Donna Lee Wright, EdD, RT(R)




Phone:
940-397-4615
E-mail: donna.wright@mwsu.edu
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Education

Ed.D.    North Carolina State University          1998           Adult and Continuing Education Program

            Raleigh, NC


M.S.      North Carolina State University         1989           Health Occupations Education

Raleigh, N.C.                
   

B.S.      University of North Carolina               1980           Radiologic Science

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Professional Positions


April 2006                            MSU Professor
                                           Radiologic Sciences

Aug 2009 - May 2013            Radiologic Sciences Department Chair
                                          
Midwestern State University
                                           
Wichita Falls, TX

April 2002                            MSU Tenure

July 2000 – April 2006           MSU Associate Professor

                                         

July 1999 – July 2000            Research Associate Professor

                                          Division of Radiologic Science

                                          Joint Appointments to Department of Allied Health Sciences and

                                          Department of Radiology

                        University of North Carolina

                        Chapel Hill, NC


July 1992 – July 1999           UNC Assistant Professor


July 1988 - July 1992            UNC Instructor


June 1987- July 1988            UNC Visiting Clinical Instructor


1982-1987                           Radiography Instructor

                        Edgecombe Technical College

                        Rocky Mount, NC

Publications


REFEREED JOURNALS

Published Peer-Reviewed Articles in Refereed Journals (22)

 

Petree, C., Wright, D.L., Sanders, V.L., & Killion, J.B. (2012). Reducing incidence of blood stream infections during peripheral catheter insertion and management: A literature review. Radiologic Technology, 83, 532-540. (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

 

Lowell, R, Wright, D.L., Johnston, J,, & Killion, J. (2008). Math anxiety levels of radiography students in two programs:  A case study. Radiologic Sciences and Education, 13, 11-17. (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences - AEIRS)

 

Kalar, T., & Wright, D.L. (2007). Leadership theory and motivation of medical imaging employees. Radiology Management, 29, 20-24. (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators – AHRA).

 

Russell, A.T. Comello, R., & Wright, D.L.  (September, 2007). Teaching strategies promoting active learning in healthcare education. Journal of Education and Human Development 1 (1). (Peer-Reviewed Online Journal)

 

Philipp, D., Wright, D.L., & Killion, J.B.  (2006). Rural radiology services in Texas: An assessment in quality. Radiology Management, 28(3), 22 - 34.

 

Espen, D.L., Wright, D.L.,, & Killion J.B.  (2006). Admission requirements for radiography programs. Radiologic Technology, 77, 366 - 372. 

 

Johnston, J., & Wright, D.L. (2005). Retention of knowledge by graduate radiographers. Radiologic Science & Education (AERS), 10 (2), 12-20.

Philipp, D., & Wright, D.L. (2005). Recruiting healthcare professionals to rural areas.  Radiology Management,  27(6), 44-50.

Philipp, D,, & Wright, D.L. (2005).  Growing your own:  Planting seeds for healthy rural hospitals. Radiology Management, 27 (5), 36 - 40.

 

Johnston, J., & Wright, D.L. (2005). Student assessment in higher education. Radiologic Science & Education,  10 (2), 15 – 24.

 

Nunley, R.M., Wright, D., Renner, J.B., Yu, B., & Garrett, W.E. (2003).  Gender comparison of patellar tendon tibial shaft angle with weight bearing. Research in Sports Medicine, 11, 173-185.

 

Orders, A.B., & Wright, D.L. (2003). Expanding the scope of practice for radiology managers:  Radiation safety duties. Radiology Management, 25 (4), 40 -47.

 

Adams, R.D., & Wright, D.L.. (2001). Medical informatics, virtual reality and radiation therapy. Radiation Therapist: Journal of Radiation Oncology Sciences, 10 (1).

 

Bugg, N., & Wright, D.L. (2000). AHRA ultrasound management survey: Clinical and operational practices, Radiology Management, 22 (4), 30-51.

 

Baillot, Y., Rolland, J.P., Lin, K., & Wright, D.L.  (2000). Automatic modeling of knee-joint motion for the virtual reality dynamic anatomy (VRDA) tool. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments (MIT Press), 9, 223-235.

 

Wright, D.L. (1998). Improving the geriatric radiography experience. Seminars in Radiologic Technology, 6, 46-52. 

 

Wright, D.L., & Apple, A.S. (1997). Radiography of selected shoulder positions. Seminars in Radiologic Technology, 5, 1-12. 

 

Wright, D.L., & Spicer, G.L. (1995). Portfolios as a component of faculty assessment. Radiologic Science and Education, 2 (2), 44-49.

 

Wright, D.L., Rolland, J.P., & Kancherla, A.R. (1995). Using virtual reality to teach radiographic positioning.  Radiologic Technology, 66, 167-172. 

 

Wright, D.L., & Witt, P.L. (1993). Initial study of back pain among radiographers. Radiologic Technology, 64, 283-289. 

 

Wright, D.L. (1990). Radiography inservice education needs of multicompetent nonhospital workers. Radiologic Technology, 61, 388-392. 

 

Gratale, P., Wright, D.L., & Daughtry, L. (1990). Using anode heel effect for extremity radiography. Radiologic Technology, 61, 195-198.

 

 

 

Published Works in Scholarly / Professional Publications (13)

 

Colangelo, J., Johnston, J., Killion, J., & Wright, D.L. (2009). Radiation biology and protection. Radiologic Technology, 80,  421-445.

10,000 word Directed Reading in ASRT Radiologic Technology.  (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

 

Colang, J., & Wright, D.L. (2008). Sarcoidosis:  A primer for radiologic technologists.  Radiologic Technology, 80, 49-63.

10,000 word Directed Reading in ASRT Radiologic Technology.  (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

 

Wright, D.L., Killion, J.B., Johnston, J., Sanders, V., Wallace, T., Jackson, R., Snodgrass, D., & Redd, R. (2008). RAs increase productivity. Radiologic Technology, 79, 365–370.

Column in ASRT Radiologic Technology.  (Peer-Reviewed Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

 

Bergeron, J. C., Wright, D. L., & Killion, J. B. (2006). Low back pain among radiologic technologists. Cath Lab Digest, 14 (6), 1-16.

 

Wright, D.L.  (2002, Spring). Teaching tips:  Let it go to your head. Quarterly, XV(2).

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Wright, D.L.  (2002, Winter). Teaching tips:  To write or not to write. Quarterly, XV(1).

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Johnston, L.B., Gross, M.T. (2004). Effects of foot orthotics on lateral patellar displacement and quality of life for individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy JOSPT, 34, 440-448.

      Acknowledged for assistance producing radiographic images

 

Wright, D.L. (2001, Winter). Teaching tips:  Generation X, Quarterly, XIV(1).

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Apple, A.S., & Wright, D.L.. (2001). Chapter 8: Cervical and thoracic spine. In K. Bontrager (Ed.), Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, (pp. 273-306).

 

Wright, D.L.  (2000, Fall). Teaching tips:  Present your information the Feng Shui way, Quarterly  XIII(4).

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Wright, D.L.  (2000, Spring/Summer). Teaching tips. Quarterly,  XIII(2 & 3).  

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Wright, D.L.  (1998, Fall). Considerations for computer-based radiography education. Quarterly, XI(4).

      Newsletter of the Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences

 

Wright, D.L.  (1997, Spring). Virtual Reality Dynamic Anatomy (VRDA) tool receives NIH funding. Quarterly, X(2).


Professional Presentations (95 since 2000)


“Discipline in Clinical Settings” – (2 hours with Jeff Killion) Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2013.

 

“Chicken or Egg?  Managing Behavior Challenges” - West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), Orlando FL February 2013.

 

“Pitter Patter of Pediatric Patients” - West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), Orlando FL February 2013.

 

“Evaluation Methods:  Measuring Growth Patterns in Clinical Performance” – (2 hours) Clinical Instructors Meeting, Midwestern State University, October 2012

 

“In the Line of Duty:  Medical Imaging of Conditions Following Toxic Exposures” - – (2 hours) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, TX, July 2012.

 

“What Do You Make” Reeves Rousseau Memorial Lecture - North Carolina Society of Radiologic Technologists, Durham, NC, April 2012.

 

“Budget Crisis = Workload Crisis:  Faculty Caught in the Crossfire” Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2012.

 

“Top Ten Things You Don’t Want to Hear the Student Say”  Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2011.

 

“Turbo Teaching” West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), Orlando FL April 2011.

 

“Geriatrics:  A Special Challenge” WCEC, Orlando FL April 2011.

 

“Career Crossroads:  Pathways to Ponder” Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL  November 2010.

 

“Clinical Teaching with Case Studies” (1.5 hrs) Clinical Instructors Meeting, Midwestern State University, October 2010.

 

“Radiographic Signs on Chest Images” (1.5 hrs) Clinical Instructors Meeting, Midwestern State University, October 2010.

 

“Obesity Imaging Issues” – (2 hours) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, TX, July 2010.

 

“Learning Styles – What Kind of Seed Are You?” Clinical Instructor Seminar, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan.  April 2010.

 

“Evaluation Methods:  Measuring Growth Patterns in Clinical Performance” Clinical Instructor Seminar, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan.  April 2010.

 

“Academic Counseling Based on Clinical Performance” Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2010.

 

“Ins & Outs of Chest Radiography” Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2010.

 

“Radiologic Imaging of Geriatric Patients” Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2010.

 

“Adapting Educational Experiences for Different Learning Styles” Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS) Clinical Instructors Seminar, Atlanta, GA, February 2010.

 

“Career Crossroads:  Pathways to Ponder” Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Chicago, IL  November 2009.


“Age-Specific Considerations in Medical Imaging:  Pediatric & Geriatric Patients” (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, TX, August 2009.

 

“Academic Dishonesty:  But Everyone is Doing It!” West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), Orlando FL March 2009.

 

“Geriatrics:  A Special Challenge” WCEC, Orlando FL March 2009.

 

“Writing Objectives in Three Domains” Teaching and Learning Center, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, February 2009.

 

“Radiologist Assistant:  Extending the Reach of the Radiologist” Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).  Chicago, IL,  November 2008.

 

“Academic Counseling Based on Clinical Performance” 9th Annual Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2008.

 

“Musculoskeletal Medical Imaging” (3 hour session) Medical City Dallas Consortium, Dallas, TX  June 2008.

 

“Geriatrics:  A Special Challenge” Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2008

 

“Radiologist Assistant Scope of Practice” Panel Member, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).  Chicago, IL,  November 2007.

 

“Smile! You are Learning Something:  Getting Students Actively Engaged in Learning”  (with Jeff Killion) 8th Annual Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2007.

 

“Educators as Mentors” Association of Educators in Imaging & Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS) / American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Annual Conference, Denver, CO.  June 2007.

 

“Ins & Outs of Chest Radiography” (3 hour session) Medical City Dallas Consortium, Dallas, TX April 2007.

 

“Learning Styles in the Clinical Setting:  Adapting Educational Experiences for Different Learning Styles”  WCEC, Orlando FL April 2007.

 

“Geriatrics:  A Special Challenge” WCEC, Orlando FL April 2007.

 

“Get a Life / Get a Job:  Intergenerational Workplaces” WCEC, Orlando FL April 2007.

 

“Clinical Teaching Methods” Clinical Instructors Workshop, Shreveport, LA, March 2007.

 

“Intergenerational Workplaces” Clinical Instructors Workshop, Shreveport, LA, March 2007.

 

“Chest Radiography” (2 hours) Wichita Falls Society of Radiologic Technologists, Wichita Falls, TX, February 2007.

 

“Pathophysiology Case Studies for Clinical Teaching”  7th Annual Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2006.

 

“Active Learning Strategies in Radiologic Sciences Education” AEIRS / ASRT Annual Conference, Denver, CO. June 2006.  

 

“Using Video to Improve Clinical Skills Evaluation” AEIRS / ASRT Annual Conference.  Denver, CO.  June 2006.

 

“Pitter Patter of Pediatric Patients” Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists, Lubbock, Texas. April 2006.

 

“Clinical Teaching With Case Studies”  Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky. April 2006.

 

"What Next?  Life After Graduation" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2006

 

"Radiologic Imaging of Geriatric Patients" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2006

 

“Consistent Clinical Evaluations” (2 hour session) Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences (AERS) Clinical Instructors Seminar, Atlanta, GA, February 2006

 

“CSI:  Conditions Shown with [Medical] Imaging” (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, TX, November 2005

 

“Overview of Radiologist Assistant Programs in the US” 110 Anos Despues … Futuro de la Radiologia Convencional, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, November 2005

 

“Experiences of a Radiologist Assistant Program in the USA  110 Anos Despues … Futuro de la Radiologia Convencional, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, November 2005

 

“Consistent Clinical Evaluations” (2 hour session) Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists, Shepardsville, KY, October 2005

 

“Radiologic Science Career Development Considerations” (Keynote Address) Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists, Shepardsville, KY, October 2005

 

“Radiologist Assistants:  Expanded Clinical Roles to Meet Medical Imaging Challenges”  Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Annual Conference, Houston TX, October 2005

 

“Evaluation Mechanisms for Clinical Performance” (with Jeff Killion) 6th Annual Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2005

 

“Overview of Outcomes Assessment” Clinical Instructors Workshop, Shreveport, LA, April 2005

 

“Clinical Teaching Methods” Clinical Instructors Workshop, Shreveport, LA, April 2005

 

“Consistent Clinical Evaluation” Clinical Instructors Workshop, Shreveport, LA, April 2005

 
"Recognizing Radiographic Signs on Chest Images"  (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, TX,
March 2005

 

“Radiologist Assistant as a Career Option” Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists (TSRT), Houston, TX, March 2005

 

“Life After Graduation:  Professional Options Beyond Career Entry” (Keynote Speaker) West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), Orlando FL February 2005

 

“A Day in the Life of a Radiologic Science Educator: Dealing with Common Educator Challenges” (4 hour workshop with Jeff Killion), WCEC, Orlando FL, February 2005

 

“Get a Life – Get a Job” WCEC, Orlando FL, February 2005

 

“Clinical Teaching Methods” Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State

University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2004

 

“Three-Pronged Approach:  Teaching in Three Domains”  ASRT / AERS Annual Conference, Dallas Texas, June 2004

 

“Get a Life, Get a Job” ASRT / AERS Annual Conference, Dallas TX, June 2004

 

“Surviving InterGenerational Workplaces:  Focus on the CI Role” Clinical Instructors Workshop (3 hour workshop), Morehead State University, Morehead KY, April 2004

 

"What Next?  Life After Graduation" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2004

 

"Radiologic Imaging of Geriatric Patients" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  February 2004

 

“Legal Considerations When Working with Ionizing Radiation” (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans

 Healthcare System / Temple, TX, February 2004

 

“Jumpstart to Scholarly Productivity:  Faculty Writing Workshop” (day long workshop), College of Health Sciences and Human Services, Midwestern State University, February 2004

 

“Differences in Learning Styles” AERS Seminar at Sea, Caribbean, January 2004

 

“Consistent Clinical Evaluations” AERS Seminar at Sea, Caribbean, January 2004

 

“Distance Learning Models” National Network of Health Career Programs in Two Year Colleges, Oklahoma City, OK, October 2003

 

“Assessing Clinical Behavior” Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State

University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2003

 

“Surviving Intergenerational Workplaces” American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA) Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2003

 

“Creating Meaningful Learning Objectives”, AERS Workshop, Anaheim, CA, August 2003

 

“Dichotomy of Ionizing Radiation:  Dirty Bombs to Hormesis” (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans

 Healthcare System / Temple, TX, July 2003

 

“Hidden Mentors” Honors Lecture AERS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 2003

 

“Radiography of Geriatric Patients” Wisconsin Society of Radiologic Technologists Student Seminar, Wisconsin

Dells, WI, May 2003

 

“Overview of Radiographic Pathology” TSRT, Fort Worth, TX March 2003

“Leadership Models and Theories” MSU JOLT Leadership Conference, Wichita Falls, TX February 2003

 

“They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To:  Generational Differences in the Class and Clinical Setting” 

WCEC, Orlando, FL, February 2003

 

“Different Strokes for Different Folks:  Adapting Educational Experiences for Different Learning Styles”

WCEC, Orlando, FL, February 2003

 

“Get a Life / Get a Job:  Challenges of Intergenerational Workplaces”  WCEC, Orlando, FL, February 2003

 

“Consistent Clinical Evaluations” Radiologic Sciences Clinical Educators Seminar, Midwestern State

University, Wichita Falls, Texas, October, 2002

 

“Exploration of Radiographic Pathology” (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System /

Temple, Texas, September 2002

 

"Differences in Learning Styles" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  March 2002

 

"Addressing the Challenges of Distance Learning" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  March 2002

 

"Radiologic Imaging of Geriatric Patients" Atlanta Student / Educator / Radiographer Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  March 2002

 

"Clinical Performance Evaluations:  Measuring What You Mean to Measure" AERS Clinical Instructors Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia  March 2002

 

“Learning Style Preferences” Midwestern State University Honors Program, Wichita Falls, Texas  November 2001

 

“Teaching Generation X” Innovative Instruction for Health Science Educators, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas  October 2001

 

“Gender Comparison of Patella-Tendon Tibial Shaft Angle with Weight Bearing”  Nunley R, Wright DL, Renner JB, Yu B, & Garrett WE.  Eastern Orthopaedic Association 32nd Annual Meeting, Southampton, Bermuda, (presented by Nunley October 2001)

 

“Radiography of Geriatric Patients”  (4 hour seminar) Central Texas Veterans Healthcare System / Temple, Texas, June 2001

 

“Innovative Trends in Managing the Workload – In International Perspective” Strategic Interventions:  IMAGine the Possibilities (American Healthcare Radiology Administrators, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, Ontario Association of Radiology Managers, Ordre des Technologues en Radiologie du Quebec), Toronto, Canada, May 2001

 

"Learning Styles in the Clinical Setting"  Seminar for Clinical Educators in Radiological Sciences, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October 2000

 

****  Plus more than one hundred eleven (111) presentations prior to coming to MSU

For a more complete list, contact DLW. *****


Grants & Contributions 


Procured Private Contribution ($1600) to Department to purchase software for Film Digitizer – 2012.

 

MSU Board of Regents Special Funding ($83,000) for Spring & Summer Curriculum – 2011.

 

Procured Private Contribution ($2500) to Department to support Distance Education – 2010.

 

Midwestern State University Emergency Funding ($200,000) to replace diagnostic x-ray machines in two (2) laboratory rooms - 2009.

 

Midwestern State University College Health Sciences and Human Services Faculty Development Grant (with Vicki Sanders) $2265 to attend the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, November 2009. 


Midwestern State University College Health Sciences and Human Services Faculty Development Grant $989 to attend the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, November 2008. 

 

Midwestern State University College Health Sciences and Human Services Faculty Development Grant $1182 to attend the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, November 2007. 

 

Midwestern State University Special Funds (Dean & Provost) $500 for a second year Radiologist Assistant students to attend the RSNA meeting in Chicago, November 2007. 

 

Midwestern State University College Health Sciences and Human Services Faculty Development Grant $622 to attend the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago, November 2006. 

 

Midwestern State University Special Funds (Dean & Provost) $1200 for six (6) scholarships for second year Radiologist Assistant students to attend the RSNA meeting in Chicago, November 2006. 

 

Midwestern State University Special Funds (Dean & Provost) $567 for two presentations about Radiologist Assistant Programs at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, November 2005.

 

Midwestern State University College of Health Sciences and Human Services Faculty Development Grant. $700 for presentation about Radiologist Assistant Program at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference in Houston, TX.  October 2005.

 

Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences Research Grant (with Rebecca Lowell) $500.  June 2005.

 

Midwestern State University Health Sciences Grant. Radiologist Assistant Research Survey (with Jeff Killion) $1,000. 2003.

 

American Society of Radiologic Technologists Radiologist Assistant Program Development Grant (with Jeff Killion) $25,000.  January 2003.

 

John T. Lupton Opportunities Fund Award.  (with Joy Renner) $2300 to digitize radiographic images and other medical images to create an electronic teaching file.  February 2000.

 

University of North Carolina Distance Education Grant (with Joy Renner) $17,600 to set up mechanisms to

expand the baccalaureate matriculation opportunities for radiographers in remote sites and to establish

technical and procedural framework for curriculum and other continuing education.  June 1999.  

National Institute of Health (NIH) First Award R29 LMO6322-01 - "3D Dynamic Anatomy:  A Virtual Reality Prototype." (with Jannick Rolland - University of Central Florida) $350,000 for five year project to develop

and initially evaluate virtual reality tool. Submitted February 1996, Revised and resubmitted November 1996,

Awarded February 1997.

 

Center for Teaching and Learning Minigrant for Course Enhancement.  $350 for multimedia software for radiographic positioning instruction.  January 1996.

 

Joint  Project with UNC Health Sciences Library, Department of Radiology, and Medical School TEAM Office to obtain site license for Gold Standard Multimedia’s Radiologic Anatomy multimedia CDs. Spring 1995.

 

John T. Lupton Opportunities Fund Award.  (with Joy Renner) $4000 for multimedia hardware for individual and classroom presentation.  December 1994.

 

UNC - Chapel Hill Junior Faculty Award.  $3000 for graduate research assistant and travel related to development of Virtual Reality Radiographic Positioning Prototype.  November 1994.

 

IBM - Multimedia Workstation Award.  $6000 hardware for development of Radiologic Science Multimedia Applications  - Basic Radiography and Continuing Education. November 1994.

 

UNC Hospitals Radiology Department - DRAC Research Fund.  $983 for survey research of back pain among radiographers. October 1993.

 


Consultations

Invited by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for external review of Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas School of Radiologic Technology, Beaumont, TX, May 2013.

 

Invited by Massachusetts Board of Higher Education for external review of Massachusetts General Hospital Radiologic Technology Programs, Boston, MA, Feb 2011.

 

Invited External Reviewer of Loma Linda University, BSRS, MSRS, and MSRA Programs, August 2010.

 

Invited External Examiner of Kuwait University Radiologic Sciences Program, May 2000



Special Honors & Awards

RT Image National Recognition of the MSU MSRS Program as one of the 25 most influential shakers and movers in radiology - 2007.

 

Keynote Speaker for Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Conference, Shepardsville, KY October 2005

 

Keynote Speaker for West Coast Educators Council (WCEC), meeting of over 1000 Radiologic Science educators, students, and staff radiographers, Orlando FL February 2005

 

Elevation to Association of Educators in Radiologic Sciences Fellow, June 2003

 

Midwestern State University College of Health Sciences and Human Services Outstanding Faculty Award 2002-2003 Academic Year

 

Invited AERS Honors Lecturer – AERS Annual Meeting, June 2003

 

Invited Presentation - Midwestern State University Honors Program, November 2001

 

UNC-CH Teaching Excellence Award, October 1999

 

Life Membership NCSRT, April 1998

 

Special Recognition for Service - Association of Educators in Radiological Sciences, December 1995

 

Honorary Life Membership North Carolina Health Occupations Students of America, Inc. (HOSA), April 1992    

 

Merit Award--Outstanding Dedication and Support of NC-HOSA, NC HOSA Congress, March 1990

 

Award of Merit--Outstanding HOSA Advisor--Twelfth Annual National HOSA Leadership Conference, June 1989

 


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