Consultants & Collaborators
Scott has worked in noninvasive vascular testing in various capacities since 1978 after graduating from the University of North Carolina and attending postgraduateultrasound studies at Bowman Gray School of Medicine. Scott spent 8 years in sales and marketing with ATL ultrasound (Philips) before taking the position of Technical Director of the vascular lab at Wake Forest University Medical School in Winston Salem, N.C., one of 12 labs in the country to pilot the ICAVL accreditation at its initiation. The vascular lab specialized in perfecting noninvasive evaluation for renal artery stenosis under the direction of Dr. Richard Dean and Dr. Kimberley Hansen with numerous peer reviewed publications, funded grants and ancillary studies. Currently the lab operates under the umbrella of the Department of Endovascular and Vascular Surgery performing over 1000 studies per month. Scott’s other interests include restoring and racing vintage motorcycles and maintaining a 50 acre horse farm with his wife of 40 years, working, training and occasionally breeding Clydesdale horses.
William B. Schroedter
Bill began the Vascular Laboratory at Venice Hospital in 1987 and is well known in the Venice medical community. He has authored multiple publications and has been an invited speaker, nationally and internationally. With over 30 years experience in the field, he is recognized as an expert in the technical aspects of vascular testing. Bill spent 7 years on the Society of Vascular Ultrasound Board of Directors and served as SVU Vice President. With numerous scientific and clinical publications, Bill has been an invited lecturer both nationally and internationally. He also became interested the professional and governmental issues surrounding vascular technology. He is past chair of the SVU Government Relations Committee, Bill has served on the SVU Board of Directors, is past Vice President and past Chair of the Government Relations Committee and has testified at the Florida State Legislature on the profession of Vascular Technology and as an advocate for quality patient care. He was honored as a Fellow of SVU in 1998.
Jean Melendez (White)
Jean White served as Technical Director Technical of the Cranley Surgical Associates, Inc. Vascular Laboratory in Cincinnati, Ohio for 10 years prior to relocating to Florida in 1999. She served as technical director for a private vascular laboratory in Bradenton until forming QVI, Inc. In addition to a history of technical proficiency, she has extensive experience in vascular laboratory management. She is an application reviewer and site visitor for the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL), the premier accrediting body for vascular technology quality assurance. She has served on the Board of Directors of the both the Society of Vascular Ultrasound (SVU), the Vascular Disease Foundation, and is the current chair of the Phlebology exam task force for Cardiovascular Credentialling International (CCI). She is nationally recognized as one of the premier experts in venous disease and is a frequent lecturer throughout the country. Truly the heart and soul of QVI, Jeannie is now an avid triathlete and recently completed her first Ironman competition in Tempe, Arizona! She was honored as a Fellow of the SVU in 2014.