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Linda J. DeRenzis, MSEd, BSAH, RT(R)

Title: Program Director

Linda J. DeRenzis is the Director of the Radiologic Technology program at Albert Einstein Medical Center. Linda became registered as a Radiologic Technologist in 2000 and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health from Widener University. She completed her Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in Healthcare Education at St. Joseph’s College in Maine.

Prior to her career in education, Linda worked as a registered technologist in Albert Einstein Medical Center’s radiology department. Linda joined the Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology as a Clinical Instructor in 2002 and was named Program Director for the school in 2008. Linda has taught many didactic courses including Cross-Sectional Anatomy, Ethics and Modern Health Issues, Medical Terminology, Patient Care, Procedures, Anatomy & Physiology and Pathology.

Linda maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists and the Philadelphia Society of Radiologic Technologist (PhilaSRT). Linda also works as an independent imaging consultant, assists as adjunct faculty at Philadelphia University and recently served as an Item Writer for the ARRT.


Rosemary Thomas, MSTD, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Coordinator

Rosemary Thomas is an experienced Clinical Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in healthcare and higher education. She has thirty-four years’ experience as a radiologic technologist and over nine years of teaching experience. She is skilled in e-learning, accreditation, clinical research and Instructional Design.

She enjoys working closely with the students both in the clinical and didactic setting. She is a strong healthcare professional with a Masters in Training and Development focused in Higher Education from University of St. Francis.

Prior to working at Einstein, Rosemary worked for Drexel University for eight years as a full time faculty member, Clinical Coordinator, Associate Chair and Chair of the Radiology department.


Christine Szymkowski, MSEd, BSAH, RT(R) (CT)

Title: Didactic Instructor

Christine Szymkowski is the Physics Instructor for the School of Radiologic Technology at Albert Einstein Medical Center. She was registered as a Radiologic Technologist in 1986 and in 1994 became registered in Cat Scan. Christine received her Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health in 1998. Christine received her Master of Science in Education in December of 2016

Christine became a clinical instructor for Albert Einstein’s School of Radiologic Technology in 1988 and taught many of the didactic subjects such as Physics I & II, Patient Care I & II, Ethics, Rad Tech III, Image Evaluation & Positioning Labs. While teaching during the day, she was a full time registered technologist on the 2nd shift working primarily in the Level I Trauma Emergency room. In 2002, she became part of the adjunct faculty for the school hired primarily to teach Physics I & II. Christine also teaches Digital Imaging, Physics & Radiation Biology and Protection review classes to prepare students for the registry exam. Christine is also currently employed at Virtua hospital as a per diem evening and weekend technologist working in the Emergency Room.


Irina Feldman

Title: Clinical Instructor

Irina Feldman is a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park. Irina became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 1991. Irina began her training in Rochester, NY. Upon graduation, Irina was hired as a Radiologic Technologist in Upstate, NY until moving to the Philadelphia area 2001. Irina was the Lead OR technologist and Clinical Instructor at Holy Redeemer Hospital before coming to EMCEP in 2006. Irina maintains her status as Lead OR technologist as well as proficiency in Dexa and General Radiology. Irina became the designated Clinical Instructor at the Elkins Park Campus in 2017 and enjoys taking an active role in the student’s education while they complete elective rotations. Irina maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Donna O'Donnell, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Donna O'Donnell RT (R) is a general radiology staff technologist at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. Donna is also a site clinical instructor for the Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology and Montgomery Community College school of Radiology.

Donna is a former student and graduate of the Einstein Medical Center School of Radiology and was registered as a Radiologic Technologist in 2011. She has been employed full time at Einstein Montgomery since 2012. Donna has been a Clinical Instructor since 2014.


Lauren B. Herman, AS, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Lauren B. Herman is a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. In 2001, Lauren received her Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Manor College. Lauren graduated from Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology and became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 2007.

Upon graduation, Lauren was hired as a general technologist at Einstein Medical Center. While efficiently working in a level 1 Trauma Center, Lauren utilizes her knowledge and past experience in teaching and evaluating the students.

Lauren maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Debroah Jereb, AS, RT(R,M)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Debbie Jereb is currently a General Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Holmsburg office. Debbie received and Associate Degree in Applied Science from Community College of Philadelphia in 1992. She became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 1992 and a registered Mammography technologist in 1994. Prior to working at Einstein, Debbie worked at Northeast Hospital and an outpatient office.

Debbie maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Michael Kelly, Jr. RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Michael Kelly, Jr. is a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. Michael became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 2011.

Upon graduation, Michael was hired as a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center. In 2013, Michael became the designated Clinical Advisor for Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology. In 2013, Michael became a Clinical Instructor for the school, taking an active role in the student’s education while they complete elective evening clinical rotations.

Michael maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Stephanie Nutridge, AS, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Stephanie Nutridge is the Lead Radiology Technologist at the Einstein King of Prussia outpatient site, where she has been since the opening in July 2016. Prior to becoming the Lead Technologist in King of Prussia, she worked at both EMCM and the Einstein Collegeville outpatient site as a staff technologist. She has worked in healthcare since 2002, when she started at Montgomery Hospital as a Health Unit Coordinator and Nurse’s Aide before receiving her Associates degree in Radiography in 2010 from Montgomery County Community College.

Stephanie maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


Anthony Penta, RT(R), (MR)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Anthony Penta is the Supervisor of General Radiology at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. He graduated from Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology and became registered as a Radiologic Technologist in 2006. Anthony is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Radiology Administration from St. Joseph’s College of Maine.

Anthony was hired as a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center in 2006 and became Supervisor of General Radiology in 2011. He enjoys working with the students in the clinical setting as well as instructing them in the proper usage of radiology information systems.

Anthony maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


Christina M. Ries, AA, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Christina M. Ries is a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. Christina became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 2004. In 2006, Christina received her Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Community College of Philadelphia.

Upon graduation, Christina was hired as a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center. In 2005, Christina became the designated technologist in the orthopedic department of Einstein Medical Center. She works closely with the orthopedic surgeons who see pre-operative and post-operative patients. In 2013, Christina became a Clinical Instructor for the School of Radiologic Technology, aiding the students in clinical.

Christina maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Brandon Sams, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Brandon G. Sams, R.T.(R) is the lead technologist of Albert Einstein Medical Center’s general diagnostic imaging (x-ray) department and a clinical instructor for AEMC’s School of Radiologic Technology. He became a registered radiologic technologist in 2005 after graduating from AEMC’s program.

Brandon maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). He has been a staff technologist at Albert Einstein Medical Center since 2005, taking on the roles of lead technologist in 2008 and clinical instructor in 2009.


Deborah Selser, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Deb Selser is a Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery - Collegeville campus. Deb became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 1983 and began her career at Germantown Hospital and Medical Center. Her roles have included Radiographic Technologist, CT Technologist, Clinical Instructor, and is currently the Site Supervisor at Collegeville.

Deb maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Lauren WeMett

Title: Clinical Instructor

Lauren Romano WeMett is a Registered Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. Lauren received her Associates Degree in Radiologic Technology and in Letters Arts and Sciences in 2007 and 2008, respectively, from Penn State University.

Upon graduation, Lauren worked at Good Samaritan Hospital as a Staff Technologist and Clinical Instructor for Penn State University. In 2010, she began working at Montgomery Hospital as a Staff Technologist where she also assisted with the clinical education of Montgomery County Community College’s students. In 2011, she transitioned to Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. In 2013, Lauren became the Clinical Instructor for Montgomery County Community College. Most recently, she is the Clinical Instructor for Einstein School of Radiologic Technology in which she uses her experience and vast knowledge to help her evaluate students and teach students about the field.

Lauren maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Mary Whitacre, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Mary Whitacre is currently a General Radiologic Technologist at Einstein Center One. She graduated from Albert Einstein Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology in 1994. Upon graduation, Mary worked for an orthopedic surgeon until she returned to Einsteins Philadelphia campus in 1997. In 2000, Mary transferred to Einstein Center One where she performs general radiography and DEXA scans.

Mary maintains professional affiliations as a member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).


Cecelia R. Wright, RT(R)

Title: Clinical Instructor

Cecelia Wright began her career at Albert Einstein Medical Center as radiology tech aide in 1994. She became a registered Radiologic Technologist in 1995 after graduating from AEMC’s program. Cecelia is currently working at Einstein as a staff technologist where she has been the lead technologist in the general outpatient radiology department since 2002.

Cecelia maintains professional affiliations with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

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