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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.
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Bruce Kepley

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Robin Boughey 

Executive 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

Heather McIlvoy, EDDA, RDA

Heather began teaching as a Dental Clinical Instructor at MedQuest College in 2016 and was promoted to Lexington’s Program Director in 2022. She began her dental career in 2011 after she graduated and continued to grow in the dental field by obtaining her EDDA Cert. from UofL and her Coronal Polishing Cert. from UK. Whether it’s giving a presentation, a demonstration, or helping a student, she always bring fun and positivity to the classroom. Heather became an RDA in 2019 and recently became an accreditation evaluator for Dental Assisting and Distance Education.

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.


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.


Dental Hygiene

Jamie Ely, MPH, RDH

Jamie is a Registered Dental Hygienist licensed in Kentucky and Michigan with over 15 years of experience in the dental field. She earned her M.P.H. from George Washington University, her B.S. in Health Sciences from Central Michigan University, and her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene from Ferris State University. Along with teeth, she enjoys attending sporting events with her husband and hanging out at home with her cats and dog. 


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