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EDUCATION

1969 – 1971
Hennepin County General Hospital
School of Radiologic Technology, Minneapolis, MN
Certificate, Radiologic Technology

1985- 1987
University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
Bachelor of Science, Health Arts

1989 – 1993
St. Marys College of Minnesota, Winona, MN
Master of Arts, Human Development
(Educational Management emphasis)

1995- 2004
University of Minnesota, College of Education & Human Development. 
Additional Graduate Courses (8 semester credits)

MILITARY

1971 – 1994
United States Army Reserve — Retired — 24 years
5501 USAR Hospital  Chief X Ray Specialist
Veteran:  Operation Desert Storm, Iraq 1991

EXPERIENCE
   
Mayo Clinic/Foundation
1971 – 1975    General Radiography
1975 – 1976    Section of Tomography
1976 – 1978    Section of Computed Tomography
1978 – 1984    Quality Control Radiographer
1981 – 1984    Instructor, Mayo Radiography Program
1984 – 1992    Assistant Director, Mayo Radiography Program
1987 – 1992    Instructor in Radiology, Mayo Medical School
1992 – 2001    Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic
1992 – 2001    Director, Mayo Radiography Program
2001    Retired, 31 years employment
2001    Associate Professor, Emeritus

2002 – 2007
Riverland Community College
Director, Radiography Program/Retired, 6 years employment

2000 – Present
Myers-Briggs Foundation
Certified Myers-Briggs Facilitator

1989 – 2001
Rochester Community Technical College
Adjunct Faculty, Biology Department

1980 – 1995
Inver Hills Community College, Minneapolis
Adjunct Faculty, Health Sciences

1999 – 2004
St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN
Advisory Board, Master’s Programs

2009 – Present
A MN County Technical College
Adjunct Faculty, Medical Assistant Program

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Active – American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
  • Life – Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists (MSRT)
  • Life – Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS)
  • Associate – International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT)
  • Associate – American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
  • Associate – Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology (ACERT)
  • Active – Association for Psychological Type (APT)

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE   

  1. 1971, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification.
  2. 2000, Myers-Briggs Facilitator, Certification.
  3. 2001, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Teaching License.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists (MSRT)

1972 – 1974  Treasurer, District V
1974 – 1976  President, District V
1976 – 1978  Secretary, Executive Board
1978 – 1980  Treasurer, Executive Board
1978  Chair, 39th Annual Meeting Program Committee
1980  Chair, Fund Raising Committee
1982  – – –  President Elect
1983  – – –  President
1984  Past President, Board of Directors/Parliamentarian
1985  Chair, Board of Directors
1993  Coordinator, Annual Meeting
2006 – 2009  Instructor, Radiation Safety Courses (RSO)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

1979, Professional Affairs Committee, Project Coordinator
1980, Professional Affairs Committee, Chair
1982, Quality Assurance Committee, Member
1984 – 1990, Editorial Review Board, Member.  Radiologic Technology
1985 – 1990, Editor, “Radiologic Exchange” in Radiologic Technology
1994, Committee on Radiography Education, Member
1994, Committee on Memorial Lectures, Member
1995 – 1997, Committee on Memorial Lectures, Chair

International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technicians (ISRRT)

1994 – 1998, Education Committee, Member
1998, Education Committee, Chair

Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences (AEIRS)

1989 – 1992, International Committee
1990 – 1992, National Radiologic Technology Week Chair
1992, Nominations Committee
1993 – 1995, RSNA Liaison
1995, Course Director, “I Principles of Clinical Instruction”, Phoenix, AZ
1994 – 1996, Director-At-Large, Board of Directors
1998, Course Director, “II Principles of Clinical Instruction,” Phoenix, AZ
2000 – 2003, Membership Committee Co-chair
2002 – 2007, Alliance Liaison (Washington DC)
2005 – 2012, Fellows Committee Chair     

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

1992 – 1993, Associated Sciences Committee, Member
1993 – 1995, Associated Sciences Committee, Coordinator

American College of Radiology (ACR)

2007 – 2010, Education Committee, CERT Coordinator

Mayo Clinic/Foundation, Rochester, MN

1973 – 1978, Dress and Decorum Committee
1990 – 1992, Career Development Committee
1991 – 1993, Scholarship Committee
1995 – 2001, Appeals Committee
1992 – 2001, Coordinator, Mayo Highway Cleanup
1999 – 2001, MSHRS Education Committee

Riverland Community College, Austin, MN

2002 – 2006, Campus Leader, Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
2002 – 2004, Retention Committee
2005 – 2007, Staff Development Committee
2006 – 2007, Coordinator, Students for Christ

AWARDS/HONORS

1978 – NEMA Essay Award  American Society of Radiologic Technologists
1981 – Presidents Award- Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists
1982 – NEMA Essay Award  American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
1987 – Fellow  American Society of Radiologic Technologists
1988 – George Mansour Memorial Lecturer  MSRT 50th Anniversary Meeting
1992 – Jean I. Widger Distinguished Author Award – American Society of Radiologic Technologists
1994 – John B. Cahoon Memorial Lecturer – American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
1994 – W.C. Roentgen Radiography Teaching Award - International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
1995 – Hartman Centennial Lecturer – Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences
1995 – Faculty Service Award – Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences
1997 – Outstanding Educator Award – Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences
2000 – Life Membership – Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists
2001 – Honors Lecturer - Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences
2003 – Fellow – Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences
2010 – Life Membership – Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences.
2013 – George Mansour Memorial Lecture. Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists.

PUBLICATIONS:   PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS (Available on Full CV)

PUBLICATIONS:   BOOKS and CHAPTERS (Available on Full CV)

LECTURE PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS

Computed Tomography of the Pancreas 

  • ASRT 50th. Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, July 1978
  • ISRRT 7th. World Congress of Radiology, Brussels, BELGIUM, July 1981

Quality Control in Diagnostic Radiology

  • ASRT 51st. Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, July 1979 (Graduate Course)
  • ASRT 52nd. Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, June 1980 (Graduate Course)
  • ISRRT 7th. World Congress of Radiology, Brussels, BELGIUM, July 1981
  • Fifth European Congress of Radiology, Lisbon, PORTUGAL, July 1987
  • Japanese Society of Radiographers, Tokyo, JAPAN, April 1988
  • Second Hellenic Congress of Radiology, Athens, GREECE, March 1990
  • Radiology Managers Course, Academy of Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas, April 1991, April 1992, and April 1993
  • Iowa Society of Radiologic Technologists, Lake City, IA, May 1993

Flood Replenishment for Nuclear Medicine Processors

  • Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, June 1980
  • MSRT 42nd. Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1980

A Simple Method of Protecting the Breasts during Spine Radiography

  • ASRT 54th. Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 1982

Quality Control of X Ray Equipment

  • AHRA Midwest Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, September, 1982

 
A Simple Method of Documenting Quality Control Data

  • AHRA Midwest Annual Meeting, Arlington Heights, IL, April 1983

The Changing Role of the Radiographer

  • ISRRT 8th. World Congress of Radiology, Honolulu, HI, July 1985

Preparing an Accurate X Ray Exposure Technique Chart

  • ASRT 59th. Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., July 1987 (Graduate Course)
  • ASRT 60th. Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 1988 (Graduate Course)
  • ASRT 61st. Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, June 1989 (Graduate Course)
  • ISRT (Iowa) 53rd. Annual Meeting, Sioux City, IA, September 1992       
  • TSRT (Texas) Alamo Society of Radiologic Technologists, San Antonio, April 1993
  • ISRRT 10th. World Congress of Radiology, SINGAPORE, January 1994
  • WSRT 62nd. Annual Meeting, Eau Claire, WI, September 1994
  • NWC Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 1995
  • ASSRT 47th. Annual Meeting, Chandler, AZ, May 1996
  • ISSRT Summer Seminar, Collinsville, IL, June 1996
  • NDSRT 45th. Annual Meeting, Fargo, ND, April 1997
  • ASRT 69th. Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, June 1997
  • SDSRT 50th. Annual Meeting, Sioux Falls, SD, May 1998
  • NMSRT 48th. Annual Meeting, Las Cruces, NM, April 1999
  • TSRT, 61st. Annual Meeting, Jackson, TN, October 1999
  • WSRT, Continuing Education Seminar, Milwaukee, WI, November 2001

Identification of the Needs of the Patient and Radiographer

  • ISRRT 8th. International Teacher Seminar, Victoria, B.C., CANADA, August 1987

That Was Then, This Is Now – History of the MSRT

  • MSRT 50th. Annual Meeting, Rochester, MN, October 1988

Clinical Application of Computer Aided Technology

  • ISRRT 9th. World Congress of Radiology, Paris, FRANCE, July 1989

Performing an Accurate Reject Analysis  

  • Second Hellenic Congress of Radiology, Athens, GREECE, March 1990

Narcolepsy in Two Radiography Students:  Case Studies

  • AEIRS 24th. Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 1991

The Design and Application of the Mammography X-Ray Machine

  • NWC Meeting, Seattle, WA, October 1995
  • MSRT Spring Symposium, Mankato, MN, April 1996
  • ASSRT 47th. Annual Meeting, Chandler, AZ, May 1996
  • ISRRT 10th. International Teachers Seminar, Nottingham, ENGLAND, 1996
  • Mammography Technical Standards Symposium, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, April 1997
  • Chiang-Mai University, Chiang Mai, THAILAND, September 1997
  • The Rose; 3rd. Annual Mammography Seminar, Houston, TX, March 1999
  • NMSRT 48th. Annual Meeting, Las Cruces, NM, April 1999
  • The Rose; 5th Annual Mammography Seminar, Houston, TX, May 2001
  • WSRT 72nd Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, May 2004

Designing a Radiology Department In-Service Education Program to Meet the Professional and Regulatory Requirements

  • RSNA 80th. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 1995
  • RSNA 81st. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 1996
  • RSNA 82nd. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL December 1997

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI):  Patient Care Issues

  • RSNA 78th. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 1993
  • RSNA 79th. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 1994

Absenteeism:  Implications for Managers and Educators

  • ASRT 66th. Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, June 1994 (Cahoon Memorial Lecture)
  • NDSRT 45th. Annual Meeting, Fargo, ND, April 1997
  • AHRA 25th. Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 1997
  • AHRA 30th. Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, August 2002

The Mammography Quality Standards Act:  Implications for the Next Century of Radiography

  • AERS 28th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 1995 (Hartman Centennial Lecture)
  • MSRT 58th Annual Meeting, St. Cloud, MN, September 1996
  • ISRT 57th Annual Meeting, Waterloo, IA, September 1996
  • RTSNYS 47th. Annual Meeting, Catskill, NY, October 1996
  • Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, THAILAND, September 1997
  • TSRT 61st. Annual Meeting, Jackson, TN, October 1999
  • Atlanta Society Educators Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 2000

Teaching Radiography Students in the Next Century (Active Learning)

  • ISRRT European-African Conference, Lisbon, PORTUGAL, September 1999               
  • Atlanta Society Educators Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 2000
  • New York State Society of Radiography Educators, Lake George, NY, April 2000
  • AAPM Education Council Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, July 2001
  • ACERT 27th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 2002
  • ISRRT 12th.World Congress, AMSTERDAM, September 2001
  • Atlanta Society Educators Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2004

Organizing Clinical Practicum Paperwork

  • AEIRS C.I. Course/Atlanta Society Educators Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 2000
  • Midwestern State University Clinical Instructors Courses, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2000
  • 13th. West Coast Educators Seminar, Orlando, FL, February 2003
  • AERS C.I. Course/ASRT 73rd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 2001

Effective Teaching of Health-Related Science Students

  • AERS 34th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, August 2001 (Honors Lecture)
  • Atlanta Society 20th Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2002
  • WSRT Educators Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, May 2003
  • AERS Clinical Instructors Course/AHRA 31st Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, August 2003
  • Atlanta Society 21st. Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2004
  • ACERT 28th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 2004
  • WSRT 72nd Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, May 2004
  • Midwestern State University Clinical Instructors Courses, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2005
  • Atlanta Society 22nd. Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, February, 2006
  • Arkansas State University, 25th. Anniversary Radiography Program, October, 2007
  • Atlanta Society 23rd. Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, March, 2008
  • Argosy University Radiological Sciences Seminar, Minneapolis, MN, 2013

Determining Your Personality Type: How to Use It Effectively as a Manager

  • AHRA 33rd. Annual Meeting, San Antonio, August 2005
  • MSRT Spring Symposium, Mankato, MN, April 2006
  • AHRA 32nd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2004
  • AHRA 35th. Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, July 2007
  • Midwestern State University CI Course, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2009.
  • Northwestern University, Allied-Health Faculty, Shreveport, LA, 2011
  • WSRT Annual Educational Symposium, Wisconsin Dells, WI, April 2013

Establishing a Positive Classroom Atmosphere

  • Atlanta Society 21st Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2004

Working Effectively With Obese Patients

  • Atlanta Society 24th Educator’s Conference, Atlanta, GA, February, 2010
  • MSRT Annual Meeting, Mankato, MN September, 2010
  • Allina Medical Group Fall Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2011
  • Portuguese Society of Radiographers, Lisbon, PORTUGAL, November, 2011
  • ACERT 37th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2012

The 50% Rule.

  • MSRT 74th Annual Meeting, Red Wing, MN, October, 2013

Establishing Digital Radiology in a Third World Country

  • Seminaire De Formation A Mamou.  Mamou, GUINEA, West Africa, December, 2013.
  • ISRRT 18th World Congress of Radiology, Helsinki, FINLAND.  June, 2014.
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