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Amy Thompson, RDCS, RDMS, (ARDMS), MHA
Amy pursued a certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from the Florida Institute of Ultrasound located in Pensacola, FL. Upon program completion Amy relocated to Vermont where she worked at the University of Vermont Medical Center as a Medical Sonography and then transferred to Cardiology where she completed her time there as a Cardiac Sonography. Upon job acceptance at MedQuest College, Amy completed her graduate studies in Healthcare Administration. Amy is experienced in teaching allied health students in the college setting, administering clinical education to students, working as a research coordinator.
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.
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.
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
Melody Schweitzer, MSN, RN, MBA
Melody is a Registered Nurse licensed in Kentucky and Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Spaldin gUniversity 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 fro 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.
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.
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.