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MedQuest Colllege

A World-Class Roster

Students will tell you it’s the Faculty and Staff that make the MedQuest College experience so unique, special and successful for them. We pride ourselves on having a world-class roster of Faculty and a Staff that make our students feel at home and part of the MedQuest family during the weeks of study and practical “hands on” learning they receive at the school. Learn more about the talented people we are pleased to have that are the life of our programs here at MedQuest College two campus locations in Louisville and Lexington KY.
Bruce Kepley Portrait

Bruce Kepley

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Robin Boughey 

Executive Director

Todd Jakub

Louisville Campus Director

Russell Mauk

Lexington Campus Director

Program Directors


Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Jean Roberts, RDCS, BSHS

Jean started her journey with MedQuest College as a full time instructor specializing in Echocardiography for one year prior to becoming the Program Director of our Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Her commitment to the students and their success shines through her work here as Program Director. Prior to joining MedQuest, Jean  was with Hardin Memorial Hospital for eight year and previously with KentuckyOne Health working as a sonographer. 

Dental Assisting

Candy Bevins, CDA  

Candy has been an EDDA for over 19 years. She began her career with a periodontist, but has found a home in general dentistry; “I love the variety that it offers.” As an instructor, she loves getting to see the “ah-ha” moments when something clicks with a student. Her biggest strength is that she can almost always take a negative situation and turn it into a positive, which comes in handy when she is working with students that are struggling with a concept. Candy joined MedQuest College in 2012 and received her dental assisting training at Kentucky Tech.

Medical Assisting

April Hagans, RMA (AMT), AHI (AMT)

April joined MedQuest College in 2017 as an adjunct instructor and became director of the Medical Assisting program May 2019. Prior to that, she taught college-level courses at MedTech College. She has over 7 years of healthcare education experience and 8 years of experience as a CMA/RMA in a variety of settings. April earned her Associates in Science from Sullivan University in 2011.

Practical Nursing

Kathy Khoshreza, MSN, RN

Kathy began her nursing career almost 40 years ago. She earned her Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Eastern Kentucky University while working full-time as a nurse’s assistant at Pikeville Medical Center in eastern Kentucky. After practicing nursing for more than 20 years, Kathy obtained her Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing degrees from the University of Phoenix. Before joining MedQuest,  she has been a faculty member at three nursing schools in eastern Kentucky and Lexington, Kentucky 

Veterinary Technology

Renee Hensley, MS, LVT 

Starting as a veterinary assistant and kennel attendant, Renee went on to earn her associate’s degree and became a licensed Veterinary Technician in 2013. In 2014 she graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor’s in Veterinary Technology. Renee obtained her master’s degree in Career and Technical Education with an emphasis in Agriculture in 2016 from Morehead State University. Renee is also involved in evaluating veterinary technology textbooks for veterinary journals and publishing companies. She is passionate about educating aspiring technicians.


Practical Nursing

Melody Schweitzer, MSN, RN, MBA

Melody is a Registered Nurse licensed in Kentucky and Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Spalding University and her Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing from Spalding University and her Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing and a MBA in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. She began her healthcare career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and then became a Medical Assistant before entering nursing.  Melody was a Nurse Manager for 15 years before moving into education. Prior to joining MedQuest College, Melody was the Program Chair for Allied Health and a Regional Director of Nursing for a college system.

Medical Equipment Repair Technology

Dr. Marwa Ismail

Marwa joined MedQuest College in July 2017. Prior to that, she taught college-level courses at Sullivan University, Brown Mackie College and the University of Louisville. She has over a decade of insructional experience.

Marwa earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Biomedical Engineering at Cairo University. In 2010, she completed her PhD Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with the University of Louisville.

Medical Assisting

Nanette Mosser, RMA (AMT)

Nanette began teaching at MedQuest when the Medical Assisting Program was created. Nanette has been working with MedQuest College since October 2013. “My favorite thing about MedQuest College is the small class size. I like to know my students on a more personal level because it allows them to feel more comfortable asking for help; as a result, I have a better understanding of how to help them.” She obtained a degree in Nursing from Spencerian College and a degree in Healthcare Management from Ottawa University. Before joining MedQuest College, Nanette was a full-time instructor at ATA College for 7 years. Prior to that, she was a nurse and Staff Development Manager for Signature Healthcare for 14 years.

Dental Assisting

Patti Landberg, RDA

Pattis spent many years as a dental business instructor teaching student skills to provide front office work at any dental practice. Patti prides herself in using props to breakdown barriers between students. This method of teaching is encouraged through-out the dental assisting program. Patti and her highly experienced business and EDDA instructors work to ensure each student is fully capable of using the skills they have learned in their new career. Patti joined MedQuest in 2013 after working many years in the field as a front office manager and practicing expanded duties dental assistant. She recieved her Basic Dental Assisting Certificate after graduating from the Academy of Dental Assisting.

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