ASRT Foundation Names Siemens Healthineers Education Journey Award Recipients

Aug. 15, 2023
Joanne Murray

The ASRT Foundation has selected this year's Siemens Healthineers Education Journey Award recipients. Four ASRT members will receive up to $4,000 each to attend the educational or professional conference of their choice and cover the registration fee for the conference plus travel and lodging for the recipients who attend in-person events.

The program, which promotes peer-to-peer education and supports professional development in the radiologic technology community, has given more than $100,000 to recipients since the program started granting awards in 2016.

Tamir Soto

The program has awarded more than $96,000 to recipients since the program started granting awards in 2016.

The recipients of the 2023 Siemens Healthineers Education Journey Award are:

Joanne Murray, R.T.(R)(CT)(MR), is the chief technologist/lead at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Murray will attend the 2023 Radiological Society of North America conference, Nov. 26-30, 2023, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Tamir Soto, R.T.(T), is the staff radiation therapist at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Soto will attend the ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference, Oct. 1-3, 2023, in San Diego, California.

Beth Stewart

Beth Stewart, R.T.(R), is a staff technologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Stewart will attend the ASRT Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting, June 27-30, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

Megan Wood, R.T.(R), is the clinical coordinator at Centra Health in Lynchburg, Virginia. Wood will attend the Siemens Healthineers Innovations for Healthcare Professionals, May 21-23, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

"Siemens Healthineers continues to have a very productive relationship with the ASRT Foundation and the Education Journey Award is a great example of how our combined efforts support radiologic technologists," said Siemens Healthineers Vice President of Education & Workforce Solutions Nanci Wozniak, B.S., R.T.(N), CNMT. "We’re committed to making sure technologists have access to programs that will help them advance in their careers."

Megan Wood

“The Siemens Healthineers Education Journey Award continues to provide career-defining opportunities for radiologic technologists. By giving the recipients the chance to attend conferences and events that promote networking, continuing education and leadership programs, we’re helping build the next generations of leaders in the radiologic sciences. With the help of Siemens Healthineers we can offer unique opportunities for medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals,” said Steve Hardy,M.S., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), CMD, chief operating officer for the ASRT Foundation and executive vice president of development and corporate relations.