The Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Ultrasound (DIUS) program was founded in 1978 by leading sonographer and educator, Joan P. Baker, MSR, RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS. As part of the College of Science and Engineering, the program grew from its first graduating class of two students to 22 to 24 students per year.
In July 2017, the DIUS program joined the College of Nursing. Upon announcement of the partnership, Dean of the College of Nursing, Dr. Kristen Swanson commented, “I look forward to the many contributions I know we will make together in fulfilling our mission of educating and inspiring leaders to transform health care for a just and humane world.”
The department is currently house in Teilhard de Chardin Hall (pictured above).