Regional Co-ordinator for The Americas - Education

LORI A. BOYD, MRT(R), BA, MA

<st1:placetype w:st="on">College of <st1:placename w:st="on">Medical Radiation Technologists of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:state w:st="on">Ontario
<st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">170 Bloor Street West
<st1:address w:st="on"><st1:street w:st="on">Suite 1001
<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Toronto, <st1:state w:st="on">Ontario, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Canada
</st1:country-region>
M5S 1T9
Phone – 416-975-4353
lori.boyd@sympatico.ca

Lori is currently teaching online courses for Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in Toronto, as well as working for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia where she assists with curriculum development for a new radiography programme at Fatima College in Abu Dhabi. In January 2014 Lori will be taking on a position of Senior Lecturer at Monash University and moving to Melbourne. From 2007 - 2013 Lori was Director of Policy at the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario, Canada. Lori has over 20 years of experience in curriculum development, teaching and management in educational and quality assurance programmes in health care. From 1991 - 2007 she was Chair of the Medical Radiation Sciences programmes and Chair for the Centre for Continuing Profession Education at the Michener Institute for Applied Sciences in Toronto. She has taught at the University of Toronto, University of Ontario  Institute of Technology and at the Michener Institute, as well as presented at many Canadian and International conferences. Her areas of research interest include ethics, health sociology, health policy and competency assessment in the health professions.

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Africa - Education
Jenny Motto

Jenny retired in 2012 as Vice- Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa but has been re-employed within the Dean’s office in a contract post .

Prior to this she was Principal of the School of Radiography at the Johannesburg Hospital.  She moved from the hospital to start the Radiography course at the Technikon Witwatersrand (now the University of Johannesburg) in 1984 that started with 13 students and on taking up the Vice-Dean’s position had in total over 300 students registered for the four disciplines in radiography ie Diagnostic, Therapy, Nuclear Medicine & Ultrasound.

Jenny has served on the Health Professions Council of South Africa’s Professional Board for Radiography for twice x 5-year term as an elected member and two x 5-year term as representative for the educational institutions in South Africa offering radiography.  She currently chairs the education committee of this board.

She has held numerous positions within the Society of Radiographers of South Africa and is a past president of the Society.  She has participated in curriculum development for both the diploma and degree over the past years.

Jenny  as the ISRRT regional coordinator for education for Africa and has facilitated 5 courses for the ISRRT on pattern recognition and image interpretation in various African countries.

Jenny still supervises Master students at the University and is currently  involved in assisting departments in the faculty with curriculum development..
To end her career she has registered for her PhD in which the implementation of role extension and advanced practice in South Africa is being researched.

 

.Email : jennym@uj.ac.za

 

 

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Africa - Professional Practice
Boniface <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Yao
email: kwame_boniface@yahoo.fr
Mobile: (00225) 07052526/ 55066420 / 40097740
Tel: (00225) 21242900 poste 240

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Africa - Public Relations
Charles Omondi Okello

Comok2004@yahoo.com

Charles O.Okello qualified as a diagnostic radiographer in July 1985 from the then Kenya Medical Training Centre.

He 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 21 years.

During both his training and working life, he has had the experience of working part time in private hospitals.

He has also been widely exposed to skill-enhancing workshops organized by the professional society and research institutions

As a medical imaging technologist, his area of interest is ultrasonography.

In the year 2001 he participated in the curriculum development workshop held at the <st1:country-region w:st="on">Kenya</st1:country-region> medical college (KMTC) –the institution that trains radiographers in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Kenya</st1:country-region>.

He has risen through the ranks to become the Deputy Chief Radiographer in the Ministry of Medical services.

He has been a member of the council of the society of radiography in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Kenya</st1:country-region> and is currently acting chairman of the same society. He is also the ISRRT council member for <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Kenya</st1:country-region>

He holds a diploma in diagnostic radiography from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Kenya <st1:placename w:st="on">Medical <st1:placename w:st="on">Training <st1:placetype w:st="on">College and a higher national diploma in medical imaging sciences: Ultrasound, from the same college. He graduated in March 2010 with a Bachelor of Technology degree  in Radiography: Ultrasound, from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa

He is married with three children and they make their home in Nairobi-Kenya


 

 Regional Co-ordinator for Asia/Australasia - Education
Pam Rowntree

 

Discipline Leader, Medical Radiations
School of Physics & Chemical Sciences
QUT
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane
Australia 4001
Tel: +617 3138 2346
Fax: +617 31381521
Email:
p.rowntree@qut.edu.au 

Pam Rowntree holds the position of Associate 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 course coordinator of the undergraduate programs in radiography and radiation therapy. Pam has had extensive experience in radiography education and prior to joining QUT, Pam worked in both the public hospital system and the private 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. Pam is the Deputy Chairperson of the Medical Radiation Technologists Board of Queensland. 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>.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Europe - Professional Practice
Mark McEntee


E-mail:   Mark.mcentee@ucd.ie

 Position:                     College Lecturer Diagnostic Imaging
Address:                      School of Medicine & Medical Science
                                      A209 Health Sciences Building
                                      University College Dublin 
                                      Belfield
                                      Dublin 4 
Phone:                        +35317166545
Email:              mark.mcentee@ucd.ie 

Current research interests are wide ranging and mainly revolve around; Perception in Medical Imaging, Receiver Operating Characteristic analysis of performance, human performance and performance errors - particularly in medical imaging interpretation, as well as dose and image quality analysis. This research has the aim of improving radiological diagnostic performance. Current research concentrates on performance in chest, musculoskeletal and breast imaging, teleradiology, PACS, medical imaging and eye movement recording technology. In dosimetry I have developed projects in CT Diagnostic Reference Levels and collective doses in Ireland, Portugal and in Malta. I collaborate widely with other research groups and industries, nationally and internationally. I am the editor of Radiography Ireland, author of over 100 articles in international scientific journals and a reviewer for 6 international journals. I have also been the organiser and Chair of 2 National Scientific Conferences and have presented over 80 presentations at international scientific conferences. I am also heavily involved in teaching in Diagnostic Imaging, RIS-PACS and Intra-venous administration and cannulation. Recently have received teaching awards from the College of Life Sciences and the School of Medicine and Medical Science.

Professional Qualifications include:

2003: PhD (University College Dublin)
1998: BSc (Hons) Radiography (University of Ulster at Jordanstown)
1996:Certificate in Supervisory Management (Belfast Institute for further and Higher Education)
2008: Certificate in Occupational First Aid, (UCD)
2006: Certificate of Competence: Garda Reserve, (Garda College, Templemore)
2004: Certificate in Transport management and logistics (CITMLI)
2003: Certificate in IV cannulation and administration (UCD)
2004: Certified patient moving and handling instructor (UCD)

Research Interests:

Research interests include Medical Image Perception, digital imaging, Diagnostic Reference Levels in CT and Radiography, digital radiography, optimization of radiation dose and image quality, optimization of soft copy displays, the ambient environment and lighting conditions for radiological reporting, image quality measurement, ROC, manual handling practices, intravenous cannulation and administration

 

 

Regional Co-Ordinator for Europe - Education
Ian Henderson FCR DCR(R) MSc PgCHE

 

E-mail: Henderson: ian.henderson@lsbu.ac.uk

Principal Lecturer, Diagnostic Radiography Lead, Department of Allied Health Professions, London South Bank University, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region>. Formerly a lecturer at Guy’s Hospital Radiography Education Centre and diagnostic radiographer at Dundee Royal Infirmary.

As lead for Diagnostic Radiography and principal lecturer I work in a multi-disciplinary environment alongside a range of allied health professional groups including Radiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Peri-operative Practice. I sit on the Department’s management board, taking part in business planning and strategic evolution. I lead for marketing in the Department, coordinate the provision of postgraduate and CPD programmes for AHPs and teach on a range of programmes predominantly in the areas of health policy, professional practice and aspects of diagnostic imaging.

I have extensive curriculum development experience and over 17 years have developed or contributed to the development of programmes at postgraduate, undergraduate and foundation level. I have also managed programmes at these levels and been an external examiner on a range of courses in the <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region>. I am presently involved in the ERASMUS European Masters in Medical Imaging project which includes partners from <st1:placename w:st="on">Inholland <st1:placetype w:st="on">University; Kaunus University of Technology, Lithuania; <st1:placetype w:st="on">University of <st1:placename w:st="on">Malta; <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">University of Cumbria, <st1:country-region w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region>; University College Dublin.

External to the University, I sit on the UK Society and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">College of <st1:placename w:st="on">Radiographers Council, was its President in 2002-3 and currently Chair the College’s approvals and accreditation board. I also act as an assessor for the College and undertake course approvals on its behalf. In 2007 I co-chaired the joint <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placetype w:st="on">College of <st1:placename w:st="on">Radiographers and Royal College of Radiologists, joint review of guidance on radiographic skill mix titled ‘Team Working in Departments of Clinical Radiology’. I sit on the editorial board of the international journal Radiography and referee articles predominantly related to radiographer skill mix and work force matters. I am a College appointed Director of Radiology and Oncology Conferences, the organisation responsible for the strategic management of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">UK</st1:country-region> based radiology and oncology conferences UKRC and UKRO.

 My research interests are mainly in radiographic workforce development, including the support workforce, advanced and consultant practice, though I am currently involved in a scientific research infrastructure funding project : Performance in image assessment in relation to image display resolution.

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Regional Co-ordinator for The Americas - Professional Practice
Sharon Wartenbee, RTR, BD, CDT


E-mail: wartenbee@sio.midco.net

 Ms. Wartenbee is diagnostic radiologic technologist and bone densitometry technologist at McGreevy Clinic Avera in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Sioux Falls, <st1:state w:st="on">SD.  With over thirty-five years of experience, she has credentials from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in both radiology and bone densitometry.  She has also obtained bone density certification from the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). Professionally, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Sharon has held offices and chaired numerous committees in the local and state organizations where she continues to be actively involved working on legislative issues.   She was awarded “Life Membership” in the South Dakota State Society of Radiologic Technologists in 1996.
On the national level, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Sharon has represented the American Society of Radiologic Technologists on various project groups, task forces, commissions, and committees. Currently, she is serving as the chairperson of the RT Advocacy Committee for Government Relations.  She is also serving on committees for ISCD and ARRT. <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Sharon is experienced as an educational meeting coordinator and has lectured locally, at state affiliates and national organizations.

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Asia/Australasia - Professional Practice
Christine Chong

Email: Nschong.tw@yahoo.com.tw

Education 

2006-Present: <st1:placename w:st="on">National <st1:placename w:st="on">Yang <st1:placename w:st="on">Ming <st1:placetype w:st="on">University, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Taipei, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan,
</st1:country-region>Ph.D, Radiological Sciences and Medical Physics
1998-2000: National Yang Ming University, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Taipei, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region>.
M.Sc, Radiological Sciences and Medical Physics
1993-1997: National Yang Ming University, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Taipei, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region>.
B.Sc, Radiological Technologist (Diagnostice and Radiation Therapy)

Certification

2007: Lecturer, Ministry of Education, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region>.
2006: Qualified Medical Physicist, Chinese Society of Medical Physicists, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Taipei, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan
</st1:country-region>1999: Qualified Radiation Safety Officer, Atomic Energy <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Council, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan
</st1:country-region>1997: Qualified Radiation Technologists, Ministry of Health, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region>

Employment

2001- Present : Full time Medical Physicis
                           Far Eastern <st1:placename w:st="on">Memorial <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taipei
2003-2007       : Invited Lecturer
                           <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Chung <st1:placename w:st="on">Shan <st1:placename w:st="on">Medical <st1:placetype w:st="on">University
2000-2001        : Full time Research Assistan
                            <st1:placename w:st="on">National <st1:placename w:st="on">Yang <st1:placename w:st="on">Ming <st1:placetype w:st="on">University, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taipei
1997-1998        : Full time Radiation Therapist
                            <st1:placename w:st="on">Cheng-Hsin <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taipei

<st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Professional Societies

2001-Present: <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Member, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region> Society of Radiological Technologists
2002-Present: Member, Chinese Society of Medical Physicists, <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taipei
2005-2009      : Board Member, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region> Society of Radiological Technologists
2005-2008      : Board Member, Chinese Society of Medical Physicists, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Taipei
2009-Present  : <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region> Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

 

 

Regional Co-ordinator for The Americas - Public Relations
Sarah Baker

Email: ssbaker2@iupui.edu

Associate Dean University College
IUPU
Associate Professor of Radiologic Sciences
Indiana University School of Medicine
815 W. Michigan Street
UC 3149
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5164
Tel:
317-274-8923

 

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Europe - Public Relations

Stefano Braico

Email: stefano.braico@libero.it

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.

Stefano is the ISRRT Council Member for Italy.

 

Regional Co-ordinator for Asia/Australasia - Public Relations
Robert Shen

Email: tlshen@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

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