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Dr. Darmon A. Rhinehart

Dr. Darmon A. Rhinehart photo Dr. Darmon A. Rhinehart was born in Indiana. Educated at Indiana University where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinction, a Master of Arts, and a Doctor of Medicine Degree.

After serving as Instructor of Anatomy at Indiana University for one year, he moved to Little Rock. He was Professor of Anatomy at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine when he resigned to enter the practice of Medicine specializing in Roentgenology.

He served as President of his state medical society, Chairman of the Southern Medical Association, and he also served in the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Rhinehart was a Diplomat of the American board of Radiology, a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, and a member of the Roentgen Ray and Radiological Society of North America. He served on the Board of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists from 1942-1950. He prepared and presented several papers to the X-Ray Technologist Society through the years and he is best known for a book he edited in 1936, ROENTGENOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE, published by Lea and Febiger of Philadelphia.

Dr. Rhinehart was known and loved by all technologists because of his untiring efforts and devotion of much time in advancing the techniques and raising the standards in the field of X-Ray Technology.

The American Society of radiologic Technologists was privileged to confer upon Dr. Rhinehart an honorary membership in 1933.

Upon his death in 1954, The Arkansas Radiological Society set up a memorial in his name which is presented to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists each year.  

The establishment of this lecture serves as a tribute to Dr. Rhinehart.