Employment of radiologic technologists is expected to increase about 17% from 2008-2018. Demand for technologists can tend to be regional. As the population grows and ages, there will be an increasing demand for diagnostic imaging.
Dr. Paula Scaramozzino, Chair of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, has been faculty at Mount Aloysius since 1998 and has an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She has worked in the imaging field since 1983 and is certified in radiography and magnetic resonance imaging.
Dr. Scaramozzino is an active member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists. Students in the radiography program participate in research projects pertaining to real world issues pertaining to the medical imaging field. Their research is presented at the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists yearly conference and at the Reasearch Symposium held at Mount Aloysius College.
Ms. Sharon Miller, MS., RT (R)(MR)(M)(CT), Assistant Professor, joined Mount Aloysius in 1999. She is the Clinical Coordinator for the Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences program. Ms. Miller is President of the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists.
She provides opportunities for students to attend summer externships at the University of North Carolina, Johns Hopkins, Pinnacle Health Care, and Shriners Hospital in Erie. Students spend a week at the facility and identify a research project currently being conducted at the facility. Students present their findings to their peers and faculty.
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