AHECares: Community Service and Professional News

AHEC's 2017 Annual Student Forum - "Celebrating Houston’s Future RT's"
April 19, 2017 | Advanced Health Education Center | Houston, TX
Graduating Radiologic Technology students from seven Houston area radiologic
technology programs were invited. The event is provided at no charge for the
attendee's and is designed to aid local students in their transition from student
to career, and to introduce them to AHEC. The AHEC/MedRelief staff presented
expert presentations on test taking strategies, resume writing, social media mistakes,
and an update on ARRT and Texas Medical Board applications. The morning ended
with a fun game of Jeopardy with review questions. We would like to thank the
large group of attendees from both Houston Community College and PIMA Medical
Institute for their participation.

The Annual Texas Society of Radiologic Technologist
April 7-8, 2017 | Dallas, TX
AHEC is the proud sponsor of the student participation ILEAD Presentation
Competition and provides cash awards to the competition winners. The competition
is open to students enrolled in radiography programs across Texas. The students
who participate choose a topic which relates to Radiologic Sciences or Radiation
Therapy. They are responsible for the research, development and PowerPoint
presentation of their topic at the annual meeting. The presentations are judged
on their originality, value and interest to the medical profession and the actual
verbal presentation.

This year’s ILEAD Competitions winners are:

1st Place Winner:
Aimee Beliveau
Vascular 3D Visualization Software Radiotherapy
Lone Star College Montgomery Campus

2nd Place Winner:
Jennifer Otrezov
Airport Body Scanner Safety Press
Lone Star College Montgomery Campus

3rd Place Winner:
Mark Hudson
ALARA and Radiation
Lone Star College Fair Campus

ASRT Announces the Emerging Researchers Award
November 8, 2016
The Emerging Researchers Award is a donor-funded research grant
through the ASRT Foundation. Initial donors who funded the grant
are Rebecca Ludwig, PhD, RT(R),(QM), FAEIRS, FASRT, Dean of
the College of Health Sciences at St Petersburg College in
St Petersburg, FL and Marilyn Sackett, MEd, RT(R), FASRT,
President/CEO of Advanced Health Education Center and MEDRelief
Staffing in Houston, TX. The first grant award should be made next year.

Dallas/FT Worth Top 25 Technologist Luncheon
November 5, 2016
AHEC/MEDRelief Staffing will be supporting the annual luncheon during
National Radiologic Technologist week. The Living Legend Award will be
presented to Lois Lehman, RT recently retired from Scottish Rite Hospital,
Dallas. Lois has been serving as an AHEC CE Faculty for the past several
years. AHEC CEO, Marilyn Sackett, MEd, RT(R), FASRT was the first
designated Living Legend in 2008.

AHEC Supports R.T. Flood Victims
September 26,2016
AHEC is supporting victims of the recent floods in Louisiana and Georgia
who had severe damage to their homes. Partnering with the Program
Director at Delgado College in New Orleans who is supplying the victims’
names, AHEC contributed to home recovery efforts.

2016 Pearland Senior Expo Health Fair
July 13, 2016
Golfcrest Country Club - Pearland
Participant: Kelli Kilchrist, Administrator | Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

AHEC's Career Booster
February 12, 2016
Houston Area Radiography Consortium
Lonestar College-Cypress Campus
Participants: Peggy Hoosier and Mitali Sanghvi

10 Tips for Communicating with a Dementia Patient
February 10, 2016
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Presenter: Peggy Hoosier
Hosted by: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

AHEC is supporting a baseball organization in Whitehouse, TX
AHEC/MEDRelief Staffing has been a supporter for multiple years for uniforms
and this year a fence sign on the playing field. Supporting young people and their
sports teams has always been an activity at our place.

Breakfast with Residents
February 12, 2016
Watercrest Independent Retirement Living
Hosted by: Kelli Kilchrist with Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

Understanding Dementia– Informational Seminar for Seniors
January 20, 2016
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Presenter: Peggy Hoosier
Hosted by: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing