Sherry Chauder

Adjunct Lecturer, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound

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School of Health Sciences

Email: sherry.chauder@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 473-4141
Fax: (902) 473-5115

Education

  • Master of Education (MEd) - Acadia University
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) - St. Francis Xavier University
  • Diploma (Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound) – QEII Allied Health Program, QEII Health Sciences Centre
  • Diploma (Radiological Technology) – QEII Allied Health Program, QEII Health Sciences Centre

Biography

Sherry has been a faculty member in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound since 2003. She is credentialed as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) as well as a generalist sonographer with Sonography Canada (CRGS). Sherry has gained extensive experience as a sonographer and preceptor in both clinic and hospital settings before joining the School of Health Sciences. She has most recently completed a Masters of Education degree in curriculum studies from Acadia University.

Selected awards and honours  

  • The Peter McLardie Memorial Education Award
  • The Nova Scotia Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Clinical Proficiency Award
  • Radiologists Award - Highest academic standing in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound and Radiological Technology programs
  • Clinical Proficiency Award – Highest standard of clinical practice in Radiological technology
  • The Imation Award – awarded to a Radiological Technology student who demonstrated excellence in leadership and support for classmates and co-workers
  • Nycomed Amersham Award – highest academic mark in Radiography in the province of Nova Scotia on the National CAMRT Certification examinations

Memberships

  • Sonography Canada 
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
  • Nova Scotia Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (NSSDMS)

Teaching 

DMUT 1000.03 Fundamentals of Sonography I
DMUT 1020.03 Fundamentals of Sonography II
DMUT 1500.03 Clinical Practicum I in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
DMUT 2010.03 Sonography in Gynecology
DMUT 2040.03 Sonography in Obstetrics I
DMUT 3220.03 Gynecological Imaging
DMUT 4100.06  Specialty Practice in Pediatric Ultrasound (Neurosonology)

Service & Activity

  • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound faculty representative, Sonography Canada’s National Education Advisory Committee
  • By-Laws Committee for the new NS College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (not yet proclaimed)