Program Director, Associate Professor, and Anderson Distinguished Professor
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Department of Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences
University of Nebraska Medical Center
984545 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4545
Associate Director, Interprofessional Academy of Educators, 2015
Joseph & Darlene Anderson Distinguished Professor, UNMC, 2014
Associate Professor, College of Allied Health Professions, UNMC, 2012
Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health Professions, UNMC, 2006-2012
Instructor, College of Allied Health Professions, 2001-2006
Program Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, UNMC, 1998
FSDMS, Fellow, Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 2017
MA, Health Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006
BS, Radiation Science Technology, UNMC, 1991
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer: Abdomen, OB/GYN, Neurosonography, 1991; Breast, 2003; Pediatric, 2015
Registered Vascular Technologist, 1994
Registered Radiographer, 1990
Publications (last 5 years)
Michael K, Xuan T, Keller S, Sayles H, Custer T. Radiography Student Participation in Professional Organizations. Radiologic Technology. September/October 2017. Volume 89, Number 1.
Wampler K, Harwager B, Michael K. Abdominal Wall Endometriomas at Cesarean Section Scars: A Case Series. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Aug 2, 2017. DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2017.78082 online open access
Hanson C, Custer T, Schmidt C, Hartman T, Lyden E, List S, Wampler K, Michael K. Following the Growth of Sarah’s Baby: An IPE Activity of Medical Nutrition and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice 2017(7):17-20 doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.02.002.
Michael K, Coffin C, Sudbeck R, Sayles H, Webster T. Current Employment Practices and Future Preferences for Multicredentialed Technologists in Nebraska. Radiology Management Sept/Oct:31-37, 2016.
Michael K, Keller S, Tran X, Sayles H, Custer T. Student Participation in Professional Organizations: A Synopsis of Data Collected From CAAHEP-Accredited Sonography Programs. J Diag Med Sonography, online, Aug 2016.
Custer T, Michael K. The Utilization of the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table in the Education of Imaging Science Students, J Tomogr Simul 2015, 1:1 Read article>>
Michael KK, Wampler K, Underwood J, Hansen C. Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Study. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 2015, Vol. 31(5) 327–330. online abstract
Wampler K, Bluedorn E, Michael K. Sonographic Evaluation of Fournier’s Gangrene. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Feb 2015.
Michael K, Wampler K, Shostrom VK, Boals M, Anderson JC. A Retrospective Analysis of Abdominal Competency Scores to Improve Clinical Education in a Sonography Program. Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Apr 2014.
Michael K, Parks K, Miller E. "Page Kidney: Hypertension Secondary to Extra-Renal Compression." Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Vol. 29 January/February 2013: 26-29. first published on August 24, 2012 as doi:10.1177/8756479312457593.
Primary Teaching Responsibilities
MITS 401S/601S Ultrasound Physics I
MITS 407S/607S Advanced Obstetrical Ultrasound
MITS 414S Introduction to Sonography
MITS 419S/619S Professional Projects I
MITS 421S/621S Professional Projects II
MITS 424S/624S Breast Sonography
MITS 432S/632S Gastrointestinal Ultrasound
MITS 451S/651S Ultrasound Physics II
Active Grant Support
Co-Investigator, Case Study-Based E-Learning Modules in Radiologic Sciences Education: A Delicate Balance of Innovation, Time, and Educational Outcomes funded by the Association of Educators in Imaging & Radiologic Sciences.
SDMS Board of Directors, 2013-present
SDMS Foundation Board of Directors, 2013-Present
Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Editorial Board, 2016 to present
SDMS Membership Awards and Recognition Committee, 2015-2017
SDMS CME Reviewer, Image Library, Annual Conference Proposals, 2015-2017
SDMS Educator Institute Task Force, 2015-2017
Wellbeing Coordinating Council 2017-present
Assessment Committee, 2016-present
iEXCEL Education and Clinical Outcomes Committee, 2016-present
Educational Development Institute Committee, 2016-present
Advisory Council, Interprofessional Academy of Educators, 2015-present
Executive Committee, Interprofessional Academy of Educators, 2015-present
Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2012-present
Research Development and Management Committee, 2010- present
Chair, Rewards and Recognition Committee, 2007-present