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Students, Faculty Honored at SDMS

DMU Students and Faculty attended SDMS in Orlando, Florida.

The W. Frederick Sample Student Excellence Award is given each year to recognize outstanding achievement in writing in the field of diagnostic medical sonography. The award is named in memory of W. Frederick Sample, MD, whose tremendous contributions to the growth and development of the field of sonography have influenced sonographers and physicians.

Amanda Barlish, 1st Place, Original Research
Evaluation of the Relationship Between Pancreatic Echogenicity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus







Rachel Gaffney, 2nd Place, Original Research
Sonographic Visualization of the Temporomandibular Joint Comparing Multiple Transducer Approaches








The Student Poster Competition recognizes excellence in the presentation of a research topic review, literature review, scientific process, original research or a case study.

Ashley Breckenridge, Danielle Dowdy and Emily Bromagen, 2nd Place
Short-term Effect of Scanning on the Radial Nerve and Flexor Muscle in First Year Sonography Students










Faculty Research Award Winners:

Sonographer Poster Competition

1st Place
Douglas Clem, PhD, RDCS, RVT and Sharlette Anderson, MHS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Sonographic Evaluation of Cardiorenal Syndrome: A Literature Review