Awards Committee


Select candidates for ASE Awards (or future awards) and make recommendations to Executive Committee.

  • Alan D. Waggoner Scholarships/Katanick Scholarship Award
  • Feigenbaum Student Travel Grant
  • Mentorship Award
  • Richard Popp Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Cardiovascular Sonographer Distinguished Teaching Award (every other year)
  • Feigenbaum Lecturer

Approve nominees for ASE Awards and make recommendations to Executive Committee.

  • Physician Lifetime Achievement Award (Presidential Nomination)
  • Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award (Council Nomination)
  • Meritorious Service Award (Presidential Nomination)
  • Pediatric & Congenital Heart Disease Council Founders Award (Council Nomination)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Echocardiography Award (Council Nomination)
  • Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics (every other year)
  • CAVUS Luminary Award (Council Nomination)

Members of the Awards Committee are not eligible for nominations during their term of service.

2022 – 2023 Committee Members:
Sherif Nagueh, MD, FASE – Chair
Madeline Jankowski, BS, RDCS, ACS, FASE – Co-Chair

Courtney Bennett, DO – Critical Care Representative
Mary Beth Brady, MD, FASE – Perioperative Representative
Yvette Carvallo, RDCS, RVS, FASE – Member at Large
Salvatore Costa, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Melissa Escudero, BS, ACS, RDCS, RDMS, FASE – Member at Large
Brian Fey, BA, RDCS (AE, PE), ACS, FASE – Sonographer Representative
John Kovalchin, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Eric Kruse, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FASE – Member at Large
Sushil Luis, MD, FRACP, FACC, FASE – Member at Large
Sharon Mulvagh, MD, FASE, FRCP(C), FACC – Member at Large
Ratnasari Padang, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FASE, FACC – Member at Large
Margaret Park, BS, ACS, RDCS, RVT, FSDMS, FASE – Member at Large
David Parra, MD, FASE – Pediatric Representative
Juan Carlos Plana, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Liza Sanchez, RCS, FASE – Vascular Representative
Stanton Shernan, MD, FASE – Member at Large
Suzanne Morris, Staff Liaison