Judy W. Hung, MD, FASE, is the new president of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). She has served on the Board of Directors as Vice President and President-Elect prior to ascending to her one-year presidency.
Dr. Hung will share her vision for the future of ASE on Saturday, August 8, during the opening session of the ASE 2020 Scientific Sessions Virtual Experience. When asked about her upcoming presidency, she said “I see tremendous opportunity for ASE to advance its mission to be the leader of quality, education, innovation, research, and advocacy in the field of cardiovascular ultrasound. ASE is currently well-positioned to adapt to the changing and challenging healthcare environment and to lead innovation in echocardiography through its international reputation, organizational infrastructure, and commitment to quality and research. I have a deep admiration and belief in the goals and mission of the ASE and the dedication of my ASE member colleagues.”
Dr. Hung is Director of the Echocardiography Lab, Division of Cardiology, at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has a special interest in valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, and optimizing noninvasive cardiac imaging techniques to improve diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Her research involves understanding mechanisms of valvular heart disease and development of novel therapies to treat valve disease.
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