Nuclear Medicine Technologist Student Program

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) is excited to announce a new Nuclear Medicine Student Program during the SNMMI 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. This one-day program includes specific topics of interest for students interested in learning more and pursuing a career in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.

Registered attendees: access the program here.

Thursday, June 10

10:00-10:15 am      

Welcome and Overview

  • David Gilmore, EdD, CNMT, NCT, RT(R)(N), FSNMMI‑TS
  • Cybil Nielsen, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS
10:15-10:30 am    

Attendee Meet and Greet

  • Attendees will be put in break-out rooms to meet fellow participants
10:30-11:30 am     

I'm Graduating - Now What?

  • Mario DiDea, MS, RT(N)
  • Keexia Osbourne 
  • Sara L. Johnson, EdS, CNMT, RT(N)(CT) – (NMTCB Associate Executive Director) 
  • Roxanne Koenen, R.T.(N)(ARRT), CNMT, PET – (ARRT Exam Development Coordinator)
  • Tina Sorenson (ARRT Senior Education Requirements Agent)  
11:30-11:45 am     Break
11:45 am-12:45 pm     

Stand Out from the Crowd: Landing That First Job 

  • Krystle Glasgow, MIS, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), NMAA
  • Marcia Hess-Smith, MEd, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS
12:45-1:30 pm     Break
1:30-3:00 pm      

Career Opportunities in Nuclear Medicine & Lessons Learned 

  • Industry – Matt McMahon, MS, CNMT, RT(CT) 
  • Academic Administrator – Crystal Botkin, PhD, MPH, CNMT, PET, FSNMMI-TS 
  • Educator – Lauren Shanbrun, MS, CNMT, RT(N)(CT) 
  • Health Physicist – Tina Buehner, PhD, CNMT, NMTCB(CT)(RS), RT(N)(CT), FSNMMI-TS 
  • Hospital Administrator – Nancy Swanston, CNMT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS
  • Academic Research – Courtney Bibbo, MSc, CNMT, RT(N)(CT)
  • Pre-Clinical Research – Lance Burrell, MS, CNMT, PET, RT(CT) 
  • SNMMI Staff (transition from Tech) – Amanda Abbott, CNMT, RT(N)(CT), PET  
  • Technologist Working Internationally – Jessica Williams, CNMT, RT(N), FSNMMI-TS 
  • Staff Technologist – Jose Meza, CNMT, NCT, NMTCB(RS)(CT), PET, RT(R)(N)(BD)(CT) 
3:00-3:15 pm      Break 
3:15-4:00 pm     Nuclear Medicine Trivia and Exam Prep
  • David Gilmore, EdD, CNMT, NCT, RT(R)(N), FSNMMI‑TS
  • Cybil Nielsen, MBA, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS            
4:00-4:30 pm      Student Networking and Happy Hour
  • Open chat with all attendees and speakers
6:30-7:30 pm      Mix and Mentor Event
  • Take a break and join us for a special speed mentoring virtual event. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in four 15-minute small group discussions with an SNMMI/SNMMI-TS mentor. 
8:00-9:00 pm      Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) Inclusive Gathering: Hot Topics
  • All SNMMI Annual Meeting attendees are invited to attend this DE&I Inclusive Gathering. This "Hot Topic" event will include topics like; vaccination, healthcare, racism, importance of the workforce pipeline and more!