College of Health Professions Hosts Memorial Medical Explorer Post Students

On Tuesday, November 17, 2009, the Memorial Medical Explorer Post students attended a special event at Armstrong Atlantic State University. This is the fourth year that the Radiologic Sciences department in the College of Health Professions has hosted the Memorial Medical Explorers, offering an added dimension to the Memorial Medical Exploring program with an unforgettable campus experience designed specifically to give students a hands-on introduction to careers in the Radiologic Sciences.

Eight AASU students and three instructors led Explorers through a series of five hands-on lab activities, including Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy, Cardiovascular Interventional Technology, Radiography and Nuclear Medicine. The opportunity to interact in small groups with both AASU Instructors and AASU students provided an exciting learning experience for the Memorial Medical Explorer Post #207 students. Many thanks to Sharon Gilliard-Smith, Assistant Professor for supervising and organizing this excellent event, to Laura Malsby, Radiologic Sciences Instructor and Rochelle Lee, Nuclear Medicine Instructor for their participation, and to Melanie Mirande, Director of Operations and Corine Ackerson-Jones, Director of Recruitment and Retention in the College of Health Professions for their informative and motivational presentations.

Exploring, a subsidiary of Boy Scouts of America, strives to be America's foremost career and character education program for youth. To view additional photos taken at the event, visit the Learning for Life and Exploring Photo Galleries.