Nwedjiwe Nana Nargise Fidele

Regional Coordinator Professional Practice-Africa

4856, DOUALA
Phone: +237 699535154
E-Mail: nana_nar6@yahoo.fr


–    Rigor and sense of organization
–    Capacity for analysis and discernment
–    Ability to synthesize, write and argue
–    Adaptability to changes and initiative
–    Ability to assess priorities and emergencies
–    Ability to work collaboratively Discretion and self-control
–    Moral sense and neutrality of judgment
–    Availability
–    Loyalty


November 2001 – Current
Radiology department manager / PCR


–    Organization and coordination of care
–    Human resources management
–    Information and communication
–    Management of structures, equipment and consumables
–    Quality approach
–    Research
–    Institutional activities
–    Prior assessment of the risk for workers
–    Work organization
–    Internal and external radiation protection controls
–    Dosimetric monitoring in conjunction with the occupational physician

Janvier 2012 – Décembre 2019
Temporary teacher

–    Course teach:
o    Physics applied to medical imaging
o    Computer science applied to medical imaging
o    Quality control in medical imaging
o    Basis of functional imaging

January 2014 – Curent
Temporary teacher
–    Course teach:
o    Physics applied to medical imaging=
o    Computer science applied to medical imaging
o    Medical imaging technique
o    Quality control in medical imaging

January 2015 – Curent 
Application engineer
–    Train and provide technical support to users – public and private health professionals, particularly on the use of MRI and HITACHI/FUJIFILM scanner devices throughout French-speaking Africa.
–    Detect and report to HITACHI/FUJIFILM any customer needs and provide technical information on equipment (MRI and SCANNER) developed by HITACHI/ FUJIFILM.

Janvier 2019 – Curent
Application engineer
–    Train and provide technical support to users – public and private health professionals, in particular on the use of remote-controlled and digital X-ray equipment of the STEPHANIX in Africa brand.

Janvier 2019 – Curent
Medical Ingeneer
–    Contribute to improving prototypes


2010 Université de la Méditerranée  Aix-Marseille,
Master Expertise and Engineering of Health Information Systems

2000 Université d’Abomey-Calavi Abomey-Calavi,
Bachelor of Medical Imaging

1995 Lycée  Dschang – CAMEROUN,
Scientific Baccalaureate


• Former National President of the Association of Technical Staff of Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy of Cameroon (ACPTIMR).


Medicine, Public Health
–    Interest in everything related to the medical imaging sector;
–    Interest in the computerization of processes and engineering in hospital organization.
IT / internet
–    Permanent updating of my knowledge in ICT.

–    Badminton and tennis.

Prince Rockson

Regional Coordinator PR and communication-Africa

Prince was born in Accra on the 8th November, 1979 and first trained as a Radiologic Technician from 1999 to 2002. He later pursued a BSc programme in Diagnostic Radiography at the University of Ghana from 2003-2006 after working for a short while as a Radiological Technician. After graduating his interest in Ultrasound and Fluoroscopy was developed and has being practising in that area till now.
He has undertaken a post graduate programme in Managerial Leadership in 2007 from the Pan African Institute for Leadership and Governance Studies
He also holds MPhil in Human Anatomy and Cell Biology (2016) with specialization in the Human Uterine Tube from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
He teaches Diagnostic Imaging to Physician Assistants at the Kintampo College of Health, General Anatomy to Diagnostic Imaging Students at University of Cape Coast all on part time basis.
He is a Senior Radiographer and the Head of Department at Cocoa Clinic (GHANA COCOA BOARD) Kumasi in Ghana after working in the Government Sector for a while.
He has been an active member of the Ghana Society of Radiographers serving initially in several non-executive capacities. He is the current President.
He is also the National Chairman of COCOBOD Head Office Senior Staff Association having served as a Vice Chairman before the elevation.
He is happily married to a Physiotherapist with three lovely children.

Email: info.ghsor@gmail.com,  president@ghanasor.org
Website: www.ghanasor.org   

Stephen Samson Mkoloma

Regional Coordinator Public Relations and Communication-Africa

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

Joseph Whitton

Regional Coordinator Professional Practice-The Americas


41 Liso Drive                            Stony Brook University
Mt. Sinai, NY  11766                        School of Health Professions
Tel#  631-928-5399 (H)                       Stony Brook, NY 11794-8200
Phone: 631-638-0002


Stony Brook University                        2007-2010
Stony Brook, NY
Master of Science – Health Care Policy and Management

Long Island University, Brentwood Campus                1986
Brentwood, NY
Certificate Course: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Long Island University, C.W. Post Center                1976 – 1980
Greenvale, NY
Bachelor of Science – Radiologic Technology – Magna Cum Laude
Recipient of the Gertrude Dourdounas Award for Academic Excellence

Academic Appointments

Stony Brook University
School of Health Professions
Stony Brook, NY
Program Director                        2005-present
Beginning with the Fall 2005 semester, co-developed and instruct a continuing professional education programs in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and in Computed Tomography for radiologic technologists.  The program is designed to provide didactic and clinical experience required for a radiographer or nuclear medicine technologist to meet the qualifications for ARRT certification in Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography.

  Clinical Assistant Professor                    2000 – 2004
Adjunct instructor for the Health Science department for the radiation therapy and medical dosimetry programs for HAN 488: Medical Imaging and Radiographic Anatomy.

Holy Family University  
School of Nursing & Allied Health Professions
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Faculty/ Radiologic Science Program        Aug 2010 – Dec 2011
Instructor for on-line courses in Magnetic Resonance Physics, and Magnetic Resonance Procedures.  These courses are offered to students enrolled in the baccalaureate degree program in Radiologic Sciences at Holy Family University.

Northport V.A. Medical Center
School of Radiologic Technology
Northport, NY
 Program Director                        1990 – 2003
Responsibilities include the direct supervision of the overall training program for 40 full-time Radiography students.  The Program Director must serve in the roles of Instructor, Advisor, Financial Aid Officer, Registrar, and Bursar.  The administrative duties include fiscal management of the school budget and supervision of two full-time clerical personnel, one full-time training instructor, and several consultant instructors.  The Program Director must maintain the accreditation status of the School and maintain the required clinical affiliations with off-site clinical education centers.

Non-Academic Appointments

Healthcare Litigation Support. LLC
Petersham, MA
  Consultant                            Jan  2011 – present
Expert consultant in medical imaging practices and procedures.  Duties include case review and research in standards of practice for attorneys engaged in healthcare litigation.

St. Charles Hospital
Port Jefferson, NY
  MRI Technologist                        Aug 2004 – July 2013
Responsibilities include providing all available Magnetic Resonance Imaging services utilizing the Siemans Magnatom 1.5 Tesla MR system.  Duties include performing all routine examinations, vascular studies (MRA/MRV), diffusion & perfusion exams.

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital
Smithtown, NY
   CT/MRI Supervisor                        July 2003 –Aug 2004
Manage CT/MRI department utilizing Philips PQ5000 CT and Philips 1.5 T Edge MR imaging systems.  Duties include performing all imaging procedures on both the CT and MRI scanners, and direct supervision of staff that includes 10 radiologic technologists and support personnel.  Management responsibilities include periodic review and revision of imaging protocols, assessment and assurance of high standards of image quality, staff scheduling, and maintenance of an adequate inventory of supplies and materials.  The supervisor has the responsibility of trouble-shooting the systems and contacting service personnel as needed and maintaining compliance with ACR equipment accreditation standards.

University Medical Center, SUNY Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY
 MRI Technologist, Part-time                2001 – 2003
Responsibilities include providing all available Magnetic Resonance Imaging services utilizing both Phillips/Marconi (Picker) and GE 1.5 Tesla MR systems.  Duties include performing all routine examinations, vascular studies (MRA/MRV), diffusion & perfusion exams, and MR Spectroscopy.

L.I. Medical Imaging, P.C.
West Islip, NY
  Chief Technologist                        1984 – 1990
Responsibilities include performing all general diagnostic radiography, CT, and MRI services; supervision of a staff of four Radiologic Technologists; to purchase and maintain the medical supply inventory; and to establish and maintain acceptable quality assurance standards.


New York State Department of Health                License #866704
Diagnostic Radiography

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists            Identification #165469
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance


American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS)

Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State (AERT)

Alpha Eta Society – Stony Brook University Chapter

New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences (NYSSRS)

Nassau-Suffolk Society of Radiologic Technologists (NSSRT)

International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technologists (ISRRT)


American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Chief Sergeant-at-Arms, Annual Governance & House of Delegates, June 2022
Board of Directors, Speaker of the House, 2019 – 2021
Board of Directors, Vice Speaker of the House, 2017 – 2019
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Workgroup, 2017-2018
Chairman, Commission, 2016 – 2017
Chairman, Committee on Bylaws, 2015 – 2016
Chairman, Practice Standards Council, 2010 – 2014
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Workgroup, 2012-2014
Member, Committee on RT Advocacy, 2008 – 2009
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 1997
Delegate – Computed Tomography, House of Delegates, 1998
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 1999
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 2000
Delegate – Radiography, House of Delegates, 2000-2002
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 2003-2004
Delegate – New York affiliate, House of Delegates, 2004-2005
Delegate – Magnetic Resonance, House of Delegates, 2005-2007
Member, Commission on Professional Practice, 2005-2006
Member, BS in Radiologic Sciences Curriculum Revision Project Workgroup, 2006-2007
Member, Task Force on Student Development, 1999-2001

New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences  
Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 2017 – present
Treasurer, 2010 – 2014
Chairman, Education & Scholarship Committee, 2006-2010
Chairman, Legislative Committee, 2006 – 2010
Chairman of the Board, 2004-2006
President, 2002-2004
President-Elect, 2000-2002
Vice-President, 1998-2000
Secretary, 1994-1998
Member, 1991-present

Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State
Secretary, 2002-2004
Chairman, Bylaws Committee, 2010 – 2017
Chairman, Scholarship Committee, 1991 – 2002
Member, 1991- present

Nassau-Suffolk Society of Radiologic Technologists 
President, 1993-1994
Member, 1990 – present


GRADUATE, ASRT Leadership Academy, Albuquerque, NM, January 14-18, 2002
A 5-day program held at the ASRT office in Albuquerque, NM that teaches medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals the leadership principles of association management. Topics include communication, policy and procedure development, membership recruitment, public relations, parliamentary procedures, advocacy, strategic planning and leadership.

GRADUATE, ASRT Leadership Academy for Educators, Albuquerque, NM, July 17-20, 2006
A 4-day program conducted at the ASRT office in Albuquerque, NM for educators in medical imaging and radiologic sciences.  Tools, technologies and strategies for assessing instructional outcomes were presented at the academy. Participants learn new ways to streamline administrative tasks, enhance the use of technology in the classroom and assess student performance.  Participants discuss the relationships between the learning environment, student learning styles and effective teaching and leadership training.  The academy provided participants with a great opportunity to interact with invited guests from the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences Inc., the Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.


FELLOW of the ASRT, June 2019
Elevation to the category of Fellow recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and to ASRT.  Fellows have volunteered in leadership positions at the national and local levels, written articles for publication, presented lectures at professional meetings, and helped advance the radiologic science profession.

LIFE MEMBER of the NYSSRS, October 2021
Elevation to the category of Life Member of the New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences.   Life Member is an honor that is bestowed upon those members that have rendered exceptional service to NYSSRS, with the unanimous recommendation of the NYSSRS Board of Directors.


“Practice Standards Point the Way”
Whitton, J. (2014). Practice Standards Help You Practice at Your Best.  ASRT Scanner, 46(2), 19.

There is No Such Thing as Post-Collimation”
Whitton, J. (2013). Masking an image during digital post-processing is dangerous, unethical and wrong!.  ASRT Scanner, 45(2), 18.

“Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters”
Whitton, J. (2012). Why Educationally Prepared and Clinically Competent Matters.  ASRT Scanner, 44(5), 24.

“Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb”
Whitton, J. (2011). Bob Rivera: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb. The Imagist, 16(1), 2-3.

What is the Practice Standards Council?”
Whitton, J. (2011). What is the Practice Standards Council.  ASRT Scanner, 43(5), 55.

(Full list will be provided on request)

“The Significance of ASRT Practice Standards”
Invited Presenter.  Radiation Therapy Association of New York State,
Virtual Presentation, February 2022

Collimation… Facts, Fiction, & Ethics”
Invited Presenter.  New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences Annual Meeting,
Corning, NY, October 2021

“Healthcare in the Developing World… Education is the Key”
Invited Presenter.  Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting
Kearney, NE, April 2019

“Perseverance:  A Pathway to Success”
Invited Presenter.  Montana Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting,
Bozeman, MT, April 2019

Global Outreach: A Unique Clinical Education Experience”
Invited Presenter.  Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2016

“Healthcare in the Developing World”
Invited Presenter.  Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting,
Chicago, IL, December 2015

ASRT Governance 101”
Invited Presenter.  American Society of Radiologic Technologists – Annual Educational Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, June 13, 2013.

“What Are Practice Standards?”
Invited Presenter.  New York State Society of Radiologic Sciences – Annual Conference, Corning, NY, November 2, 2012.

“Computed Tomography: Clinical Applications” 
Invited Presenter. Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2012, Atlantic City, NJ, March 10, 2012.

“Sectional Anatomy from a CT Perspective” 
Invited Presenter, Society of Nuclear Medicine-GNY Chapter Annual Symposium 2011, Atlantic City, NJ, March 12, 2011.

“Radiographic Image Evaluation” 
Invited lecturer, Radiologist Residency Program, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York,  2008 – 2010.

“Contrast Administration & Article 35” 
Invited Lecturer. Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State, Annual Conference 2007, Owego, NY, April 26, 2007.

 “Allied Health Education: A model for addressing national workforce shortages.” 
Robert Wood Johnson granted: tailored seminars for the faculty, academic administration, and professional societies to assist in the adoption or adaption of a degree program to build human capital in allied health professions:
University of South Florida, August 20-21, 2007
American Society of Radiologic Technologist, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 1, 2007
Mayo Clinic, School of Health Sciences, Minnesota, March 26-27, 2007

“AERT Excellence in Education Lecture:  RT Advocacy ” 
Invited Lecturer. Association of Educators in Radiologic Technology of New York State, Annual Conference 2000, Lake George, NY, April 13, 2000.

Marcia Smoke

Regional Coordinator Education-The Americas

Marcia Smoke is currently an Adjunct Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Science, Medical Radiation Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She was the Head Radiation Therapy, the Undergraduate Education Director, and the Chief of Radiation Therapy Practice at the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton.

Marcia is a radiation therapist and has been a clinical instructor, Undergraduate Program Manager, Quality of Work Life Research Coordinator, and a Patient Education Director. She has a diploma in Adult Education, has Canadian Advanced Certification in Radiation Therapy and a Master of Science Degree in Radiation Therapy from Cambridge, England. She was awarded Life Membership of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.

Marcia is also a Faculty Trainer for the Institute for Health Care Communication, Canada; a Qualified Auditor in Quality Assurance for Radiation Oncology with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); and an Adjunct Professor of Radiation Therapy, University of Technology, Jamaica.

Marcia’s current research interests are in advancing practice for radiation therapists and radiographers, creating innovative work environments and promoting a research environment for frontline radiation practitioners.

Jill Schultz

Regional Coordinator Public Relations and Communication-The Americas

Jill Schultz BA RT(R)(M)(QM), ARRT, CN-BM
ISRRT Regional Coordinator, PR & Communication
Jill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Sioux Falls, in
South Dakota, and is a Radiologic Technology program graduate. ARRT professional
certifications include Radiology, Mammography, Quality Management and she is a Certified
Navigator in Breast Management through the NCoBC.
Jill is the current Breast Program Quality and Accreditation Coordinator at Avera Cancer Institute
in Sioux Falls. Her professional experience includes managing/ directing radiology,
mammography, radiation therapy, breast surgeon clinic and various aspects of development of
breast programs. She has led multiple types of breast and oncology program accreditation
efforts over the years as well as project and program management, safety and service
excellence. She has years of experience serving on numerous professional local, state and
national committees and boards with SROA, NCoBC, ASRT, ARRT, SDSRT, ISRRT various grant
committees, and volunteer Haiti mission work since 2012, helping to start a breast program in
Western Haiti. She has provided numerous breast health public and professional educational
presentations and training for new mammographers and has authored several breast health
articles and documents for various professional organizations.
Jill has a passion for life-long learning, improving quality of care and spending time with
husband, two daughters and four granddaughters.

Joyce Tan

Regional coordinator Public Relations and Communication-Asia/Australasia

Joyce Tan’s Curriculum Vitae Joyce Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science in Medical Radiation Technology from The University of Sydney in 2000.

She received her Master of Science in Radiotherapy and Oncology with Merit from Sheffield Hallam University in 2020.

Joyce Tan is a principal radiation therapist and the clinical lead for radiation therapists in the department of Radiation Oncology of the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore.

On the professional front, she contributed actively to the Singapore Society of Radiographers (SSR) holding the post of External Relations Chairperson.

She is also the immediate past Academic Chairperson of the SSR. She is one of the committee members of the Allied Healthcare Profession Council(AHPC) in Singapore, involved in the development of a continuing professional education framework for registered allied healthcare professionals in Singapore.


Suresh Malayyath

Regional Coordinator Professional Practice India

Mr. Suresh Malayyath, during his 25 years of career in Radiological Technology has practiced Diagnostic Radiology, Radiotherapy, Radiation Safety Standards’ Assessment and Quality Assurance. He started his Professional Practice in 1996 in Diagnostic Radiology. Later, he joined in the Department of Radiotherapy in Calicut Medical College in 1998. He did his Diploma in Radiological Technology from Calicut Medical College and Degree from University of Calicut.

When Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, the Nuclear Regulator of India started the Directorate of   Radiation Safety in Kerala State as a pilot project, he associated with office and joined as Technical Assistant in 2010.  He was the Team Member for Regulatory Inspections and Quality Assurance of Radiological Installations and performed the same, nearly in 3000 Healthcare Institutions in state. In Administration, he performed a multitasking job including Budgeting, Plan Implementation, Co-ordination of Training Programs for Radiographers across the state and Public Relations. He was designated as State Public Information Officer of the Directorate of Radiation Safety, Kerala in 2011. Currently he is working under Insurance Medical Services Department, Government of Kerala.

Professional Organizations 

Mr. Suresh Malayyath is the founder General Secretary of All Kerala Qualified Radiographers’ Association. In 2006, he established Indian Society of Radiographers & Technologists (ISRT) with his colleagues and since then   holding the office of General Secretary of ISRT.

In February 2020, the World Health and Wellness Congress promoted by ET NOW Channel (Times of India Group) enlisted Mr. Suresh Malayyath in the Global Listing of 101 Most Fabulous Healthcare Leaders and awarded with Memento and Citation in a function held in Mumbai.

Presentations & Publication 

Mr. Suresh Malayyath has many presentations in his credit across India, especially in Radiation Safety and Quality Assurance. He is the Editor- in -Chief of ALARA – Informative Pages, India’s first Radiographers’ Magazine since 2015.

E Mail: sureshmalayyath@gmail.com |  info@isrt.org.in
Mobile: +91 9846 433 944 (What’s App)  |     +91 9747 6322 86 (Calls)

Kitiwat Khamwan

Regional Coordinator Education-Asia/Australasia

Dr. Kitiwat Khamwan is an Assistant Professor & Medical Physicist at the
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University.

Hecurrently serves as a program director in radiological technology
undergraduate program, Chulalongkorn University. He also serves as a
committee member of the Thai Medical Physicist Society (TMPS), Thai Society
of Radiological Technologists (TSRT), Council Member of ISRRT, including
the Professional Relations Committee (PRC) of Asia-Asia-Oceania Federation
for Medical Physics. He has been invited as an invited speaker at several
local and international conferences. He has published extensively in
several academic journals, proceedings, abstracts, book chapters, and
contributes as a reviewer for several distinguished journals including
Medical Physics, Radiological Physics and Technology, etc.

His professional expertise is in the areas of medical physics especially radiopharmaceutical
dosimetry, kinetic modelling, patient dose optimisation, radiation
protection, including radiation risk evaluation in paediatric nuclear

Claus Brix Pedersen

Regional Coordinator Public Relations and Communication-Europe

Gerthasminde 54, Odense C, Denmark DoB: 1960 oct. 25th , age 61

Director of Professional Policy
Danish Council of Radiographers, Frederiksberg, Denmark

2013 – 
Seminar coordinator
Danish Council of Radiographers, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Lecturer (external)
University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Denmark

Lecturer, Guidance Counselor
University College Lillebælt, Odense, Denmark

Research assistant – Clinical monitor


Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark

Angeliki Kolyda

Regional Coordinator Education-Europe

Mrs KOLYDA Angeliki is a radiological technologist in interventional cardiology department in General Hospital “Asklepieio” Voula, GREECE and council member of the Panhellenic Society of Radiological Technologists.
Her major areas of interest are cardiac angiographies, radiation protection and patient safety. She is committed to promoting radiographer role development.

She received her secondary education in Athens, Greece. In 2010, she graduated from Technological Educational Institute of Athens (TEI), as radiological technologist. Five years later, she obtained her Master of Science (MSc) “Neoplasms in Human Body” in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine.

Her working experience started, from 2011, as radiological technologist in the x-ray department in a large public teaching hospital for eight months. When she graduated from TEI, she had been specialized on Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET-CT). She fulfilled her dream to work on PET-CT department in a private hospital for four years, before she commenced working in her current job.

Her research experience started in 2017, as study coordinator in cardiology clinic. Furthermore, she has an additional training in basic life support, good clinical practice and safety reporting for clinical trials.

She was awarded from the National Scholarship Foundation for distinction during academic year 2007-2008 in the department of Radiology (TEI) and for the top-ten ranking in the department of Radiology.

Her last publication was in ECR2022 in Vienna and her last oral presentation was in euroPCR 2022 in Paris. Apart from an ISRRT council member, she is a member of European Society of Radiology (ESR), Association of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) and a member of European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions for Nurses and Allied Professionals 2022-2024 committee (EAPCI-NAPs) and she will represent EAPCI Allied Professionals in European Cardiology Society (ESC) for the following two years.

E-mail: angeliki.kolyda@gmail.com

Gareth Thomas

Regional Coordinator Professional Practice-Europe

A University Lecturer with twelve years experience and a career in radiography spanning eighteen years with extensive knowledge of clinical radiography and professional policy and radiography education.
President of the Society and College of Radiographers from July 2017-18. The leading organisation for Imaging and Oncology with a membership of approx. 29,000.
A leader, who is strategic and operational when required, passionately believes in service development and in turn improving the patient imaging pathway.

Professional Qualifications
Developing Outstanding Leadership – The Work Foundation.
MSc. Radiography – (2015) Cardiff University.
Post Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning – (2012) Cardiff University.
BSc. Radiography & Diagnostic Imaging – (2000) University of Wales, Bangor.

Professional Registration
Health and Care Professions Council, U.K.
Society & College of Radiographers, U. K.

Key Achievements
President of the Society and College of Radiographers 2017 – date.
Vice President 2016 – 2017.
Chair of National Clinical Imaging Board U.K. July 2017 to date.
“Lets Talk Cancer” – Acted as a practitioner for a Welsh Government think tank. September 2016.
Member of College of Radiographers Board of Trustees
UK Council Member of Society and College of Radiographers (Wales) 2010-2016.
Member of the Approvals and Accreditation Board Society  College of Radiographers.

Employment History.
University  Lecturer – delivering and managing the education of undergraduate and post graduate modules within the School of Healthcare Sciences at Cardiff University. A University and Clinical Lecturer across two NHS sites.
School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University. (May 2005 to date).

Senior Radiographer Band 6 – Trauma/ Accident & Emergency
Morriston Hospital, Swansea NHS Trust. (July 2002 – May 2005).

Radiographer Band 5 – General Radiography 
Morriston Hospital, Swansea NHS Trust. (July 2000 – July 2005).

Experience and Significant Achievements.
I’m currently registered with the Heath & Care Profession’s Council and hold 18 years of uninterrupted experience as a Diagnostic Radiographer. Registration requires me to maintain continuous professional development in order that I maintain my knowledge base pertinent to Diagnostic Radiography. The last 13 years of my career, my role has been the forefront of the delivery of clinical and academic education for both undergraduate and post graduate education as a University Lecturer at Cardiff University.
I obtained a MSc. In Radiography in 2015 with image interpretation as the core component. I consider myself as an experienced Radiographer, leader and educator. I have held the role as Senior Radiographer within a large major hospital in South Wales. It is here I began my skills of effective communication, leading by example and ensuring staff were made to feel valued. An aspect of my current role is to manage the clinical education of diagnostic radiography students at Cardiff University. The role has allowed me to further develop my own skills of leadership and supervisory management. The role is dynamic i.e. I have to plan and implement a programme of learning for each placement to ensure the student‘s aims and objectives are met while ensuring patient service delivery is not disrupted. The role requires effective communication with the staff and Radiology managers of the hospital sites.
My role at Cardiff University also requires me to deliver Post Graduate education together with the supervision of student research at Master’s level. I manage my own teaching with the delivery of image interpretation modules for both appendicular and axial skeleton for a wide range of stake holders i.e. Radiographers, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and Emergency Nurse Practitioners. As the lectures are multi disciplinary, I have the experience and skills to adapt my teaching to the needs and styles of various learners.
Becoming a University Lecturer and President of the Society and College of Radiographers represent the two most significant personal achievements of my career to date.
The Society and College of Radiographers  (SCoR) is both a professional body and trade union representing 29,000 members across the whole of the UK. The office of President is attained by election of fellow members of the UK Council. The office is outward facing, raising the profile of the profession of radiography across the UK and the world. The role requires me to work closely with leaders from other professional bodies, for example the Royal College of Radiologists, (RCR) leading figures in industry as well as the Department of Health (UK government). The role has increased my leadership and governance, policy making and networking within the profession.