Faculty and Staff Directory

Dora DiGiacinto, M.Ed., RDMS, RDCS, FSDMS

Professor
Program Director, Radiation Sciences 


Contact Information:

AHB 3021

(405) 271-6477 Ext. 41160

Dora-DiGiacinto@ouhsc.edu


Education:

M.Ed., Educational Psychology; Instructional Design, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 2004
B.S., Radiologic Technology, Emphasis: Sonography, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1997 


Teaching:

Sonography Program:
MIRS 3833 Obstectric Sonography
MIRS 4272 Correlative Imaging
MIRS 4853 Cardiovascular Sonography I
MIRS 4863 Capstone
MIRS 4990 Special Studies

Radiation Sciences Program:
MIRS 3422 Writing Seminar
MIRS 3493  Instrumentation and Safety
MIRS 4272 Correlative Imaging
MIRS 4412 Standards and Accreditation
MIRS 4413 Ethics in Film
MIRS 4422 Professional Seminar
MIRS 4963 Capstone, Web Program


Research Interests:

Online learning
Affective Learning
Ultrasound Bioeffects
Social Media Usage


Clinical:

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (ABD) (OB/GYN), RDCS (Ad)


Service:

Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, OU Health Sciences Center

  • 2008 - present Curriculum Committee | '09 - present Chair
  • 2008 - present Outcomes Committee
  • 2008 - present  Academic Progress and Professionalism Committee
  • 2005 - present Professional Practice Plan | '14 - present Chair
  • 2000 - 2012 Clinical Education Committee | ’03-‘09 Chair
  • 2001 - 2009 Adjunct Faculty Committee | ’04-‘06 Chair
  • 2000 - present Admissions Committee

College of Allied Health, OU Health Sciences Center

  • 2014 - present  Professional Practice Plan Committee
  • 2009 - present Academic Program Counsel | '10 - present Chair
  • 2010 - 2013 Elections Committee
  • 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 Nonconsecutive Term Promotion Committee | '10 Chair
  • 2000 - 2012 College Clinical Education Committee
  • 2008 - 2009 Nonconsecutive Term Promotion Criteria Adhoc Committee | Chair
  • 2002 - 2007 Faculty Board
  • 2002 - 2006 Academic Appeals Board
  • 2001 - 2005 Job Fair Committee
  • 2000 - 2008 Elections Committee
  • 2000 - 2004 Grievance Committee

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

  • 2013 - present Provost’s Advisory Council of General Education Oversight
  • 2011 - 2014 Presidential Professorship Selection Committee
  • 2012 - 2013 Ed Tech Taskforce
  • 2003 - present Faculty Leadership Program Faculty | '03 Gradudate
  • 2009 - 2012 Council on Faculty Awards and Honors
  • 2006 - 2009 Patent Committee

Professional Service

  • 2013-present Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Section Editor
  • 2000 - present SDMS Member
  • 2011 - 2013 Membership Committee
  • 2012 - 2015 Scientific Presentation Judge
  • 2009 - 2011 Education Committee Member, SDMS
  • 2005 - 2010 Educators Consortium, Co-coordinator
  • 2003 - 2010 Site Visitor; Joint Review Commission for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • 2005 - 2008 Board of Directors, SDMS
  • 2005 - 2008 National Education Curriculum Taskforce, SDMS
  • 2003 - 2005 Education Committee Member, SDMS


Selected Publications:

  • Bagley JE, Barnett J, Baldwin J, DiGiacinto D, Anderson MP.  On-the-job-pain and injury related to adaptive ergonomic equipment in the sonographers’s workspace and area.  J Diagn Med Sonography. 2017;33(1):15-21.
  • DiGiacinto D, Gildon B, Keenan L, Patton M. Review of patient satisfaction research to improve patient surveys in medical imaging departments. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Jul/Aug 2016;32(4):203-206.
  • DiGiacinto D, Bagley J, Goldsbury A. The value of sonography in the assessment of skin cancers and their metastases. J Diagn Med Sonography. May/June 2016;32(3):140-146. doi:10.1177/8756479316643959 (Designated a CE article)
  • Bagley J, Savage R, DiGiacinto D.  Transrectal elastographic biopsy and contrast-enhanced transrectal biopsy may offer improvements over the current transrectal systemic biopsy technique.  J Diagn Med Sonography. 2016;32(2):61-71. doi:10.1177/8756479316632189 (Designated a CE article)
  • DiGiacinto D, Bagley J, Cooke S. The use of a reference tool to help sonographers improve their monitoring of mechanical and thermal indices in obstetric sonography examinations. J Diagn Med Sonography. May/June 2015:.DOI: 10.1177/8756479314567308
  • DiGiacinto D, Gildon B, Stamile E, Aubrey J. Weight biased health professionals and the effects on overweight patients. J Diagn Med Sonography. 2015:31(2):132-135. DOI 10.1177/8756479314557278.
  • Bagley J, Berry J, DiGiacinto D, Stamile E. Case Report: median arcuate ligament syndrome diagnosed by computed tomography and Doppler ultrasonography. Radiology Technology. 2015;86(3):238-245.
  • Bagley J, DiGiacinto D, Lawyer J, Anderson M. Frequently updating facebook statuses may put students at risk for violating HIPAA: A pilot study. J Diagn Med Sonography. 2014;30(3):114–120. DOI 10.1177/8756479314530509. (Designated a CE article)
  • Bagley J, DiGiacinto D, Hargraves K. Imaging professionals’ views of social media and the implications. Radiologic Technology. 2014;85(4):377-389. ISSN: 0033-8397 PMID: 24614434
  • DiGiacinto D, Bagley J, Garrison M. Comparison of endobronchial ultrasound and computed tomography with fluoroscopy in guidance of lung cancer biopsies: A literature review. J Diagn Med Sonography. 2012;28(5). DOI 10.1177/8756479312455860. (Designated a CE article)


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