Mrs Jean Wilson, Programme Director, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Leeds

Jean started life as a sonographer in Leeds but moved into education. Jean developed the highly regarded ultrasound education programme at the University of Leeds, which continues to thrive despite increasing pressures within the NHS

She was a founding member of the United Kingdom Association of Sonographers and was one of the original authors of the UKAS guidelines for professional working practice.

Jean has worked tirelessly promoting sonographers and advanced practice and has been (and continues to be) a staunch supporter of BMUS over the years. For last couple of years Jean has been an active member of the Professional Standards Group of BMUS who, in association with the Society of Radiographers, have revised and updated the Professional Standards in Ultrasound (UKAS) document which was launched at the 2015 ASM in Cardiff.

Honorary membership is awarded in recognition of the work, support and dedication Jean has given, and continues to give to the promoting the ultrasound profession and to BMUS.

BMUS Council, December 2015