• Corporate Affairs Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Corporate Affairs Committee is responsible for fostering relationships and maintaining liaisons with the various commercial and industrial corporations that interact with the Society. The Committee monitors ways in which the resources available in the industrial and commercial sectors can be utilized by the Society and, in turn, how the Society can cooperate with the industrial and commercial sector to meets its standards and objectives. The Committee is responsible for fund-raising activities and obtaining corporate sponsorships necessary for any Society activity or program. The Committee is responsible for arrangements or activities involving corporate participation or interaction with the general membership meeting.

    Chair:

    Richard G Barr

    Vice Chair:

    Leslie Scott

    Ex-Oficio:

    Helena Gabriel

    Members:

    Carol B Benson
    Marcela Bohm-Velez
    Louis Mazzarelli
    Michelle Melany
    Daniel R Swerdlow
    Scott Young

  • Education Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Education Committee is dedicated to training the next generation of Radiologists in ultrasound. Members coordinate educational endeavors throughout the year as well as during the annual SRU meeting. Responsibilities include the popular “Lobby Talks” during the annual meeting, webinars held throughout the year between the annual meetings, and ultrasound curriculum guidelines for training programs.

    Chair:

    Christopher Fung

    Vice Chair:

    Margarita V Revzin

    Ex-Oficio:

    Anne Kennedy

    Members:

    Lauren F Alexander
    Quinn Baker
    Marcela Bohm-Velez
    Kelly Broderick
    Paul D Burrowes
    Elaine Caoili
    Ellen M Chung
    Harris L Cohen
    Jena Depetris
    Ulrike Hamper
    Mark Hoegger
    Malak Itani
    Jill A Jones
    Jean Lee
    Stefanie Y Lee
    Alexandra Medellin
    William Middleton
    Chad Miller
    Sheila Sheth
    Ravinder Sidhu
    Mark D Sugi

  • Electronic Forum Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Electronic Forum Committee oversees the SRU Forum, a place for members, fellows, and others interested in ultrasound to have a space for communication regarding all things ultrasound. Members of this committee monitor the site for new posts, facilitate conversations, and provide interesting or instructive cases.

    Chair:

    Maitray D Patel

    Vice Chair:

    Stefanie Y Lee

    Ex-Oficio:

    Mary C. Frates

    Members:

    Melanie P Caserta
    David T Fetzer
    Jill A Jones
    Daniel Kowal
    Stacy O’Connor
    Ann E Podrasky
    Thummalakunta Laxmi Narasimha Praveen

  • Membership Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Membership Committee focuses on maintaining and growing membership of the SRU and connecting with current members of our society for continued engagement. Members of this committee interface with all aspects of the SRU to help facilitate communications regarding the opportunities in education, research, and teaching.

    Chair:

    Margarita V Revzin

    Vice Chair:

    Deborah Baumgarten

    Ex-Oficio:

    Mark E Lockhart

    Members:

    Lauren F Alexander
    Javad R Azadi
    Harris L Cohen
    Myra Feldman
    Leann Linam
    Marcus Maydew
    Susan Rowling
    Ruchi Shrestha
    Roya Sohaey
    Krista E Suarez-Weiss
    Gary Whitman
    Eugenio Zalaquett

  • Professional Practice & Standards Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Professional Practice and Standards (PPS) Committee maintains the SRU roster on ACR Practice Parameters that involve ultrasound. Practice Parameters promote the safe and effective use of imaging by describing specific training, skills, techniques and recommended conduct. The goal of the Practice Parameters is to narrow the variability among radiology practices and provide guidance to achieve quality in radiology. They are based on analysis of current literature, expert opinion, open forum commentary and formal consensus. For SRU members, co-authoring an ACR Practice Parameter may result in a publication. The PPS committee serves as a resource and source of advice for SRU representatives on the parameter committees. The committee notifies the SRU membership regarding new published ultrasound standards and coding changes.

    Chair:

    Ansley Lynn Fordham

    Vice Chair:

    Kathryn McGillen

    Ex-Oficio:

    Mary C. Frates

    Members:

    Cameron Adler
    Rochelle F Andreotti
    Javad R Azadi
    Sajiv Bajaj
    Wui Chong
    Nadia J Khati
    David Melville
    Laurence Needleman
    Henrietta Rosenberg
    Terri Williams-Weekes

  • Program Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Program Committee plans the educational content of the annual meeting. The Program committee works with the executive board and administrative staff to plan the format and content of each of the educational sessions. Members of the program committee organize and moderate specific sessions at the annual meeting.

    Chair:

    Theodora A Potretzke

    Vice Chair:

    Tara Morgan

    Ex-Oficio:

    Mark E Lockhart

    Members:

    Jennings M Clingan
    Peter Doubilet 
    Ghaneh Fananapazir
    David T Fetzer 
    Chris Fung
    Gowthaman Gunabushanam
    Akshya Gupta
    Tara Henrichsen
    Gayatri Joshi
    Grace Mitchell
    Edward Oliver
    Liina Poder
    Michelle L Robbin
    Shuchi K Rodgers
    Daniel Swerdlow
    Darcy J Wolfman
    Jade Wong

  • Research Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Research Committee is involved in promoting research projects involving newer applications of diagnostic sonography, theranostic sonography, clinical trials, and any innovative applications. The Research Committee evaluates research proposals, research abstracts, and electronic exhibits for the SRU meeting. and evaluates and approves seed grants for SRU investigators. Members monitor new opportunities for NIH/NCI funding from the Academy of Radiologic Research, which is supported by the SRU.

    Chair:

    Manjiri Dighe

    Vice Chair:

    Sherwin S Chan

    Ex-Oficio:

    Helena Gabriel

    Members:

    Richard Barr
    Carol B Benson
    Anil Chauhan
    Yang Guo
    Priyanka Jha
    Aman Khurana
    Mariam Moshiri
    HaiThuy Nguyen 
    Catherine H. Phillips
    Michelle L Robbin
    Kurosh Safavi
    Hersh Sagreiya
    Luyao Shen
    Wendy Tu
    Maggie Zhang

  • Social Media Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Social Media Committee enhances the online presence and engagement of the SRU, manages the social media activities of the SRU and works to engage SRU members through the Society’s active social media outlets. The committee produces and promotes content that showcases the activities and scholarship of the SRU. A primary activity of the social media committee is posting the weekly interesting case “What is your sound diagnosis?” across social media platforms.

    Chair:

    Melanie P Caserta

    Vice Chair:

    Marta Flory

    Ex-Oficio:

    Anne Kennedy

    Liaison to Website Committee:

    Barton F Lane

    Members:

    Jennings M Clingan
    Christopher Fung
    Yang Guo
    Malak Itani
    Kate McGillen
    David Melville
    Catherin H Phillips
    Preethi Raghu
    Judy Squires
    Kanupriya Vijay

  • Website Committee

  • Description:

    The SRU Website Committee is responsible for ensuring that the face of the SRU on the internet (http://sru.org) remains functional, relevant, and up to date. This includes maintenance of content, suggestions for new content and links, and collaboration with other SRU committees to ensure robust representation of what the SRU has to offer for members and non-members alike.

    Chair:

    Barton F Lane

    Vice Chair:

    David T Fetzer

    Ex-Oficio:

    Anne Kennedy

    Members:

    Sanjiv Bajaj
    Danielle Richman
    Robert Petrocelli
    Wendaline VanBuren
    Louis Mazzarelli
    Dorothy Shum

Description:

The SRU Corporate Affairs Committee is responsible for fostering relationships and maintaining liaisons with the various commercial and industrial corporations that interact with the Society. The Committee monitors ways in which the resources available in the industrial and commercial sectors can be utilized by the Society and, in turn, how the Society can cooperate with the industrial and commercial sector to meets its standards and objectives. The Committee is responsible for fund-raising activities and obtaining corporate sponsorships necessary for any Society activity or program. The Committee is responsible for arrangements or activities involving corporate participation or interaction with the general membership meeting.

Chair:

Richard G Barr

Vice Chair:

Leslie Scott

Ex-Oficio:

Helena Gabriel

Members:

Carol B Benson
Marcela Bohm-Velez
Louis Mazzarelli
Michelle Melany
Daniel R Swerdlow
Scott Young

Description:

The SRU Education Committee is dedicated to training the next generation of Radiologists in ultrasound. Members coordinate educational endeavors throughout the year as well as during the annual SRU meeting. Responsibilities include the popular “Lobby Talks” during the annual meeting, webinars held throughout the year between the annual meetings, and ultrasound curriculum guidelines for training programs.

Chair:

Christopher Fung

Vice Chair:

Margarita V Revzin

Ex-Oficio:

Anne Kennedy

Members:

Lauren F Alexander
Quinn Baker
Marcela Bohm-Velez
Kelly Broderick
Paul D Burrowes
Elaine Caoili
Ellen M Chung
Harris L Cohen
Jena Depetris
Ulrike Hamper
Mark Hoegger
Malak Itani
Jill A Jones
Jean Lee
Stefanie Y Lee
Alexandra Medellin
William Middleton
Chad Miller
Sheila Sheth
Ravinder Sidhu
Mark D Sugi

Description:

The SRU Electronic Forum Committee oversees the SRU Forum, a place for members, fellows, and others interested in ultrasound to have a space for communication regarding all things ultrasound. Members of this committee monitor the site for new posts, facilitate conversations, and provide interesting or instructive cases.

Chair:

Maitray D Patel

Vice Chair:

Stefanie Y Lee

Ex-Oficio:

Mary C. Frates

Members:

Melanie P Caserta
David T Fetzer
Jill A Jones
Daniel Kowal
Stacy O’Connor
Ann E Podrasky
Thummalakunta Laxmi Narasimha Praveen

Description:

The SRU Membership Committee focuses on maintaining and growing membership of the SRU and connecting with current members of our society for continued engagement. Members of this committee interface with all aspects of the SRU to help facilitate communications regarding the opportunities in education, research, and teaching.

Chair:

Margarita V Revzin

Vice Chair:

Deborah Baumgarten

Ex-Oficio:

Mark E Lockhart

Members:

Lauren F Alexander
Javad R Azadi
Harris L Cohen
Myra Feldman
Leann Linam
Marcus Maydew
Susan Rowling
Ruchi Shrestha
Roya Sohaey
Krista E Suarez-Weiss
Gary Whitman
Eugenio Zalaquett

Description:

The SRU Professional Practice and Standards (PPS) Committee maintains the SRU roster on ACR Practice Parameters that involve ultrasound. Practice Parameters promote the safe and effective use of imaging by describing specific training, skills, techniques and recommended conduct. The goal of the Practice Parameters is to narrow the variability among radiology practices and provide guidance to achieve quality in radiology. They are based on analysis of current literature, expert opinion, open forum commentary and formal consensus. For SRU members, co-authoring an ACR Practice Parameter may result in a publication. The PPS committee serves as a resource and source of advice for SRU representatives on the parameter committees. The committee notifies the SRU membership regarding new published ultrasound standards and coding changes.

Chair:

Ansley Lynn Fordham

Vice Chair:

Kathryn McGillen

Ex-Oficio:

Mary C. Frates

Members:

Cameron Adler
Rochelle F Andreotti
Javad R Azadi
Sajiv Bajaj
Wui Chong
Nadia J Khati
David Melville
Laurence Needleman
Henrietta Rosenberg
Terri Williams-Weekes

Description:

The SRU Program Committee plans the educational content of the annual meeting. The Program committee works with the executive board and administrative staff to plan the format and content of each of the educational sessions. Members of the program committee organize and moderate specific sessions at the annual meeting.

Chair:

Theodora A Potretzke

Vice Chair:

Tara Morgan

Ex-Oficio:

Mark E Lockhart

Members:

Jennings M Clingan
Peter Doubilet 
Ghaneh Fananapazir
David T Fetzer 
Chris Fung
Gowthaman Gunabushanam
Akshya Gupta
Tara Henrichsen
Gayatri Joshi
Grace Mitchell
Edward Oliver
Liina Poder
Michelle L Robbin
Shuchi K Rodgers
Daniel Swerdlow
Darcy J Wolfman
Jade Wong

Description:

The SRU Research Committee is involved in promoting research projects involving newer applications of diagnostic sonography, theranostic sonography, clinical trials, and any innovative applications. The Research Committee evaluates research proposals, research abstracts, and electronic exhibits for the SRU meeting. and evaluates and approves seed grants for SRU investigators. Members monitor new opportunities for NIH/NCI funding from the Academy of Radiologic Research, which is supported by the SRU.

Chair:

Manjiri Dighe

Vice Chair:

Sherwin S Chan

Ex-Oficio:

Helena Gabriel

Members:

Richard Barr
Carol B Benson
Anil Chauhan
Yang Guo
Priyanka Jha
Aman Khurana
Mariam Moshiri
HaiThuy Nguyen 
Catherine H. Phillips
Michelle L Robbin
Kurosh Safavi
Hersh Sagreiya
Luyao Shen
Wendy Tu
Maggie Zhang

Description:

The SRU Social Media Committee enhances the online presence and engagement of the SRU, manages the social media activities of the SRU and works to engage SRU members through the Society’s active social media outlets. The committee produces and promotes content that showcases the activities and scholarship of the SRU. A primary activity of the social media committee is posting the weekly interesting case “What is your sound diagnosis?” across social media platforms.

Chair:

Melanie P Caserta

Vice Chair:

Marta Flory

Ex-Oficio:

Anne Kennedy

Liaison to Website Committee:

Barton F Lane

Members:

Jennings M Clingan
Christopher Fung
Yang Guo
Malak Itani
Kate McGillen
David Melville
Catherin H Phillips
Preethi Raghu
Judy Squires
Kanupriya Vijay

Description:

The SRU Website Committee is responsible for ensuring that the face of the SRU on the internet (http://sru.org) remains functional, relevant, and up to date. This includes maintenance of content, suggestions for new content and links, and collaboration with other SRU committees to ensure robust representation of what the SRU has to offer for members and non-members alike.

Chair:

Barton F Lane

Vice Chair:

David T Fetzer

Ex-Oficio:

Anne Kennedy

Members:

Sanjiv Bajaj
Danielle Richman
Robert Petrocelli
Wendaline VanBuren
Louis Mazzarelli
Dorothy Shum