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Margaret M. Park

Lead HVI Imaging Specialist,
Cleveland Clinic
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Contact Details

Cleveland Clinic

Bio

Margaret M. Park also known as “Koko” is an imaging specialist at the Cleveland Clinic, with a primary focus in research.  Her interest includes the right heart, pulmonary hypertension and RV failure, RV and LV deformation imaging and cardiac MR advanced analysis.  Her cardiovascular imaging career expands over thirty years working in various roles including clinical sonographer, researcher, instructor, trainer, manager, technical director, project and research coordinator and small and large animal imaging.   Koko has volunteered on many ASE committees, writing groups and task force, and has served as an elected member of the board of directors.   She is currently co-chair of the sonographer council steering committee.  She is the 2017 recipient of the American Society of Echocardiography Lifetime Achievement Award.   She teaches and speaks at local and national meetings, promoting contrast, quality and education.  She is also an active member of the SDMS and the ACC, has multiple publications, abstracts and does peer review for multiple journals.  Locally, she is a founding member of the Northern Ohio Cardiac Imaging Association and an active member of the Northern Ohio Vascular Association.

Certifications

  • ACS
  • RDCS
  • RVT

Education

Oregon Institute of Technology
BS, 2008
Science, focus in Echocardiography
2004 To 2008

Job History

Lorain Community College
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Lorain, OH, United States
August 2014 - present

Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Project Coordinator
Clevelland, OH, United States
January 2008 - present

Cleveland Clinic Imagng Core, C5 Research, Heart and Vascular Institute
Lead HVI Imaging Specialist III, Adult Echo, Vascular, Animal Imaging, Project Coordinator
January 2002 - present

Lakeshore Heart
Technical Director Echocardiography and Vascular Lab
January 1996 - January 2002