News | December 07, 2008

Medical Ultrasound Bids Farewell to one of its Pioneers


December 8, 2008 - Martin Buchalter, 76, a pioneer in the field of Medical Ultrasound, died Monday, November 17th at his home in New York City. Mr. Buchalter was the president and CEO of Parker Laboratories Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultrasound and electromedical contact media.

Buchalter guided Parker to international prominence through a career dedicated to inventiveness and marketing savvy. Through his foresight, Aquasonic 100 Ultrasound Transmission Gel was developed and helped shape the medical ultrasound industry.

A proud graduate of the University of Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, he also held an MSc from Long Island University. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol; three children; and six grandchildren. Memorial donations to the Martin Buchalter Scholarship fund at University of Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, or to Alzheimer’s research are welcomed.

For more information: www.parkerlabs.com

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