Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) BS
May 10, 2021
RIT graduates prepare for careers in healthcare amidst pandemic
Nearly 60 students will graduate this May from the College of Health Sciences and Technology’s clinical programs—physician assistant BS/MS, diagnostic medical sonography BS, and the echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound) certificate program. These students spend the final year of their programs immersed in practical work experience at clinics and hospitals in the region.
April 26, 2021
Health majors get hands-on experience on Tiger Testing team
The Tiger Testing team employs nearly 90 students from across campus, with about 25 students majoring in degrees in the College of Health Sciences and Technology.
February 19, 2021
Meet College of Health Sciences and Technology Dean Yong ‘Tai’ Wang
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology began the year under new leadership with Dean Yong “Tai” Wang. Wang joined RIT in January from the University of Texas at Tyler. His research focuses on rehabilitative biomechanics related to wheelchair locomotion and Tai Chi exercise.
May 5, 2020
Jessica Salamone wins Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Jessica Salamone ’99 (biotechnology), an adjunct professor in the College of Health Sciences and Technology and director of Genetic Counseling and Cancer Risk Assessment at Elizabeth Wende Breast Care in Rochester, is the recipient of this year's Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty.
February 14, 2020
Carestream Health donates $1.2 million in ultrasound equipment to RIT
Carestream Health Inc. continues to support the education of sonographers at RIT through a new donation of ultrasound equipment valued at more than $1.2 million. This is the second donation Carestream has made during this academic year to RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program, with a combined total exceeding $1.4 million.
February 13, 2020
Four RIT faculty and staff alumni acknowledged with the Golden Brick Award
Michelle Magee ’05 MS, senior associate director for Employment Engagement in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education; Hamad Ghazle ’88, director of the diagnostic medical sonography program; Kerry Hughes ’03 MS, project and events manager for the Office of the Provost; and David Long ’16 Ph.D., director of RIT MAGIC Center, and were honored with the Golden Brick Award for going above and beyond their duties to volunteer or serve in leadership roles at RIT.
November 11, 2019
Carestream makes donation to RIT’s ultrasound program
The donation includes four premier and mid-tier ultrasound systems, transducers, simulators and related devices. The addition to the RIT sonography scanning suite enables students to practice on different models before beginning their clinical internships.
May 10, 2019
Graduating sonography student urges colleagues to strengthen their grip for healthy career
Elena Zambito will graduate this May from RIT’s diagnostic medical sonography program, and she is already finding ways to enhance her new field. Her goal is to land a cardiac sonographer position at a leading research hospital like the Mayo Clinic and discover ways to reduce the high rates of injury among sonographers.
April 4, 2019
Podcast: Opportunities in the Field of Ultrasound
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 12: People seeking a career in medicine have many paths from which to choose. Hamad Ghazle, professor in the College of Health Sciences and Technology, and Jodie Crowley, clinical coordinator for the diagnostic medical sonography program, discuss career opportunities in the field of ultrasound.
April 1, 2019
Faculty Profile: Hamad Ghazle ’88
Hamad Ghazle left war-torn Lebanon on a scholarship to Georgetown University in the 1980s. Within a year, he transferred to RIT to study ultrasound. He graduated with his BS in 1988 and returned in 1994 to lead the program. Since then, Ghazle has graduated hundreds of sonography students, helping them navigate the profession that means so much to him.
March 30, 2019
Career: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
In Good Health talks to Chelsea Pino '06 (diagnostic medical sonography), sonographer with University of Rochester Medical Center, and Hamad Ghazle, professor and director of RIT's diagnostic medical sonography program.
October 2, 2018
2018 Distinguished Alumni: Meet Lisa AllenMeet Lisa Allen ’90 (diagnostic medical sonography), the College of Health Sciences and Technology 2018 Distinguished Alumna.