BRG School of Radiologic Technology Faculty Member Appointed to National Organization

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Carmen George, faculty member at Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology (SORT), has been appointed to the National Bylaws and Standards Committee for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the leading professional association for the medical imaging and radiation therapy community.

George will serve a two-year appointment, working directly with colleagues across the country to ensure the integrity of the field’s professional standards and regulations. Radiologic technologists work in a wide variety of fields and are cross-trained in advanced technologies like CT, MRI, mammography, and heart catheterization and intervention.

“To be selected for such a prestigious national committee speaks to Carmen’s dedication to excellence within our profession,” said Jaclyn Verret-Peters, program director for SORT. “It’s a privilege to have someone of her caliber on faculty at our school.”

In addition to the national committee, George has been invited to participate in other industry events in neighboring states – the Mississippi State Radiologic Technologist Society and the Arkansas Radiologic Technologist Society.

Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology has provided students the education and training needed to start their career in diagnostic imaging since 1985. The school also provides continuing education for experienced imaging technologists. With two campuses, Baton Rouge General serves a diverse population that provides an ideal setting for its robust medical education and training programs.

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About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit BRGeneral.org, find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BatonRougeGeneral and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.

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