The University of Findlay congratulated nine graduates of the Nuclear Medicine Institute during a recent ceremony. This program constitutes the senior year of the nuclear medicine technology major at the University.
Scholarship recipients recognized included: Ashley Janowiecki and Corey Nardecchia, HeartLight Pharmacy Operating Scholarship; Christopher Lucas, The Nuclear Medicine Institute Scholarship; Kara Elling, Dr. Ann Whithaus Scholarship; Cory Nardecchia, PharmaLogic Operating Scholarship and Charles Moore, Eric R. Theis Nuclear Medicine Institute Operating Scholarship.
Nicholas Weissenbeger received the Mallinckodt Award of Excellence.
The ceremony was co-sponsored by the University’s Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends, and the Diagnostic Services Department.
The University of Findlay’s Nuclear Medicine Program is offered by the College of Health Professions’ Diagnostic Services Department in conjunction with the Nuclear Medicine Institute. The Institute has been located on The University of Findlay campus since 1984 and is the largest accredited nuclear medicine training program in the country.
Nuclear medicine is concerned with the safe and effective use of radioactive materials for the diagnosis of various pathological diseases and the treatment of some specific disorders.