Course Directors

culpepper-davidDavid Culpepper, MD, FACP


Dr. Culpepper is an internist and Point of Care Ultrasound Fellow with Ultrasound Leadership Academy. Trained at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, he practiced general internal medicine for three decades, and today continues with Access Med in Lexington, KY. Dr. Culpepper has provided volunteer medical services to marginalized people in Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Romania, Kenya, and refugees in Greece. His professional passion is teaching point of care ultrasound skills to those serving around the world in low resource communities.



gibson-johnJohn Gibson, MD, DIMPH


Dr. Gibson is Director of Rural and Global Health Education at University of North Texas Health Sciences Center. He is also teaches ultrasound for both UNTHSC medical students and for family medicine residents at John Peter Smith Hospital, including obstetrical ultrasound applications. Dr. Gibson lived in Thailand from 1984-2004, training medical personnel and providing care for marginalized people throughout the nation. Dr. Gibson is a certified diagnostic ultrasound instructor.