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Interim Director of the School of Health Sciences and Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences

Richard McKinnies

ASA 213A
Mailcode 6615
Phone: 618.453.7260
Fax: 618.453.7020
rmck@siu.edu

AT SIU SINCE 2005

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Science in Medical Dosimetry, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, August, 2011
  • Masters of Education, Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, August, 2006.
  • Bachelors of Science, Radiologic Science, Radiation Therapy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, August, 2003.
  • Associate in Science, John A. Logan College, Carterville, Illinois, May, 1999.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Medical Dosimetrist, April, 2012
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for Radiation Therapy, August, 2003
  • American Registry for Radiologic Technologist for Radiologic Technology, May, 2002
  • Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety, August, 2003

COURSES TAUGHT

  • RAD 370- Technique and Applications of Radiation Therapy
  • RAD 390- Nursing Oncology
  • RAD 410- Radiation Therapy Intern I
  • RAD 420- Special Problems in Radiation Therapy
  • RAD 430- Radiation Therapy Intern II
  • RAD 440- Seminar in Radiation Therapy
  • RAD 525- Seminar in Medical Dosimetry I
  • RAD 545- Seminar in Medical Dosimetry II
  • RAD 560- Seminar in Medical Dosimetry III

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Cancer Treatment Related Research
  • Employee Incentives in the Health care Industry
  • Human Resource in Employee Selection and Recruitment in Health Care
  • Aging Workforce

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • Analyzing trends and characteristics associated with hospital CEO's
  • Investigating information from Human Resource managers in health care regarding various employee selection practices and recruitment incentives
  • Evaluating trends and characteristics associated with Radiology Manager's

PUBLICATIONS

Matthews, E.P., Collins, K.S., Collins, S.K., McKinnies, R.C. (Accepted, 2012). Chief Executive Officers in United States Hospitals:  A Reexamination of Workforce Demographics and Educational Issues.  The Health Care Manager,

Matthews, E.P., McKinnies, R.C., Collins, K.S. (2012).  An Examination of Discoveries Required for Dr. Rontgen’s Experiment to Transpire and a Re-examination of his Work in November 1895: Part 1.  Spectrum, 23(3), 5-6

McKinnies, R.C., & K.S. Collins. (2011).  Comparing critical structure dose: prone vs supine breast treatments.  Radiation Therapist (ASRT), 20(2), 103-107

Collins, K.S., McKinnies, R.C., & Collins, S.K. (2010).  Distance learning and how access to education can be improved.  Online Journal of Workforce Education and Development, 4(2), Article 1-12. 

Collins, S. K., McKinnies, R. C., & Collins, K. S. (2010). Employee recruitment and incentive packages in the health care industry.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online.  URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2010-01-05/3.html

Collins, K. S., McKinnies, R. C., Matthews, E. P., & Collins, S. K. (2010). Customer service: Desired characteristics of health care employees.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online. URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2010-01-05/1.html

McKinnies, R. C., Collins, S. K., Collins, K. S., & Matthews, E. P. (2010). Lack of performance:  Exploring the top reasons for terminating health care employees. Radiology Management, 32(3), 44-47.

Collins, S. K., McKinnies, R. C., Collins, K. S. & Matthews, E. P. (2009). Recruitment tools utilized in the health care industry.  Radiology Management, 31(4), 14-16

Collins, S. K., & McKinnies, R. C.  (2009).  Emotional intelligence: A characteristic of effective leaders in the healthcare industry.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online.  URL:http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2009-05-04/

Collins, S. K., Matthews, E. P., McKinnies, R. C., Collins, K. S., & Jensen, S. C. (2009).  Chief executive officers in US hospitals:  An examination of workforce demographics and educational issues.  The Health Care Manager, 28(2), 134-141

Collins, K. S., Matthews, E. P., & McKinnies, R. C.  (2009). Radiation induced spinal cord injuries.  Radiation Therapist, 18(1), 56-59

McKinnies, R. C., Collins, S. K., & Collins, K. S. (2008). Employee incentives in the health care industry. Radiology Management, 30(1), 52-55

Collins, S. K., Collins, K. S. & McKinnies, R. C. (2008). Personality assessment underutilized in health care.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online.  URL:http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2008-07-07/9.html

Collins, K. S., Collins, S. K. & McKinnies, R. C., & Jenson S. (2008). Employee satisfaction and employee retention: Catalyst for patient satisfaction. The Health Care Manager, 27(3), 245-251.

McKinnies, R. C. (2007). The effects of the environment and genetics in developing lung cancer. Radiation Therapist (ASRT), 16(1), 63-68.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011 Radiation Therapist Harold Silverman Award for the article “Comparing Critical Structure Dose: Prone vs Supine Breast Treatments” in the Fall 2011 issue.  (With Kevin Collins)