Stephanie graduated top in her class with a B.S. degree in Circulation Technology at The Ohio State University in 1999. Over her 20 years in perfusion she has previously worked in Canton, OH and also in the Metro Detroit area. She is currently working for Houston Extracorporeal Technologies as the Clinical Manager serving multiple facilities in the Greater Houston Area for the last 4 years. She enjoys perfusion education and was a clinical instructor for OSU and Rush University perfusion students as well as currently being on the PerfWeb faculty promoting continuing education. Her favorite part about perfusion is the problem solving skills it takes to bring expertise and continuous improvement to her profession, colleagues and patients. When Stephanie is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family along with enjoying traveling, yoga, spinning, cultural and food exploration as well as always striving for new life experiences.