The Medical Dosimetry Certification Board (MDCB) recently announced new standards for certification in medical dosimetry designed to elevate the dosimetry profession.  Recognizing the integral role medical dosimetrists play in the treatment of oncology patients, MDCB's new standards for the certification exam will raise educational requirements, increasing the quality of healthcare to patients.  In response the program will usher in changes in the coming years.  For further information please visit - Enrollment Changes

UW-L Medical Dosimetry Program Educational Coordinator, Libby Hilsendager and Director, Nishele Lenards were awarded national scholarships by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

Hilsendager and Lenards were both pursuing advanced degrees and each received a $5,000 Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship. Hilsendager was pursuing a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Lenards is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Education (Educational Technology and E-Learning) from Northcentral University.

2012 Varian Scholarship Recipients 

Libby Hilsendager (center) & Nishele Lenards (right) each received a $5,000 Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship.
Also pictured is Michael Cantoni, R.T.(T) (left), a representative from Varian Medical Systems.