Carol Mitchell, PhD, ACS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), FASE, FSDMS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Mitchell currently teaches an introduction to vascular ultrasound course to the cardiovascular fellows and instructs teaching labs for graduate student courses in the Department of Medical Physics. Dr. Mitchell has previously been a program director for diagnostic medical sonography programs, served as Chair of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), a Commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), is a member of the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) Credentialing Exam Committee, has served on numerous committees for the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and is the current Treasurer for this organization. Dr. Mitchell has authored several book chapters and papers. Her current research focuses on i) utilizing ultrasound to characterize the structure and tissue composition of the arterial wall and atherosclerotic plaque, ii) utilizing existing ultrasound technology in novel ways to study hemodynamics and their relationships to cardiovascular disease and cognition and iii) development of interactive learning modules to be used to enhance inter-professional knowledge of non-invasive testing procedures.