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William O'Brien, Jr., PhD, receives the 2007 AIUM William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) will present William O'Brien, Jr, PhD, with the 2007 William J. Fry Award for his numerous contributions to the scientific progress of diagnostic medical ultrasound. The award will be presented at the 2007 AIUM Annual Convention on March 16, 2007, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City, New York.

Dr O'Brien was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1942 and received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in 1966, 1968, and 1970, respectively, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

From 1971 to 1975, he worked with the Bureau of Radiological Health (currently the Center for Devices and Radiological Health) of the US Food and Drug Administration. Since 1975, he has been at the University of Illinois, where he is the Donald Biggar Willet Professor of Engineering. He also is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering, College of Engineering; Professor of Bioengineering, College of Medicine; Professor of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; Professor of Speech and Hearing Science, College of Applied Life Studies; Research Professor in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; and Research Professor in the Coordinated Science Laboratory. He is the director of the Bioacoustics Research Laboratory, founded by the late William J. Fry. His research interests involve the many areas of acoustic- and ultrasound-tissue interaction, including biological effects and quantitative acoustic imaging, for which he has published 318 papers and has recently received a National Institutes of Health MERIT (R37) award.

Dr O'Brien is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Acoustical Society of America, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), and is a founding fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. He was recipient of the IEEE
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Contact: Jennifer Hilderbrand
jhilderbrand@aium.org
301-498-4100
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
13-Mar-2007


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