In 1999, Betsy enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program at Kishwaukee College and graduated with honors for her A.A.S degree. She is board licensed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) she continues to be an active member. She performed her clinical rotations at St. Joseph Medical Center in Elgin, IL, Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb, IL, and Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. While completing the radiology program she became the Radiology tech assistant at Kishwaukee Hospital and Rush Copley Medical Center.
Upon completion of the Radiologic Technology Program in 2001, Betsy joined the medical team at Rush Copley Hospital in Chicago, IL. There she gained experience in routine radiography, trauma, neonatal imaging, arthrography, lumbar punctures, and surgical procedures. Betsy filled in as Chief Technologist when needed and was chosen to assist in the training of new students. In addition to her regular duties at the hospital, Betsy assisted the doctors of the Rush Copley Interventional Pain Clinic performing an array of procedures. Included in these were Transformational Epidural Injection, Joint Injection, Radiofrequency and Cryo Ablation, and advanced procedures such as Spinal Cord Stimulation.
Betsy and her family moved to Georgia in 2009 and she enjoyed time establishing her home life with her husband and boys. During her break she volunteered at Liberty Elementary School helping in her children’s classrooms. From 2012 to 2015, Betsy taught three year olds at Child’s Play Preschool.
In Betsy’s spare time, she loves watching her boys play sports, taking the family to six flags and the beach. A passion of Betsy’s is caring for dogs in need for the Cherokee County Humane Society, where she has opened her home to foster over 100 puppies and mothers.