School of Medical Imaging Sciences Faculty
Michael Stabin, Ph.D., CHP
DEAN: School of Medical Imaging Sciences
Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering University of Tennessee
M.S. Environmental Engineering – University of Florida
B.S. Environmental Engineering – University of Florida
Dr. Michael Stabin received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering with a Health Physics emphasis from the University of Tennessee. He served as an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University and has authored or co-authored over 220 full articles or book chapters and over 60 abstracts. Dr. Stabin developed MIRDOSE, and the more recent OLINDA/EXM software packages, which automate the calculation of internal dose estimates, primarily in Nuclear Medicine. He is also a member of several Professional Societies and Committees.
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Jasmin Miller, DBA, CNMT
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: BS Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine specialization
DBA – Keiser University
MS – Keiser University
Jasmin Miller is currently the University Department Chair, Accreditation Committee Chair, and Director of Nuclear Medicine at Keiser University. She was a Nuclear Medicine Technologist for various medical facilities in Florida. Jasmin is a full professor with extensive higher education experience in developing and providing leadership to an entire division in a regionally accredited level VI educational institution. She has earned many awards and accomplishments including Advisory Board Academic Achievement Award, Instructor of Distinction Award, Employee of the Month Award, textbook acknowledgement contributions, and published dissertation.
Isaak Miroshenko, MA, RT(R)(CT)
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: AS Radiologic Technology
MA – The State University of New York, Stony Brook University
Mr. Miroshenko is a former valedictorian of New York Methodist’s Bartone School of Radiography and served as a faculty member, Clinical Coordinator, and Radiography Program Director. After earning his BA from Baruch College, he went on to earn a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Stony Brook University. Mr. Miroshenko is registered with the ARRT in Radiography and Computed Tomography.
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Manuel Arreola, Ph.D., DABR
Ph.D. Medical Physics – University of Florida
M.S. Physics – State University New York
Dr. Manuel Arreola was born in Mexico City. He obtained a Bachelor’s in Physics from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana of that city. Dr. Arreola obtained a Master’s in Physics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is a graduate from the Ph.D. Medical Physics Program at University of Florida (UF). After 5 years under the mentorship of Dr. Harvey Neiman at the West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, he became Chief of Medical Physics at UF in 1998. He took over as Director of the UF Medical Physics Program in 2016 and successfully moved that program from the College of Engineering to the College of Medicine Dr. Arreola has directed over 15 doctoral dissertations and over 40 Master’s projects. He expanded the outreach of the Physics Division of the UF Radiology Department to provide compliance services to hospitals in both Gainesville and Jacksonville. Dr. Arreola was appointed Vice-chair of Radiology for Medical Physics Affairs in 2017. Since 2010, he has been collaborating with the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in worldwide training programs for medical physicists and held the Interim position of Head of the Medical Physics Division at the Agency’s headquarters in 2017. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Physics in Medicine and the Society for Directors of Medical Physics Academic Programs. Dr. Arreola has collaborated actively with JPU since 2012.
Joseph Cianci, MSA, RT(R)(CT)
MSA – Central Michigan University
B.S. – St. Joseph’s College
Joseph Cianci began working as a radiographer after his military service and quickly developed a strong standard of performance and delivering patient care. Joe serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Prestige Medical Imaging. He has also been a part of the Medical Team for the Brooklyn Nets since 2012. His previous appointments include the Director of Radiology, Cardiology & Ancillary Outpatient Diagnostics for New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and Director of Operations with New Jersey City Medical Center.
Jamie Culbertson, MA
Masters in General English – Northern Arizona University
Bachelors in Communications – University of South Carolina Aiken
Jamie Culbertson is a writer, communicator, and educator. She brings over 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, proposal writing, and project management. Jamie is an accomplished proposal writer and corporate marketing professional. Her proposal work has secured her employers approximately $100 million in fees from projects totaling $10 billion in construction cost. Jamie has worked with Hill International, Inc., BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Intel Corporation, Arcadis (PinnacleOne), Regions Bank, and the University of South Carolina Aiken.
As an educator, Jamie’s work with her students has given her a first-hand understanding of the skills they need to write and communicate effectively and professionally. She contributes to the academic communities of Cleveland State Community College, Bethel University, and John Patrick University. Jamie lends her capabilities as a grant writer and marketing professional to social organizations that provide outreach to the homeless, impoverished, and Spanish-speaking communities. She also volunteers weekly as a reading champion to elementary school students.
Hugh Gerard, CMD, RT(R)(T)
B.A. – Indiana University
A.S. – Radiation Therapy
A.S. – Radiography
Hugh Gerard currently serves as Director and Dosimetrist at Kosciusko Community Cancer Center. He is Operations Manager for Infinite Planning Solutions, and teaches new radiation oncology technologies for Advanced Radiotherapy Consulting. Hugh has experience in external beam planning, remote planning, high-dose brachytherapy, IMRT, CT/PET fusion, tomotherapy, and adaptive radiation therapy.
Christian Pascarella, BS, RT(R)
BS – St. Francis College
Christian Pascarella has over 20 years of experience as a Radiologic Technologist, over nine years of experience in clinical and didactic instruction as a radiography program clinical coordinator, and over six years of experience in radiology management. He is also a C-arm applications specialist and is proficient in orthopedic radiography.