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Melissa Weege

Clinical Associate Prof
Health Professions - PR
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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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

Education

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

Career

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

Kudos

presented

Amanda Carpenter and Melissa Weege, both Health Professions, presented "Acquiring Observation Experiences with Online Observation Modules" at American Society of Radiologic Technologists- Radiation Therapy Conference on Oct. 26 in Chicago, IL.

Submitted on: Nov. 1, 2021

 

directed

Melissa Weege, Health Professions, directed "Radiation Therapists of WI Annual CE Meeting" on Monday, Nov. 16 in La Crosse, WI . Weege hosted three, virtual mini-meetings throughout the fall to provide continuing education to the Radiation Therapists of Wisconsin. Each evening featured 2 lectures and allowed participants to earn 2 CE credits. The lectures were given by various therapists from around the state of Wisconsin, including several alumni of the program. The Collaborate Ultra platform was successfully used to deliver the lectures.

Submitted on: Nov. 16, 2020

 

published

Amy Heath, Health Professions and Melissa Weege, Health Professions - PR, both Health Professions, co-authored the article "Integrating Components of Professionalism in Radiation Therapy Education" in Radiation Therapist published on Oct. 1 by ASRT.

Submitted on: Oct. 12, 2020

 

published

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, 2020

 

presented

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