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Richard H. Wiggins, III, MD

Title:  Associate Dean

Richard H Wiggins, III, MD, CIIP, FSIIM, is a Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and BioMedical Informatics, and has served as the Director of Head and Neck Imaging and Imaging Informatics.  He received his BA in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, and his MD degree from the University of Texas at Houston Health Sciences Center. After a surgical internship, and a research fellowship in Head and Neck Imaging at the University of Florida, he completed his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Mississippi and joined the neuroradiology division at the University of Utah in 1999.  His academic interests include neuroradiology, head and neck imaging, imaging informatics, and teaching, learning, and education.

Email:  Richard.Wiggins@hsc.utah.edu

Marci Fjelstad, MBA, MPH, CHCP

Marci Fjelstad, MBA, MPH, CHCP

Title:  Associate Director

Marci directs the overall UUCME program and the strategic vision for UUCME office. She works on program improvements efforts and supports the staff as they continually develop their skills.  Marci serves as an ACCME surveyor, on the Executive Committee of the Utah Alliance, and as a volunteer with the Utah Medical Association accreditation program. Marci has been in CME since 2016; previously she managed clinical research trials.

Email:  Marci.Fjelstad@hsc.utah.edu

Trisha Veenema

Trisha Veenema

Title:  Program Manager, Course Coordinator

Trish oversees our day to day program operations. She assists with courses, series, enduring materials, learning criteria and HR matters.

Email:  Trisha.Veenema@hsc.utah.edu

Ashleigh Brinkerhoff

Ashleigh Brinkerhoff

Title:  Course Coordinator

Ashleigh coordinates conferences and symposiums that wish to provide CME credits to their attendees.

Email:  Ashleigh.Brinkerhoff@hsc.utah.edu

Elizabeth Walsh

Elizabeth Walsh

Title:  RSS Coordinator

Elizabeth coordinates our 140+ regularly scheduled series (RSS).

Email:  Elizabeth.Walsh@hsc.utah.edu

Sahar Pastel-Daneshgar

Sahar Pastel-Daneshgar

Title:  MOC Coordinator

Sahar coordinates Maintenance of Certification (MOC)/ Continuous Certification (CC) Parts II and IV for the UUCME.

Email:  SaharPD@hsc.utah.edu