Profile for Melissa Weege

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EagleAtWork badge, Class of 2001- Radiation Therapy; Class of 2006- Medical Dosimetry

Specialty area(s)

Radiation Therapy, Medical Dosimetry

Current courses at UWL

Pathophysiology, Research, Medical Imaging, US Health Systems, Introduction to Radiation Therapy, Radiation Therapy Seminar


2001- BS in Radiation Therapy, UWL
2006- Certificate in Medical Dosimetry, UWL
2009- MS in Education, online teaching concentration, UW-Stout

Teaching history

I have been the Radiation Therapy program director and clinical assistant professor in the Health Professions Department since Fall of 2007.

Professional history

Staff Radiation Therapist 2001-2004
Medical Dosimetrist 2004-2007
Program Director 2007-present



Melissa Weege, Health Professions, authored the chapter "Cancer: An Overview" in Washington and Leaver's Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 5th ed. and was accepted for publication by Elsevier.

Submitted on: Mar. 19


Amy Heath and Melissa Weege, both Health Professions, presented "Integrating Components of Professionalism into Radiation Therapy Education " at American Society of Radiologic Technologists Radiation Therapy Conference on Sept. 19, 2019 in Chicago, IL. Heath and Weege shared how teaching career development, research and publishing, service learning, professional organization involvement, and utilizing a professional development plan for students, promotes professionalism in UWL radiation therapy students.

Submitted on: Sept. 19, 2019


Melissa Weege, CL-46, presented "Improving Critical Thinking Through Case Based Assignments and Teaching Professional Writing and Research Methodology Using a Flipped Classroom Approach" at American Society of Radiologic Technologists Radiation Therapy Conference on Oct. 5, 2016 in Boston, MA. Using innovations Weege has made recently in the classroom, she presented theory and methods to fellow radiation therapy educators to enhance and improve active student engagement in the classroom.

Submitted on: Oct. 5, 2016


Amanda Carpenter and Melissa Weege, both Health professions, presented "Creating an Online Option for a Radiation Therapy Education Program" at Annual ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference on Oct. 19, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.

Submitted on: Oct. 29, 2015