Kalmanson Lecture

GIANNI PEDRIZZETTI, PHD            2023 Kalmanson Lecturer

Established in memory of Professor Daniel Kalmanson, a pioneer in the use of Doppler echocardiography, and funded through a grant from the International Cardiac Doppler Society (ICDS), this annual lectureship provides a forum for honoring worthy investigators while promoting research and education in cardiovascular Doppler ultrasound. This lecture is presented during ASE’s Annual Scientific Sessions in June. This lecture is chosen by the ASE Scientific Sessions Program Committee. If you would like to nominate someone for the committee to consider, please email Awards@ASEcho.org.

Kalmanson Lecturers

  • 2023: Gianni Pedrizzetti, PhD – “Vorticity: From First Principles to Clinical Application in Cardiology”
  • 2022: Olivier Villemain, MD, PhD – “Ultrafast Ultrasound- Insight into LV Mechanics”
  • 2021: Catherine Otto, MD, FASE – “Resolving Discrepancies in Aortic Stenosis”
  • 2020: Brian Fowlkes, PhD – “Therapeutic Methods for Cardiovascular Tissue Ablation”
  • 2019:  Matt Bruce, PhD – “Ultrafast Echo:  Seeing more with Speed”
  • 2018: Jan D’hooge, MSc, PhD – “Technological Advances Driving a New Era for Tissue Doppler Imaging”
  • 2017: Bogdan A. Popescu, MD, PhD, FASE – “Tissue Doppler: Our Window into Diastolic Function”
  • 2016: Peter N. Burns, PhD –  “New Doppler Techniques for Cardiac Contrast”