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ECU sonographer receives national award

By Doug Boyd
ECU News Services

Diana McCormick Strickland
GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Jan. 22, 2014)  —  Diana McCormick Strickland, a sonographer at East Carolina University, has received the 2014 Distinguished Sonographer Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine.

She is a registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer and a registered diagnostic medical sonographer. She works in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brody School of Medicine, where she is a clinical assistant professor and co-director of ultrasound in the division of maternal-fetal medicine. Strickland specializes in high-risk obstetric ultrasound and fetal echocardiography.

Strickland has an associate degree from Caldwell Community College, a bachelor's degree from ECU and a certificate in advanced radiologic technology from Duke University.

Sonographers operate ultrasonic imaging devices to produce diagnostic images, scans, videos or 3-D volumes of data.

The award will be presented at the 2104 AIUM annual convention March 29-April 2 in Las Vegas.

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