HONORARY BOARD MEMBER – Marveen Craig, AA, RDMS, FSDMS
IFSER owes an incredible debt of gratitude to Marveen Craig, a long time board member who helped establish our organization. She began her ultrasound career more than 40 years ago and has served as clinical sonographer, commercial applications specialist, educator, international lecturer, consultant and author. She was the founder of the International Ultrasound Institute in Dallas, Texas (1979 to 1986) and has served the SDMS in many capacities as president, executive director, keynote speaker, etc. She was among the first sonographers to achieve Fellow Status (1984). Marveen received the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine’s Pioneer Award (1988) and was the first recipient of the Joan Baker Pioneer Award (1995). She was the first recipient of the Don Milburn Service Award (2004) in recognition of her many contributions to the field of ultrasound. In the field of writing she has served as feature writer and editor to numerous journals and has authored six books. Though retired from IFSER in 2014, she remains a friend, advisor, and inspiration to everyone in our organization.