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March 2, 2009

Students graduate from UI Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

(Student name) of (hometown) graduated Feb. 28 from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

The 18-month education program is approved by the Joint Review Committee in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and accepts approximately 10 students each year.

Diagnostic medical sonographers are skilled professionals who use equipment that produces high frequency sound waves to create diagnostic images and data that help health care professionals diagnose patients with disease. Commonly known as ultrasound imaging, this technique is used on many parts of the body, including the abdomen, blood vessels and the developing fetus of pregnant women.

EDITORS: Students are listed below alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first.


Archer: Katie Vanden Hull
Cedar Falls: Lindsay Wise

Brainerd: Erika Nunnink

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Care Media Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACT: Jennifer Brown, 319-335-9917,