Business Education

Gary Whitlock, M.A., R.T. (R)

Director, RAD-AID Business Education Program

Registered Technologist with a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management and a master’s degree in Human Resources. Retired Radiology administrator with 30+ years’ management experience.  Experience included administrator for 28 person Radiologist group and director of hospital radiology and medical laboratory departments.  Also 9 years’ experience as a traveling interim radiology director at multiple hospitals across the United States including private, union, children’s, for profit, radiation oncology center, rural and urban hospitals.  Gary spent 3 years as Associate Program Manager for RAD-AID Tanzania.  Activities there included support of a private for-profit hospital, and additional sites for development of a radiation oncology center and collaboration with teaching hospitals.

Taffi N. Simone, M.S.R.S., R.T. (R)(CT)

Program Manager, RAD-AID Business Education Program

Taffi Simone works for Riverside Health System in Newport News, VA in Professional Workforce and Leadership Development. Taffi’s educational background includes 25 years in the Radiography and health care industry. She has a BSRS with additional certification in Computed Tomography, MSRS in Education, and is a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt. She has assisted with various Operational curriculum development projects, educational courses, and developed programs, as well as published at the state and national level. She has served on the VA State Society Board of Directors, as a VA State Delegate, and completed the ASRT Leadership Development Program. Taffi currently provides training for Riverside Health System, and has lectured at numerous state and national events, conferences, educational facilities, and is proudly a veteran of the U.S Air Force.