Harvey-NisenbaumHarvey L. Nisenbaum, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU, chairman, Department of Medical Imaging atPenn Presbyterian Medical Center was named President-Elect (2013-2015) of theWorld Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology at the WFUMB WorldCongress 2013 Meeting, May 2-5, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

WFUMB is afederation of 6 organizations: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine,Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology,Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, European Federation of Societiesfor Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Federation of Latin America Societiesof Ultrasound, and Mediterranean and African Society of Ultrasound.

WFUMB has over 50,000 members, involves over 50countries, and is dedicated to the advancement of ultrasound by encouragingresearch, promoting international cooperation, disseminating scientificinformation, and improving communication and understanding in the worldcommunity using ultrasound in medicine and biology.

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