ultrasound images on either side of close-up of ultrasound on a patient

Laboratory Principal Investigator

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Nena L. Mason

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Longitudinal Curriculum Leader-Physiology
Co-Leader-Cardiovascular Medicine Course
Academic Disciplines: Physiology, Gross Anatomy, Ultrasound

Medical Education

Ph.D. - Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University
B.S. - Human Biology, Brigham Young University-Idaho

Recent Publications

  • Advancing Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training in Medical Schools: Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian Vein Access Training Using Formalin-Embalmed Cadavers. (view details in PubMed)
  • The Feasibility of Ultrasound-Guided Knee Arthrocentesis Training Using Formalin-Embalmed Cadavers. (view details in PubMed)
  •  A Narrative Review of Common Uses of Ophthalmic Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine. (view details in PubMed)
  • Independent learning of the sonographic FAST exam technique using a tablet-based training module. (view details in PubMed)
  • Using formalin embalmed cadavers to teach fracture identification with ultrasound. (view details in PubMed)
  • The Effects of Pre-medical Anatomy and Clinical Experiences on Medical School Anatomy-Related Academic Performance. (view details in PubMed
  • An economical strategy for early medical education in ultrasound. (view details in PubMed)


Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Department of Medical Education
Hinman Box 7100
237 Remsen Medical Sciences Building
66 College St, Hanover, NH 03755

email: nena.mason@dartmouth.edu