I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from
College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE. I received a Master of Arts degree
from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI. Finally, I
received a Ph.D. in Health Science/Health Care Administration from
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Initially in my career I worked as a Medical Technologist for St. Luke's
Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, MO. I
also worked as a Medical Technologist for Physician Office Groups in
I began my career in Quality Management as the Quality Assurance and
Utilization Review Coordinator at a hospital in Nebraska. After 13 years, I was promoted to the Assistant Administrator at a hospital in Arkansas. Now I am the Facility Compliance Officer, Privacy Office and Director of Risk Management.
I have certifications as follows:
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
American Society Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)