2014 Scientific Essay Winners

Technologist Essay Winners


1st Place - Occupational Radiation Exposure: Exploring the Causes and Effects of Radiation Safety Compliance in the Field of Medical Imaging
Tara Hathcock - Mercy School of Rad. Tech. of Southwest Baptist University


2nd Place - Trends in Federal Regulation of Computed Tomography Patient Dose Optimization
Thaddeus Morris - Cox College


3rd Place - The Increasing Cost of Cancer Care
Benjamin Morris - CoxHealth Medical Center - Branson


Honorable Mention - Exposure Index Numbers in Radiography
Alan Schiska - Missouri Southern State University

Student Essay Winners


1st Place - Head Over Heels: Understanding the Anode Heel Effect
Cody Triplett - Cox College


2nd Place - Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
Samuel Harvey - Avila University


3rd Place - Radiation Related Health Risks for Radiologic Technologists
Candace Rongey - Hillyard Technical Center


3rd Place - Radiation Hormesis: The Untold Story
Cecilia Mata - Avila University


3rd Place - Ultrasound and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tina Smythe - Mercy School of Rad. Tech. of Southwest Baptist University


Honorable Mention - Four Legs to Feathers: The Emerging World of Veterinary Radiology
Cynthia Lammert - Saint Louis University