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NYM School of Medical Technology Holds Graduation Ceremony

Jun 17, 2009

Brooklyn, NY

Staff members, family, and friends recently gathered together to recognize the accomplishments of this years 14 graduates of New York Methodist Hospitals School of Medical Technology. This years class is the largest in school history. The NYM School of Medical Technology is affiliated with several area colleges. Students attend college for three years and then take classes and do a clinical internship at the Hospital for the fourth year. On successful completion of the program, they receive a bachelor of science degree from their college, a certificate from the Hospital and upon passing the registry examination administered by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists professional accreditation.

Rabia N. Mir, chair of pathology and laboratory medicine at NYM, congratulated the graduates and enumerated the many career possibilities for medical technologists. Each of you completed a highly rated program in medical technology, she said. There is a great deal that all of you can do. Medical technology is a diverse field with numerous opportunities.

he graduates have a range of opportunities they can pursue, such as acting as a specialist within microbiology or molecular biology, working in a clinical practice area, serving government agencies, or embarking upon a career in marketing and sales.

Always remember that when you do your job do it diligently and accurately, said Jerry Rozenburg, director of NYMs Center for Allied Health Education. You will be involved in saving peoples lives.

The members of the School of Medical Technologys class of 2009 are: Farhad Ahmad, Cadia Comrie-Briskin, Shawn Desince, Rosaly Fernandez, Angelica D. Henriquez, George Karouss, Xiaomei Li, Angela Osorio, Tony Sepla, Allah-Rakha W. Sheikh, Farah Sheikh, Ranjit Kaur Uppal, Agneiszka Witkowski, and Elena Zvyagintseva.

For more information on New York Methodists School of Medical Technology, which is a division of the Hospitals Center for Allied Health Education, please call 718 645-3500.