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AIUM announced EER grant recipients

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

LAUREL, MD--The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winners of its 2006 Endowment for Education and Research (EER) grants at the 2006 AIUM Annual Convention in Washington, DC. The funding for the grants is made possible by generous donations from AIUM members.

Congratulations to the following investigators who received grants:

T. Douglas Mast, PhD
University of Cincinnati
Quantitative Real-Time Monitoring of Thermal Ablation by Pulse-Echo Ultrasound Imaging, $10,000

Roxana Vlad, MSc
Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Centre
Developing Ultrasound and Spectroscopy Techniques to Monitor Tumor Responses to Cancer Radiotherapy, $9,950

Robert Harris, MD, FRSU
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic
Development of Tele-Ultrasound System Using Satellite Connection to Underserved Areas, $8,500

Daniel A. Merton, BS, RDMS
Enhancing Awareness of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professions: A High School Outreach Program, $6,493

The EER, under the auspices of the AIUM, plans to continue awarding several ultrasound research grants each year to its members and is proud to sponsor cutting-edge research in the field of ultrasound. The winners of the 2006 AIUM EER grants are posted on the AIUM website at


The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

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