Salem Radiology Staff, Students Take Active Roles at State Event

Kent State University at Salem was well-represented earlier this month at the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists annual education seminar by students who competed, as well as by faculty and staff members who participated and helped organize the event. 

The students graduate in May, each with an associate of applied science degree in radiologic technology. 

Heather Kennedy
Student Heather Kennedy placed first in the Philip Ballinger Student Assessment exam, recording the best score of 150 students who completed the exam. This is the fourth time in six years that a Kent State Salem student won this award.

Katrina Crimaldi


Katrina Crimaldi received the OSRT Education and Research Foundation Honors Grant.

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Academic Excellence Award was presented to Avery Wilson, while Katelin Knapp was the recipient of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Clinical Excellence Award.

Presenting the only two posters submitted at the meeting were Kennedy and Abbey Sheronovich, with “Automated Breast Ultrasound System;” while Katelin Knapp and Jen Lawrence presented “X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging.”

Katelin Knapp and Avery Wilson 2018

The academic challenge quiz bowl team from the Salem Campus included Holly Graham, Ashley Piper, Ashlee Strebler, Kennedy, Knapp, Lawrence and Sheronovich.

The annual meeting showcases the latest in technology and educational advances and several members of the Kent State Salem staff participated in this year’s event. Jan Gibson, program director of the radiologic technology program at Kent State Salem, along with Margie Iagulli, senior lecturer, authored and administered the Philip W. Ballinger Self-Assessment Exam to 150 students from 15 Ohio radiologic technology programs.

Judy Miller, clinical coordinator for the radiologic technology program

Judy Miller, the clinical coordinator for the radiologic technology program, was installed on the board of directors of the OSRT.

Kelly Dragomir, lecturer in radiologic technology and CT, presented a session during the meeting entitled “More Than Just Lead: Radiation Dose Reduction Techniques in Computed Technology.”

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Headline Photo: Quiz Bowl team members (from left) Ashlee Strebler, Jen Lawrence, Ashley Piper, Katelin Knapp, Abbey Sheronovich, Heather Kennedy and Holly Graham.

Photo Top Left: Heather Kennedy

Photo Top Right: Katrina Crimaldi

Photo Lower Left: Katelin Knapp and Avery Wilson

Photo Lower Right: Judy Miller

POSTED: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 01:44 PM
Updated: Friday, December 9, 2022 03:05 AM