ASRT Foundation Announces International Speakers Exchange Award Recipients

Mar. 6, 2023
Kori Stewart

ASRT members Kori Stewart, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(CT), CIIP, and Benjamin W. Roberts, M.F.A., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), have been selected as the 2023 recipients of the ASRT Foundation International Speakers Exchange Award.

Dr. Stewart will present “Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Will Radiologic Technologists Work with Robots Soon?” at the 2023 United Kingdom Imaging and Oncology Congress, June 5-7, in Liverpool, England. Dr. Stewart is an associate professor of diagnostic imaging at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, and teaches a variety of courses in the undergraduate radiologic sciences and graduate radiologist assistant programs. Dr. Stewart is a full co-author of the 8th edition of Introduction to Radiologic & Imaging Sciences and Patient Care, as well an invited full co-author of the upcoming 7th edition of Principles of Radiographic Imaging: An Art and Science.

Benjamin W. Roberts

Roberts will present “Trauma Informed Communication” at the 2023 Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists Annual Scientific Meeting, June 2-3, 2023, in Gatineau, Quebec. Roberts teaches classes in computed tomography at Baptist Health Sciences University. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the James A. Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science in radiation therapy from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. His interest in trauma-informed communication grew out of his work as both a CT technologist and a foster parent.

For more than a decade, the ASRT Foundation has funded radiologic technologists to participate in the ISEA program. It promotes global cooperation through the sharing of research, best practices and professional development in the radiologic sciences. It also provides speakers with the opportunity to forge important professional connections with international colleagues. The award includes conference registration, travel and lodging expenses, and a stipend to cover related costs.