Bernadette E. Garofola, M.Ed., R.T.(R)(T)(CT), chief radiation therapist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
Ms. Garofola was honored at a ceremony on June 18 at the ASRT Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting in Albuquerque, N.M.
The honorary Fellow category was established by ASRT in 1956 to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and to ASRT. Fellows have volunteered in leadership positions at the national and local levels, written articles for publication, presented at professional meetings and helped advance the radiologic science profession.
Backed by a radiologic science career that spans nearly 30 years, Ms. Garofola has participated in ASRT volunteer activities since she joined the association in 1986. In addition to serving terms as a delegate for the Radiation Therapy and Management Chapters, she has been a member of a number of ASRT communities including the Committee on R.T. Advocacy, Committee on Bylaws and Committee on Nominations. She also is a member of the Philadelphia Society of Radiologic Technologists and served as its president in 2001.
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