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Sonography Faculty


Jan Blend, M.S., RDMS

Adjunct Faculty
El Centro College

 
Jan Blend has served as Ultrasound program coordinator since 1984, and is herself a graduate of El Centro’s Radiology program. For the past 20 years, she has worked in ultrasound departments of both large and small hospitals, and has taught ultrasound in China, Indonesia, Poland and Mexico.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Southwestern Medical School - Allied Health and a master’s degree in science from the University of North Texas. She has served as the regional director for the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and on numerous SDMS committees.

She is credentialed as a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS).

Pamela Crawford, A.A.S., RVT, RDMS, RT(R)

Clinical Coordinator and Faculty
El Centro College

A registered radiographer, Pamela Crawford serves as clinical coordinator for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. She has worked in radiology, mammography and the cardiac cath lab; has managed a major hospital’s ultrasound department for 10 years; and has worked as an ultrasound application specialist.

She has served on the finance committee of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and is past president of the North Texas Ultrasound Society.

She is a credentialed registered vascular technologist (RVT), a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) and a registered radiologic technologist (RT(R)) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. She earned an associate degree in applied arts and sciences (A.A.S.) from El Centro College with a specialization in ultrasound.