Dr. David Bahner


Director Division of Ultrasound

Dr. Bahner graduated from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1995. He completed a residency in emergency medicine from the Ohio State University in 1998. During his residency he became very active in ultrasound and completed his RDMS certification in 2000. Since then he has taken an active role in ultrasound education and systemizing training across undergraduate and graduate medical education. Besides developing asynchronous learning aids as applications, websites or twitter feeds, he has developed the role of ultrasound in simulation at Ohio State and integrated it into medical student, resident and fellow training. He has been active at the national level serving as the inaugural emergency ultrasound section leader at the AIUM and the first emergency physician to sit on its Board of Governors. He is the inaugural chair of the AIUM's medical student ultrasound education interest group and champions the integration of ultrasound throughout medical school. He continues to champion ultrasound education and has established an Ultrasound Academy at Ohio State with multiple opportunities for medical students, residents and faculty to learn sonographic techniques in simulated environments and during clinical cases. He has lectured and written multiple papers on ultrasound education, simulation, social media, wireless ultrasound, and shock. He continues to advocate for the safe and early use of ultrasound in the medical encounter and the requisite benefits from the portable focused use of bedside ultrasound.

David  Bahner, MD, RDMS

Dr. Creagh Boulger



Associate Director of Ultrasound

Fellowship Director

Dr. Boulger graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency Training at Ohio State University where she developed and interest in Ultrasound and Trauma. On completion of her training Dr Boulger obtained her RDMS. She stayed on as faculty after completion of training. She has helped found the National Ultrasound Student Interest Group. Dr. Boulger is active in student. resident and fellow ultrasound Education. She is a member of AIUM, SAEM, and ACEP. She is an ultrasound faculty member for Ohio ACEP. Specific areas of ultrasound interest include social media and education.

Dr. Michael Prats


Director of Ultrasound Research

Dr. Prats graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Drexel in Philadelphia before returning to Ohio State for his fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound. Dr. Prats founded and runs the Ultrasound Gel Podcast which reviews the latest articles in bedside ultrasound. Specific areas of ultrasound interest include social media and education.

US Faculty

Daralee  Hughes, MD
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Dr. Daralee Hughes

Dr. Delia Gold

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