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Dr. Beth Leigh Veale

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(940) 397 4845
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Academic Department Chair
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Centennial Hall
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Bio

Beth L. Vealé, Ph.D., R.T., (R)(QM) is a professor of radiologic sciences and Chair of the Shimadzu School of Radiologic Sciences in the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services, Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She has authored multiple peer-review articles and co-authored the textbook, “Digital Imaging and PACS, and presented talks across the US for 30 years. She is a former member of the ASRT Radiologic Technology Editorial Review Board and a member of the ASRT Research and Grants Advisory Panel and is currently an Education Chapter Delegate for the ASRT.


Other Positions

Radiologic Sciences

Professor

Centennial Hall 430K
(940) 397 4845
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Nebraska Lincoln PhD 2009
University of North Texas M.Ed. 1993
Midwestern State University BS Radiologic Sciences 1990
New Mexico State University AS Radiography, AA General Studies, AS General Studies 1980
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Professor 09/01/2014
Family Practice Associates Relief Technologist 05/01/2006
Duncan Regional Hospital PRN Technologist 04/01/1993 05/30/1996
Midwestern State University Associate Professor 06/18/1990
Northwest Texas Hospitals Computer Information Services 01/01/1989 05/01/1990
Northwest Texas Hospitals Supervising Technologist 06/07/1982 06/10/1989
Northwest Texas Hospitals Staff Technologist 09/18/1980 06/01/1982
Memorial General Hospital, Las Cruces, NM Student Technologist 08/01/1978 08/30/1980

Scholarly Publications


 

Scholarly Publications, Non-Refereed

Vealé, B. (2019). Future research and replication studies. Radiologic Technology, 90(4), 415-416.

Clark, K.R, & Vealé, B. L. (2018). Strategies to enhance data collection and analysis in qualitative research. Radiologic Technology, 89(5), 60-63.Vealé, B. & Moore, Q. (2016) Writing a methods section. Radiologic Technology,

Truluck, C. A. (2015, March/April). Writing for publication: Enhancing your scientific writing skills. Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, 86(3), 329-330

Sanders, V., &Vealé, B. (2011). Systemic breast disease and inflammatory breast lesions. Directed Reading. eRadImaging.

Vealé, B., Ludwig, R. (2015, January/February). The philosophy of the editorial review board. Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, 86(3), 329-330.

Vealé, B., Showalter, V., & Sortor, M. (1996, Spring). Radiologic sciences at Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls Medicine.

 

Books

Carter, C., & Vealé, B. (2018). Digital Radiography and PACS. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby. Third edition.

Vealé, B. (2017). Proximal femur and pelvic girdle. In K.L. Bontrager and J.P. Lampignano (Eds.), Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy (pp.261-287). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby.

Presentations

Presentations

March 23, 2021

           Cassling Webinars

           â€œDigital Radiography – What You Don’t Know May Hurt You and Others”

March 13, 2021

           Allied Health Education Center

           â€œWhere Do I Go from Here?

February 26, 2021

           2nd Annual Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Virtual Conference and Workshop

Midwestern state University

Virtual Meeting

“Standardizing Radiographic Imaging Terms”

February 12, 2021

           Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology Annual Meeting

           Virtual Meeting

           â€œEthics and the Radiographer”


August 18, 2019

           South Texas Associated Radiographers

           South Padre Island, Texas

           â€œOsteogenesis Imperfecta”

“Radiography and Terrorism”

“Critical Findings on Plain Abdominal Images”

“Ethics for the Radiographer”

April 6, 2019

           Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting

           â€œI Need to Talk to You”

           â€œOsteogenesis Imperfecta”

March 29 -30, 2019

Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists

           â€œI Need to Talk to You”

           â€œOsteogenesis Imperfecta”

February 8, 2019

           Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

           Annual Meeting

           â€œI Need to Talk to You: Crucial Conversations

August 18, 2018

           South Texas Associated Radiographers

           South Padre Island, Texas

           â€œInformatics: What You Should Know)

           â€œWhat to Look for on a Chest Radiograph”

           â€œRadiography and Terrorism”

June 21, 2018

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

           Annual Meeting

           â€œDevelop a Case Study: Tell Your Story”

June 14, 2018

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

           LiveWebinar

           â€œQuality Management in Digital Imaging”

April 5-6, 2018          

           Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists

           â€œDigital Update”

           â€œRadiography and Terrorism”

February 24, 2018

           American Society of Radiologic Technologists

           LiveWebinar

           â€œPatient Safety and Digital Imaging”

February 3, 2018

Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

           Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

           â€œRadiography and Terrorism – Bomb Blast Injuries”


October 14, 2017

           Midwestern State University

           Flower Mound and Weatherford Campuses

           â€œRadiography and Terrorism: Dealing with Victims”

April 7, 2017

           Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting

           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

           â€œCritical Findings on Plain Abdominal Images”

April 6, 2017

           Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting

           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

           â€œPatient Safety and Digital Imaging”

February 24, 2017

           South Texas Associated Radiographers

           San Antonio, Texas

           â€œCritical Findings on Plain Abdominal Images”

“Radiography and Terrorism: Dealing with Victims”

“What to Look for on a Chest Radiograph”

February 8, 2017

           Midwestern State University

           College of Health Science and Human Services Interdisciplinary Education

           â€œAn Exercise in Patient Care for New Nursing and Radiology Students”

September 23, 2016

           Texas Society of Allied Health Professionals Annual Conference

“The HESI Admission Assessment and Radiography Exit Examination as Predictors for Student Success” (with Jeff Killion)

August 19, 2016

           South Texas Associated Radiographers

           South Padre Island, Texas

           â€œBlunt Force and Penetrating Trauma”

           â€œRadiographic Evidence of Parasitic Disease”

April 19, 2016

           El Centro Community College

           Dallas, Texas

           â€œBachelor of Science Program at Midwestern State University”

April 1, 2016

           Oklahoma State Society of Radiologic Technologists

           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

“Radiographic Evidence of Blunt Force and Penetrating Trauma”

June 25, 2015

           American Society of Radiologic Technologists

           Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico

           â€œWriting for Novices”

March 26, 2015

           Oklahoma State Society of Radiologic Technologists

           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

“Radiography of Parasitic Diseases”  

February 6, 2015

Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

           Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

           â€œDesigning an Exemplary Online Course”

July 20, 2013

Midwestern State University Presents

Temple VA Hospital Continuing Education Seminar

“Analyzing Exposure Indices”

           

February 7, 2013

Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

           Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

           â€œFaster, Wiser, More Effective Ways to Grade Papers”

April 27, 2012

           North Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Spring Fling Conference

           Ft. Worth, Texas

           â€œRadiographic Evidence of Blunt Force and Penetrating Trauma”

March 3, 2012

           Midwestern State University Presents

            Temple VA Hospital Continuing Education Seminar

           â€œRadiographic Evidence of Blunt Force and Penetrating Trauma”

           â€œRadiography of Parasitic Diseases”     

March 11, 2011

           Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists

           Annual Meeting

           â€œEthics for the Radiographer”

           â€œQuality Management for Digital Radiography”

August 6, 2010

Brookhaven College CI, Administrator, and Educator Meeting

           Representative of ASRT for Curriculum Review Project

           Brook haven College, Farmers Branch Texas

April 10, 2010

    Midwestern State University Presents

    Temple VA Hospital Continuing Education Seminar

    "Ethics for the Radiographer:

    "Digital Imaging: Choosing the Correct Technique" 

November, 19, 2009

     Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Midwestern State University

     "Using Graded Discussion boards in Hybrid and Online Only Courses

October, 17, 2009

     Annual Clinical Instructor's Meeting, Midwestern State University

     "Overcoming Clinical Education's Biggest Obstacles"

February 6, 2009

     Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

     Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Picture Archiving and communication Systems: The Electronic File"

February 8, 2008

     Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

     Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Keeping Up with Technology in the Classroom".

December 1, 2007

 Brookhaven College Radiology

 1st Annual Brookhaven Radiology Club Seminar

     "Patient Safety and Digital Imaging: What You Don't Remember Can Hurt You and Others"

June 23, 2007

 Midwestern State University Presents

 Temple VA Hospital Continuing Education Seminar

     "Digital Imaging – Implications for Patient Safety"

April 14, 2007

 North Texas Radiologic Technologist Society

  Spring Fling Meeting

     "Digital Implications in Imaging"

January 29, 2007

 Boise State University, Department of Radiologic Sciences

 Technologist Workshop

 "Digital Radiography Applications

January 30, 2007

 Boise State University, Department of Radiologic Sciences

 Technologist and Educator Workshop

     "Principles of Digital Radiography"

February 1, 2006

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Annual Issues Forum: Currency and Relevance of the Radiography Curriculum"

February 2 – 4, 2005

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Annual Issues Forum: Technology Explosion: Providing the Skills that Meet the Needs of Tomorrow's Patients"

    "Teaching Digital Imaging"

    "Molecular and Cellular Response to Irradiation"

June 25, 2005

 Midwestern State University Presents

 Temple VA Hospital Continuing Education Seminar

     "Digital Imaging – How'd They Do That?"

October 15-16, 2004

 Midwestern State University Radiologic Sciences

 Annual CI Meeting

     "Teaching Digital Imaging"

February 4, 2004

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

    "Transitioning from Traditional Radiography to "Cyber-radiography"

February 5, 2004

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology

 Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Transition from Student to Technologist"

February 6, 2004

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Medical Malpractice for the Student Radiographer"

     "Medical Malpractice for the Radiographer"

January 21, 2003

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Workshop – Active Learning in the Clinical Setting"

January 30, 2003

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Teaching Imaging – Making it Fun"

January 29, 2003

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Risk/Benefit Analysis of Programmatic Issues"

October 4, 2003

  Texas Society of Allied Health Professions Fall Conference, Lubbock, TX, October 4, 2002

    "Put Prevention into Practice on the Web-The effectiveness of Internet delivery of employee health programs"

June 26, 2002 

  Temple, Texas Veterans Administration Hospital, Continuing Education Seminar

     "Solving Radiation Protection and Imaging Problems"

March 29, 2001

  Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists, San Antonio, Texas

      "Continuous Quality Improvement – Why Me?"

February 8, 2001

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Dual Role of the Clinical Educator"

October 20, 2000

  Midwestern State University Clinical Instructor Meeting

    "Staff Tech and Clinical Instructor: Managing Both Roles"

February 3, 2000

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "You've Got the Power, PowerPoint® for the Educator"

February 4, 2000

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Continuous Quality Improvement – Why Me?"

February 5, 1999

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Videotape Evaluation of the Radiologic Science Student in the Laboratory Setting"

February 5, 1999

 Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

     "Innovation in Radiologic Science Curriculum and Delivery Systems: Distance Education

February 6, 1998

  Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada

    "Radiography of the Difficult Patient"

June 28, 1997

  Northeast Seminars, Chicago, Illinois

    "Radiography of the Difficult Patient"

June 29, 1997

 Northeast Seminars, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    "Radiography of the Difficult Patient"

April 19, 1996

 Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas

     "Radiography of the Difficult Patient"

February 25, 1995

 Northwest Area Meeting of Radiologic Technologists, Amarillo, Texas 

     "Radiography of the Difficult Patient"

October 10, 1994

 Chesapeake X-Ray Society of Radiologic Technologists, Greenville, South Carolina

     "Basic Radiographic Skills - Day Two"

February 5, 1993

 Northwest Area Counselor's Meeting, Amarillo, Texas

     "Image Quality"

 

Poster Presentations

Radiation Exposure Dose Trends and Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies in Medical Imaging

           April 9, 2012 – Midwestern State University Scholarship Colloquium

Recruitment and Retention of Students in a Distance Education Program

March 28, 2001 – Midwestern State University, College of Heath Sciences, Health Fair

 

November 7, 1997 - Second Biennial Health Education Symposium - Air Force School of Health Care Sciences, Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls TX

 

March 26, 1998 - 6th Annual UT Southwestern Allied Health Research Forum- The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

 

Book Proposal Reviews

           

           Adaptive Radiography, Delmar Cengage Learning, March, 2010

           2008 Pocket Guide to Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Elsevier, Karen Baer, Editorial Assistant.

           Huda, H. (2006) RT x-ray physics review. Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins, Debbie Passan, Editorial Assistant.

 

Book Reviews

 Dowd, S., Tilson, E., & Carlton, R. (1998) Quality Management Review. Albany: Delmar Thomson Learning.

Bushong, S. (1992) Magnetic Resonance Imaging. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Inc.

Refereed Journal Publications

Bruno, D., & Vealé, B. (2021). Effects of gadolinium in vivo. Radiologic Technology, 93(1), 46-54.

Carroll, Q. & Vealé, B. (2020). Standardizing digital radiography terminology. Radiologic Technology, (November/December 2020)

Youngman, K. C., & Vealé, B. (2020). Synchronous distance education – Making the connection.  Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. (in press).

Clark, K., & Vealé, B.(accepted for publication). Program directors’ perceptions of student membership in professional organizations.

Clark, K. Vealé, B. (2018). Caring for the transgender patient. Radiologic Technology, 90(1), 7-19.

Clark, K., & Vealé, B. (2018). Assessing transgender-related content in radiography programs in the United States: A survey of educators. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.06.050 [online version]

Vealé, B., Clark, K. R., Killion, J.B., & Sharma, P. (2017) HESI admission assessment and radiography exit examinations as predictors for student success. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 48(2017), 90-94.

Clark, K., Vealé, B. & Watts, L. (2017). A review of the use of massive open online courses (MOOCS) in medical imaging education. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 15(2), 1-8.

Killion, J., Johnston, J., Gresham, J., Gibson, M., Vealé, B., Behrens, P., Velasquez, B., Genung, V., Jansen, L., and Woods-Fidelie, L. (2014, Nov/Dec). Smart device use and burnout among health science educators. Radiologic Technology

Alaniz, J., & Vealé, B. (2013). Stretching for sonographers: A literature review of sonographer-reported musculoskeletal injuries. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. doi: 10.1177/8756479313485286

Bailey, T.M., & Vealé, B.L. (2011). Advanced computed tomography and patient dose: A literature review. Radiology Management, 33(5) 43-46

Johnston, J., Killion, J., Vealé, B., and Comello, B. (2011). U.S. technologists’ radiation exposure perceptions and practices. Radiologic Technology, 82(4), 311-320.

Lewis, C., & Vealé, B. (2010) Patient simulation as an active learning tool in medical education. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, 41(4), 196-200.

Johnston, J., Comello, R. J., Veale’, B. L., & Killion, J. B. (2010). Radiation exposure dose trends and radiation dose reduction strategies in medical imaging. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 41(3) 137-144.

Vealé, B. & Watts, L. (2010. Moving labs to student-centered learning. Women in Higher Education, 19(4), 19.

Ballinger, J., Comello, R., Vealé, B. (2008). Stressors that negatively affect the health of radiology professionals. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 39(1), pp. 11-15.

Vealé, B. & Watts, L. (2007). Multiple intelligence theory. Journal of the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences. 12(1)

VanValkenburg, J., Veale, B., Caldwell, S., Lampignano, J., & Hairfield, K. (2000) Educational programs in radiologic technology, Radiologic Technology, 71 (6).