MIRT Students Receive Awards and Recognition at Annual MSRT Conference
The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics is proud to announce student awards and recognitions received at the 82nd Annual Conference of the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists held in Columbia, Mo. on April 2-5, 2014.
Cynthia Lammert was recognized for her essay “Four Legs to Feathers: The Emerging World of Veterinary Radiology.” Lammert is currently completing her internship and undergraduate degree in the new Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program.
Hanna Sweet was awarded second place for her undergraduate research poster “Inter-Reader Reliability Among Regions of Interest in 123-Ioflupane (DaTscan) Brain Spect Image Processing.”Sweet is currently completing her internship and undergraduate degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Jason Wahidi was awarded third place for his undergraduate research poster “Y-90 SIR-Sphere Treatment of Liver Cancer and Alternative Imaging Methods.” Wahidi is currently completing his internship and undergraduate degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
The faculty research mentors include Crystal Botkin, Marcey Kennedy, Austin Turner, Debra Hewing, Bill Hubble and Medhat Osman, M.D.
“The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics has placed a high emphasis on undergraduate research for students enrolled in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Technology and Radiation Therapy Programs,” said William Hubble, Department Chair and NMT Program Director. “Our students are being recognized by internal and external organizations for creating scholarly works that are contributing to their respective professions. It is evidence that undergraduate research can be meaningful and create a positive outcome for everyone involved. I congratulate them on their continued successes.”