Klamath Falls, Oregon – Leah Jolly, who teaches and leads the Vascular Technology program at Oregon Tech, was chosen to be part of the Board of Directors at Inteleos, an international organization focused on medical certification without aiming for profit.
“I am excited to represent the sonography community on the Inteleos Board of Directors and hope to aid in their mission of ensuring equitable access to quality care for all,” said Jolly.
She will hold the position until the end of 2025
Her role on the board started on January 1 and will go on until December 31, 2025.
Inteleos is known for its strict evaluation process and is committed to bringing together health professionals around the world who meet the highest health care and safety standards. It governs and manages the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA), and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy. Altogether, these groups include over 139,000 certified health care experts globally.
Jolly, who has ARDMS certification in sonography, has been with Oregon Tech’s faculty since 2014. She got her degree in vascular technology from the same university in 2003, completing her practical training in New York at Montefiore Medical Center. After finishing her studies, she worked at Mint Medical in the San Francisco Bay Area, first as a sonographer and later as the technical director of the vascular lab at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara for 11 years.
Besides her teaching role, Jolly offers her expertise to Mint Medical by conducting courses on interpretation for doctors and helping sonographers enhance their vascular examination skills. She holds certifications as a Registered Vascular Technologist and Registered Phlebology Sonographer.