College of Allied Health Professions

NSRT conference a success for RSTE faculty and students

NSRT 1st place student exhibit winner: Emily Johnson

RSTE students and faculty made a good showing again at the 85th Annual Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Conference in Gering, NE.

Tanya Custer, Christina Gregg, Kim Michael & Jim Temme attended, along with all of the senior radiography students and 10 junior radiography students.

Presentations

  • Tanya Custer, Christina Gregg, and Kim Michael presented a lecture titled Medical Imaging of the Transgender Patient.
  • Jim Temme presented a Q & A session on behalf of the Nebraska Medical Radiography Board. Jim also served as the Awards & Trophies coordinator for the conference.

Board Member Elections

  • Stephen Baker, current Radiation Therapy Student & NSRT Student Representative, was elected as Nominations Chair for the 2016-2017 year.
  • Christina Gregg has served on the NSRT board for the past year (2015-2016) as Vice President & was re-elected in the position for the upcoming year.
  • Tanya Custer has served as President Elect for the past year (2015-2016), and also served as the student bowl coordinator. She was installed as President at the conference for the 2016-2017 year. The conference was, once again, very successful for the students and faculty; the following is a list of honors and awards received.
NSRT student representatives, Nolan Vasa (radiography) is in the back right corner.
NSRT student representatives, Nolan Vasa (radiography) is in the back right corner.

UNMC NSRT Student Board Representatives were honored:
Bailey Adair (DMS), Nolan Vasa (RT), Stephen Baker (RTT), Nate Deeds (CVIT), Samantha Gohr (MRI)

Registered Technologist/Full time student scientific essay competition winners:
First Place – Jessica Heithoff (MRI), “Chiari Malformation: A Literature Review”
Second Place –  Morganne Cernik (MRI), “Breast Cancer: Diagnosing, Treating and Monitoring the Disease with Imaging Modalities”
Third Place – Samantha Gohr (MRI), “Ewing’s – Not Your Typical Sarcoma”

Student scientific essay competition winners:

emily-johnson-1st-essay
NSRT 1st place essay winner: Emily Johnson(RT), “Supine Versus Prone: An Examination of Advantages and Disadvantages in Positioning Breast Radiotherapy”
NSRT 2nd place essay winner: Ellie Brouillette(RT), “Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiologic Imaging”
NSRT 3rd place essay winner: Kaleigh Petekavich
NSRT 3rd place essay winner: Kaleigh Petekavich(RT), “Keinbock’s Disease: Osteonecrosis of the Lunate

Registered Technologist scientific poster presentation winners:
First Place – Christina Gregg, Tammy Jones, Ellie Miller, “Teamwork: Interprofessional Education for the Imaging Science Profession”
Second Place – Lisa Bartenhagen, Jana Koth & Jim Temme, “A Preparatory Educational Program for Pediatric Patients Utilizing a Virtual Environment Radiation Therapy Training (VERT)”
Third Place – Tanya Custer, Christina Gregg & Kim Michael, “Imaging the Transgender Patient”

Register Technologist/Full time student scientific poster presentation winners:
First Place –  Samantha Ballard & Kacey Beason (RTT), The Use of Three-Dimensional Printing in Radiation Oncology: Patient Specific Bolus Fabrication
Second Place – Jessica Heithoff (MRI), Chiari Malformations
Third Place – Morganne Cernick (MRI), Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring with Imaging Modalities

Student scientific poster presentation winners:
First Place – Emily Johnson, “Supine Versus Prone: An Examination of Advantages and Disadvantages in Positioning Breast Radiotherapy”
Third Place – Ellie Brouilette, “Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiologic Imaging”

NSRT 3rd place student exhibit winner: Ellie Brouillette
NSRT 3rd place student exhibit winner: Ellie Brouillette
Quiz Bowl Team 1: (l to r) Ellie Brouillette, Emily Johnson, Sydney Welch
Quiz Bowl Team 1: (l-r) Ellie Brouillette, Emily Johnson, Sydney Welch
quiz Bowl Team 2: (l-r) Holli Peterson, Braya Prince, Marissa Kaluza
Quiz Bowl Team 2: (l-r) Holli Peterson, Braya Prince, Marissa Kaluza
Quiz Bowl Team 3: (l-r) Monica Wells, Nolan Vasa, Jacqueline Monzingo
Quiz Bowl Team 3: (l-r) Monica Wells, Nolan Vasa, Jacqueline Monzingo

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