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ASRT Foundation Honors Four with Siemens Education Journey Award

Jun 15, 2018

Two medical imaging technologists, a nuclear medicine technologist and a mammographer have been selected to receive travel grants of up to $4,000 each that will make possible their attendance at educational and professional conferences this year. 2018 marks the third year that the ASRT Foundation and Siemens Healthineers have collaborated to award the grants.

This grant opportunity was developed to promote peer-to-peer education and support professional development in the radiologic technology community. Awarded funds help cover the cost of conference registration, as well as lodging and travel for recipients who may not otherwise be able to attend an educational conference.

The recipients of the 2018 Siemens Education Journey Award are:

Christy Chaney, R.T.(R) of Abilene, Texas who will attend the ASRT Educational Symposium and Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida in June, 2019.

Tosha Jones R.T.(N), of Las Vegas, Nevada, who will attend the Siemens Innovations for Imaging Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, in May, 2019.

Jalaina Hurst, R.T.(R)(MR), of Shawnee, Oklahoma, who will attend the Siemens Innovations for Imaging Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, in May, 2019.

Christina Wish, R.T.(R), of Sugar Grove, Illinois, who will attend the United Kingdom Radiological Congress to be held in Liverpool, UK in July, 2018.

“Siemens Healthineers is proud to align with the ASRT Foundation to demonstrate our commitment to fostering continuing education opportunities for radiologic technologists,” said Nanci Wozniak, Vice President of Education & Workforce Solutions at Siemens Healthineers. “It is our hope that receiving this grant will facilitate the development of new professional skills and improve workplace efficiency for recipients, which will translate into higher quality patient outcomes in the future.”

Executive Vice President of the ASRT Foundation and corporate relations department Steve Hardy, M.S., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), CMD, said, “We are honored to partner with Siemens Healthineers again this year to offer this opportunity to the medical imaging and radiation therapy community. The generous support of Siemens is pivotal to ensuring a brighter future for the profession by facilitating knowledge sharing among professional colleagues.”

To learn more about ASRT Foundation grants, scholarships and fellowships, including eligibility requirements and application information, and for more information about the Foundation, visit https://foundation.asrt.org/.

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