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Melissa Weege

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

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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, presented "Evidence Based Learning Strategies to Boost Learning " at American Society of Radiologic Technologists Radiation Therapy Conference on Oct. 3 in San Diego, CA .

Submitted on: Oct. 16



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



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



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



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