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Clifton Re-Elected President of American Medical Technologists
September 14, 2011
Roxann Isch-Clifton, director/instructor of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at SWOSU-Sayre, was re-elected president of the American Medical Technologists during the group’s recent national convention in Miami (FL).
The nonprofit American Medical Technologists is a non-profit professional membership/certification association that represents approximately 60,000 individuals in allied health care. Established in 1939, AMT provides certification services and programs to allied health professionals to enhance their professional and personal growth.
Clifton was certified as a medical technologist by the AMT in 1982 after graduating with an associate’s degree in health technology from Sayre Junior College. She completed a BS degree in biology and a MEd with a concentration in biology from SWOSU.
As a member of the Oklahoma State Society of AMT, she has served as editor, board chair, vice-president and president. She was elected to the national AMT Board of Directors in 2005. At the national level she has served as secretary and vice president before being reelected as president during this year’s annual meeting.
Clifton has been honored as the Oklahoma State Society Technologist of the Year. At the national level, the AMT has honored Clifton with 10 editing awards including “Editor of the Year” for her work with the state’s publication, The Sooner Scope. Other honors have included
Distinguished Achievement Award, Exceptional Merit, Pillar Award and last year the Silver Service Award as Medical Technologist of the Year—one of the highest awards conferred upon a member of the AMT.