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Yonella Demars

Yonella Demars, PhD, RDMS (Ab, OB/Gyn, PS), RVT

Program Director - Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Assistant Professor

Phone: 804-828-4116

Email: demarsy@vcu.edu


Doctor of Philosophy, Health Related Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia

Master of Science, Radiologic Science Education, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Bachelor of Science, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia

Faculty Bio

Prior to assuming role as Assistant Professor, Yonella worked for 8 years as a diagnostic medical sonographer in both hospital and imaging center settings. She has also served as an affiliate clinical preceptor for PVCC's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. She is pursing a doctoral degree in Radiation Sciences at VCU. She is the author of SONONOTES Pediatric Sonography Study guide and one of many contributing authors of Sonography Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, a sonography textbook, by Reva Curry and Betty Bates Tempkin.

Teaching Interest: Sonography and Patient Care

Research Interest: Alzheimer's Disease, Sonography Education (professional growth) and Breast Cancer

Hobbies/Interest: spending time with her family and friends, SONONOTES, investing, crafting, coin collecting, and travel