ARRT’s Board of Trustees elected a new president, vice-president, and secretary/treasurer at the January 2020 Board meeting. The Trustees took over their new roles at the end of the July 2020 meeting. Their terms run from Aug. 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021.
Elizabeth (Liz) Romero, M.S., R.T.(N)(CT)(ARRT), PET, FSNMMI-TS, will serve as President of the Board. Romero was formerly Vice President of the ARRT Board and is Director of Research and Business Development at PharmaLogic Holdings. She’s been a member of the ARRT Board of Trustees since 2014. Romero succeeds Lisa Bartenhagen, M.S., R.T.(R)(T)(ARRT), as President. Bartenhagen will continue to serve on the Board.
Paul A. Larson, M.D., FACR, will take on the role of Board Vice-President. A noted radiologist, Larson practiced at Radiology Associates of the Fox Valley in Wisconsin for more than 30 years. He was appointed to the ARRT Board of Trustees in 2014, and he is a past President of the Board.
Travis Prowant, M.S.H.S., R.R.A., R.T.(R)(CV)(CT)(ARRT), FASRT, will serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Board. A radiologist assistant at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System, he has wide-ranging experience in medical imaging. He joined the ARRT Board of Trustees in 2016. He succeeds Barbara J. Smith., M.S., R.T.(R)(QM)(ARRT), FASRT, FAEIRS, as Secretary/Treasurer. Smith will continue to serve as a Trustee.
Albert Blumberg, M.D., FACR, a retired Radiation Oncologist, concluded his term on the ARRT Board of Trustees on July 31. Joining the Board is Candice Johnstone, M.D., M.P.H. She is Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Alyce and Elmore Kraemer Cancer Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, in West Bend, Wisconsin, and Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists promotes high standards of patient care by recognizing qualified individuals in medical imaging, interventional procedures and radiation therapy. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, ARRT evaluates, certifies and annually registers more than 340,000 radiologic technologists across the United States. For more information, visit www.arrt.org.