Founders Circle Members

SVU_Foundation_Logo_030419.pngThe Founders Circle of the SVU Foundation

The individuals listed below have demonstrated their dedication to our field by joining the Founders Circle of the SVU Foundation. By pledging $500 or more to the newly formed SVU Foundation, they have strengthened the Foundation's ability to fund research that will quantify the value and impact of diagnostic vascular ultrasound of the vascular lab to institutions, referring physicians and policy makers alike.

The SVU Foundation is proud to present the members of the Founders Circle (listed alphabetically):

  • Jean Alessi-Chinetti, RVT RDMS FSVU BA, Boston, MA
  • Barton A. Bean, RVT FSVU, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Jill Bearse, RVT BS, Richmond, VA
  • George Berdejo, BA RVT FSVU, Bronx, NY
  • Karen Burns, MBA RN RVT FSVU, New Lenox, IL
  • Kelly Byrnes, BS RVT FSVU, Louisville, KY
  • John Carson, MD FACS RPVI, Augusta, ME
  • David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI FSVU, and Susan Dawson, Belton, TX
  • Michelle Delda, RVT AS BS, Jeffersonville, IN
  • Julie Dmitrieva, RVT RDCS RDMS FSVU, Bothell, WA
  • Colleen Douville, RVT BA, Seattle, WA
  • Mitzi Ekers, ARNP, Clearwater, FL
  • Audrey Fleming, RVS RDMS, Wimauma, FL 
  • Brian Fowler, RVT BS, Dublin, OH
  • Traci Fox, EdD RVT RDMS RT(R), North Wales, PA
  • Keith Fujioka, BS RVT FSVU, Kenmore, WA
  • Carol Gannon, RN RVT RDCS FSVU, Forney, TX
  • Kyra GrayBellevue, WA
  • Anita Harrington, MS RDMS RVT FSVU, Concord, MA
  • Paula A. Heggerick, BS RVT RPhS FSVU, Sarasota, FL
  • Joseph P. Hughes, RVT RVS FSVU, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Anne M. Jones, RN BSN RVT RDMS FSVU FSDMS, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Leni N. Karr, RVT, Bellevue, WA
  • Steve Knight, RVT RDCS RDMS, Medford, MA
  • Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD RVT FSVU, Altamont, NY
  • Nicos Labropoulos, MD, Stony Brook, NY
  • Joshua Lee, RVT BS, Knoxville, TN
  • Michalene McPharlin, RN BSN RVT RVS, Oakley, CA
  • Jeannie Melendez, RVT RPhS FSVU, Venice, FL
  • Frank Miele, MSEE, Forney, TX
  • Anne Musson, BS RVT FSVU, White River Junction, VT
  • Diana Neuhardt, RVT RPhS FSVU, Tempe, AZ
  • Marsha M. Neumyer, BS RVT FSVU, Harrisburg, PA
  • Mark A. Oliver, MD RVT FSVU, Morristown, NJ
  • Jacqueline Ortiz, MA RVT, Chicago, IL
  • David Parlato, FSVU, Cincinnati, OH
  • Patricia "Tish" Poe, BA RDCS RVT FSVU, Athens, GA
  • Joseph F. Polak, MD MPH, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Barbara Rhodes, BA RVT FSVU, Klamath Falls, OR
  • Sergio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD RVT FSVU, Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • Brian Sapp, RVT RPhS, Newnan, GA
  • Denise A.B. Smith, MD PhD RPVI, Tallahassee, FL
  • Jill Sommerset, BS RVT RDMS, Mount Hood Parkdale, OR
  • Amy L. Tisch, BA RVT, Halifax, MA
  • Jennifer VanderPoel, MEd RDCS RVT, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Patrick Washko, BSRT RVT RDMS FSVU, Raleigh, NC
  • James Wilkinson, MA CAE, Berwyn Heights, MD
  • David M. Williams, MS RDCS RVT, Florence, SC
  • Stephanie Wilson, RVT RDMS BS FSVU, Yeagertown, PA
  • Billy Zang, BS RVT RDMS FSVU, Grafton, WI
  • R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI, and Brenda K. Zierler, PhD RN FAAN, Seattle, WA
  • Robert Zwolak, MD PhD RVT, Etna, NH