Our Committees

Various committees exist within ISTU to ensure that the goals of the society are met and are representative of the needs of the membership. Each of these committees report to the Board, which has the sole responsibility to execute financial and programmatic actions. ISTU members are encouraged to offer suggestions to the committee chairs for actions involving the various committees.

Fry Award Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to nominate candidates for the William and Francis Fry Honorary Fellowship for Contributions to Therapeutic Ultrasound.

Chair, Jean-Francois Aubry

Nominations/Elections Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to nominate candidates for open positions of President, and Members of the Board of Directors.

Chair, Ayache Bouakaz

Student Travel Support Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to help new students to attend the annual meeting.

Chair, Tania Khokhlova

Trainee Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to help new students to attend the annual meeting.

Chair, Robert Staruch

Clinical Membership Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to grow the clinical membership of the society and address the specific needs of our clinical members.

Chair, Nir Lipsman

Lizzi Award Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to nominate candidates for the Fred Lizzi Early Career Award.

Chair, Jean-Francois Aubry

Meetings Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to select sites for future meetings as well as to assist the local committee with the organization of the annual symposium.

Chair, Cyril Lafon

Membership Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to grow the overall membership of the society and to identify how the society can provide benefits to its membership.

Chair, Zhen Xu

Student Awards Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to nominate candidates for the Nadine Barrie Smith Student Award, as well as other student awards.

Chair, Dennis Parker

Website Committee

The responsibility of this committee is to update public communications and develop the www.istu.org website.

Chair, Matt Eames