Since 1977, Kathy Gill has been extensively involved in sonography on a local, regional, and national level. Her experience includes holding several supervisory positions, commercial applications, development of private ultrasound laboratories, owner and operator of a mobile service, as well as, Program Director of three sonography training programs. She maintains a role in key professional organizations such as the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine by responding to requests to speak, write, and serve on various committees. To her credit, Kathy has an Ultrasound textbook, Titled Abdominal Ultrasound: a Practitioner's Guide. As she draws from several areas of expertise, Kathy's teaching style focuses on the practical approach while still maintaining the ideals of profession. She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL and she is ARDMS registered in abdomen and OB/GYN. As an active practitioner, she can relate sonographers on a working, as well as, a theoretical level.