Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

JDMS Editor-in-Chief

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Kevin D. Evans

Dr. Kevin Evans has served as Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography since January 1, 2017.

‚ÄčKevin received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at The Ohio State University. Dr. Evans' doctoral degree was focused on Geriatrics and Gerontology. He has extensive clinical practice experience having managed and worked as a sonographer, vascular technologist and radiographer, for 25 years. Dr. Evans has served as the Chair of ARDMS, Chair of the ARDMS Breast Foundation, President of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, and of the SDMS Educational Foundation. Dr. Evans serves on the editorial boards for multiple journals and has over 100 publications that span journal articles, abstracts, multiple textbook chapters, and his own textbook.

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Editor Responsibilities

The JDMS Editor manages the editorial content of JDMS to meet quality and content objectives, including compliance with applicable state, federal and international laws. They supervise the overall identity, marketing, and publication process of JDMS and recommend changes to JDMS policies in keeping with industry best practices. In addition, the JDMS Editor oversees the JDMS Section Editors, JDMS Editorial Board, and JDMS Reviewers in soliciting, submitting, reviewing, and rendering decisions on manuscripts for publication. 


The JDMS Editor-In-Chief should:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or higher;
  • Hold a current credential from an SDMS-recognized national sonography credentialing organization;
  • Have a record of scholarship in the sonography field;
  • Have experience in reviewing or authoring articles for publication and in mentoring others through the process;
  • Have a network of colleagues in research and sonography clinical practice;
  • Have reliable internet access and ample technology skills to facilitate use of the JDMS publication system;
  • Have a strong command of the English language, including grammar and syntax;
  • Ideally have experience in sonography education or continuing medical education;
  • Be a member of the SDMS throughout tenure as Editor-In-Chief.
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