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Radiography director elected to professional society’s board

Christine L. Eckenrod, radiography program director at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was recently elected to a two-year term as secretary on the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists Board of Directors.

Eckenrod was elected by PSRT members. In addition to serving as board secretary, she is part of PSRT’s legislative committee and chairs its annual Techni-Bowl competition for college students.

Christine L. EckenrodEckenrod was appointed to the director of radiography position at Penn College in September 2019. A registered radiologic technologist, she has more than 30 years of experience in the medical imaging field, including work at Altoona Hospital, Alliance Imaging Inc. and 611 MRT and CT, and teaching experience at MTMI Inc., Mercer County Community College, and JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Radiography, where she was the radiography program director.

Eckenrod holds a Master of Science in instructional technology from Bloomsburg University, a bachelor’s degree in medical imaging from Mount Aloysius College and a certificate in radiologic technology from Altoona Hospital School of Radiography. She is originally from Altoona, where she graduated from Altoona High School in 1984.

The Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists is an affiliate of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. The society’s mission is to advance and elevate the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality and safety of patient care. Its state and regional affiliates provide services for their members, such as conferences, networking, leadership opportunities and community awareness in support of local radiologic technologists.

Penn College offers an associate degree in radiography that can be continued to an online bachelor’s degree in applied health studies: radiography concentration. To learn more about the college’s radiography program, call 570-327-4519 or visit the School of Nursing & Health Sciences.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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