Susanna Ovel [RDMS, RVT, RT(R)], began her career in 1979 as a radiological technologist at Radiological Associates of Sacramento. She became a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in abdomen and obstetric/gynecology in 1985, a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) in 1993, and a Pioneer Breast Sonographer in 2002.

Susanna has lectured in both introductory and advanced courses in obstetrics/gynecology and abdominal sonography as well as sonography physics and instrumentation at Sacramento City Community College. She was the clinical coordinator for a new diagnostic medical sonography program for Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center in Richmond, California.

She is a site visitor for the Joint Review Committee–Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) and is a consultant for new sonography programs across the country. Sue is the author of Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for General Sonography Examinations.  She has written instructor materials and test bank ancillaries for Elsevier textbooks and continues to lecture on various sonographic subjects while working as a pediatric sonographer and clinical instructor at Radiological Associates of Sacramento.