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George L. Nelson Jr., RCIS, RCP

Program Coordinator and Faculty

Coordinator of the ICVT program since 2003, George Nelson has also served as a staff technologist at the Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital since 1982. A cardiopulmonary technologist in the U.S. Air Force, his last military assignment was as a noncommissioned officer in charge of cardiopulmonary services at the Regional Hospital in Langley, Va.

He holds a two-year Liberal Arts Certification from Hill College in Hillsboro, Texas, and studied journalism at the University of Texas at Arlington before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1975. He attended the cardiopulmonary technology program at the School of Allied Health Sciences at USAF Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, a two-year program accredited by Cardiovascular Credentialing International and the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). He holds credentials as a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist (RCIS) and respiratory care practitioner (RCP).


LaToya Stewart, RCIS, LMRT

Adjunct Faculty and Catheterization Lab Specialist
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital

LaToya Stewart holds an associate degree in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology from El Centro College and has served as an adjunct faculty member in the program since 2003.

She was hired for her current position before graduation after she completed a clinical rotation at Baylor University Medical Center.

She is certified as a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist and limited medical radiologic technologist.