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Honors & Awards

Penn-Hu-Mac-Par-Gill Lecture 2017

Each year the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists sponsors the Penn-Hu-Mac-Par Lecture. The Lecture series was established in 1966 to pay tribute to three members of the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists who have served their profession as president of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. In 1990, the Ohio Society honored its fourth member who served as national president. In 2015, the Ohio Society honored its fifth member who served as national president. These technologists are:

Rubygrant Pennell, R.T., 1954
W. Jay Huston, R.T., 1961
Roland C. McGowan, R.T., 1964
Joan Parsons, R.T., 1989
Julie Gill, R.T., 2014

Selection as the Penn-Hu-Mac-Par-Gill Lecturer is one of the highest honors bestowed upon an individual by the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists.

Larry (Max) Maxwell, BS, RT(R), (CT)

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Mr. Larry Maxwell, better known as Max, has been an imaging professional for many years and is certified in both radiography and computed tomography. He graduated from the Western Pennsylvania School of Radiological Technology with a certificate in Radiologic Technology. He then went on to complete his Bachelor of Science in Health Arts from St. Francis University. Max has worked in many capacities at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. He started as a staff technologist, and then became the dedicated operating room technologist. He was promoted to section supervisor in the radiology department, as well as a part time clinical instructor. Presently, Max is employed as a Computed Tomography technologist.

Mr. Maxwell is very committed to community service and is active at the local, state and national level. Max joined the Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists District #1 in 1981, and has been a member at the state level since 1985. He has served as the PSRT District #1 vice president and president, not once but twice. Max has also served in many capacities at the state level as a member of the PSRT including chair of the student Techni-bowl, treasurer, first vice president, president-elect, president, and chair of the board. Again, Max served as an officer and chair of the board at the state level for the PSRT not once, but twice.

Max joined the ASRT in 1989, again has been exceedingly active. He became Pennsylvania’s affiliate delegate in 1989 and served in this capacity until 1993 and again from 2000-2004. He has served on the ASRT’s bylaws committee and as chief Sergeant at Arms. From 2005-2010 and 2011-2013, Max has been elected as Computed Tomography Delegate. In 2013 Max was elevated to the honorary position of Fellow of the ASRT. He also served on the Radiology Committee, the Computed Tomography Committee and as an item writer for the ARRT radiography credentialing exam.

Max has attended numerous OSRT annual meetings, has presented educational sessions, and it’s not unusual to see him with his camera snapping pictures.The Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists is pleased to present Mr. Maxwell as the 2017 Penn-Hu-Mac-Par-Gill Lecturer.

Technologist of the Year Award

Do You know someone that deserves the Technologist of the Year Award?

In 1973, the OSRT Board of Directors established the Technologist of the Year Award to be presented at each Annual Meeting.

Congratulations to the 2017 OSRT Technologist of the Year!

Mr. Gary Greathouse, M.S.R.T(R)

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OSRT Technologist of the Year Award Rules

Who may nominate?
Any OSRT active member may electronically submit a nominee application.

Eligible nominees must meet this criteria:

  1. Be a current member in good standing with a minimum of at least six years OSRT membership.
  2. Be credentialed and in good standing for at least six years with: ARRT, ARDMS, or NMTCB.
  3. Have served the OSRT as an officer, editor, committee chair or committee member.
  4. Must be present at the OSRT Annual Meeting Honors Banquet.

Note: Previous winners are not eligible as a nominee.

To nominate a qualified candidate:
Complete and submit the electronic application form by January 15. The membership will vote on nominees online. The winner will be notified prior to the Annual Meeting.

Click Nomination Form