Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

JDMS Editor-in-Chief

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Kevin D. Evans

Kevin Evans is a tenured full professor in The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. As a researcher/educator, he also serves as the department chair of the Radiologic Sciences/Respiratory Therapy educational programs. Kevin has extensive clinical practice experience, having managed and worked as a sonographer, vascular technologist, and radiographer for 25 years prior to working in academia. He is the director of the Laboratory for Investigatory Imaging, which was established in 2005 to conduct original research. The lab and staff specialize in image analysis, simulation, and cardiovascular research due to sustained extramural mix of funding from federal, state, and private foundation grants.

Kevin is the current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. He has also served as the chair of both the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and the ARDMS Breast Foundation. He is a past president of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and the SDMS Educational Foundation. Kevin is an active journal reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, American Journal of Health Behavior, and Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. He has over 150 publications, including journal articles, abstracts, multiple textbook chapters, and his own textbook. Kevin was the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Sonographer Award, presented by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

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 ‚ÄčAssociate 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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