UHC’s Radiology Technology Program Receives Top Honors

United Hospital Center’s Radiologic Technology Program received top honors at the annual West Virginia Society of Radiologic Technologists Conference held at Canaan Valley Resort recently. UHC’s students received first place out of 18 teams competing in the student quiz bowl and second place in the research paper competition.

For the research paper category, Lauren Wickenhofer, was awarded second place for her paper titled “P.E.T. Imaging of the Methamphetamine—Addicted Brain”. In the quiz bowl portion Lauren Wickenhofer, Patrick Ball, and Spencer Shriver were awarded first place.

United Hospital Center, Inc. (UHCSRT) offers a wellstructured and comprehensive program in Radiologic Technology designed to prepare individuals for professional practice in this healthcare specialty. Through integrated didactic and clinical education UHCSRT students and graduates are equipped to enhance the health status of citizens within North Central WV and the region.

Lauren Wickenhofer, Patrick Ball, Spencer Shriver

The program is a twenty-four month, certificate granting program that prepares interested individuals for employment as a radiologic technologist. Students are scheduled for clinical and didactic assignments on five days each week including minimal weekend and evening shift assignments during the two-year training period.

Additional program information may be found at the Education link of the United Hospital Center website www.uhcwv.org or by contacting the Program Director 681.342.1871 or trupor@wvumedicine.org.

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