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March 18, 2015

Thomas Jefferson University Teaches Students Using Advanced Ultrasound Technology from Toshiba

TUSTIN, Calif., March 18, 2015 – Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is giving its ultrasound students firsthand experience in advanced imaging technology with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s AplioTM Series. Home to one of the best ultrasound programs in the nation, TJU is utilizing four Aplio 300 SE ultrasounds and one Aplio 500 system to educate the next generation of ultrasound clinicians in general sonography and vascular and cardiac imaging.

“To provide the best education for our students, we needed technology that employs the latest tools and delivers a user experience that is easy to learn on,” said Dr. Nandkumar Rawool, RDMS, associate professor and program director for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Cardiovascular Sonography, Jefferson School of Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University. “The reliability and functionality of the Aplio systems, coupled with the service and training, made Toshiba a good fit for Jefferson’s educational program.”

Toshiba’s systems incorporate high image quality and a user-friendly iStyleTM+ Productivity Suite. The TJU students are also gaining experience using advanced technologies, including Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging (SMI), Fly Thru and Differential Tissue Harmonics (D-THI). These technologies expand the clinical applications of ultrasound and enable more effective diagnosis for a broader range of patients.

“Toshiba and Thomas Jefferson University share the view that education is a daily, long-term commitment that requires the latest information and resources,” said Calum Cunningham, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Business Development, Toshiba. “The advanced image quality of the Aplio systems gives students a high level of visualization and clarity, allowing them to learn preferred techniques in completing accurate and efficient exams.”

About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit Toshiba’s website at

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit


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Image Caption: Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) is utilizing Toshiba’s AplioTM 500 and 300 SE systems to provide students firsthand experience with advanced ultrasound technology.