Linda M. Lippacher, RT (R), (M), MA

program Director of Radiologic sciences, the Merck Division of Science and Technology

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  • MA, Administration and Leadership, Health Care, Plattsburgh State University, 1992
  • BS, Educational Studies, Health Education, Empire State College, 1988
  • AS, Radiologic Technology, North Country Community College, 1982

Teaching experience

  • Director of Radiologic Sciences, Merck Division of Science and Technology, Southern Vermont College, 2003-present
  • Program Director, Radiologic Technology, North Country Community College, 2000-2003


  • Radiological sciences

Research interests

Radiation physics and radiation biology

Why I teach

I have wanted to be in the field of radiology since I was 12. My love of the field, and the need for good technologists, led me to change my focus from Radiology Administration to Education.


  • GE Healthcare Award for Excellence, 2004
  • NYCOMED Amersham Award for Excellence in Radiology Administration, 2000

Favorite Book

Radiology: An Illustrated History by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Favorite Artwork

My grandfather’s paintings

Best part of being at SVC

The people, the area, the challenges that came with starting this new program that is currently in its 4th year.