Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University


The Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Education Institute is dedicated to advancing research and education activities in the field of diagnostic ultrasound on a national and international level, in keeping with the University's increased emphasis on global involvement. The well established international reputation of the division, its director, Levon Nazarian, MD, and his colleagues provides Jefferson with a firm base from which to promote our capabilities in ultrasound research and education, while forging stronger ties with healthcare facilities and organizations around the world that share an interest in diagnostic ultrasound.

The Institute at a Glance

The Institute is one of the world's largest clinical ultrasound services with:

  • 30,000 square feet of space
  • more than 45,000 studies performed annually
  • basic and clinical research activities
  • educational courses and programs throughout the year that draw physicians and sonographers from around the world