Ultrasonography

Support in Sonography

“Teaching is one of the hardest, yet most rewarding jobs I’ve ever done.” Andrea Gutmann ‘09, ‘11 worked for five years as a sonographer in a clinic affiliate health care system, and in that time, she worked with Mount Aloysius sonography students in a clinical setting. It’s one of the reasons she returned to teaching. “Ultrasound has always been a love of mine, so teaching students throughout their academic careers and witnessing their journey [...]

2023-01-04T15:31:47-05:00January 4th, 2023|

Analyzing the Animal Kingdom

Brenda McMahon ‘09, ‘11 has a unique position working at the University of Pittsburgh as a manager and sonographer.  Her furry, four-legged patients might look a little different than other ultrasonography professionals since she works in the Small Animal Ultrasonography Core. Her tasks vary just as much as her patients, making every day an exciting experience.  “Some days I am performing analysis, where I go through all the images for a study that I [...]

2023-01-04T15:27:20-05:00January 4th, 2023|

Focusing on Veteran Patients

Dr. Julie Decker is teaching nurses how to provide compassionate care for veterans in a hospital setting. She co-authored a chapter in the book Veteran-centered Care in Education and Practice: An Essential Guide for Nursing Faculty, which focuses on educating nurses on understanding why and how veteran patients may need specialized care due to trauma, exposure, and other factors relating to their military service. The book has received two awards. The Sigma Theta Tau 2021 [...]

2022-03-08T15:50:21-05:00March 8th, 2022|

A New Look for Science

Pierce Health and Science Hall is a 31,000 square-foot facility which houses all laboratory science courses and certain allied health programs providing state-of-the-art instructional resources. The addition includes simulation labs that resemble real hospital wings, study lounges and classrooms.

2022-01-27T10:33:31-05:00November 26th, 2019|

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