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Russ Wallstead, Instructor

Russ Wallsteadt is the instructor for the KCTC Biomedical Technology & Research program. The courses take place at the Grand Valley State University Cook/DeVos Center on Medical Mile in Grand Rapids.

Wallsteadt is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and has 20 years of experience being a Phlebotomist. He also has a Masters of Management degree from Aquinas College and continues his graduate students through coursework in education from Spring Arbor, Western Michigan, Grand Valley and Ferris State Universities. He is also an American Red Cross certified CPR instructor.

He says his most-prized achievement in education is creation of “Mentoring Matters” at GVSU where high school students are supported by college students, college instructors and industry leaders.