Joanne Robertson is a Radiologic Technologist, mammographer, and certified fluoroscopist and has been working in the field of medical imaging for over 30 years. She is currently also an educator and owns a long-standing medical imaging consulting business, developing imaging training programs and serving as a consultant & project manager for medical imaging departments and educational institutions.
Joanne has served as an administrator and program director throughout the Greater SF Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and greater Sacramento regions. Experienced as a faculty member for six Radiologic Technology and M.R.I. programs within Northern California, she has worked in both the public and private sectors. She has held positions as an Executive Director and a Program Director in three Radiologic Technology programs and in two Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist programs. She is an experienced radiographer and mammographer and has worked as an ultrasound technologist.
In addition to her faculty position at SRJC, Ms. Robertson served as the Founder and Executive Director of the Radiologic Technology Program for the Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts for eight years, where she created the R.T. program for its Concord campus and obtained both initial and continuing national (JRCERT) and State of California Department of Public Health accreditations as both a radiography school and a fluoroscopy school. This private academy has four schools in northern and central California and offers programs in ultrasonography, MRI, radiologic technology, nursing, phlebotomy, medical assisting, and psychiatric technician.
In addition, Ms. Robertson has had extensive experience as an administrator in health care facilities and educational institutions and holds a B.S. degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco. She has worked as a consultant in education, training, continuing education, and management for numerous clients throughout northern California. In addition, she developed a quality improvement teleconference program for businesses through SRJC's Contract Education Department and coordinated a program for healthcare workforce training and development to serve Sonoma County.
Ms. Robertson also developed the curriculum and created an MRI Program for radiographers for Mills-Peninsula Health Services (part of Sutter Medical) in Burlingame, CA in 2006, where the program successfully continues today.
Ms. Robertson has served as a member of the faculty for the Samuel Merritt College B.S. Degree Program in the Health and Human Sciences. She also worked as a consultant in the development of this program and its curriculum. Samuel Merritt College is a private educational institution and has had a long history for providing both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in various areas of allied health.