Gretchen Kilworth

Gretchen Kilworth, BSHCA, RT (R)

Clinical Coordinator/Instructor
(515) 643-6655

Office Location
SC - 309

Office Hours
Posted on office window or contact me for an appointment.

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College 2017

  • Department: Radiologic Technology


  • Master of Science in Higher Education-College Teaching, Purdue University Global (2021)
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration, Mercy College of Health Sciences (2014)
  • Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology, Mercy College of Health Sciences (2013)

Courses Regularly Taught

  • RAD 110 Applied Radiography I (with lab)
  • RAD 131 Clinical Internship III
  • RAD 111 Clinical Practicum I
  • RAD 120 Applied Radiography II (with lab)
  • RAD 202 Radiographic Pathology
  • RAD 211 Clinical Practicum IV
  • RAD 116 Imaging Systems
  • RAD 130 Applied Radiography III (with lab)
  • RAD 121 Clinical Practicum II
  • RAD 221 Clinical Practicum V
  • LRT 110 Imaging I
  • LRT 101 Diagnostic Procedures I (with lab)
  • LRT 102 Diagnostic Procedures II

Clinical/Field Experience

  • Radiologic technologist and clinical preceptor at a family practice/urgent care clinic for five years.

Advice to Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss


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Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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