Dunwoody Partners with North Memorial for Radiologic Technologist Program

Collaboration will provide clinical education at North Memorial to support academic program at Dunwoody.

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We know that radiologic technicians in the field today count clinical experience as the most valuable part of their training, and North Memorial is among the best in the Twin Cities at preparing clinical practitioners for the job market.

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 5, 2009

Dunwoody College of Technology today announced North Memorial Medical Center will transfer program sponsorship of its radiologic technologist training program to Dunwoody, which will begin offering a degree program in September 2009.

North Memorial, the Twin Cities' largest independent medical center, will continue to provide clinical education while Dunwoody will provide the degree granting academic program.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with North Memorial to deliver the most comprehensive radiologic technologist training in the state," said Dr. Richard Wagner, president-elect of Dunwoody. "We know that radiologic technicians in the field today count clinical experience as the most valuable part of their training, and North Memorial is among the best in the Twin Cities at preparing clinical practitioners for the job market."

Beginning in September 2009, Dunwoody will offer degree programs for health informatics specialists, medical laboratory technicians and physical therapist assistants, as well as radiologic technologists.

"Since 1954, North Memorial has embraced the most cutting-edge medical treatments and technologies," said Robert Prevost, public relations manager for North Memorial. "We are proud to be carrying that commitment forward by partnering with Dunwoody to educate the region's top medical professionals. We believe Dunwoody's tradition of excellence in education will benefit North Memorial and the entire radiology community in the Twin Cities for years to come."

Radiologic Technologist Training at Dunwoody
Dunwoody's radiologic technology program trains highly skilled medical professionals who perform X-ray, MRI and other radiologic procedures and manage radiology support staff in hospitals, clinics and specialized imaging centers. Trained radiologic technologists can earn up to $35.00 per hour in Minnesota with a degree from Dunwoody College of Technology. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there will be nearly 8,000 job openings nationwide for trained radiologic technologists by 2014.

Prospective students should go online to download application materials or schedule an appointment with an admissions counselor to learn more about Dunwoody's Health Sciences and Technology programs.

About Dunwoody College of Technology:
Dunwoody College of Technology is a private, nonprofit, endowed institution of higher education that has educated and trained more than 250,000 men and women for meaningful and rewarding technical careers. It is the only institution of its kind in the Upper Midwest. Dunwoody is committed to excellence in education and works to serve those preparing for and working in business and industry. Visit http://www.dunwoody.edu or call 612-374-5800 for more information.

About North Memorial Medical Center:
North Memorial, based in Robbinsdale, Minn. provides quality care to patients in the Twin Cities, greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin through its hospitals, clinics and medical transportation services. For more information visit http://www.northmemorial.com.

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