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BCC instructor Ravitskiy wins national award
JOE VINDUSKA Barton Community College Dr. Oleg Ravitskiy demonstrates how to use the Anatomage Table to study the human body to a group of students at Barton’s annual Junior Day this past year on the Barton County Campus.

Anatomage Inc, a medical imaging technology company, has announced the winners of the its Anatomage Outstanding Teacher Awards. The awards recognize educators who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and innovation in teaching anatomy and medical sciences.

Among them was Dr. Alex Oleg Ravitskiy, Barton Community College who won in the Undergraduate category.

The Anatomage Outstanding Teacher Award, in its first year, received nominations from across the U.S. After a rigorous evaluation process, the panel of judges selected Ravitskiy. Other honors went to: High School, Becky Salonen, Chippewa Falls Senior High School, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; and  Graduate/Post-graduate, Dr. Sandra Brown, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Fla.

“These exceptional educators have displayed an unwavering commitment to their students’ success and consistently foster an engaging and transformative learning environment, incorporating the latest teaching tools and techniques,” information from the company said. “They have demonstrated innovation in their teaching methodologies and have utilized Anatomage’s cutting-edge technology to enhance anatomy education in their respective institutions, further inspiring education and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.”

To be eligible for the award, each winner was asked to present a lesson plan that incorporates an Anatomage product, highlighting how it shapes their teaching approach and engages students. Additionally, teachers shared their definition of success for their students and program, as well as expressed the most rewarding aspect of being an educator in a digital world.

“We are thrilled to honor these outstanding educators who are making a significant impact on the field of anatomy education,” said Jack Choi, CEO of Anatomage. “Their dedication and innovative approaches have inspired countless students and advanced the way we teach and learn anatomy. By fostering a love of learning, inspiring careers in STEM, and actively contributing to the professional community, they have set a new standard for excellence. We congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.”

As part of their award, each winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000, a complimentary pass to the Anatomage Conference and a commemorating certificate and trophy for their achievement.

The Anatomage Conference brings together thought leaders from the education and healthcare industries to exchange ideas and shape the future of healthcare education for the upcoming generation of professionals.

 Anatomage offers a comprehensive ecosystem of 3D anatomy hardware and software solutions. These tools enable users to visualize exceptional content with unparalleled accuracy.