Curriculum Vitae Rudy N. Heiser, DC, MS, DACBR Education â€¢ Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging (MS) - Summa Cum Laude National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) Lombard, Illinois August 17th, 2010 â€¢ Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) - Cum Laude & Salutatorian National University of Health Sciences Lombard, Illinois December 11th, 2004 â€¢ Honors Bachelor of Science (HBSc) - Major Zoology & Minor Genetics University of Western Ontario London, Ontario, Canada 08/1996 â€“ 05/2001 Certification â€¢ Board Certified Radiologist American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (ACBR) August 7th, 2010 Residency Training â€¢ Diagnostic Imaging (3-year residency) National University of Health Sciences Lombard, Illinois 09/2007 â€“ 08/2010 Professional Licensure â€¢ Florida 09/10 - present â€¢ North Carolina 02/05 â€“ present â€¢ Illinois 09/07- 12/2011 â€¢ South Carolina 01/07 â€“ 01/11 â€¢ Ontario 2004-2011 Professional Experience â€¢ Board Certified Radiologist Diagnostic Imaging Consultants December 2011 - present â€¢ Assistant Professor - Radiology/Clinical Practice National University of Health Sciences - Florida September 2010 â€“ present â€¢ Adjunct Instructor - Anatomy St. Petersburg College â€“ Florida Fall 2011 - present â€¢ Diagnostic Imaging Resident National University of Health Sciences September 2007 - August 2010 â€¢ Associate Chiropractic Physician- Dynamic Health Center Charlotte, North Carolina February 2005 - 2007 Teaching Experience â€¢ Continuing Education Lecturer o FCPA - Orlando ï‚§ Radiologic Manifestations of Chest and Abdominal Disease â€¢ Orlando, FL â€“ July 2015 o FCPA â€“ Tampa ï‚§ Radiologic Manifestations of Chest and Abdominal Disease â€¢ Tampa, FL â€“ February 2015 o Hillsborough County Chiropractic Society ï‚§ Disc Nomenclature: A Comprehensive Review â€¢ Tampa, FL â€“ June 2014 o Pinellas County Chiropractic Society ï‚§ Disc Nomenclature: A Comprehensive Review â€¢ Clearwater, FL â€“ June 2014 o Florida Chiropractic Physician Association ï‚§ Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty- Common Complications and Imaging Manifestations â€¢ Fort Lauderdale 2013 o Florida Chiropractic Association ï‚§ Prevention of Practice Pitfalls- Risk Management in Conventional Radiography â€¢ Naples 2014, Orlando 2014, Jacksonville 2014 ï‚§ Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty- Common Complications and Imaging Manifestations â€¢ Orlando 2013 ï‚§ A Synopsis of Radiographic Techniques and Special Imaging â€¢ Orlando 2013 ï‚§ Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Shoulder â€¢ Jacksonville 2013 ï‚§ Tumors and Hematopoietic Disorders: What the chiropractor needs to know. â€¢ Naples 2012 ï‚§ Panel Discussion â€“ Clinical Practice Dilemmas: A case based approach. â€¢ Orlando 2012 ï‚§ Common Orthopedic Conditions of the Knee â€¢ Jacksonville 2012 ï‚§ Advanced Imaging of the Upper Extremity: A review of common neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the upper quarter. â€¢ Jacksonville -March 2013, April 2012, March 2011, Boca Raton -June 2011 Orlando -August 2011, Naples- November 2011 o Florida Chiropractic Association â€“ ï‚§ Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty- Common Complications and Imaging Manifestations; Tumors and Tumor-like lesions; Hematopoietic Disorders â€¢ Orlando â€“ August 2015 ï‚§ Chiropractic Radiologic Technician Program presenter - 8 hours â€¢ Orlando â€“ August 2014 ï‚§ Imaging artifacts and post-surgical imaging â€¢ Orlando â€“ August 2013 ï‚§ Tumors and Hematopoietic Disorders â€¢ Orlando â€“ August 2012 ï‚§ Physics, positioning, artifacts, normal variants, calcification and osteonecrosis â€¢ Orlando -August 2011 â€¢ Assistant Professor - Department of Clinical Sciences National University of Health Sciences 2010 â€“ present o Courses: ï‚§ RA6205 Fundamentals of Imaging: Tumors (2.5) ï‚§ MM6208 Orthopedic Musculoskeletal Imaging (1.0) o Special and Guest Lectures: ï‚§ Advanced Imaging of the Upper Extremity: A review of common neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the upper quarter ï‚§ Genetic Disorders of Biochemical Metabolism ï‚§ Introduction to Advanced Imaging ï‚§ Introduction to Genitourinary Imaging ï‚§ Introduction to Gastrointestinal Imaging ï‚§ MR Imaging of Rotator Cuff Injuries ï‚§ MR Imaging of Glenoid Labrum Injuries ï‚§ MR Imaging of Common Elbow Injuries ï‚§ MR Imaging of Unsuspected Elbow Pathology ï‚§ MR Imaging of Wrist Fractures, Dislocations & AVN ï‚§ MR Imaging of the Wrist: TFCC and Ligament Injuries ï‚§ Radiology: Common Congenital Anomalies ï‚§ Radiology: Traumatic Injury to the Cervical Spine â€¢ Adjunct Instructor â€“ Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II Department of Natural Science St. Petersburg College â€“ Seminole Campus Fall 2011 - present â€¢ Attending Clinician - Department of Clinical Practice National University of Health Sciences - Florida September 2010 â€“ September 2013 o Courses: ï‚§ CL6402 Student Clinic ï‚§ IC7102 Clinic Internship I (17.0) ï‚§ IC7201 Clinic Internship II (17.0) â€¢ Laboratory Adjunct Instructor â€“ EM 5305 Visceral Anatomy Department of Basic Sciences National University of Health Sciences â€“ Florida 2010 â€¢ Laboratory Adjunct Instructor â€“ Cox Flexion / Distraction Mobilization Technique Department of Clinical Sciences National University of Health Sciences - 2009 â€¢ Examiner, Department of Clinical Sciences National University of Health Sciences â€“ Illinois & Florida Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) 2007 â€“ 2011 â€¢ Examiner, Department of Clinical Sciences National University of Health Sciences - Florida Phase III 2010 - 2012 â€¢ Adjunct Instructor/Proctor: ï‚§ RA 5206 Normal Radiographic Anatomy & Variants â€“ various lectures ï‚§ RA 6203 Fundamentals of Imaging-Arthritides & Trauma: laboratory proctor ï‚§ RA 6302 Fundamentals of Imaging-Chest & Abdomen: laboratory proctor ï‚§ RA 6408 Radiologic Management & Report Writing- prelab and lab ï‚§ RA 6409 Radiographic Positioning & Advanced Imaging- prelab and lab 2007 - 2010 â€¢ Teaching Assistant â€“ Anatomy NUHS Department of Basic Sciences National University of Health Sciences 2002 - 2004 Publications â€¢ Heiser R, Bogar, W, Cambron J & Fergus M. Thymic follicular hyperplasia presenting as a large mediastinal mass in a 42-year-old woman. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. July 2009: Volume 16 (4): 229-231. â€¢ Grieve TJ, Cramer GD, Cantu JA, McKinnis RA, Heiser R, Bogar W, Miley H. Reliability of Grading Zygapophyseal (Z) Joint Degeneration from MRIs of Subjects with Acute Low Back Pain. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting. April 18-22, 2009. New Orleans, Louisiana. Acknowledgements- Illes J & Maola C. Chiropractic management of low back pain in a patient with a transfemoral amputation. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. 2012. Article in Press. Professional Advanced Education in Radiology â€¢ Classic Lectures in Musculoskeletal Imaging â€“ What you need to know. July 14, 2014 â€“ 35.75 CME Credits AMA/PRA Category 1 â€¢ American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR) Annual Convention â€“ Chicago, 2015, St. Louis, September 2013, Dallas, September 2012, Minneapolis, September 2011, St. Louis, September 2010, Baltimore, September 2009 â€¢ Over 300 hours of NUHS Advanced Musculoskeletal Training in Clinical Orthopedics by D. Skogsbergh, G. Cramer, M. Kowalski, R. Swenson & S. Fonda, 2007 - 2010 â€¢ Orthopaedic MRI Reading Course by Stephen Pomeranz: How to Really Do It. November 24-27, 2009 â€“ 25 CME Credits AMA/PRA Category 1 CME â€“ Chicago 2009 â€¢ Virtual Radiology Fellowship by David W. Stoller: Knee - 15 CME Credits AMA/PRA Category 1, 2009 â€¢ Virtual Radiology Fellowship by David W. Stoller: Shoulder - 15 CME Credits AMA/PRA Category 1, 2009 Committee Appointments â€¢ Board of Directors, Pinellas County Chiropractic Society â€“ 2014 - present â€¢ NUHS Clinical Quality Management Committee -2011-2013 â€¢ NUHS Angoff Committee Phase II- 2011-2012 â€¢ Faculty Senate Representative - Department of Diagnostic Imaging National University of Health Sciences 2007 â€“ 2009 Professional Memberships â€¢ American Roentgen Ray Society/American College of Radiology - 09/07-present â€¢ American Chiropractic College of Radiology- 2010- present â€¢ ACA Council for Diagnostic Imaging - 05/08-present â€¢ American Chiropractic Association - 12/04-present â€¢ Florida Chiropractic Association - 09/10-present â€¢ Pinellas County Chiropractic Society â€“ 06/11-present Honors & Awards â€¢ American Chiropractic College of Radiology (ACCR) WAG Award Winner- 2015, 2012, 2011 â€¢ Beck, Smith, Rodolfo, Borders, NCMIC Scholarships and Bursaries- NUHS â€¢ National University of Health Science â€“ Deanâ€™s List â€“ Fall 2001 â€“ 2004 â€¢ University of Western Ontario â€“ Scholarship of Academics
Classes shown below are for the current term: Spring Term 2016 (0510)
BSC 2086L #1951 SE UP309 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm
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