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Honors & Awards

Past Presidents Honors Lecture 2020

The 2020 Honors Lecture was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pnademic. The information below is refers the the latest lecture in 2019

Each year the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists sponsors the Past Presidents Honors Lecture, formally called 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 Past Presidents Honors Lecturer (Penn-Hu-Mac-Par-Gill Lecturer) is one of the highest honors bestowed upon an individual by the Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists.

Gloria Albrecht, M.S., R.T. (R)

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 Gloria Albrecht began her imaging career as a student at Cuyahoga Community College where she earned her Associate of Applied Science degree. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Arts and her Master of Science in Training & Development degrees at the University of St. Francis.

Gloria has held numerous positions in radiology including staff technologist, special procedures, fluoroscopy coordinator, clinical instructor, clinical coordinator, and program director. She is currently the program director for the Cleveland Clinic School of Diagnostic Imaging. She teaches a wide variety of courses, is active in departmental committees, and is currently a site visitor for the JRCERT. Gloria has also presented many times for the OSRT.

Gloria is a member of the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Science and the ASRT. Over the years Gloria has served the OSRT in many capacities including Education Committee Co-chair, Editorial Review Committee, Strategic Plan Committee, the Board of Directors, President, and Chairman of the Board, just to name a few.

We are very fortunate to have Gloria as a valued and respected member of the OSRT. Gloria's lecture is titled:


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 2020 OSRT Technologist of the Year!

Lauen Huffman, MA.,Ed., R.T.(R)(CT)


Interested in nominating some deserving RT? Check out the Award Rules

Life and Honorary Membership Awards

Do you know someone that has offered unusual, dedicated service to OSRT? If so, that individual may be deserving of a Life or Honorary Membership Award. Read more.