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Author Archives: Frank Miele

LEARNING FROM ‘FAILURE’ … ?

LEARNING FROM ‘FAILURE’ … ? Whether you are trying to earn your first ultrasound credential, or adding a specialization, we can all agree that there isn’t much fun in sitting for the examination.  The nature of the exam lends itself … Continue reading

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New Paradigms for Ultrasound: Essential Tremor

NEW PARADIGMS FOR ULTRASOUND: ESSENTIAL TREMOR I grew up in a household where ultrasound technology or sonography was as likely a dinner-table topic as our individual school day routines. Both my parents work in this field and would often use … Continue reading

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New Paradigms for Ultrasound – Part II

NEW PARADIGMS FOR ULTRASOUND – PART II Our previous blog opened a multi-part discussion on the expanding fields of ultrasound technology and potential applications in healthcare beyond interrogation and imaging for diagnostics.  This material is adapted and condensed from presentations … Continue reading

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About Frank Miele

Frank graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a triple major in physics, mathematics, and engineering. While at Dartmouth, he was a Proctor Scholar and received citations for academic excellence in comparative literature, atomic physics and quantum mechanics, and real analysis. After co-teaching a course in digital electronics at Dartmouth, Frank was a research and design engineer and project leader, designing ultrasound equipment and electronics for more than ten years at Hewlett Packard Company. Frank was the vice president of R&D and chief scientist for a non-invasive hemodynamic measurement medical device company in California. As a designer of ultrasound, he has lectured across the country to sonographers, physicians, engineers and students on myriad topics. Frank also served as the chief scientist and Vice President of Research and Development for a small medical company designing non-invasive hemodynamic based measurements. Frank has authored multiple books including Ultrasound & Physics Instrumentation and Essentials of Ultrasound Physics, the Board Review Book. Additionally, Frank has produced multiple educational videos, created Exam Simulation programs, as well as created the patented analysis algorithm method and apparatus for evaluating educational performance. He is a co-editor and author for the ASCeXAM Simulation DVD and the RPVI Exam Simulation CD. Frank has served on the faculty for the Society of Vascular Ultrasound and Society of Vascular Surgery and is credited with several ultrasound and medical device patents, trade secrets, and publications. Frank is also currently on the Board of Advisors for Imaging the World (ITW), a non-profit organization bringing medical imaging capabilities to underserved countries as recognized by the World Health Organization.