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Scott receives national honor
Local named Outstanding Technologist of the Year
Aaron Scott BS, CNMT, Rockdale Medical Center Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist, received the 2009 Society of Nuclear Medicine-Technologist Section Outstanding Technologist of the Year Award at the 56th Annual SNMTS Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Scott was recognized for his outstanding service and dedication to the field of nuclear medicine technology. "I am honored to be considered as one of the best nuclear medicine technologist in the nation," said Scott. In addition to receiving a plaque, Scott received a check in the amount of $750 which was funded by the Education and Research Foundation for SNM.

Scott received his training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He has extensive training and experience in General Nuclear Medicine/Therapy, Cardiac Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT). He was recently accepted into a new Nuclear Medicine Master's Degree Program. The Nuclear Medicine Advances Associate Program is through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. This is the first year the program is being offered and Scott will be among a handful of students accepted into the program.

Scott has been at Rockdale Medical Center for two years and has been in the Nuclear Medicine field for 5 years. Scott is also the Southeastern Regional President for the Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section. He has also been active in the local and regional nuclear medicine communities. He was the 2004-2005 Georgia Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist President and the current regional Southeastern Society of Nuclear Medicine - Technologist Section President. At the 2009 National SNM meeting, Scott was elected to sit on the board as a member of the National Council of Representatives. Scott has been a guest speaker in several U.S. states and Canada. He is published along with his co-worker, Micah Grant, RT (R)(N), for their research in Gastric Emptying Studies. - Staff Report