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Elke Platz, MD, MS


Dr. Platz serves as Director of the Ultrasound Research Core Laboratory and Director of Translational Ultrasound in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She has a broad background in point-of-care ultrasonography and lung ultrasound imaging. Her work has been supported by NIH/NHLBI, Harvard University, the American Heart Association and other foundations. She is a graduate of the University of Marburg (Germany) and the Harvard School of Public Health and is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Madeleine Schwede

Research coordinator

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