Listee Features — Medical Technology

Carline Bengtsson


Carline A. Bengtsson is a chef, philanthropist, cookbook author, and the founder of Dine4Dinners, a company providing clients with a unique private gourmet dining experience that helps support charities working to combat food insecurity. An accomplished chef and the author of “Carline’s Fork and Cork: Simply Delish!” Ms. Bengtsson was inspired to launch Dine4Dinners in early 2020 after what she describes as an emotional “recognize point” that drove her to combine her passion for food and her extensive culinary training with her calling to help provide nutrition to those in need. She is proud to note that Dine4Dinners experiences, where Ms. Bengtsson visits a client’s home to cook a five-course meal with a portion of proceeds benefiting a food charity

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Tammy-Lyn Yapp


Initially considering becoming a doctor, Tammy-Lyn Yapp was inspired to the field of medical technology by a professor during her undergraduate studies at Marquette University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in clinical laboratory sciences. She went on to earn a Master of Science in clinical laboratory sciences from the Chicago Medical School at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Over the years, she has also received certification in immunodiagnostics and clinical flow cytometry from Michigan State University and completed graduate coursework at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She is also certified in good laboratory practice, as a medical technologist through the American Society for Clinical Pathology and licensed as a clinical laboratory supervisor by the Florida

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Attributing much of her success over the years to surrounding herself with brilliant people and being open to learning as much as possible, Jacqueline Hurley has excelled as the pectus program coordinator at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital since 2013 and on the board of directors for the Pectus Awareness and Support Foundation since 2015. She previously served as the chief executive officer and president of Pectus International from 2013 to 2016, and remains active with the organization to this day. Earlier in her career, she found success as the practice manager and pectus program coordinator for the Center of Excellence for Pectus from 1990 to 2013. Looking toward the future, she will be continuing her work helping those with pectus

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Inspired by a professor, Dr. Fred Keller, Donna D. Torres pursued a career as a medical technologist, working with Omega Laboratories West Diagnostics between 1992 and 1994. From there, she joined Renny Hospital as a medical technologist, where she remained for almost 25 years between 1994 and 2020 before being laid off due to COVID-19. Since 2016, she has channeled her drive into building her brand with Mary Kay Cosmetics, through which she serves as a beauty consultant. In terms of career highlights, Ms. Torres recalls one patient who had a rare case of leukemia and she had the jurisdiction to get her treated immediately. A month or so later, her pathologist thanked her for saving her life. Hearing that

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Nancy Lu Walters


Backed by expertise in medical technology and education, Nancy Lu Walters is thriving as the medical assistant coordinator at Cincinnati Technical College (now Cincinnati State Technical and Community College). She joined the school in 1970 as the head of the Allied Health Department and obtained her current position in 1976. Over the years, Ms. Walters has experienced much success in her efforts to design labs and set up new procedures. She has also been instrumental in mentoring the next generation. To prepare for her endeavors, Ms. Walters earned a Bachelor of Arts from Lindenwood College and became a certified medical assistant and a certified MT (ASCP). She then garnered hands-on experience as a medical technologist at Saint Joseph Hospital and

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Passionate and dedicated, Margaret Ann Warwick is renowned for her contributions to medical and clinical technology. Her professional journey began as a staff member and medical technologist at Jefferson Medical College Hospital and, after six years, continued as a clinical chemist for the West Jersey Health System in Camden. Ms. Warwick experienced the same rapid growth throughout the rest of her career at the West Jersey Health System in Voorhees, working as a laboratory supervisor from 1968 to 1980, the manager of clinical laboratory services at the same location from 1980 to 1985, and the quality assurance manager of clinical lab services from 1985 to 1996. That year, she utilized her now-extensive background to open her own company, Clinical Laboratory

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For the past 20 years, Katherine Leigh Myers has remained committed to working with students with a wide range of physical and learning disabilities to help them succeed. As an assistive technology specialist for the Office of Disability Services at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, she matches students up with different types of technology and broad spectrum software according to their individual needs and teaches them how to best utilize it. This technology allows them to make their lives easier, and, in some cases, take up hobbies that would have been too difficult before. She also specializes in career counseling, student affairs, and leadership development, and is particularly proud of her role in keeping the department together during difficult

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Genuinely interested in the medical industry, Susan Lynn Mogus has devoted her entire career to pursuing her passions and advancing the field. She started out by earning a Bachelor of Science in medical technology from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania in 1984 and accreditation as a certified medical technologist from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Now an integral part of the Trinitas Regional Medical Center, which offers both inpatient and outpatient medical services, Ms. Mogus lends three decades of expertise in chemistry and laboratory procedures to helping others achieve the best in health care. In her current role as the lead technologist, she is responsible for performing core laboratory duties, including chemistry, hematology, and urinalysis, and for conducting rapid

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