University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Jane Pembroke Alsofrom

Jane Pembroke Alsofrom, M.Ed., RT(T)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences,
Radiation Therapy Program Director

Jane Alsofrom Office: 302 Rowell
Phone: (802) 656-0341
Email: Jane.Alsofrom@uvm.edu

Prof. Jane Alsofrom joined the UVM faculty in the Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences in September 2005. In her role as program director of the radiation therapy BS program she coordinates the curricular and clinical experience for all the radiation therapy students. Before joining the faculty as the program director, Prof. Alsofrom was an adjunct faculty member in the department for three years. She is actively involved in patient care and maintains her clinical practice in the Radiation Therapy department at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Prof. Alsofrom is passionate about teaching undergraduates and providing our region with the best-prepared radiation therapists to care for people with cancer. Her interest lies with the psycho-social impact of cancer on those diagnosed with cancer and their families and support providers.

In addition to her role as program director, Prof. Alsofrom serves as chair of the Vermont Board of Radiologic Technology, a post appointed by Governor James Douglas. Prior to joining the faculty at UVM she was the Radiation Oncology Department Manager at FAHC from 1985 - 1999. During that time she was the FAHC Clinical Coordinator for the UVM radiation therapy program. She is also a certified Pilates instructor. She owned and operated Core Conditioning pilates studio from 2000 - 2004.

Education

M.Ed., University of Vermont, 2006
B.A., Trinity College, Business and French, 1999
A.S., University of Vermont, Radiation Therapy, 1977

Courses Taught

RADT 152 - Principles of Radiation therapy
RADT 244 - Patient Care Seminar
RADT 270 - Dosimetry Concepts
RADT 274 - Clinical Internship
RADT 277 - Techniques in Radiation Therapy
RADT 280 - Quality Assurance in Radiation Therapy
MLRS 175 - Medical Imaging
MLRS 296 - Leadership and Management in Health Care

Presentations

"Teaching in a Clinical Simulation Environment: Briefing and Debriefing"
American Society of Radiologic Technology: Radiation Therapy conference, September 2013

"Is it Post-traumatic Stress Disorder or Post-treatment Stress Disorder?"
Vermont Society of Radiologic Technology, April 2011

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome or is it Post-Treatment Stress Syndrome
American Society of Radiation Technology: Radiation Therapy conference, October 2010

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
New England Society of Radiation Therapy
Vermont Society of Radiologic Technology



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