AIUM Congratulates Educational Grant Recipients
Feb 28, 2022
LAUREL, MD - The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), in partnership with The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), congratulates the following recipients of the 2022 AIUM/ARRT Professional Education and Growth Scholarships:
- Meghan Baird (MD)
- Michelle Bracken (NC)
- Paris Colunga, RDMS, RVT (FL)
- Gurinder Dhanju, RDMS (Canada)
- Alycia Markowski, DPT, MPhyS(manip), FAAOMPT, OCS (MA)
- Michelle Muench (CA)
- Aliasghar Savartondrow, RDMS, RVT (Canada)
- Hayley Schenk (Canada)
- Christine Tallon (Canada)
- Jade Washington (TX)
- Katherine Wazir (IL)
- Breana Weiss (Canada)
The grant program, supported by ARRT and the AIUM FUTURE Fund, provides each AIUM member recipient with $500 to be used for continuing education. Recipients use the funds to cover educational expenses like conference registration fees, certification examination fees, or other educational expenses.
“The AIUM is proud to support the continuing education of our sonographer community,” said AIUM CEO Glynis Harvey, CAE. “These recipients have shown a dedication to the sonography profession through their achievements as well as through their focus on lifelong learning--which is vitally important in medical imaging.”
“Sonography is so important to health care, and we salute these scholarship recipients and their dedication to their professional development and the field of sonography,” said ARRT CEO Jerry Reid, PhD. “Through life-long learning these scholarship recipients and ARRT certified and registered sonographers show a strong commitment to high standards of patient care.”
The AIUM/ARRT Professional Education and Growth Scholarships are offered yearly to AIUM members who are sonographers or sonography students. Interested recipients must complete an application that is reviewed and scored by an AIUM committee.
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 9,000 physicians, sonographers, scientists, students, and other healthcare professionals. Established in the early 1950s, AIUM is dedicated to empowering and cultivating a global multidisciplinary community engaged in the use of medical ultrasound through raising awareness, education, sharing information, and research.
ARRT is the world’s largest organization offering credentials in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. The ARRT certifies and registers technologists in a range of disciplines by overseeing and administering education, ethics, and examination requirements. For more information visit www.arrt.org.