ASRT’s Dr Sal Martino Awarded the 2022 ISRRT Marion Frank Award
The 2022 International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists Marion Frank Award was awarded to ASRT CEO and Executive Director Sal Martino, EdD, RT(R), FASRT, FASAE, CAE. Dr. Martino received the award at the ISRRT World Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 15-17, 2022.
The Marion Frank Award honors an individual who shows outstanding service to the international radiography community. Dr Martino is the first American to receive the award and was recognized for his contributions to global research, humanitarian values and his ongoing commitment to professional development and education in underserved regions of the world.
Dr. Martino has supported global initiatives throughout his 40-year career in radiologic technology. Some of his global contributions include the establishment of the ASRT Foundation Community Outreach Fellowship Program with RAD-AID International, spearheading ASRT’s collaboration with the American College of Radiology to develop a four-year radiography curriculum for the State University of Haiti, and supporting the ASRT Foundation’s disaster matching relief program, which provide donations to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts following natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad.
The award is named after Marion Frank, a longtime medical imaging professional from the United Kingdom who was a founding member of the ISRRT, served as ISSRT chair of education for 15 years and held positions on the society’s board of management.