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Tammy is a highly skilled Pediatric and Fetal Echosonographer with expert imaging knowledge of complex congenital heart disease and hemodynamics.  Tammy’s passion for quality, clinical research, safety, and teaching led her into to a new role in December of 2020 as a Children’s & Women’s Quality and Safety Data Analyst for the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).  Tammy is charged with managing the PAC3 and PC4 congenital heart data bases in addition to fulfilling quality and fellow educational projects for the heart center and contributes her fetal echo expertise to the Advanced Fetal Care Center. Her career at MUSC has spanned 8 years with a prior role as the Supervisor of the Pediatric Echo Lab and Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) technical director at MUSC.  In collaboration with the echo lab medical director and group, Tammy led several quality projects which have been presented nationally at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) scientific sessions.  Tammy is a Fellow of the ASE, has served on two of their national committees, and serves on the MUSC Technical Clinical Ladder Committee.  As a strong sonographer advocate, she helped create and is a board member and newsletter editor for the inaugural SC Society of Echocardiography (SCSE). As a former sonographer advisor for SafeBeat, Tammy is passionate about advancing directives that impact education, heart health, and prevention of sudden cardiac death in children.
In addition to her more than 17 years in pediatric and fetal echo, her diverse background includes a long career in veterinary medicine as a technician and hospital manager.  She gained interest and experience in imaging during her time in veterinary cardiology, internal medicine, oncology, and critical care.
Tammy is originally from Key West, Florida and is an animal and nature lover.  Although she enjoys the outdoors, writing, arts, and missions work, Tammy relishes time with her husband, son, their 3 dogs and 2 cats.

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