October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM). This year, in recognition of MUAM, the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at South Hills welcomed a series of guest speakers, including Dr. Robert Atnip of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, whose presentation included a history of the development of diagnostic ultrasound imaging.
October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM). One of last month's featured speakers was Megan Houts, RDMS, RVT, alumna of the Diganostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at South Hills, who returned to share her experiences in the field.
South Hills School of Business & Technology's Health Information Technology students recently took an academic field trip to the Geisinger Gray’s Woods facility where they received a guided tour from Geisinger Health Systems Business Supervisor and South Hills alumna, Lori Eckley. The students got a first-hand look at tasks they can expect to perform once they graduate.
To keep the curriculums for its 11 specialized associate degree programs current and relevant to the community's workforce needs, South Hills School of Business & Technology relies on input from Program Advisory Committees that are comprised of local employers, internship site supervisors, and South Hills alumni.
The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology recently organized a fundraiser to help support One Dog at a Time, a humane animal rescue group based in Lewistown that has a special program for SCI Rockview inmates that allows them to help train rescued dogs for war veterans with PTSD.
UPMC's Cristy L. Murray, BS, RDCS (AE, PE), alumna of the Diganostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at South Hills, returned to her alma mater to speak to currently enrolled DMS students about her personal journey on the sonography career path as part of a speaker series to recognize October as Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.