The Society for MR Radiographers & Technologists (SMRT) is an international society and global community of MR technologists that meets annually. It’s a nonprofit organization for techs to share expertise and educational resources and promotes education, communication, and dissemination of cutting-edge MR developments.
Earlier this month, HMRI’s Thao Tran was invited by SMRT to serve as Chair of the Global Relations Committee and Vice Chair the of Program Committee for a one-year term beginning in May 2019.
The Global Relations Committee is responsible for liaising with governments at all levels and other professional and ethical societies, industry and with the public at large.
The Program Committee is responsible for the organization of the teaching and scientific program at the Annual Meeting of the SMRT.
In February 2019, Thao was elected to SMRT’s Policy Board for a three-year term. Thao has been involved in SMRT for about nine years and was a volunteer Abstract Reviewer for the previous two years. As a reviewer, she read through research abstracts and scored them in order to choose the ones that will be presented at the SMRT meeting.