Scholarship Winners

Katelyn Fischer

Katelyn Fischer has been a Radiation Therapist at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 6 years. She has always been interested in treatment planning and is ready to embark on the journey to becoming a Certified Medical Dosimetrist. Katelyn was lucky to have been taught by many knowledgeable physicists, dosimetrists, physicians, and therapists throughout her time at Johns Hopkins. She has grown from a therapy student to a newly-hired grad, then a Senior Radiation Therapist, and is now excited to have her medical dosimetry clinical journey continue within Johns Hopkins Medicine. She is so excited to take this next step in her career in the field of radiation oncology!

Katelyn resides in Maryland with her husband, James, and two pups, Kalli and Jackson. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places, hanging with friends and family, and trying out new baking and cooking recipes.

Margaret Koehn

Margaret Koehn is currently a radiation therapist at the University of Colorado Health-Anschutz in Denver. She will be completing her Medical Dosimetry internship at UC Health and could not be more excited to learn from its dosimetrists. A native of West Bend, Wisconsin, Margaret earned a Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. During her radiation therapy internship at the University of Wisconsin Health System, she fell in love with Radiation Oncology. Before UC Health, Margaret worked as a radiation therapist at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

Margaret’s hobbies include hiking, kayaking, camping, going to concerts, and doing yoga. She remains close with her entire family, including her four siblings who are her best friends. She is an avid dog lover and cannot get enough of her puppy, Bango (go Milwaukee Bucks!).

Thomas Lo Greco

Thomas Lo Greco is a recent graduate of Grand Valley State University's Masters in Medical Dosimetry program. Hailing from Arizona, Thomas brings a solid foundation in X-ray technologies and radiation therapy to his new role as a Medical Dosimetrist at UC Health in Cincinnati, Ohio. Grateful for the support of the AAMD foundation, he looks forward to sitting for the board examination and advancing his career in radiation therapy.

Sydney Raver

Sydney Raver is a current Master of Science student in the Medical Dosimetry program at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse completing clinical didactic coursework at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital. Sydney received her Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Sciences and Therapy from Ohio State, and it was during her undergraduate studies that she decided she desired to become a Medical Dosimetrist. Prior to starting the full-time Medical Dosimetry program, she worked as a registered Radiation Therapist with OhioHealth traveling all around central Ohio.

Sydney is incredibly honored and thankful to have received the MDCB exam voucher from the AAMD Foundation. This award opens endless opportunities and allows for continued success throughout the rest of her educational journey and into her professional career. After graduation, Sydney plans to relocate and develop her skills as Penn Medicine’s newest Medical Dosimetrist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is blessed to have the support of everyone across the Department of Radiation Oncology at the OSUCCC - James Cancer Hospital, the AAMD Foundation, and all the donors who made this possible.

Blair Vencil

Blair Vencil is currently in the bachelor program at John Patrick University with an anticipated graduation date of December of 2023. Blair will be sitting for her MDCB boards in September of 2024. She is currently working as a Lead Radiation Therapist in Omaha, Nebraska, and has been a radiation therapist for 9 years. Blair felt ready for the next step in her career and had always held an interest in dosimetry. She is excited to be able to begin her career as a medical dosimetrist and serve her patients in this new way. Blair feels incredibly honored to be selected for the MDCB scholarship. Blair would like to thank the MDCB and all of the donors for this opportunity.