ASCT Viewpoint
May. 8, 2013

ASCT Foundation recognizes student case presentations
American Society for Cytotechnology
Front row left to right: Catherine Smith (ASCT Education Chair), Shawana Washington, Jazmin Culpepper, Elaine Smith (3rd place), Kristen Ball; Back row left to right: Donald Hughes (1st place), Adrian Robles, Matthew Tarin

The ASCT Foundation congratulates the 18 students who participated in the 2013 ASCT Student Case Presentation Competition held on April 20, during the ASCT Annual Conference, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The ASCT Foundation presented the Warren R. Lang Student Awards to the top three presenters:

1st place: Donald Hughes, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
"It's Rare, It's Scary, It's Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma"
Award $150

2nd place: Jennifer Albert, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
"Lung Cancer in a young patient accompanied by FISH for diagnosis"
Award $100; Jennifer received our first voice-over presentation award!

3rd place: Elaine Smith, UCLA School of Cytotechnology, Los Angeles
"Hide in Plain Sight; Metastatic Cancer in a Lymph Node"
Award $50

The winning presentations will be available on the ASCT website, in the Student Forum.

"Thank you ASCT Foundation for allowing me to be part of the annual ASCT conference in Scottsdale. I had a wonderful time further learning about the profession and talking to other cytotechnologists from across the U.S. about their ever-evolving role in cytology. I'm grateful to be an ASCT member and like the new motto says 'Keep calm and cytology on.' "
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