My name is Mary Hood and I am the ISSRT Jr. Delegate . I graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Radiologic Technology in 1986, and have been a registered CT technologist since 2003, although I actually started doing CT in 2001. I also received my degree from SIU in Heath Care Management, and have a Masters degree in Adult and Continuing Education from National Louis University. I have worked full time as an instructor at Harper College since January of 2005 and am currently an Associate Professor teaching in the Radiologic Technology and Computed Tomography programs. I have worked in a variety of health care settings including pediatrics, family practice, dental and maxillofacial imaging, and of course in hospitals, both as a permanent and agency technologist. My true love in imaging is Computed Tomography and I spent 14 years doing that until the spring of 2014 when I began to teach exclusively and no longer have a registry CT position, but that's o.k. as now I get t
I love representing the ISSRT as the Northern Region adviser, and hope to spread the word about the many good things the Society does for not only technologists as individuals, but the profession as a whole in Illinois, and national.o teach CT.
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My name is Sharon Cheek BS R T (R) (M) Central Region Advisor I am a Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Associate Degree Radiography Program at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield IL. I have enjoyed this position for the past nineteen years. Before coming to Lincoln Land, I was a staff Radiologic Technologist for eighteen years at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln IL and was experienced in Diagnostic, CT and Mammography. I received my Radiologic Technology education at the Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography in Normal, IL.
I completed my BS at the University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL. In addition to the ISSRT, I am also a member of ASRT and AEIRS (Association of Educators in the Imaging and Radiologic Sciences. I believe it’s important to be involved as a Radiologic Technologist at both the state and national level.
We are the voice of our profession. Bring your talents and enthusiasm to our state organization. Get involved. If you have any questions about the ISSRT please do not hesitate to email. Sharon.email@example.com
e is Cathie Kukec, R.T.(R)(QM), CBPN-IC, ISSRT Delegate, and ISSRT Sr. Affiliate Delegate to the ASRT. I have been a radiologic technologist for over 20 years. Working as a navigator allows me to assist breast imaging patients with their care from all aspects, including coordinating care, as
a resource for patients and their families and staff. As a breast cancer survivor, patient navigation allows me to “give back” by helping my patients and their families through complex and sometimes scary issues. I am a past president of the ISSRT, having served on the board in all positions except treasurer and was awarded life membership several years ago. I am also a past Speaker of the House for the ASRT House of Delegates and served on various committees for the ISSRT, ASRT and National Consortium of Breast Centers. My hobbies include travel, reading, collecting antiques and jewelry making. I also love to go to garage sales, estate sales and auctions.