Meet the Faculty

Steven M. Penny, MA, RT(R), RDMS (AB, PS, OB/GYN)


Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Abdomen, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology (ARDMS)
Member of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Member of the North Carolina Ultrasound Society   


Associate Degree in Applied Science (Radiography)
Diploma in Medical Sonography
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Organizational Development
Master of Arts in Management and Leadership 

Professional Experience

25 years in health care as both a radiographer and sonographer
19 years in medical sonography education
Published 8 textbooks in the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and more than 15 medical journal articles with topics including leadership, patient care, and pathology  


2016 Excellence in Teaching award winner at Johnston Community College
North Carolina Ultrasound Society - Sonographer Excellence Award winner in 2006
Served on the board, editor, and past president of the North Carolina Ultrasound Society
Past item writer for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification exam
Manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Freelance medical writer  

Contact information

Steven M. Penny, MA, RT (R), RDMS (AB, PS, OB/GYN)
Sonography Programs Director
(919) 209-2502