AHECares: Community Service and Professional News


AHEC's 2017 Annual Student Forum - "Celebrating Houston’s Future RT’s"
April 19, 2017 | Advanced Health Education Center | Houston, TX
Graduating Radiologic Technology students from seven Houston area
radiologic technology programs were invited. The event is provided at
no charge for the attendee's and is designed to aid local students in
their transition from student to career, and to introduce them to AHEC.
The AHEC/MedRelief staff presented expert presentations on test taking
strategies, resume writing, social media mistakes, and an update on
ARRT and Texas Medical Board applications. The morning ended with a
fun game of Jeopardy with review questions. We would like to thank the
large group of attendees from both Houston Community College and
PIMA Medical Institute for their participation.



The Annual Texas Society of Radiologic Technologist
April 7-8, 2017 | Dallas, TX
AHEC is the proud sponsor of the student participation ILEAD Presentation
Competition and provides cash awards to the competition winners.
The competition is open to students enrolled in radiography programs
across Texas. The students who participate choose a topic which relates to
Radiologic Sciences or Radiation Therapy. They are responsible for the research,
development and PowerPoint presentation of their topic at the annual meeting.
The presentations are judged on their originality, value and interest to the medical
profession and the actual verbal presentation.

This year’s ILEAD Competitions winners are:

1st Place Winner:
Aimee Beliveau
Vascular 3D Visualization Software Radiotherapy
Lone Star College Montgomery Campus

2nd Place Winner:
Jennifer Otrezov
Airport Body Scanner Safety Press
Lone Star College Montgomery Campus

3rd Place Winner:
Mark Hudson
ALARA and Radiation
Lone Star College Fair Campus

ASRT Announces the Emerging Researchers Award
November 8, 2016
The Emerging Researchers Award is a donor-funded research grant
through the ASRT Foundation. Initial donors who funded the grant are
Rebecca Ludwig, PhD, RT(R),(QM), FAEIRS, FASRT, Dean of the
College of Health Sciences at St Petersburg College in St Petersburg, FL
and Marilyn Sackett, MEd, RT(R), FASRT, President/CEO of Advanced
Health Education Center and MEDRelief Staffing in Houston, TX. The first
grant award should be made next year.

Dallas/FT Worth Top 25 Technologist Luncheon
November 5, 2016
AHEC/MEDRelief Staffing will be supporting the annual luncheon during
National Radiologic Technologist week. The Living Legend Award will be
presented to Lois Lehman, RT recently retired from Scottish Rite Hospital,
Dallas. Lois has been serving as an AHEC CE Faculty for the past several
years. AHEC CEO, Marilyn Sackett, MEd, RT(R), FASRT was the first
designated Living Legend in 2008.

AHEC Supports R.T. Flood Victims
September 26,2016
AHEC is supporting victims of the recent floods in Louisiana and Georgia
who had severe damage to their homes. Partnering with the Program
Director at Delgado College in New Orleans who is supplying the victims’
names, AHEC contributed to home recovery efforts.

2016 Pearland Senior Expo Health Fair
July 13, 2016
Golfcrest Country Club - Pearland
Participant: Kelli Kilchrist, Administrator | Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

AHEC's Career Booster
February 12, 2016
Houston Area Radiography Consortium
Lonestar College-Cypress Campus
Participants: Peggy Hoosier and Mitali Sanghvi

10 Tips for Communicating with a Dementia Patient
February 10, 2016
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Presenter: Peggy Hoosier
Hosted by: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

AHEC is supporting a baseball organization in Whitehouse, TX
AHEC/MEDRelief Staffing has been a supporter for multiple years for uniforms
and this year a fence sign on the playing field. Supporting young people and their
sports teams has always been an activity at our place.



Breakfast with Residents
January 23, 2016
Watercrest Independent Retirement Living
Hosted by: Kelli Kilchrist with Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
January 20, 2016
Understanding Dementia Informational Seminar for Seniors
Presenter: Peggy Hoosier
Hosted by: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief Staffing

Adopting a Family for Christmas
December 23, 2015 | Houston, Texas
Mrs. Alice and Amiyah (pictured)


AHEC/Compassionate Care by MEDRelief purchased
clothing and toys for Christmas. Acts of kindness lifts
a heavy burden for the holiday season.

North Texas Radiologic Technologist Society (NTRTS)
November 14, 2015 | Dallas, Texas
2015 Top Twenty Five Texas Technologist
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Vender and Speaker Sponsor for the Sixth Annual Radiologic
November 7, 2015 | Tyler, Texas
East Texas Medical Center
Technologist Seminar
Sponsored Presentation: Mark Struthers
    - CT Dose Reduction
    - CR Digital Dose Creep


Healthy Kidneys Informational Seminar for Seniors
November 4, 2015
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Presenter: Rebecca Zwakenberg
Hosted by: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief

Breast Health Conference
November 2-3, 2015
Educational Community Outreach
Advanced Health Education Center sponsored two educational presentations
Presenter: Sandy Maxie
Table Coordinators: Mitali Sanghvi, Kelli Kilchrist and Rebecca Zwakenberg
    - Trending Topics of Interest in Mammography
    - What is Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Community Outreach
October 28, 2015
The Huntington Senior Living Apartments – Missouri City, TX
Halloween BINGO
Sponsored Presentation: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief / Kelli Kilchrist

Healthy Legs Informational Seminar for Seniors regarding Peripheral Artery Disease
October, 7 2015
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
Sponsored Presentation: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief / TJ Zwakenberg

"Supporting research across all imaging disciplines"
October 2015
ASRT Foundation
Contributor to the ASRT Foundation newly created Emerging Researcher Award ERA

Caregivers Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors
September 24, 2015
Brookdale Tanglewood – Clarebrige Crossing Family Support Group
Sponsored Presentation: Compassionate Care by MEDRelief / Peggy Hoosier