41 Liso Drive Stony Brook University
Mt. Sinai, NY 11766 School of Health Professions
Tel# 631-928-5399 (H) Stony Brook, NY 11794-8200
Stony Brook University 2007-2010
Stony Brook, NY
Master of Science – Health Care Policy and Management
Long Island University, Brentwood Campus 1986
Certificate Course: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Long Island University, C.W. Post Center 1976 – 1980
Bachelor of Science – Radiologic Technology – Magna Cum Laude
Recipient of the Gertrude Dourdounas Award for Academic Excellence
Stony Brook University
School of Health Professions
Stony Brook, NY
Program Director 2005-present
Beginning with the Fall 2005 semester, co-developed and instruct a continuing professional education programs in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and in Computed Tomography for radiologic technologists. The program is designed to provide didactic and clinical experience required for a radiographer or nuclear medicine technologist to meet the qualifications for ARRT certification in Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography.
Clinical Assistant Professor 2000 – 2004
Adjunct instructor for the Health Science department for the radiation therapy and medical dosimetry programs for HAN 488: Medical Imaging and Radiographic Anatomy.
Holy Family University
School of Nursing & Allied Health Professions
Adjunct Faculty/ Radiologic Science Program Aug 2010 – Dec 2011
Instructor for on-line courses in Magnetic Resonance Physics, and Magnetic Resonance Procedures. These courses are offered to students enrolled in the baccalaureate degree program in Radiologic Sciences at Holy Family University.
Northport V.A. Medical Center
School of Radiologic Technology
Program Director 1990 – 2003
Responsibilities include the direct supervision of the overall training program for 40 full-time Radiography students. The Program Director must serve in the roles of Instructor, Advisor, Financial Aid Officer, Registrar, and Bursar. The administrative duties include fiscal management of the school budget and supervision of two full-time clerical personnel, one full-time training instructor, and several consultant instructors. The Program Director must maintain the accreditation status of the School and maintain the required clinical affiliations with off-site clinical education centers.
Healthcare Litigation Support. LLC
Consultant Jan 2011 – present
Expert consultant in medical imaging practices and procedures. Duties include case review and research in standards of practice for attorneys engaged in healthcare litigation.
St. Charles Hospital
Port Jefferson, NY
MRI Technologist Aug 2004 – July 2013
Responsibilities include providing all available Magnetic Resonance Imaging services utilizing the Siemans Magnatom 1.5 Tesla MR system. Duties include performing all routine examinations, vascular studies (MRA/MRV), diffusion & perfusion exams.
St. Catherine of Siena Hospital
CT/MRI Supervisor July 2003 –Aug 2004
Manage CT/MRI department utilizing Philips PQ5000 CT and Philips 1.5 T Edge MR imaging systems. Duties include performing all imaging procedures on both the CT and MRI scanners, and direct supervision of staff that includes 10 radiologic technologists and support personnel. Management responsibilities include periodic review and revision of imaging protocols, assessment and assurance of high standards of image quality, staff scheduling, and maintenance of an adequate inventory of supplies and materials. The supervisor has the responsibility of trouble-shooting the systems and contacting service personnel as needed and maintaining compliance with ACR equipment accreditation standards.
University Medical Center, SUNY Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY
MRI Technologist, Part-time 2001 – 2003
Responsibilities include providing all available Magnetic Resonance Imaging services utilizing both Phillips/Marconi (Picker) and GE 1.5 Tesla MR systems. Duties include performing all routine examinations, vascular studies (MRA/MRV), diffusion & perfusion exams, and MR Spectroscopy.
L.I. Medical Imaging, P.C.
West Islip, NY
Chief Technologist 1984 – 1990
Responsibilities include performing all general diagnostic radiography, CT, and MRI services; supervision of a staff of four Radiologic Technologists; to purchase and maintain the medical supply inventory; and to establish and maintain acceptable quality assurance standards.
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
New York State Department of Health License #866704
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Identification #165469
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS)
Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State (AERT)
Alpha Eta Society – Stony Brook University Chapter
New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences (NYSSRS)
Nassau-Suffolk Society of Radiologic Technologists (NSSRT)
International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technologists (ISRRT)
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Chief Sergeant-at-Arms, Annual Governance & House of Delegates, June 2022
Board of Directors, Speaker of the House, 2019 – 2021
Board of Directors, Vice Speaker of the House, 2017 – 2019
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Workgroup, 2017-2018
Chairman, Commission, 2016 – 2017
Chairman, Committee on Bylaws, 2015 – 2016
Chairman, Practice Standards Council, 2010 – 2014
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Workgroup, 2012-2014
Member, Committee on RT Advocacy, 2008 – 2009
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 1997
Delegate – Computed Tomography, House of Delegates, 1998
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 1999
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 2000
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 2000-2002
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 2003-2004
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 2004-2005
Delegate – Magnetic Resonance, House of Delegates, 2005-2007
Member, Commission on Professional Practice, 2005-2006
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Project Workgroup, 2006-2007
Member, Task Force on Student Development, 1999-2001
New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences
Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 2017 – present
Treasurer, 2010 – 2014
Chairman, Education & Scholarship Committee, 2006-2010
Chairman, Legislative Committee, 2006 – 2010
Chairman of the Board, 2004-2006
Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State
Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 2010 – 2017
Chairman, Scholarship Committee, 1991 – 2002
Member, 1991- present
Nassau-Suffolk Society of Radiologic Technologists
Member, 1990 – present
GRADUATE, ASRT Leadership Academy, Albuquerque, NM, January 14-18, 2002
A 5-day program held at the ASRT office in Albuquerque, NM that teaches medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals the leadership principles of association management. Topics include communication, policy and procedure development, membership recruitment, public relations, parliamentary procedures, advocacy, strategic planning and leadership.
GRADUATE, ASRT Leadership Academy for Educators, Albuquerque, NM, July 17-20, 2006
A 4-day program conducted at the ASRT office in Albuquerque, NM for educators in medical imaging and radiologic sciences. Tools, technologies and strategies for assessing instructional outcomes were presented at the academy. Participants learn new ways to streamline administrative tasks, enhance the use of technology in the classroom and assess student performance. Participants discuss the relationships between the learning environment, student learning styles and effective teaching and leadership training. The academy provided participants with a great opportunity to interact with invited guests from the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences Inc., the Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
FELLOW of the ASRT, June 2019
Elevation to the category of Fellow recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and to ASRT. Fellows have volunteered in leadership positions at the national and local levels, written articles for publication, presented lectures at professional meetings, and helped advance the radiologic science profession.
LIFE MEMBER of the NYSSRS, October 2021
Elevation to the category of Life Member of the New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences. Life Member is an honor that is bestowed upon those members that have rendered exceptional service to NYSSRS, with the unanimous recommendation of the NYSSRS Board of Directors.
“Practice Standards Point the Way”
Whitton, J. (2014). Practice Standards Help You Practice at Your Best. ASRT Scanner, 46(2), 19.
“There is No Such Thing as Post-Collimation”
Whitton, J. (2013). Masking an image during digital post-processing is dangerous, unethical and wrong!. ASRT Scanner, 45(2), 18.
“Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters”
Whitton, J. (2012). Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters. ASRT Scanner, 44(5), 24.
“Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb”
Whitton, J. (2011). Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb. The Imagist, 16(1), 2-3.
“What is the Practice Standards Council?”
Whitton, J. (2011). What is the Practice Standards Council. ASRT Scanner, 43(5), 55.
INVITED LECTURES, PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS
(Full list will be provided on request)
“The Significance of ASRT Practice Standards”
Invited Presenter. Radiation Therapy Association of New York State,
Virtual Presentation, February 2022
“Collimation… Facts, Fiction, & Ethics”
Invited Presenter. New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences Annual Meeting,
Corning, NY, October 2021
“Healthcare in the Developing World… Education is the Key”
Invited Presenter. Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting
Kearney, NE, April 2019
“Perseverance: A Pathway to Success”
Invited Presenter. Montana Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting,
Bozeman, MT, April 2019
“Global Outreach: A Unique Clinical Education Experience”
Invited Presenter. Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2016
“Healthcare in the Developing World”
Invited Presenter. Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting,
Chicago, IL, December 2015
“ASRT Governance 101”
Invited Presenter. American Society of Radiologic Technologists – Annual Educational Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, June 13, 2013.
“What Are Practice Standards?”
Invited Presenter. New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences – Annual Conference, Corning, NY, November 2, 2012.
“Computed Tomography: Clinical Applications”
Invited Presenter. Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2012, Atlantic City, NJ, March 10, 2012.
“Sectional Anatomy from a CT Perspective”
Invited Presenter, Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2011, Atlantic City, NJ, March 12, 2011.
“Radiographic Image Evaluation”
Invited lecturer, Radiologist Residency Program, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, 2008 – 2010.
“Contrast Administration & Article 35”
Invited Lecturer. Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State, Annual Conference 2007, Owego, NY, April 26, 2007.
“Allied Health Education: A model for addressing national workforce shortages.”
Robert Wood Johnson granted: tailored seminars for the faculty, academic administration, and professional societies to assist in the adoption or adaption of a degree program to build human capital in allied health professions:
University of South Florida, August 20-21, 2007
American Society of Radiologic Technologist, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 1, 2007
Mayo Clinic, School of Health Sciences, Minnesota, March 26-27, 2007
“AERT Excellence in Education Lecture: RT Advocacy ”
Invited Lecturer. Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State, Annual Conference 2000, Lake George, NY, April 13, 2000.