Margaret L. (Wepler) Drown, 65, of West Lafayette, died at University Place Health Center in West Lafayette 6:30 AM Saturday October 29, 2016. Margaret was born in Lafayette August 31, 1951, the daughter of the late Richard T. and Luella W. Wiesler Wepler. She was a 1969 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School; received her Bachelor’s Degree in radiological technology from IUPUI and her Master’s Degree from Purdue University in technical illustration. Margaret taught radiology at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, MS and later at Ivy Tech in Indianapolis.
She became President of the Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists from 2002-2003. She will be truly missed.
The purpose of the Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance the professions of radiation and imaging disciplines and specialties; to maintain high standards of education; to enhance the quality of patient care; and to further the welfare of radiologic technologists.
The Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists will be the state professional association to provide education and advocacy for medical imaging, radiation therapy professionals and the community.
The Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. was organized in 1939 as an affiliate of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Today the ISRT recognizes approximately 1,000 medical imaging professionals, students, corporate representatives, certified and supporting individuals as members of the Society. The membership represents professionals in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Sonography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computerized Tomography, and all other imaging modalities.
The ISRT supports technologists through scholarships, continuing education, leadership development and networking opportunities. The ISRT helps technologists stay informed of and involved in state and federal legislative issues through support of RT in DC, the ISRT Legislative Liaison and collaboration with other professional organizations including The Indiana Radiological Society.