Presidential Recognition Awards presented at the 2004 AIUM Annual Convention

July 21, 2004

Lewis Nelson, III, MD, RDMS, president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), announced the winners of the 2004 Presidential Recognition Award during the Board of Governors banquet at the 2004 AIUM Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 22, 2004.

Gary Whitman, MD, and Alfred Abuhamad, MD, were selected as this year's recipients of the award. "They were selected because of their intense participation in activities of the AIUM, their willingness to manage important committees, and their great teaching in AIUM courses," said Dr Nelson.

Dr Whitman is currently associate professor of radiology in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is also a member of the AIUM Board of Governors, the Continuing Medical Education Committee, and the Regional Course Committee.

Dr Abuhamad is currently associate professor and director of obstetrics & gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is also a member of the AIUM Annual Convention Committee, the Patient Resource Committee, and the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Committee.

Congratulations to Dr Whitman and Dr Abuhamad on receiving this prestigious award!
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The AIUM, a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the art and science of ultrasound in medicine and research through its educational, scientific, and professional activities, has been able to promote the safe and effective use of ultrasound in clinical medicine for more than 50 years.

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

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