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Dr. Jeffrey Astbury receives the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award in Physics from Edinboro University

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Jeffrey C. Astbury, MD, FASE, FACC, FASA, MSBE, MSEE, CSAS, CSNS received the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award in Physics from Edinboro University on April 11, 2019. The Distinguished Alumni Award was first presented in 1976 to recognize outstanding alumni and their accomplishments. Edinboro University honors alumni whose achievements make positive impacts in their residing communities.

Dr. Astbury received his B.A. in Physics from Edinboro University. The Fighting Scots welcomed him back to speak about echocardiography and to honor him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. While visiting his alma mater, Dr. Astbury also had the opportunity to speak with the Edinboro University Football Team to talk about “Life after College and Football” and a group of Edinboro University professors for a presentation discussing medical ultrasound.

Dr. Astbury did an additional speaking event in April at Mars High School with the Pre-Medical Club about echocardiography.

In June, Dr. Astbury was a featured speaker at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions focusing on Mitral Regurgitation. While at this session he also did a poster presentation for Massive Lipomatous Hypertrophy.

Dr. Astbury is the Vice Chairman for Cardiovascular Services and the Director of Perioperative Echocardiography, Department of Anesthesiology, Butler Health System.