Dawn Derenburger, A.S., R.T.(R)(M)(ARRT),currently works as a per diem technologist for Novant Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to her current position, she has served a variety of roles to include Director of Mobile Mammography, Lead Technologist for the University of Virginia and Mammography Team Leader at CRL Women’s Imaging Center in Edina, Minnesota, where she trained staff on Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, evaluated workflow, updated and developed policies and procedures, and directed the Lead Technologist on the accreditation and inspection processes.
She has worked as a travel technologist at the Virginia Piper Breast Center in Minneapolis. Prior to traveling, she worked as the Lead Technologist at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine where she oversaw the installation of digital mammography and was an active cancer committee member.
Her expertise includes mammography positioning, stereotactic biopsies (utilizing upright, prone, and tomosynthesis), needle localizations, quality control, MQSA and ACR accreditation, policy and procedure development, and workflow analysis as well as EQUIP policy planning and implementation. She has received mentorship and training from Louise Miller, RTRM and works as a colleague and consultant for Mammography Educators. Dawn enjoys and aspires to share her knowledge and expertise with others and looks forward to acting as a role model for the future generation of mammographers.
Dawn resides in Mocksville, North Carolina. She vacations in her home state of Maine where she has two daughters and three grandchildren. She enjoys time with family and friends, travel, adventure, and the outdoors.