Certification Council

Charge:  The ISCD Certification Council serves to establish skeletal health assessment skills in bone densitometry by promoting best practice standards, competent evaluation, and continued professional development in bone densitometry.  The certification process recognizes attainment of the highest standard of achievement and professional excellence in the field of bone densitometry for clinicians and technologists.

Specific Responsibilities:
1. To establish policies and procedures for the ISCD certification programs and oversee the administration of the certification exams to meet industry standards.
2. To report to the Board concerning changes in policies and procedures for the ISCD certification programs.
3. To oversee the Council's subcommittees:
     a. Test Subcommittee
     b. Item Writing Subcommittee
     c. Recertification Subcommittee
     d. Body of Knowledge Subcommittee
     e. Ethics Subcommittee

Committee Officers and Members

Dr. Orhan K. Oz
Dr. Orhan K. Oz, MD, PhD, CCD

Prof. Jeanne F. Nichols
Prof. Jeanne F. Nichols, PhD, CBDT
Vice Chair

Patricia A FitzGerald
Patricia A FitzGerald, MLS, MPM,
Public Member

Ms. Gretta J Borchardt
Ms. Gretta J Borchardt, , CBDT

Mr. Patrick Cacchio
Mr. Patrick Cacchio, , CCD

Ms. Monique M. Carroll
Ms. Monique M. Carroll, BSHA, RT(L), CBDT

Ms. Legerthian J Cummings
Ms. Legerthian J Cummings, AAS, RT, CBDT

Dr. Lisa Francis
Dr. Lisa Francis, MD, CCD

Susan E. Lyons
Susan E. Lyons, , CBDT

Dr. Matthew R Vickery
Dr. Matthew R Vickery, MD, CCD

Dr. Peter Wilcox
Dr. Peter Wilcox, DNP, CCD

Dr. Alisara Wongsuttilert
Dr. Alisara Wongsuttilert, MD, CCD

Mary Saier
Mary Saier, ,
Staff Liaison