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2013 John A. Koveleski Award for Professional Development
Anthea Hon, BAppSc (MRS) DiagRad M MagResTech


This award was established to honor the memory of John A. Koveleski, SMRT President 2002-2003, in recognizing the need for MR professional development of students and new entrants in the field of MR.

The recipient of the 3rd John A. Koveleski Award for Professional Development, Anthea Hon presented her award-winning poster Friday, 19 April 2013 at the SMRT 22nd Annual Meeting, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Anthea Hon presenting her award-winning poster titled:
The Role of Imaging in the Diagnosis of Diabetic-Related Foot Osteomyelitis

Anthea Hon, BAppSc (MRS) DiagRad M MagResTech
Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia



Anthea graduated from Sydney University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiation Sciences). After graduating she began work as a radiographer in Sydney with Westmead Hospital and in 2010 was given the opportunity of a training period in the MRI department. Anthea took a keen interest in all aspects of MR including CNS, musculoskeletal, breast, spectroscopy and functional MR. Her interest was furthered through conference attendances and CPD presentations. In 2011, Anthea obtained her AIR MRI Level 1 Accreditation followed, in 2012, by her degree of Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology from the University of Queensland. Anthea is keen to continue her professional development with MRI, in particular cardiac, vascular, perfusion and research imaging.