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PPMC Chair Named President-Elect of WFUMB

Harvey-NisenbaumHarvey L. Nisenbaum, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU, chairman, Department of Medical Imaging at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was named President-Elect (2013-2015) of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology at the WFUMB World Congress 2013 Meeting, May 2-5, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

WFUMB is a federation of 6 organizations: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Federation of Latin America Societies of Ultrasound, and Mediterranean and African Society of Ultrasound.

WFUMB has over 50,000 members, involves over 50 countries, and is dedicated to the advancement of ultrasound by encouraging research, promoting international cooperation, disseminating scientific information, and improving communication and understanding in the world community using ultrasound in medicine and biology.

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