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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...
Meet Todd Woods! Tell us about your background – Received my BS in DMS from the Medical College of Georgia. Board certified in Abdomen & OBG in 1989, then Vascular in 1995, Breast in 2004 and lastly, Pediatrics in 2015. Started at UIHC in 1993 as a staff sonographer in Radiology, 1999 worked in...
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...