Assistant Professor/Program Director
Biomedical Sciences Program
B.A. Monmouth College, BS Rush University
Masters in Adult Education National Louis University in progress
Ed.D. Roosevelt University
Certified Medical Technologist (Medical Laboratory Scientist) with a specialty certification in Clinical Chemistry - MT (ASCP) SC, 15 years' university teaching experience, 15 years' technical bench and supervisory experience in Clinical Chemistry/Hematology at Rush University Medical Center
James B. Wendt
James Wendt is the director of the Pre-Clinical Imaging Science Program. He joined Madonna in 1989 after previously serving as an adjunct professor at Eastern Michigan University. Mr. Wendt completed his Master's Degree in Biology (Microbiology) and published his research thesis in 1985. His research interests are focused on gastrointestinal bacterial pathogens found in Southeast Michigan. He has also worked for Beaumont Hospital - Dearborn Campus as a medical technologist for 35 years.
Mr. Wendt enjoys teaching Microbiology courses including General Microbiology, Medical Mycology, Parasitology, and Clinical Bacteriology. He is a student focused instructor who creates a stable learning environment, inspiring students to actively participate in class and do their very best.
Mr. Wendt currently serves on the advisory committees for the Clinical Imaging Programs at Providence Hospital, St. John Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, and DMC Sinai Grace Hospital. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, and American Society of Clinical Pathologists (M.T.). He has also served the community for the past 35 years as a consultant in clinical microbiology and infectious disease.
Mr. Wendt is a lifelong practicing Catholic and was one of the founding members of the parish that he is a member of today. He serves a Lector and a Commentator, in addition to previously serving as the former Parish Council President.