ASRT Foundation Selects Recipients for Travel Award

Jul. 6, 2020
Agnieszka Bellamy

Three ASRT members have been selected to receive this year’s $4,000 Siemens Healthineers Education Journey Award to attend the educational or professional conference of their choice.

The award promotes peer-to-peer education and supports professional development in the radiologic technology community by covering conference registration fees, travel and lodging for three ASRT members.

The recipients of the 2020 Siemens Education Journey Award are:

Leandra Mashak
  • Agnieszka Bellamy, B.S.R.S., R.T.(R)(M)(CI), RCES, lead cardiovascular technologist Children’s Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, The Bronx, New York, will attend the ASRT Educational Symposium and Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting in Reno, Nevada, June 17-20, 2021.

  • Leandra Mashak, R.T.(R)(M), staff technologist at the Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center in Tennessee will attend the United Kingdom Imaging and Oncology Congress in Liverpool, England, June 7 - 9, 2021

  • Rhonda Weaver, M.H.A., R.T.(R)(M)(CT)(BD), director of the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences -Atrium Health, in Concord, North Carolina, will attend the Siemens Innovations for Imaging Education Symposium in Las Vegas, April 20 – 22, 2021.
Rhonda Weaver

"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."

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 for ASRT said, "We are honored to partner with Siemens Healthineers again 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."