Author Shelly Zimbelman--Manager, Education & Business Initiatives

Shelly Zimbelman has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, beginning her career as a Radiologic Technologist. She then trained as a Sonographer, and moved into Sonography education as an instructor and later a program director. Shelly was on the team that selected, implemented and embedded SIMTICS in the Sanford-Brown Sonography, Radiography and Medical Assisting programs. For several years she also managed the operations of health consumer training programs for Career Education Corporation, the parent company of the Sanford-Brown allied health schools. In her role at SIMTICS Shelly is responsible for various education and business projects, and plays a key role in designing and updating our product content. She also uses her teaching background to work with allied health faculty to help them better understand and maximize SIMTICS eLearning simulations as part of their curriculum.

Allied Health Education

SIMTICS Vascular Ultrasound Simulations This bundle of 5 modules covers key procotols for vascular scanning: ultrasound examination of the lower limb arteries – covers scanning of the femoropopliteal segment, distal external iliac and common femoral artery, femoral artery, popliteal arteries, tibial…


Sonography is not just ‘taking pictures of babies’. Every time I touch an ultrasound probe to human skin, I am able to help create the road map to that patient’s ultimate diagnosis. Sometimes that is a “normal” diagnosis, and sometimes…