UAMS’ Baker Named to National Ultrasound Exam Task Force

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LITTLE ROCK – Anthony Baker, an instructor in the diagnostic medical sonography program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been selected by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) to assist with the development of national certification examinations for sonographers.


Baker was named one of the “subject matter experts” on the ARDMS’ Ultrasound Physics and Implementation Exam Development Task Force. His three-year term on the task force will begin in February, when he will start assisting with the development of certification exams.


Baker joined the UAMS faculty in 2000 as an instructor in the Division of Diagnostic Medical Sonography of the Department of Radiologic Imaging Sciences in the UAMS College of Health Related Professions. He is a registered vascular sonographer and diagnostic medical sonographer in abdomen, obstetrics/gynecology and neurosonology.


UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has about 2,430 students and 715 medical residents. It is one of the state’s largest public employers with about 9,400 employees, including nearly 1,000 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. UAMS and its affiliates have an economic impact in Arkansas of $5 billion a year. For more information, visit