  • WINFOCUS Echo Course - Khartoum, Sudan
  • Heart to Heart Surgical Mission - Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • ASEF Mission to Hanoi - Vietnam

 

MEDICAL BACKGROUND

  • Hospital Corpsman, US Navy (1969-1973)
  • Non-Invasive Cardiopulmonary Program, Spokane Community College (Class of 1979)
  • Cardiac Sonographer Duke University Medical Center (1979-Present)
  • Educator/Lecturer, Adult Echo Registry Review (1987-Present) 
  • Distinguished Sonographer Teacher Award Recipient, ASE (2004)
  • Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award Inaugural Recipient, ASE (2011)

 

CREDENTIALS

  • Registered Advanced Cardiac Sonographer, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  • Registered in Adult and Pediatric Echocardiography, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
  • Fellow of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • National and International Echocardiography Lecturer/Educator
  • Author or Co-author of 125 academic publications

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