Posted on September 21, 2022
subtitle:(top, left to right): Brett Bennett (ULM RADT Program Director), Hallie Sims, Caroline Ezell, Brianna Paul, Andrew Frazier, Anh Nguyen and Jessie Thomas; (bottom, LR): Cody Tindall, Queen Bourdain, Britney Bobo, Mary Dennison, Mallory Bonnet, Langdin Bees, Hayley Whittington, Caitlan Fulmer, Riley Walker, Takaria Jackson
Monroe, Louisiana — Students and faculty in ULM’s Radiologic Technology program recently represented the university at the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting, July 14-16, 2022, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Students participated in several activities, including 2unknown Take part in the quiz championship.
ULM’s Hailey Whittington won second place in the Student Essay Competition for her submission “MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound for Non-Invasive Brain Therapy.” Additionally, ULM’s Takaria Jackson and Kaitlin Phillips placed third in the Student Exhibition Competition for their submission “Palliative Radiation Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer.”
Students Andrew Frazier, Anh Nguyen and Hailey Whittington also participate in the prestigious LSRT Student Leadership Development Program, a dedicated program that develops leadership skills, and they have the opportunity to network with a variety of leaders across the state. The three students now also have the opportunity to apply to next summer’s National Student Leadership Development Program, hosted by ASRT.
ULM faculty are also recognized for their contributions to the LSRT. gentlemen. Brett Bennett, Program Director and Associate Professor of Radiological Technology at ULM, was honored at the event for his service to society as Executive Secretary of the Treasury. Mrs. Brittany Smith was elected by her educational peers as chair of the Louisiana State Council of Radiology Educators (LES). Mrs. Rebecca Hamm, who chaired the event as LSRT president, will now help lead the organization as board chair for the coming year.
“ULM Radiology Technology students and faculty work hard every day. It’s always satisfying to see a return like this,” Bennett said.