SMRT Signals • February 2017 • Vol.6 Issue 1


SMRT Announces 2017 Policy Board Officers and Directors

The SMRT Awards and Nominations Committee reviewed an impressive group of candidates for the 2017 Policy Board. Following committee deliberations and approval by the current Policy Board, the slate was elected by the SMRT membership. Directors will immediately take office following the SMRT Annual Meeting, in Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA 22 - 24 April, 2017.


2017 Officers and Directors

Titti Owman, (R)(CT)(MR) FSMRT
Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Chris Kokkinos, B.App.Sc, PgCert, MRI
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Past President:
James J. Stuppino, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR)
AnimalScan, LLC, USA

Sheryl L. Foster, M.HSc. (MRI)
Westmead Hospital, Australia

Wendy Strugnell, B.App.Sc.(MIT) FSMRT
The Prince Charles Hospital, Australia

Executive Liaison:
Kendra Huber, B.S., R.T. (R)(M)(CT)(MR)
Univ. of Colorado Health Science Center, USA

The following individuals will begin serving three-year terms (2017-2019):

Boel Hansson, R.T.(R)(CT)(MR)
Lund University, Sweden

Joseph S. Joslin, A.A., R.T.(R)(MR)
Spectrum Heath, USA

Adam Scotson, B.Sc.,P.G.cert MRI
NHS Highland, Scotland

The following individuals will complete 2015 – 2017 Terms:

Past President:
Barry Southers, M.Ed., R.T. (R)(MR)
University of Cincinnati, USA

Rhonda Walcarius, B.Sc. (MRT)(R)(MR)
Sunnybrook Research Institute, Canada

Megan Cromer, Ph.D., B.App.Sc. (Hons)
Westmead Hospital, Australia

Chris Kokkinos, B.App.Sc, PgCert, MRI
The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

The following individuals are currently serving terms as Directors:

Kirsty Campbell, NDMDI
Ascot Radiology, New Zealand

Filip De Ridder, R.N. (T), FSMRT
UZBrussel, Belgium

Shawna Farquharson, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Melbourne Brain Centre, Austin Campus, Australia

Jeff Jahn, B.A.S., R.T. (R)(MR)
Center for Diagnostic Imaging, USA

Katrin Koziel, R.T.
University of Mannheim, Germany

Martin J. Sherriff, B.App.Sc., R.T. (MR)
Alberta Children's Hospital, Canada

Dora G. Zeidler, R.T. (MR) Dpl (MR)
CFIN, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

Ex-Officio Members:

Heidi Berns, M.S., R.T. (R)(MR), FSMRT
Mercy Hospital, USA

Vera Kimbrell, B.S., R.T., FSMRT
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

Anne M. Sawyer, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR), FSMRT
Stanford University, USA

Julie Strandt-Peay, B.S.M, R.T. (R)(MR), FSMRT
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA


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Signals is a publication produced by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine for the benefit of the SMRT membership and those individuals and organizations that support the educational programs and professional advancement of the SMRT and its members. The newsletter is the compilation of editor, Julie Strandt-Peay, BSM, RT (R)(MR) FSMRT, the leadership of the SMRT and the staff in the ISMRM Central Office with contributions from members and invited participants.
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