Quality Bone Densitometry: Performance, Interpretation, and Clinical Application for Technologists Faculty

Anita Colquhoun, M.R.T.(N), CDT
Charge Technologist
Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Anita Colquhoun M.R.T.(N), CDT is the charge technologist in the Centre for Osteoporosis & Bone Health at the Women’s College Hospital in Toronto. Anita is a Nuclear Medical Technologist specialized in Bone Mineral Density (BMD). She has been working in the field of BMD since the early 1990s. Anita is an active member ISCD Technologist Faculty since 2000. She has served 2 terms on the Governing Board of the ISCD and is currently serving as the Treasurer to the Board. As well as Chairing then Annual Meeting Committee from 2012-2016 Anita served and is still serving on several other committees within the ISCD. She has participated in a variety of research studies and has co-authored abstracts and papers. Anita has also co-written an on-line beginner BMD course as well as developed a competency profile and best practice in BMD for the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences.

Lawrence G. Jankowski, CBDT
Chief DXA Technologist/Research Coordinator
Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC, Des Plaines, Illinois

Lawrence Jankowski is the chief DXA technologist and a research coordinator for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, a multi-disciplinary 100+ physician practice with over 20 locations within Chicago and surrounding suburbs, specializing in orthopedic and rheumatologic health and sports performance and fitness. He started clinical imaging as a nuclear medicine technologist in 1978, performing both single- and dual- photon absorptiometry in beginning in 1987, and switched to DXA in 1990. He is also registered in radiology (limited), and is certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) first as a CDT in 1996, and then CBDT in 2001.

In addition to his clinical and research duties, he is a technical instructor for the ISCD bone density courses, serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Densitometry, chairman of the Facility Accreditation Program, and held the office of ISCD Treasurer twice in the past. He has presented numerous posters on bone densitometry at scientific meetings, including the ASBMR, AAOS, NOF, as well as ISCD.

Diane Krueger, BS, CBDT, CCRC
Research Program Manager
University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

Diane Krueger received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an ISCD-certified clinical densitometrist and a certified clinical research coordinator through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She has been program manager of the University of Wisconsin Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program since its inception in 1993. Ms. Krueger has extensive clinical research experience in osteoporosis and bone densitometry, having coordinated multiple industry and investigator-initiated studies. In collaboration with the UW Osteoporosis Program, she has published over 80 peer reviewed manuscripts and authored or presented abstracts globally. Her education activities include bone densitometry for the UW Hospital and Clinics School of Radiologic Technology Advanced Procedure Course, serves as ISCD Technologist Bone Densitometry Course faculty since 2006 and chairs the affiliated Update Committee. Additionally, she has been active in ISCD leadership since 2009 in various roles, serving on the Education Council (current Chair), Executive Committee and Board as a member and officer (Secretary and four Presidential seats).

Last modified: September 8, 2020