Posts From Glenn Miñano

Matt Lanier from the Division of Imaging Research Center (IRC) has received a promotion to Advanced MRI Technologist. The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate Matt for his achievement. Matt started with the IRC in March of 2013. He is ARRT certified in › Continue Reading

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. I’m thankful for a lot of things. May you enjoy this celebration with your family full of laughter and peace. Happy › Continue Reading

Thank you to all who participated in last week’s 2018 Radiology Department’s Halloween Costume Contest! I looked like everyone had a blast dressing up in their favorite characters. The votes are in and here are your winners… #1 #2 #3 Congratulations › Continue Reading

The first week in November is time to celebrate Radiology Week! The week commemorates November 8, 1895, as the day that Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered the existence of x-rays. It also increases awareness within our community of the vital role that › Continue Reading

This year’s Radiology Department Halloween event was hosted by our League of Laughs. Faculty and staff were encouraged to wear their costumes and win a prize for “Best Costume.” The winner(s) will be awarded Monday, November 5. Below are some › Continue Reading

Here’s what is coming up on the Radiology Department blog this year: Every Monday in our Radiology Department, our faculty or staff give a QuIRI (Quality Improvement in Research and Imaging) Conference. Attendees are given an update on the department of the › Continue Reading

The Fiscal Year 2019 First Quarter Safety Award goes to none other than Becky Barth, MR technologist at Liberty Campus! Becky always does a great job, but this quarter she was just outstanding! Becky was really surprised yesterday to receive a beautiful › Continue Reading

It took two months of renovations, but our Radiology Large Conference Room is finally done. Our main task was to relocate and reschedule all of the weekly meetings in the room. This was not an easy task, since the temporary › Continue Reading

Two new employees joined our Radiology Department team this past summer. Welcome to Michael Giordano and Jaylynn Hill! Michael’s brother is already working in the department while Jaylynn has come over from our IRC Department. Michael Giordano Michael’s brother Richard works in our Administrative Division › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final part in a series of blog posts describing how the construction of Cincinnati Children’s new Critical Care Building will affect the MRI services in the Radiology Department. The previous posts described why the construction may impact our MRI services, how we › Continue Reading

The winner of the quarterly Radiology Safety Award is one of our safety coaches at Liberty Campus – Billie Howard! Billie was recently surprised with the award and was given a beautiful plaque and a bag of her favorite candy. Billie is › Continue Reading

This is a continuation of this week’s earlier post profiling new employees to our Radiology Department as well as employees that work alongside our department, such as Anesthesia Imaging. Here are two more new employees! Caitlin Case “Hello again, I’m back! › Continue Reading

Come and meet some of our new Cincinnati Children’s Radiology staff members! Kathryn (Kate) Linnemann “Hi! I am from London, Ohio, which is a small town about thirty minutes west of Columbus. I moved to the big city to go to nursing school at Xavier. Go Muskies! › Continue Reading

At the same time as the US News announced that Cincinnati Children’s has moved up in ranking to #2, our Liberty campus also announced a #2 – the opening of the second MRI scanner on the campus. The second scanner › Continue Reading

Every other month we are blessed with a canine visiter to our Department of Radiology, and every time, our people smile when they come. This time the dog’s name is Porsche and her handler’s name is Anita Eisthen. Porsche visited the › Continue Reading

For the past month and a half, our Radiology Large Conference Room has been going through a major construction renovation. Not only does the Department of Radiology use the room, but the Emergency Department does as well. During times of crisis, such › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has its own medical library called the Edward l. Pratt Library. It houses an extensive library collection of pediatric material to aid researchers and clinicians. In order to retain our history of treatments of rare and complex conditions, › Continue Reading

Sadao “Sid” Kunimura’s career began in 1954 at Cincinnati Children’s rising to chief radiologic technologist. His position was later held by Gary Henry, Janet Beerman and currently by Todd Lehkamp. During his career Sid made many life long friends in › Continue Reading

Currently we have ten Clinical Radiology fellows. One fellow recently arrived in July, one will be extending his fellowship training for another year, and one will only be extending his fellowship stay for just six months. Dr. Valeria Onofrj joined › Continue Reading

As some of you may know, come August 1, I will be retiring from the Department of Radiology’s Imaging Research Center (IRC). I started working part-time 27 some years ago when there were fewer people working at Cincinnati Children’s than › Continue Reading

Please welcome two new employees to our Radiology family! “Hi, I’m Eric Schwieterman! I am the new (returning) systems analyst in Radiology Informatics.  I previously worked at Cincinnati Children’s for 8 years, pursued another opportunity, then decided to return!  I have › Continue Reading

Please welcome our new Clinical Radiology Fellows, Class of 2019. We have seven new Radiology fellows, with one fellow continuing for another year in Musculoskeletal Radiology and one Neuroradiology fellow arriving on July 24. Read their self-introductions below! “Hello! My › Continue Reading

This month we welcome two new employees to our radiology family: Dr. Leah Gilligan and Patrick Taylor (Spec Tech-MRI). Both made history during their first month at Cincinnati Children’s. Read on to see how… Dr. Leah Gilligan is the very › Continue Reading

Congratulations, Dr. Neil Johnson, on being recognized with the Janet Pettit Scholar Award and for the significant contributions that he has made to patient care! “The Association for Vascular Access created the Janet Pettit Scholar recognition to honor and commemorate › Continue Reading

Please welcome Dr. Ethan Smith as our new Janet Strife Chair for Quality and Safety in Radiology. Dr. Smith will be the new faculty in charge of Quality Improvement and Compliance (QI & C), a division in the Department of Radiology. He will › Continue Reading