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Meet Miranda Fisher, RT(R)(MR) Tell us about your background: I went to the University of Iowa and graduated in 2010 with a degree in Radiation Sciences. Right after I graduated, I got a full-time job working in the MRI department at UIHC. I recently accepted a position at the Magnetic Resonance...
Meet Natalie Parizek, BS, RT(T) Tell us about your background: I graduated the Rad Sci Therapy Program in May of 2019, upon graduation I started working PRN here at U of I and transitioned into full time staff shortly after! Why did you pick RT/CT as your career field: I originally started at Mount...
Meet Ryan Hageman, BS, RT(R)(CT) Tell us about your background: I was a lucky one and knew very early on that I wanted to work in radiology thanks to job shadowing while in high school. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Radiation Sciences here at the University of Iowa in 2019. I cannot thank this...
Meet Denise Hammen, RT(R)(M) Tell us about your background: I went to school in Washington (Iowa) and graduated in 1974. I applied to be in the Radiologic Training Program since I loved working with people and to feel like I helped them in some way. I wasn't sure I wanted to be a nurse. I was...
Meet Colin Wambold, RT(R) Tell us about your background: I graduated from Iowa Methodist College of Radiologic Technology in 2002. After graduating I moved cross-country and worked as a general rad tech in Napa CA at the Queen of the Valley hospital for several years. I took a long break from...
Meet Asaju Walker, BS, RT(R) Tell us about your background: As a senior in high school I started working under my uncle, Akwasi Boateng (George), who was a manager in the kitchen at UIHC main hospital. I started to get an introduction to the clinical environment by delivering food to patients rooms...
Meet Cory Sickler, RCDS, RVT Tell us about your background: I took the long road to sonography. I first got a bachelor’s degree in music from Iowa State University. Not content with that degree, I chose to enroll in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Echo) program at Mercy College of Health...
Meet Marci Tucker, RDMS, RVT Tell us about your background: I started here at UIHC as Staff in 1997. Hard to believe that I have been here for almost 25 years! I feel grateful to have been able to do what I love at an academic medical center where I have been able to continue to learn! UIHC has...
Meet Leigha Stewart, BS, RCDS, RVT Tell us about your background: I graduated with my bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa sonography program, cardiac/vascular track, in 2018. I currently work in the Vascular Lab at UIHC and have been here for a little over 3 years now. During my time at...
Meet Sara Baldus, RDMS! Tell us about your background. I began my education at Mercy St. Luke’s School of Radiologic Technology and then continued at St. Luke’s as an ultrasound intern for 12 months. Why did you pick sonography as a career field? I chose ultrasound after rotating through this area...