NYM Bartone School of Radiography Holds Graduation

Aug 24, 2006

  August 24, 2006

NYM Bartone School of Radiography Holds Graduation


The twelve graduates of the New York Methodist Hospital's Bartone School of Radiography recently filed into the East Pavilion Auditorium to the sounds of cheers and applause from family, friends and Hospital faculty. Members of the 42nd class of the school were reaping their just rewards after the completion of the rigorous two-year program.

Members of this year''s graduating class have been able to utilize their academic and clinical knowledge while demonstrating exceptional patient care, said Anthony DeVito, program director of the Bartone School of Radiography at NYM, during the recent graduation ceremony. This is definitely one of the best classes I have ever worked with and I really don''t want to let them go, he said with a laugh.

Special awards were given to several graduates for exceptional achievement. Carlos Cabal, class valedictorian, received the Academic Achievement Award for maintaining the highest grade point average during the two-year program. The Outstanding Clinical Performance Award was given to Bryan Ammirati. The Vincent Marrota Memorial Award, given to the student who best embodies the qualities of integrity and honesty in health care, was presented to Christopher Macchia. Francesca Caldarella received the Bartone School Dependability Award.

Members of the Bartone School of Radiography''s class of 2006 are: Bryan Ammirati of Marine Park, Carlos Cabal of Bushwick, Francesca Caldarella of Gravesend, Tina Sokontheana Chan of Windsor Terrace, Meghan Kupidlowski of Marine Park, Jesse Laugier of Staten Island, Christopher Macchia of Staten Island, Jennifer Miranda of Flatlands, Henley Pena of Sunset Park, Linda Pitre Murphy of Red Hook, Priscilla Sanchez of Sunset Park and Darell Saul of Flatbush.

The school''s latest graduates join the 450 plus alumni who completed training in radiography at NYM. Graduates of the program are provided with the tools necessary to pursue careers in a range of areas, from the specialties of computerized tomography to fields such as radiologic education and radiologic administration.

Founded in 1964 by then director of radiology, Noel Bartone, M.D., the Bartone School of Radiography is recognized as one of the highest caliber radiography schools in the nation. For more information on the Bartone School of Radiography, please visit the Hospital's website at www.nym.org.


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Members of the 42ndclass of the New York Methodist Hospital's Bartone School of Radiography recently graduated from the two-year program at a ceremony held at the Hospital. Graduates, back row, from left, Bryan Ammirati, Christopher Macchia, Darell Saul, Henley Pena, Jesse Laugier and Jennifer Miranda. Bottom row, Tina Sokontheana Chan, Meghan Kupidlowski, Linda Pitre Murphy, Priscilla Sanchez, Carols Cabal and Francesca Caldarella.