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Sherry Chauder

Adjunct Lecturer, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound

School of Health Sciences

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

Education

  • Dip – Radiological Technology – QEII Health Sciences Centre
  • Dip – Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound – QEII Health Sciences Centre
  • BSc - St. Francis Xavier University
  • MEd - Acadia University (candidate)

Biography

Sherry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from St. Francis Xavier University before continuing her education at the QEII Health Sciences Centre (Radiological Technology and Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound). 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 in 2003.

Selected awards and honours  

  • 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
  • Nova Scotia Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Teaching (currently on leave)

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 3000.03 Sonography in Obstetrics II
DMUT 3220.03 Gynecological Imaging
DMUT 3240.03 Application of Ultrasound Instrumentation

Service & Activity

  • Chair, By-Laws Committee for the new NS College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (not yet proclaimed)
  • Board member, NS College of Medical Imaging and Radiation therapy Professionals (not yet proclaimed)
  • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound faculty representative, Sonography Canada’s National Education Advisory Committee
  • Executive Board member, Nova Scotia Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (NSSDMS)