Cyndi Peterson, MPH, RT, RDMS, RVT

OB/GYN Sonography

Cyndi Peterson is the Program Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Kent State University, Salem Campus. She holds a Master of Public Health from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from Youngstown State. Cyndi has a multidisciplinary background. She holds ARDMS registries in Ob/Gyn, Abdominal, Breast, Neurosonology and Vascular Technology as well as an ARRT registration in Radiography. Cyndi has over 20 years of sonography and maintains an active clinical role as a Research Sonographer at Southwoods Imaging.

David B. Adams, ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE

Adult Echocardiography

David Adams is a renowned innovator in echocardiography practice, research and education. He is a cardiac sonographer emeritus who has worked for more than 38 years at Duke University Medical Center and has over 32 years of experience in registry reviews. He is the recipient of the first ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award and a…

Alicia Armour, MA, ACS, RDCS, FASE

Adult Echocardiography

Alicia Armour is the Health Center Administrator at Duke Triangle Heart Associates. She oversees the cardiology clinic including diagnostic staff (echocardiology, stress testing, ambulatory monitoring, device clinic, and nuclear testing), nursing, medical assistants, and Advanced Practice Providers (NP, PA). With a master’s degree in Exercise Science and extensive experience in adult echocardiography, she is the…

Steve Bernhardt, RDMS, RVT, RPhS

Abdominal Sonography

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Joyce Grube, MS, RDMS

Breast Sonography

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Lisa Schuler, BS, RDMS, RVT

Pediatric Sonography

Lisa Schuler is a Professor and Clinical Director for the CAAHEP accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Delgado Community College in New Orleans. Lisa has over 30 years experience in ultrasound and holds ARDMS registrations in Pediatric Sonography, Abdominal Sonography, OB/GYN Sonography, and Vascular Technology. She has a passion for teaching and it shows! Her…

Robert W. McDonald, RDCS, RCS, ACS, RCCS, FASE

Pediatric Echo and Congenital Cardiac Sonography

Robert W. McDonald is a senior cardiac sonographer at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital – Oregon Health Science University in Portland, Oregon. Rob is registered in Pediatric, Adult and Fetal Echocardiography as well as Congenital Cardiac Sonography. He is a graduate from the Spokane Community College Noninvasive Cardiovascular Program in Spokane, Washington. He has been in the…

Vascular Technology
Jean M. White-Melendez, RVT, RPhS, FSVU

Vascular Technology

Jean is nationally recognized as a premier expert in venous disease and vascular testing, and is a frequent lecturer throughout the USA. She has served as an application reviewer and site visitor for the Inter-societal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). Jean has served on the Board of Directors of multiple vascular societies…

William B Schroedter, BS, RVT, RPhS, FSVU

Vascular Technology

ESP’s Vascular program is recognized as the largest, most effective and efficient method for technologists and physicians preparing for RVT and RVS credentials. William Schroedter is a distinguished educator at the national and international level. He is recognized as an authority in all aspects of vascular testing in both clinical practice and education. Bill spent…


Fetal Echocardiography

Julia Drose is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Julia managed the Departments of Ultrasound and Prenatal Diagnosis at the University of Colorado Hospital for 35 years before retiring in 2017. Julia served as chairperson of the ARDMS exam development task force on fetal echo. She holds…