J. Rob Cruise, II, M.S.R.S., RT(R)(MR)(CT)

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Mr. Cruise is a program director in the Department of Radiation Technology. He is currently director of the AS Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology and Cardiac & Vascular Imaging programs.  He has been a part of the faculty since 1999 serving as Adjunct Instructor and Program Director since 2014. Mr. Cruise teaches in multiple programs, including CT/MRI, Bachelor of Science, Masters in Radiologist Assistant, PACS administration, Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology, Cardiac and Vascular Imaging, and Nuclear Medicine. In addition, Mr. Cruise held a PACS Administrator role for 10 years and was in imaging management for a decade. He served as manager, director, and area director over two hospitals and two out-patient clinics.

EDUCATION

  • A.S., Cardiac Electrophysiology Technology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 2019
  • M.S., Radiation Sciences; Administration and Education emphases, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 2016
  • B.S., Radiation Sciences, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 2011 
  • Certificate, Special Imaging (CT/MRI), Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 1998
  • A.S., Medical Radiography, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, 1996

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Radiographer, 1996
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Computed Tomography, 1998
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 1998
  • California Radiologic Technologist, Fluoroscopy, 1996
  • Breath Alcohol Technician, 1996

PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
  • 2002     Cruise, K., Cruise, J., (2019). Administrator’s Opinion on Education, ASRT Scanner, 2002. 
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Program development and approval process completed for the following programs:

  • 2018   Worked with Laura Alipoon to bring the CEPT program from an on-campus AS degree to an online program.
  • 2017    Worked with Laura Alipoon to bring the CVI program from a University Certificate to an emphasis in the BS in Radiation Sciences degree. The first cohort started in the fall of 2018.