Richard McKinnies | College of Applied Sciences and Arts | SIU

Southern Illinois University

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Richard McKinnies

Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences

Richard McKinnies
Engineering Room 407 B
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)

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