Ashtabula Awarded $140,000 Grant From Foundation for Health Sciences Equipment
Grant will fund upgrades to Radiologic Technology and Respiratory Therapy programs
The Ashtabula Foundation has awarded Kent State University at Ashtabula a grant totaling $142,850 to upgrade equipment for two allied health programs.
“I am grateful to the Ashtabula Foundation for their generous support of our students,” said Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer. “The grant will allow us to purchase state of the art equipment that will better prepare our students for the real-world clinical experience.”
The Radiologic Technology and Respiratory Therapy programs will receive substantial equipment upgrades with the grant. Among the improvements are a floor mount digital x-ray unit, digital x-ray upgrades, drop coverage for x-ray cassettes, and a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) for Radiologic Technology and the addition of an adult/infant lung simulator for Respiratory Therapy. Read the full story.