Polk State Diagnostic Medical Sonography Clinical Coordinator Joanne Buchanan has nearly 15 years of experience working in area hospitals and clinics.
Buchanan earned her Associate in Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in 2000, the same year she earned her RDMS credentials to become an ultrasonographer. She went on to work at Winter Haven Hospital, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, as well as a freestanding imaging clinic.
In 2011, she was named clinical coordinator of the DMS program here at Polk State College. She has since continued her education, graduating in 2014 from Polk State’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management degree program.