Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences
Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Program
I have been an imaging science educator at the University of Southern Indiana for over 9 years, teaching in both the Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs. I also serve as the Vascular Clinical Coordinator for the sonography program. Prior to my appointment at the university, I was a clinical staff sonographer in Evansville, Indiana for approximately 14 years.
Education and Certifications
2016 Master of Science in Education, University of Southern Indiana
2011 Bachelor of Science in Radiology Management, University of Southern Indiana
1992 Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology, University of Southern Indiana
2018-Present Certified Sonographer-Pediatric Sonography, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2008-Present Certified Sonographer-Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2003-Present Certified Sonographer-Vascular, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1998-Present Certified Sonographer-Abdomen, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1992-Present Certified Radiologic Technologist-Radiography, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
1992-Present Indiana State Department of Health Diagnostic X-ray Machine Operator
1990-Present American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
DMS301, Patient Care for Imaging Science Professionals
DMS 315, Abdominal Procedures
DMS316, Sonographic Lab Practice I
DMS324, Gynecology Procedures
DMS 332, Small Parts, Neuro, and Special Exams
DVT 426, Clinical Practice I - Vascular
DVT 437, Clinical Practice II - Vascular
RADT 196, Orientation to Radiologic & Imaging Sciences
RADT 308, Radiographic Procedures I
RADT 335, Radiation Biology
RADT 343, Clinical Practicum II
Clinical education in diagnostic medical sonography
Peak, K. R. (2020). SDMS Clinical Refresher Course. Venous Peripheral Vasculature: Lower Extremity Venous – Vein Mapping.
Peak, K. R. (2019). The academic impact of student employment: A pilot study. Radiologic Science and Education, 24(1), 3-15.
Peak, K. R. (2018). SDMS Clinical Refresher Course. Venous Peripheral Vasculature: Lower Extremity Venous – Common Femoral.
Cook, J. A., Schmuck, H., & Peak, K. R. (2015). Radiology clinical monitoring tool. Spectrum, 26(2), 14-16, 18.
2013-Present Lambda Nu Theta Chi National Honor Society
2004-Present Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2012-Present Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists
2012-Present American Society of Radiologic Technologists