Modern Technology School

Diagnostic Healthcare Education | Orange County, California

SERVING ALL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Faculty Professional Profiles

Modern Technology School has been the best place to learn X-Ray, Ultrasound and Medical Assisting in Southern California since 1981. Our ACCSC Accredited Diagnostic Healthcare school offers several programs designed to help students become experts in their respective field. Our faculty works with students in real-life labs and small classroom environments, allowing for hands-on learning and quick absorption of the material.

Our X-Ray Technician Program is the best in Orange County, and is all-inclusive. Your textbooks, scrubs and first California State X-Ray Examination are all provided as part of our X-Ray Program. Furthermore, Clinical Internship is included as part of all programs we offer. Our X-Ray Tech students also receive cross-training as a Medical Assistant, meaning more opportunities and a better medical foundation.

Our Ultrasound / Vascular Technologist Program ranks as one of the most popular Ultrasound Programs in Southern California. Ultrasound Tech students also receive Clinical Internship through our school – we do the legwork, so you don’t have to stress about it.

Our Medical Assistant Program offers NCMA National Medical Assistant Certification and prepares you for working directly with physicians in the field. Not only is our Medical Assisting Program one of our most popular, but it offers a foundation for many avenues of advancement throughout your career.

Our Orange County training facility is located in Fountain Valley, CA and is accessible by many major freeways. We are proud of our history, student’s-first philosophy, attention to detail and of course our talented & experienced faculty.

Class sizes at Modern Technology School remain small and focused, offering detailed instruction. Because we want our students to receive a hands-on education, our instructors & faculty work closely with them, both in the classroom and in our real-life labs. As an institution of higher learning, we hold well over 150 years of X-Ray, Radiology, Sonography, Medical Assisting, Clinical and Education experience between our faculty & staff.

We’d love to share our knowledge with you and help you carve a road map to your success in the Diagnostic Healthcare field of your choice! Below you’ll find our Faculty Professional Profiles, listed in alphabetical order.

Danielle Brown, RDMS, Ultrasound Instructor

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)—Abdomen
  • Member of Society of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (SDMS)
  • 9+ yrs. scanning experience

Mike Cost CRT, X-ray Instructor

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)(RTF)
  • 40+ yrs. experience in Safety Compliance/Radiation Safety Officer

Lani Coates RDMS, RVT, Ultrasound Program Director

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)—Ob/Gyn
  • Registered Vascular Technologist—(RVT)
  • Member of Society of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (SDMS)
  • 16+ yrs. scanning experience

Adam Cooper, XT, X-ray Radiation Safety Officer

  • CDPH-RHB licensed X-ray Technician (XT)
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist Member (ASRT)
  • 16+ yrs. x-ray experience

Marcella Fazzone, Medical Assisting Instructor

  • 12+ yrs. medical assisting/ultrasound technologist experience

Ed Fernandez BA, ARRT, X-ray Instructor

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)(RTF)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)(R)
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist Member (ASRT)
  • 40+ yrs. x-ray experience

Shanaz Foroozanfar, RDMS, Ultrasound Instructor

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)—Abdomen
  • Member of Society of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (SDMS)
  • 16+ yrs. scanning experience

Oscar Garza, CRT, X-ray Instructor

  • Graduate of Marric College North Hollywood, CA—Certified Radiologic Technology Program
  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)

Alina Kane, AA, ARRT, X-ray Instructor

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)(R)
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist Member (ASRT)
  • ARRT Exam Writer Committee—2015 to 2016
  • 40+ yrs. x-ray experience

Lotechel Lumayno, BSRT, CRT, X-ray Instructor

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
  • 40+ yrs. x-ray experience

Nicole Mattice, Ultrasound Instructor

  • Graduate of Modern Technology School, Fountain Valley, CA—Ultrasound Program
  • 4+ yrs. scanning experience

Michel Nielsen, RDMS, Ultrasound Instructor 

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)—Ob/Gyn
  • Member of Society of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (SDMS)
  • 4+ yrs. scanning experience

Yvonne Parker, Medical Assisting Director

  • 20+ yrs. of in field experience in the specialties of Family Practice, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Hematology, Outpatient Surgery, Industrial Care and Urgent Care.
  • 10+ yrs. experience in education and curriculum development.

Liz Rodriguez, LVN, Medical Assisting Instructor

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse—IV and blood certified
  • 10+ yrs. nursing experience—experienced School Nurse

Steven Shannon, AS, ARRT, Ultrasound Instructor

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)(R)
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist Member (ASRT)
  • 40+ yrs. x-ray experience

Susan Shannon, MS, ARRT (M), X-ray Program Director/Campus Director

  • CDPH-RHB Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)(M)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)(R)(M)
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologist Member (ASRT)
  • ARRT Limited Exam Committee Member 2011 to 2016
  • ARRT Exam Writer Committee; 2011 to 2016
  • 40+ yrs. x-ray experience/20+ yrs. educational director experience

Mary Uht RDMS, Ultrasound Instructor

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)—Abdomen
  • Member of Society of Medical Diagnostic Sonographers (SDMS)
  • 18+ yrs. scanning experience

Victoria Wagner BA, Medical Assisting Instructor

  • Graduate of Everest College, City of Industry, CA—Medical Assistant Program
  • Graduate of California Polytechnic University, Pomona CA—Bachelors in Kinesiology
  • United States Navy — Rank: E-5 — Duties: Yeoman — 8 yrs. experience.

Jessica Zelaya, LVN, Medical Assisting Instructor

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse—IV and blood certified
  • 3+ yrs. nursing experience
  • 18+ yrs. medical assisting experience
  • AHA BLS CPR certified instructor