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Our Providers at The Thermogram Center

The Thermogram Center was conceived by Tirza Derflinger in 2002. She had previously served as a Medical Laboratory Technician in the Army, obtained a B.S. in Industrial Engineering, and an M.B.A. in the Management of Technology. After working professionally for over 15 years, she had become dissatisfied... corporate work had become too impersonal and was no longer soulfully gratifying. At age 38, she left a six-figure income to return to her true calling: helping people in a health field. She founded the Thermogram Center, an S-Corp, and remains the only officer in this business entity.

In 2005, she responded to the overwhelming question from clients, "what can I do about the potential risk factors observed in my thermal imaging?" by founding the Breast Health Education Group, made up of seven authors of "Better Breast Health - for Life!™". Since then, Tirza serves as a Breast Health Educator & Facilitator by providing education to clients and workshops and lectures in the workplace, organizations, and the community.

Multiple individuals and entities are involved in providing thermal imaging that complies with the medical and business laws of Colorado and the nation. The credentials for the primary service providers to TTC are listed below.

The Thermogram Center Organization Chart


Thermograms are 100% digital and can be electronically delivered (via protected server) with an individual's health history information for analyses. The Thermogram Center obtains analyses and interpretive reporting through a California-based service provider with interpretive experience dating back to 1992 with dozens of thermal imaging centers across the U.S.

Our lead Certified Clinical Thermologist:


Robert L. Kane, DC, DABCT, DIACT (B), FIACT of Kane Interpretive Services


Board Certified Clinical Thermologist
Board Member and Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Thermography
Diplomate, International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Member - American Academy of Medical Infrared Imaging
Member - International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Member - International Thermographic Society


Our lead Certified Clinical Thermographic Technician was a Medical Laboratory Specialist in the U.S. Army. She became board certified in 2003 as a thermographic technician after: attending 36 classroom hours covering physics, thermal imaging system requirements, anatomy, and client, paperwork, and laboratory protocols; passing a board exam through the International Academy of Clinical Thermology; obtaining 100 thermal imaging studies; submitting 10 thermal imaging studies for evaluation by the board; and attaining 6 months experience. She is also a member of the American Academy of Thermology.

In her sixteenth year with The Thermogram Center, she serves as its President and as a business manager, and has provided thermal imaging services for tens of thousands of men and women from 44 states and 9 countries. As the Founder of The Breast Health Education Group, and the lead author of the book, "Better Breast Health - for Life!"™ she is pursuing her passion in the role of Breast Health Educator & Facilitator by providing workshops and lectures in the workplace, organizations, and the community.

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Tirza L. Derflinger, MBA, CTT, Founder, Educator


Founder and President, The Thermogram Center, Inc. · 2002
Founder, Breast Health Education Group · 2005
Lead Author, Better Breast Health - for Life!™ · 2005
Board Certified Thermographic Technician
International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Member - International Academy of Clinical Thermology
Member - American Academy of Thermology
M.B.A. – Management of Technology, University Of Texas
B.S. – Industrial Engineering, St. Mary’s University
Medical Laboratory Specialist, U.S. Army


Our newest Certified Clinical Thermographic Technician was a Professional Engineer before her second calling into the health field. While working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician at a naturally compounding pharmacy, she obtained her Certificate of Nutritional Health Coaching from the Institute For Integrative Nutrition in 2014. Then in 2016, she obtained a certificate for Gut Check: Exploring Your Microbiome from the University of Colorado.

In 2017 she became board certified as a thermographic technician through the International Academy of Clinical Thermology and the American Academy of Thermology, both of  which she is also a member. As a Co-founder of Yezelalem Minch, a non-profit for Ethiopian children orphaned by AIDS, she has sponsored and been a speaker about its mission since 2001. Additionally, she enjoys organic gardening and bike riding.

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Jayne P. Morrison, CNHC, CTT, PE


The Thermogram Center, Inc. · 2017
Board Certified Thermographic Technician and Member:
- International Academy of Clinical Thermology
- American Academy of Thermology
Certificate - Exploring Your Microbiome, University of Colorado
Certificate of Nutritional Health Coaching, Institute For Integrative Nutrition
B.S. - Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado


Our Office Manager has a variety of experience in customer service and telephone support. She was very successful in her previous role as a sales consultant for credit card processing, but did not feel personal fulfillment in this role. She came to the Thermogram Center in March of 2016 in search of a career change that would allow her to help others. She enjoys learning how to serve others while improving her own health.

Leslie is also a mother of a 4 year old girl named Addison. She spends most of her free time doing yoga or playing outside with "Addie" and experimenting to encourage her to eat new foods and textures. Leslie is very appreciative of a flexible schedule that allows her to continue striving to be the best mother she can be. Tirza and Jayne are very appreciative of her can-do attitude, attention to detail, and outstanding customer service.


Leslie Cary, Office Manager