USA – Women’s Health Initiative

John Scheel, MD, PhD

Director, RAD-AID USA Women’s Health Access Initiative

Dr. John Scheel is a breast imaging radiologist at the University of Washington. Dr. Scheel earned his B.S. with high honors from the University of California, Riverside. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and completed his radiology residency and breast imaging fellowship at the University of Virginia. As director of RAD-AID USA Women’s Health Access Initiative, Dr. Scheel aims to increase access to breast and cervical cancer screening and other medical services to regions of the United States where healthcare inequalities disproportionately impact women of color.

Olive Peart MS, RT(R)(M)

Program Manager, Mammography Technologist, RAD-AID USA Women’s Health Access Initiative

Olive Peart is an established author, educator, and radiographer. She graduated from a hospital-based radiography program in Jamaica, WI, and later obtained a master’s degree in education from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Olive has authored several textbooks including The Dangers of Medical Radiation; Spanish for Professionals in Radiology; Mammography and Breast Imaging: Just the Facts; Lange Q&A Mammography Examination; Mammography and Breast Imaging Prep; and Radiography Flashcard. She is an educational program director, practicing mammographer, and regularly presents lectures on mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars throughout the United States and Canada, plus internationally via webinars. Olive became involved with RAD-AID in 2014 when she was selected by RAD-AID and ASRT Foundation to be a technologist fellow with Asha Jyoti Women’s Health project in Chandigarh, India. Olive is now an enthusiastic team member in support of RAD-AID USA Women’s Health Access Initiative.

Mary Wetherall, RN, MSN, HN-BC

Director of Nursing, RAD-AID USA Women’s Healthcare Access Initiative

She is licensed as a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and has advanced family nursing and midwifery training from the University of Scranton Family Nurse Practitioner program in Pennsylvania and the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in Kentucky. Mary holds a Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Walden University and has undergone additional certificate training for Women in Leadership from Cornell University as well as healthcare executive training through UCLA/Johnson and Johnson.