Dawn Derenburger, A.S., R.T.(R)(M)(ARRT), recently accepted a position as Lead Mammography Technologist at the University of Virginia. She completed her role as 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. 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 has relocated from the state of Maine to Virginia. She has two daughters and three grandchildren. She enjoys travel, adventure, the outdoors, and hosting her traditional “Girls Weekends” for a special group of friends.