Monthly Archives: September 2020

The Future of Medical Imaging, Today

Donald Rainville, RDMS (ABD & OBGYN), RVT, RDCS and RT(R), began his love for medical ultrasound in 1978 as a SSGT Phase II Radiology Program Instructor with the U.S. Air Force. With 42 years of experience in medical ultrasound imaging, Don now serves as the Vice President of Clinical Innovation at EchoNous. His primary areas of interest are ultrasound education, product design, and artificial intelligence related to medical ultrasound devices.

Babajide Ayinde, Ph.D., specializes in deep learning – a subset of artificial intelligence (AI). He currently works with EchoNous as a Principal Machine Learning Scientist where he develops POCUS-focused AI applications for facilitating clinical workflows. Dr. Ayinde received his Master of Science degree in Engineering Systems and Control from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Louisville, USA. Dr. Ayinde is internationally recognized for his research and expertise in the use of A.I for medical and traditional image analysis. He has authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and has published papers in both regional and international conferences

What Medical Schools Should Consider When Developing A Sustainable POCUS Program

Karthik Vadamalai, MD, received his medical degree at Kilpauk Medical College located in Tamilnadu, India. Driven to practice evidence-based medicine, he pursued his internal medicine residency at Rochester General Hospital, New York, and a critical care medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Vadamalai also completed a master’s degree in medical education at the University of Pittsburgh. With support from the UPMC internal medicine team and his critical care medicine mentors, Dr. Vadamalai built a sustainable POCUS curriculum for medical residents. Presently, he is a full-time faculty member at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO, where he serves as an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Missouri, Springfield Campus.