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Meet Kathy Martensen, MA, RT(R) Last but not least to celebrate our Rad Tech week is Kathy Martensen! Kathy attended the Radiologic Technology Certificate Program at Mercy Iowa City. After graduation she worked at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids for a short time before deciding that she wanted...
Meet Greg Shaeffer, RT(R), CT, VI Originally an English major with a large U-bill, Greg decided to join the National Guard. Within this, he chose to learn how to take x-rays. This schooling lasted 23 weeks, including a six week on-the-job training at a hospital in Ft. Leonard Wood. He enjoyed the...
Meet Megan Skala, RT(R) As a 17-year-old senior in high school from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Megan was unsure of what career path she wanted to follow. Randomly, while she was finishing up her last few months of high school, she came across the Radiologic Technology program during a career day that was...
Meet Cody Frank, MBA, RT(R), MR Cody is from West Burlington, Iowa. He graduated high school in 2011 and came to the University of Iowa for his BSRS degree. Cody chose the RT/MRI track and graduated in May 2016. He started working shortly after graduation as an MRI technologist at University of...
Meet Jill Jespersen – Radiation Therapist Jill went to the University of Minnesota for her radiation therapy degree. She graduated in 1999 and first worked in Phoenix Arizona for 2 years. Jill moved back to Iowa in 2001 and has been working here at UIHC ever since. When asked why Jill chose...
Meet Hannah Keyser BS, RT(R), CT To kick off National Radiologic Technology Week, our first outstanding RT is Hannah Keyser! Hannah went to the University of Iowa for her Radiation Sciences degree and was lucky enough to get a full time diagnostic x-ray position at UIHC just a couple months after...
Meet Alyssa Bosko, BS, RCDS, RVT To end Ultrasound Awareness Month, please meet Alyssa Bosko! Alyssa completed her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa DMS Cardiac/ Vascular program and currently works 50% in the Heart and Vascular Center as a Cardiac Sonographer and the other 50% in...
Meet Glenda Mueller, RDMS Glenda began her college career by attending a small Liberal Arts college for 2 years and then transferring to Iowa. She graduated from the Radiologic Technology and Ultrasound programs at Iowa and immediately started working here in Radiology. Glenda is currently the...
Meet Nate Franken, RDMS Nate graduated with an AD in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Southeast Tech College in Sioux Falls, SD. “I really didn't know much about ultrasound prior to school. But I heard it was a great up-and-coming field with very good job placement and pay (and you get to scan...
Meet Adam Takes, BS, RDMS, RVT Adam has been working in the Vascular Lab for 2 years now. He graduated from the University of Iowa DMS General/Vascular program in 2018. He also has a BA in Health and Human Physiology from the University of Iowa. Adam states he picked sonography as a career “because...