June 15, 2021
RESTON, Virginia—Krystle W. Glasgow, MIS, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), NMAA, FSNMMI-TS, teacher and clinical coordinator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama, has been elected as the 2021-22 president-elect for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS). The new slate of officers was introduced during the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on June 11-15.
“As SNMMI-TS president-elect, I plan to be laser-focused on membership,” stated Glasgow. “Membership is the lifeline for the society, and we must continue to retain and gain in our numbers. Having served as the Technologist Section Membership Committee chair for two years, I have seen a lot of excitement from our members. We need to continue to bring individuals into our great society, get them involved, and help them succeed in our profession.”
Glasgow’s goals for the society also include engaging emerging nuclear medicine technologists—students and early career professionals—and strengthening the support for nuclear medicine technologists. She aims to make SNMMI a one stop shop for all nuclear medicine needs, enhancing communication between the society and its members, educational offerings, advocacy endeavors, and more.
Glasgow received her Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine technology with a concentration in computed tomography in 2010 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her Masters of Imaging Science degree and was certified as a Nuclear Medicine Advanced Associate at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. Currently, Glasgow is pursuing her doctorate degree in health services administration with a concentration in health informatics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
An active member of the SNMMI-TS, Glasgow serves on the SNMMI-TS Membership, Finance and Publications Committees, as well as on the Uptake newsletter editorial board. She has been a member and chair of numerous taskforces and working groups, including the SNMMI-TS executive board, Nuclear Medicine Week working group, Women in Nuclear Medicine committee, Advocacy committee and more. She is also an article reviewer for The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Glasgow, an SNMMI-TS fellow, is an SNMMI-TS 2016 Leadership Academy graduate as well as a 2021 Advanced Leadership Academy graduate. She was the 2018 American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Kleiner Award winner and has been awarded several grants from SNMMI-TS. Glasgow has also contributed to several books and has published four journal articles.
The SNMMI Technologist Section president for 2021-22 is Dusty York, MAEd, CNMT, PET, ARRT(N)(CT), Chattanooga, TN. Elected to leadership of SNMMI for 2021-22 were Richard L. Wahl, MD, St. Louis, Missouri, as president; Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM, FACR, New York, New York, as president-elect; and Helen Nadel, MD, FRCPC, Stanford, California, as vice president-elect.
About the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is an international scientific and medical organization dedicated to advancing nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, vital elements of precision medicine that allow diagnosis and treatment to be tailored to individual patients in order to achieve the best possible outcomes.
SNMMI’s members set the standard for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine practice by creating guidelines, sharing information through journals and meetings and leading advocacy on key issues that affect molecular imaging and therapy research and practice. For more information, visit www.snmmi.org.