Australia

 

Pam Rowntree holds the position of Professor in Medical Radiations and heads the medical radiations discipline team at the Queensland University of Technology in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Brisbane. She is also Director of Academic Programs across the School of Clinical Sciences. Pam has had extensive experience in radiography education and prior to joining QUT and Pam worked in both the private and public sectors. Her areas of special interest include general and trauma radiography, image interpretation, education, and quality assurance. She has participated in conferences at both national and international levels. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR) and an active member of several professional organisations, and ISRRT Councillor for <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Australia</st1:country-region>.

  

 Austria

  Karin Haller, M.Ed.
Born: 26.04.1968, married since 1997, 1 daughter:
Qualifications:
1989 Radiographer Vienna General Hospital
2001 Master of Education, University of Derby
Work Place:
1989 – 1997 Radiographer in different Hospitals in Vienna and Lower Austria
1997 / 1998 Maternity leave with daughter Anika
1998 – 2006 Lecturer in Radiological Technology in the Academy for Radiography in Wiener Neustadt
Since 2006   Lecturer in Radiological Technology (Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound and Contrastmedia) on the University of Applied Science Wiener Neustadt
Council Member for the ISRRT for the Austrian Society of Radiographers (rtaustria) since 2007

 

Bangladesh

Md. Mofazzal Hossain
Permanent Address- Vill- Deshgoun, Post- Kashimpur
                                      PS- Hijigonj, Dist- Chandpur
Mailing Address-         Tower, Agargoun (Taltola)
                                  Dhaka- 1207.
Present work-            Radiological Technologist
                                      Department of Radiology
                                      ICDDRB, Mohakhali                                   
                                      Dhaka- 1212.
Email:                           

baritbd2006@yahoo.com

 

Organization-              Life member of <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Bangladesh</st1:country-region> Association of Radiology and Imaging
                                   Technologists (BARIT). General Secretary- BARIT.
Educational -               SSC (Science group), 1986, HSC (Science group),
                                   1988, Diploma in Radiology and Imaging Technology, 1992, BSS (DU), 1996, MSS (NU), 1998.
Publication-                 Four Abstracts have been published in different national journals. 
Specialty-                    Educationist and Curriculum specialist.                            

 

 

Barbados

 
 

Canada



Terry Ell, MRT(NM), Ph.D., FCAMRT
Foothills Medical Centre
Department of Nuclear Medicine
1403 29 St. N.W.
Calgary, Ab. T2N 2T9
Canada
Telephone: 403-944-1161
Facsimile: 403-944-1161
E-mail: terry.ell@albertahealthservices.ca

 Terry graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) in Cellular and Microbiology in 1978. He received his diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology in 1980. After working as a technologist at a large metropolitan hospital for several years, he taught Nuclear Medicine at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. In 1986 he began his current position at the Foothills Hospital as the Nuclear Medicine Clinical Coordinator. Over the years he has received his Masters and doctoral degree in Education specializing in instructional design and preceptorships.

Throughout the last 25 years Terry has been involved with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists primarily as a member of various education committees. As a provincial councilor, he has also been active in the development and business of the provincial College of radiation technologists and therapists.

 

 

 Cameroun

GALE TIENTCHEU NINON FRIDE Spouse DZOGANG
I was born in 1973 in YAOUNDE- CAMEROON
I graduated in my profession as a Radiographer since 1998 at the National University of BENIN.

1998_1999: Stagier in the radiology department of the Yaounde central hospital

1999_2001: stagier in the radiology department of Clinic les Dauphins Yaounde
Since 2001:Resource Manager for the Centre Autonome de Radiologie et d'imagerie Medicale (CARIM) at Yaounde

Treasurer for the Association Camerounaise du Personnel Technique d Imagerie Medicale et de Radiotherapie ( ACPTIMR ) since 2008
Council member for the ISRRT for the ACPTIMR since 2009
Foreign member for the Association  francaise du Personnel Paramedical d Electroradiologie        ID: ET 6047 (AFPPE) Since 2009
 

E Mail: galetien@yahoo.fr or ninonfride@gmail.com

Czech Republic

My name is Cestmir David and I was born in November 3,  <st1:metricconverter w:st="on" productid="1951 in">1951 in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Prague. I graduated in my profession as a Radiographer in 1976 and started work in the Radiology Department of the Faculty Hospital Bulovka, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Prague. In 1977 I moved to the Radiology Department of the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM) and I was appointed a head radiographer in 1981 there. After the “Velvet Revolution“ (the end of the rule of the Communist party) I started with my work in the Committee of the Czech Society of Radiographers. I have performed the duties of president of the Czech Society and Council Member ISRRT.  In 2001 I began my studies for the Bachelor’s degree in Radiography which I completed in 2005. I then continued with my studies and I graduated in the Master’s Degree in Crisis Radiobiology and Toxicology in 2006. I am at present working as a head radiographer in the Department of Radiology of IKEM <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Prague and I am the vice president and Council Member of the ISRRT for the Czech Society of Radiographers. In addition to this I am the chief editor of the periodical journal of the Czech Society of Radiographers “Praktická Radiologie“ (Practical Radiology).

 

Denmark

Charlotte Graungaard Bech

 

Finland

Hanna Jantunen

Qualification                 December 2000 – Radiographer (degree programme of Radiography and Radiotherapy), Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences Helsinki, Finland

Work career                 2000-2007 The Hospital District of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Helsinki and Uusimaa, diagnostic radiographer

                                     2007-present, The Lahti City Hospital, diagnostic radiographer, specialized screening mammography

 Elected posts               

                                    2001-2002 Board member and secretary, Society of Radiographers in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Helsinki and Uusimaa

                                   2002-2006 President of the Society of Radiographers in <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Helsinki and Uusimaa

                                   2002-2005 Student work co-ordinator, Society of Radiographers in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Finland</st1:country-region>

                                   2004-2006 Board member, Society of Radiographers in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Finland</st1:country-region>

                                   2012- President of the board, Society of Radiographers of Päijät-Häme

                                  December 2011-present ISRRT Council member

 

Other professional activities                  

 Editorial board and co-writer.

Guidance for radiographers in radiation protection

 Staff and patient radiation protection for medical uses of radiation

 Publisher: Society of Radiographers of Finland 2006.

 President of the organizing committee of Society of Radiographers in Finland National Congress Radiografia-päivät, Helsinki 2006

 Vice President of the organizing committee of the ISRRT 18th World Congress Helsinki 2014

 hanna.jantunen(at)suomenrontgenhoitajaliitto.fi

 

 

France

Benoit Billebaut

2002-2007: Master I in Neurosciences, University of Sciences in Tours, France.
2007-2010: Radiographer Formation in Nancy, France.
Since 2010: Radiographer in Üniversität Klinikum Münster, Germany.
Specialised in diagnostics, with a strong emphasis on MRI since 2011.
Member of International Commission AFPPE since 2010.
Board Member of Vereinigung Medizinisch-Technischer Berufe in der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft (VMTB) since 2011.
Authors of several articles about MRI und co author of articles about the radiographer profession around the world.
Orgnisator of Workshops for MRI beginners.

 Ghana

 



Samuel Yaw Opoku

Samuel Yaw Opoku
Dr. S.Y. Opoku, PhD,M Phil  B.Sc (Hons)
Lecturer
College of Health Sciences
University of Ghana
P.O. Box KB 143, Korle Bu. Accra
Ghana.
Tel  233 0302 687974/5
      233 24 6909283
Fax 233 21 688292

Email: syopoku@chs.edu.gh

 PERSONAL PROFILE

 

Dr. Samuel Y. Opoku is a Lecturer in Radiotherapy at the Department of Radiography University of Ghana and is also the Chief Radiotherapist at the Center for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital,. He first joined the Radiography profession in 1997 when he was admitted to the University for Radiation Therapy programme and graduated in 2001 with Bachelor of Science (Honours). He worked briefly in Cancer Center and returned to Ghana in 2002 to take up a job as Principal Radiotherapist in Accra. In 2003, Dr. Opoku left Ghana to continue his studies in radiography at the City University of London, where he awarded Master of Philosophy in 2003 and Doctor in Philosophy Degree (Radiography) in 2007.

He holds professional registration with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’. Dr. Opoku has attended and presented papers at several international conferences including the 6th Clinical Cancer Prevention 2010 in Switzerland; Modern Radiotherapy, Challenges and Advances in Radiation protection of Patients, Paris, France in 2009; African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC) Conference, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania in 2009 and 12th International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT), Amsterdam, Holland in 2002.

He is a pioneering member, Interim Allied Health Professions Council of Ghana, of which he was instrumental in its establishment.  Dr. Opoku has several awards to his credit including Howard University Division of Allied Health National Honour Society Award 2000, Howard University Dept. of Radiation Academic Achievement Award, 1999 and National Society of Collegiate Scholar (USA) 2002.

 

 

Greece

Euthimios Agadakos 

Euthimios, a father of two girls was born in Sydney, Australia and is of Greek origin. Nevertheless he dislikes barriers and thus considers himself a citizen of the entire world.

He received his secondary education in Pireaus, Greece. His professional history as a radiographer begins in the late 80s, when Euthimios returned to Sydney to continue his studies. His tertiary education was completed with a degree in Medical Radiation Technology (Diagnostic Radiography) at Sydney University. His employment appointments included a 5 year period where he was a practicing radiographer and ultrasonographer in various private practices in Sydney.

In 1995, he relocated to Athens where he commenced working in a large university hospital as a diagnostic radiographer. He is currently the head radiographer in CT since its establishment in 1999.

All these years, he has been actively involved in national and European scientific congresses with presentations in ECR 2004 and ECR 2008, ESUR 2009, CIRSE 2010, as a speaker, moderator, and a member of both scientific and organizing committees.

Furthermore he designs CPD programs for the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and takes part in radiography education as:

  • a clinical associate with TEI (Tertiary Education Institution)
  • an educator in vocational education. Instructor

In addition, he represents radiographers’ interests as a voting member in special governmental committees.

Recently he was awarded the MSc in Health Services Management from the National School of Public Health in Athens.

At present, he is the elected president of the Panhellenic Society of Radiological Technologists committing to CPD, continuous quality improvement, patient safety and dose awareness particularly in CT.

Email: eagadakos@gmail.com

 

Hong Kong (HKRA)

 
Derek Kwan, Weng-ho

His career as a radiographer began in 1986 when Mr. Derek Kwan graduated in the Hong Kong Polytechnic. Pursuant to his Masters studies, his specialty practice in MRI lasted until 2007, when he started managing the Radiology Department as Senior Radiographer at Pok Oi Hospital. Upon assuming the post of Senior Manager at New Territories West Cluster Chief Executive Office in 2011, his role was extended to hospital administration and planning.
In 2009, Derek joined the Hong Kong Radiographers Association as the academic secretary, to coordinate continuing education activities in the profession. In May 2011, he was elected as the Chairman of the Association. Derek is one of the Board Members of the Hong Kong Radiographers Board, serving the statutory body as Chairman of Examination Committee and Preliminary Investigation Committee.

Email: chairman@hkra.org.hk

 

Ireland

Shane Foley

Shane qualified as a diagnostic Radiographer from University College Dublin in 1999 and spent 9 years working in the Mater University hospital in both Basic and Senior grade roles. Since 2007, he has worked as a lecturer in UCD on both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
his research interests are radiation dose optimisation, computed tomography, dose regerence level establishment.

Email: shane.foley@ucd.ie

 

Indonesia

Mr. Sugiyanto 
Since 1989 - Lecturer in Academy of Radiography, Searang and other universities in Semarang focused on Basic Radiography Technique, Advanced Radiography and MRI
2004 - 2006 Head of programme, Graduate Programme in Radiology,  The State of Polytechnic of Allied Health, Semarang
2006 - 2008 Vice Director of the State of Polytechnic of Allied Health, Semarang
Since 2008 - Director of the State of Polytechnic of Allied Health, Semarang
Professional Activities
Since 2006 - Chair of Provincial Indonesia's Radiographer Association
Since 2007 - Board member of Provincial Indonesia's Radiographer Certification Committee
                  - Active participation in local and national seminars and conferences

Email: gieksugiyanto@yahoo.com

 

Yao Kouame BonifaceQualifications
2007- Radiological Engineer, INFAS, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
2001- Master in Management of Health Services, Mediphar international, Abidjan, Côte
1993- Certificate of Proficiency in Practice of Radiodiagnostic, Bordeaux.
1991 Technician of Medical imaging, INFAS, Abidjan, Côte <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">d’Ivoire</st1:country-region> Work place
2001-2005- National Institute of Health Agent’s Education (INFAS) Teacher
1999-2001- <st1:placename w:st="on">General <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital    Anyama Côte <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">d’Ivoire</st1:country-region> chief Radiographer
1995-1999- <st1:placename w:st="on">General <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital   Adiake Côte <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">d’Ivoire</st1:country-region> chief Radiographer
1992-1995- Centre Hospitalo Universitaire  Cocody Abidjan côte d’ivoire  Professional activities 
Research on Diagnostic Reference Levels in standard radiography.
Research on the Strategy of teaching Radiological techniques in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Côte d’Ivoire</st1:country-region>
Member Reporter of the Committee in charge of the creation of the West and Central African Network ISRRT Sub-Region

 

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<v:shapetype o:preferrelative="t" o:spt="75" coordsize="21600,21600" path="m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" filled="f" stroked="f"><v:path o:connecttype="rect" o:extrusionok="f" gradientshapeok="t"><o:lock v:ext="edit" aspectratio="t">Kenya

Charles O. Okello qualified as a diagnostic Radiographer in July 1985 from the then Kenya Medical Training Centre.
He has worked at the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">Coast <st1:placename w:st="on">Provincial General <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital for the last twenty one (21) years, including a short stint of 7 months at the Tiwi Rural Health Centre.
During his training and working life, he has had the experience of working part time in various private hospitals.
He has also been widely exposed to skill-enhancing workshops organized by the professional society and research institutes. As a Medical Imaging technologist, his area of interest is Ultrasonography.
In the year 2001, he participated in the curriculum development review workshop held at the Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) – the institution that trains Radiographers in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Kenya</st1:country-region>.
He has risen through the ranks to become a Deputy Chief Radiographer in the Ministry of Health (MOH) and is currently serving as a co-opted member of the Council of of the Society of Radiography in Kenya.
He is married with three children and they make their home in Mombasa-Kenya.

 Lebanon

 

Moufid Abou Assi

Educational Background

 Ø     Lebanese baccalaureate degree ( bac 2 experimetale science )

Ø     Attestation from <st1:placename w:st="on">ESH <st1:placename w:st="on">Helth <st1:placename w:st="on">Testing <st1:placetype w:st="on">Center Beyrouth - <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Lebanon</st1:country-region>

         (2 years) from October 1981 till October 1983

Ø     Attestation in Radiology technologist from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">university of <st1:placename w:st="on">Montpellier – French (1 year) from November 1988 till June 1989

Work experience

Ø     Five years work in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Irfan <st1:placename w:st="on">Medical <st1:placetype w:st="on">Center from October 1983 till April 1988 (Technologist Radiographer)

Ø     <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Irfan <st1:placename w:st="on">Medical <st1:placetype w:st="on">Center from 1989 till today (technician X - Ray – part time)

Ø     From 1990 to 1994 In <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Ain <st1:placename w:st="on">Wazein <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital (CT Scan , Angiograph)

Ø     From 1992 till 2008 in Centre D’Imagerie Medicale Dohat Aramoun Technician X- Ray 

 

Hungary

 

Katalin Lukovich

Qualifications:
1978    Radiographer - Health Vocational Training School, Budapest
1984    Health Manager - Semmelweis University, College of Health Sciences
1989    Diagnostic Radiographer – University of Sydney, School of Medical Radiation Technology

Workplaces:
1998 – National Medical Centre, X-Ray Department – chief radiographer
1993 – 1998 Semmelweis University, Central Radiological Diagnostic – chief radiographer
1989 – 1993 Randwick Imaging Centre, Sydney Australia - senior radiographer
1986 – 1989 Semmelweis University, Central Radiological Diagnostics – chief radiographer
1975 – 1986 Semmelweis University, Radiology Teaching Hospital - radiographer

 Other professional activities:
President of the Society of Hungarian Radiographers since 2001
Publications in various professional journals in Hungary
Presentations at international conferences

 

India

  

Mr. Subhash Chand Bansal is working as a Lecturer Medical Technology in the Department of Radio-diagnosis and Imaging at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Chandigarh since May,1991. This Institute is a Tertiary care 1500 bedded Hospital with the state of art medical facilities. He did his Bachelor’s in Medical Technology (X-Ray) in 1975 and Master’s in Medical Technology (Radiology with Radio-diagnosis as a special subject) in December 1983 from PGIMER Chandigarh as well as also did Master’s in Public Administration in 1978 and later on Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations in 1981 apart from diploma on United Nation’s Development and International Understanding in 1980. He has got more than 34 years of experience in the profession which includes more than 18 years as a lecturer in the same institute. He has a good number of publications in the scientific journals and chapters in various textbooks. He has participated in large number of various International as well as National Conferences and presented papers and chaired sessions as well as organized both National as well as Asian Conferences in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">India</st1:country-region> .

Presently he is also pursuing PhD in the Faculty of Science in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Panjab <st1:placetype w:st="on">University and doing study on Bone Mineral Density a comparison both by DEXA and QCT.

 

Ireland


Biography:
I qualified as a diagnostic Radiographer from University College Dublin in 1999 and spent 9 years working in the <st1:placetype w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">Mater <st1:placetype w:st="on">University hospital in both Basic and Senior grade roles. Since 2007, I have worked as a lecturer in UCD on both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Research Interests:
Radiation dose optimisation, computed tomography, Dose reference level establishment


Professional Activities:

 Association: Irish Institiute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy
Role: President Elect + Council Member


 Italy

Stefano Braico is a diagnostic radiologic technologist who graduated with a Diploma at the Superior School. He has worked as a radiographer at Pineta del Carso Private Hospital in Trieste, U.S.L. in Cividale, (UD), Trieste University and as CT Radiographer at Presidio Ospedaliero di Monfalcone. At present Stefano is Head Radiographer at the Presidio Ospedaliero di Monfalcone and is a lecturer in CT and MRI in Trieste University.
Stefano specialises in Computed Tomography, Forensics, Education and Safety in The Workplace.
He has attended CPD programmes in Italy and has organised CPD programmes for Italian radiographers and is alo involved in resaerch programmes.
In addition to attending and delivering lectures at National and International level Strfano was a member of both the 1st and 2nd Euro Med Congress Scientific Committee.

 

 Japan

 

Macao

 

 Leong Kei Fernando KOK

-  Principal Consultant of Radiological Technologist, Department of Imagiology, Conde S. Januário General Hospital, Government of Macao Special Administrative Region – Health Bureau

 

Bachelor Degree of Radiological Technologist, Macao Polytechnic Institute

 

Has been working as Radiological Technologist since 1984

 

-  Chairman of Council, Macao Radiological Technologists’ Association since 2011

 

-  Vice-President of General Assembly, Macao Radiology Association since 2011

 

Being Vice-Chairman of Council, Macao Radiology Association since 2000 to 2010

-              Being Council Member of ISRRT since 2003 to 2010

E-mail: klk@macau.ctm.net


 Malta

Ms Ivana Pace
Ms Daniella Zammit

 

Morocco

Meryem ELHAMRI

Graduated from the Rabat Health Careers Institute on 2004 as a radiology technologist
2004 to now:  working at the IBN SINA university hospital center MRI unit
Training the radiology technologist students in the same unit
E-mail:   chaouqi1@hotmail.com

 

Namibia

Mwalimushi C. Kamati-Chinkoti is a Chief Radiographer for Regional Services – Namibia. She co-ordinates regular supervisory support visits to public radiography departments in all 13 regions of Namibia (36 x-ray departments, one nuclear medicine and one radiotherapy department). She also liaises with the regional and national management teams on issues pertaining to radiography.

Kamati-Chinkoti completed a National Diploma in Radiography (diagnostic) from the University of Namibia in 2000. In 2003 she completed a National diploma in Radiotherapy from the Witwatersrand Technikon in South Africa. In 2007 she obtained a Masters of Business Management from the Management College of Southern Africa. She is currently a Doctor of Business Leadership candidate.

She has been in the employment of the Ministry of Health and Social Services for over 13 years. Firstly, as a pupil radiographer, diagnostic radiographer, and then as a radiation therapist until she was promoted to the chief radiographer post.

She serves on several educational and social boards/committees. Kamati-Chinkoti is proud of Namibia, her beautiful inheritance and does not let an opportunity pass without bragging about it. That is why she created www.my-beautiful-namibia.com. Mwalimushi is especially passionate about capacity building in radiography. Among her achievements in Radiography is coordinating the first National Radiography Day celebrations in 2009 and the establishment of the Radiographer’s Association of Namibia.

 
Nepal



Ganesh Bahadur Pokharel

Institute of Medicine,
Maharajgunj Medical Campus,
Department of Radiology & Imaging,
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital,

Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Associate Professor
Diagnostic Radiography- including, Computerised Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography,
Radiological Special Procedures, etc.

 

Email: g_pokharel@hotmail.com

 

Netherlands

Sija Geers

Experience

2006 – present   CEO: Quality Register and Accreditation Body Allied Health Professions

2003 – present   CEO: Dutch Society of Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

2003 – 2006       Freelancer

-      interim manager department of nursing University INHOLLAND

-      member research group Medical Technology University INHOLLAND

 -      programme director MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant University INHOLLAND

1994 - 2003       University INHOLLAND, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">School of <st1:placename w:st="on">Health

Senior Lecturer and Programme director MSC Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology

1991 - 1996       Vocational training for radiographers, University Hospital Leiden.

Lecturer

1972 - 1991       Radiographer and clinical educator University Hospital Leiden, radiology and radiotherapy department

 

Professional Activities

2008 – present   President: EFRS ( European Federation of Radiographer Societies)

2006 – present   Council Member ISRRT (International Society Radiographers and Radiological Technologists)

2007 – 2008       EFRS ( European Federation of Radiographer Societies)

                       President of the transitional board

2003 – 2008       HENRE (Thematic European network in Radiography Education) member subgroup 3 Lifelong Learning 

2006 – 2007       Chair of the European working group

2001 – 2006       Board member Quality Register and Accreditation Body Allied Health Professions    

1994 – present   Editor in chief of the book: Radiography methodology, Elsevier

2000 – 2003       Vice President Dutch Society of Radiographers

Additional

2007 – present   President of the Advisory board in health and social care of the town Waddinxveen

1992 – present   Publications in journals

1992 – present   Presentations national and international conferences (e.g. ISRRT, ECR, ESTRO, Baltic Conference, European Radiographer Symposium Bayer Schering)

2001 - present   member of several Scientific committees


 

New Zealand

 
 

<st1:personname w:st="on">Kathy Colgan

Kathy Colgan was born in New Zealand.

She holds qualifications in; The Australasian Conjoint Board Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, obtained in 1983; Computed Tomography Course from the Bachelor of Health Science Medical Imaging Programme, UNITEC Institute of Technology, Auckland in 1997, and a Clinical Supervision Course from Central Institute of Technology, Wellington, NZ in 1999.

Kathy held the position of Executive Member of the NZIMRT Board of Management holding the Education Portfolio from 2002 to 2008. She was Chairperson of the NZIMRT CPD Panel and currently serves as CPD Portfolio Assessor.

Kathy has served as Vice President, President and Immediate Past President of NZIMRT.

Kathy’s work experience is vast and since 2010 is the Charge MRT/Professional Advisor for the Lakes District Health Board.

Kathy is married and has 3 children – she enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and travelling.

She now serves as the NZIMRT Council Representative on the ISRRT.

Kathy.colgan@lakesdhb.govt.nz

g.k.dender@xtra.co.nz


        

 Nigeria

Dr. Mark C. Okeji is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Medical Radiography and Radiological Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. He holds a B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD degrees in Radiography, majoring in Medical Imaging, Radiation and Environmental Protection. He has published over twenty scientific articles in reputable Journals. He has served in many University committees in the past and currently a member of the University of Nigeria Postgraduate Board. He is a visiting senior lecturer in Department of Radiography, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus. Former Visiting lecturer, Department of Radiography, University of Maiduguri.

Dr. Okeji is the President of Association of Radiographers of Nigeria and has been a Council member of the Association since 2004. He was a member of the Board of Management, Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria from 2009 to 2010. Currently a Board member, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Phone: +2348039472126, +2348084923707

E-mail: markokeji@yahoo.com,

 

Norway

Anna Pettersen
Grøtsundveien 12 B
9020 Tromsdalen
NORWAY

Tel:              0047 91 60 88 76
E-mail:         annapett@radiograf.no
Internett:     
www.radiograf.no

 President of the Norwegian Society of Radiographers
Education:       1994 – 1977:     Radiographer
Work place:     1977 – 1986:    
Worked as a Radiographer at the Regional Hospital in
Tromsø, Norway
1987 – 1997:     Head of Education for the Department of Radiography,
at the University College of Tromsø, Norway.
1997 – d.d:       President of the Norwegian Society of Radiographers

 
Poland

Jolanta Tomczak, RTT, MSc

Master Degree    - 2012
Bachelor Degree - 2010
Graduated master degree in 2012 from University of Medical Sciences in Poznan; faculty of electroradiology.
Currently working in Department of Vascular and General Surgery practicing colour duplex Doppler ultrasonography.
Since January 2012 has been a member of the Board of the Polish Society of Electroradiology.
Lecturer during the "Radiology Meeting in Krakow" the topic presented:

e-mail: jolantatomczak.pte@gmail.com
           towarzystwo@pte.net.pl

Singapore



Tan Chek Wee

Chek Wee is currently working as the Principal Radiation Therapist at the National University Hospital in Singapore. She has served as the Honorary Secretary for the Singapore Society of Radiographers from 1999-2002 and from 2005-2007. She was also the Council Member of the ISRRT for Singapore during this period. In 2010, she was elected as the President of the Singapore Society of Radiographers

sunrisepl@hotmail.com

 

 Sri Lanka

)Mr. V.G.Wimalasena

 
 
Society of Radiological Technologists – Sri LankaPresident of the Society( and the Council member for the ISRRT)Mr. V.G.Wimalasena. (DSR-Sri Lanka)Principal, School of Radiography- Sri lanka, Tutor RadiographerTelephone:- 94 112676928, 94 0716537147E – mail :- vgwimalasena@yahoo.com

Office address :- School of Radiography,

National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo 10

Sri Lanka

Home address :- 134/4, Pushparama Road,

Pahalabiyanwila, Kadawata, Sri Lanka

 

 
 Sweden
 

  

Bodil Andersson

 

Taiwan


 Cheng Hsun (Stenver) Lin

Email: jslin@ctust.edu.tw

Education
Ulster University at Jordanstown, N Ireland, UK 

Qualifications
PhD Biomedical Sciences 
Work Experience

Present: Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology
               Associate Professor
               Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences
Past:      Ghan Gung Memorial General Hospital
               Radiographer
              Department of Radiology
Past:     Belfast City Hospital, UK
              Reseach Fellow
              Department of Radiology 

Social Work
President, Taiwan Society of Science and Technology
Regional Co-ordinator, Professional Practice, ISRRT. Asia and Australasia Region 

 

 

Tanzania

 

Stephen Samson Mkoloma graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Diagnostic Radiography in April 2008. Before that he received his diploma in Diagnostic Radiography in December 2005 which was awarded by the University of Dar es Salaam; Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS)

His working experience as a radiographer is as follows:
-July 2005-March 2006     Imaging Plus Diagnostic Center
-April 2006-March 2008   Temeke Municipal Hospital
-April 2008 to date            Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI)

He also engages himself in Teaching as a part time tutor at the school of Radiography of the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) since 2008 to date  where he devoted himself in teaching Radiation sciences and Radiographic Imaging.

Mr. Mkoloma was appointed a chairperson for the interim committee that organized a Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting for TARA after some years of it’s being silent. He is currently holding this position following the TARA general election that took place in November 2013 during the conference and AGM.

Email: stephenmkoloma@hotmail.com 

 

Thailand
 
 
 
Yudthaphon Vichianin, Ph.D.

Dr. Yudthaphon Vichianin graduated from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Mahidol <st1:placetype w:st="on">University with the degree of Bachelor of Sciences (B.Sc.) in Radiological Technology in 1995. He pursued his study and received his Master of Sciences in Information Technology (MSIT) at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Mahidol <st1:placetype w:st="on">University in 2000. He was granted a Royal Thai Government Scholarship to continue his study and received his Master of Sciences in Information System (MSIS) from Hawai'i Pacific University in 2003 and a doctoral degree in Communication and Information Sciences from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">University of <st1:placename w:st="on">Hawai'i, Manoa in 2007.

Currently, Yudthaphon is a lecturer and the secretary of the Master of Sciences degree program in Radiological Technology at the Faculty of Medical Technology, <st1:placename w:st="on">Mahidol <st1:placetype w:st="on">University in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Bangkok, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Thailand</st1:country-region>.

Yudthaphon's has focused his professional expertise upon the intersection of ICTs, radiation technology, and education.  He is highly active in the Thai Society of Radiological Technologists (TSRT) giving numerous training classes in PACS and MIIA certification preparation. He also teaches at numbers of universities in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Thailand</st1:country-region> as an invited lecturer.

 

Togo

Dogbevi Robert Aziagba

Associational life in radiology
November 2011 to date: Council member ISRRT
May 2009 to date:           Treasurer of Togolese Association of Technicians in Radiology (ATTRIM)
January 2002 to date:     Active member of ATTRIM

Curriculum
1998 -2001:   University of Lome, School of Medical Assistants
                       Degree. Senior Technician radiology and medical imaging
1994 - 1998:   High School
                       Degree. Bachelor series C
1989 - 1994:  College of General Education
                       Degree. Certificate of Undergraduate Studies (BEPC) series B

Knowledge
Radiological anatomy
Radiological semiology
X-Ray diagnostic techniques (conventional, CT, MRI) and radiotherapy
Nuclear Medicine
Radiation protection
Nursing
Computing
Technical English

Experience
August 2002 to date: Senior Technician Radiology and Medical Imaging inoffice (Conventional Radiography, Mammography, CT MDCT, MRI) at the International Polyclinic Saint Joseph Lome, Togo

Head of department and medical imaging

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 Aleth Bruce

I am a registered radiographer, registered with the Council for professions Related to Medicine-Radiographers Board - Trinidad and Tobago

-Graduated from Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

-Certified by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and the Order of Radiology Technologists of Quebec

-Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad

-BSc degree Radiography from the College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago

-Past President of the Society of Radiographers of Trinidad and Tobago

-Previously employed at St. Mary's hospital, Montreal, and Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto

-Currently employed at the Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago(PETROTRIN), Augustus Long Hospital, Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad

-Currently Adjunct Lecturer at the College of Science Technology and applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago

 

Tunisia

Mohamed Khelifi

Mr Mohamed Khelifi is a radiological technologist who graduated in 2001 from the Higher School of Sciences and Health Technologies of Sfax as sentior technician in medical imaging and therapy.
He worked for 8 years in the radiology department of the Tunisian Military Hospital. He then went to Quebec in 2011 where he received the Canadian equivalent of his diploma. He began work as a technologist in the Department of Radiology, LaSalle Hospital in Montreal.

Mr Khelifi loves associative work and volunteering. He has served, since 2008, as an officer of the Tunisian Association of Radiological Technologists, responsible for the preparation and organisation of workshops and the Congress of Radiology. He is also the editor of the ATTR'X magazine and the director of its official page on Facebook.

His personal motto is, "Better Training is Better Respected".

 

Turkey
 
 

 

Nezaket ÖZGÜR

Place of Birth : Ilgaz – Çankırı
She graduated from On Dokuz Mayıs University , Vocational School of Health, Department of Radiology in 1992
She graduated from Anadolu University  Department of Public Administration in 2004.
Earned B.A. Degree from Hacettepe University in field of Health Administration between 2007-2008
Worked as a technician of nuclear medicine for 4 years
She works as a technician of computed tomography at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
She has served as a board member and a vice president . She has been the president of Turkish Medical Radiotechnology  Association for 4  year  terms
.
She gave seminars on Radiation Security and Protection in many hospitals.
She is still giving seminars about Solutions for Professional Problems of Radiology Workers, having studies on a Health Workers’ Health and Security, dealing with Dangers in Workplaces and Risk Evaluation and organising local and national trainings.

Her Hobbies : Professional Mountain Climbing, Hiking,  Drama

Her philosophy: Radiation is not a vitamin. Please ‘low doses of radiation’

 

 Uganda

Kalende Rogers

Rogers has been in practice for the last six years as a radiographer and sonographer with a special passion for ultrasound. He is currently working in ECUREI Mengo Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. as a full time radiographer and sonographer and also hodls the position of ECUREI Radiation Protection Officer. He serves as assistant lecturer and practical demonstrator to medical imaging undergraduate students at ECUREI Mengo Hospital and is the AG Course co-ordinator Bachelors in Diagnostic Ultrasound. He has worked for St Francis Nkokonjeru Hospital Mukono, a rural hospital in central Uganda as Head of Radiology Department from 2008 to 2011. He was in Kibuli Muslim Hospital and Kansanga Medical Centre, Kampala as part time radiographer and sonographer from 2009 to 2011. He has worked in Kyandondo Medical Centre, Kawempe as a part time radiographer and sonographer as well as Head of Radiology Department from 2009 to 2012.

UK

 

 

USA

Donna L. Thaler Long, M.S.M., R.T.(R)(M)(QM), FASRT

Donna is the radiography program director for Ball State University/Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received an associate degree in radiologic technology from Indiana University and Methodist Hospital, a bachelor’s degree in health services management from Indiana University and a master’s degree in management from the Indiana Institute of Technology. Donna also works as a staff radiographer at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital in Danville, Indiana. Donna said that she is fortunate to have had to the opportunity to work in a variety of roles throughout her career including staff radiographer, fluoroscopy supervisor, administrative director of radiology, sales, equipment applications and education. Donna has served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for nine years as Vice Speaker (3 years), Speaker (2 years), Secretary-treasurer, President-elect, President and Chairman of the Board. She has served on numerous committees for the ASRT and was elevated to Fellow in 1994. She is also a Life Member, past president and an active member of the Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.
dlong2@sbcglobal.net

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