Nationwide — Olive Peart is an established lecturer, educator and radiographer, and the author of more than 10 young adult novels and professional text books. She gives motivational lectures to teens and lectures on mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars sponsored by Medical Technology Management Institute, throughout the United States and Canada.
In addition, she is a radiology editor with OnCourse Learning and her articles appear regularly in Radiologic Technology – Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologist. In December 2016, Mrs. Peart was appointed associate director of RAD-AID-India – an established international nonprofit organization. Their mission is to improve and optimize radiology services in developing countries through assistance, training and collaboration. In India, RAD-AID is committed to creating a women’s health outreach program to provide screening and referral for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and osteoporosis.
Her books include:
#1 – Mind Games:
Tells the story of 11-year old Matthew who has a supernatural ability that he is careful to keep secret. To defend himself against some bullies, Matthew is eventually forced to use his special power. Age Group: 12 – 14 years
#2 – The Starlight Kids, Mystery of the Feather Burglar:
This mystery story features Shari. After her parents’ divorce, Shari is angry, frustrated, and feeling helpless, until she joins the Starlight Kids Club. With the help of her friends, Shari gets her chance to turn a boring summer vacation into a fantastic action packed adventure.
#3 – The Intruders – In This War They Had The Advantage:
Six Bronx teens have one thing in common–a thirst for excitement! They get that and more when they set out to explore a neglected track of land in their neighborhood and embark on an adventure of a lifetime.
#4 – Linked:
This teen novel helps to initiate discussions on diversity, stereotyping and privilege. Same age, same height, same grade—they could have been identical twins, but they were not. Yet they lived in the same imperfect world with overwhelming family problems. One was black and the other was white and they had switched!
#5 – Life After High School: Traits that Help and Traits that Hurt:
This no-nonsense text explains positive and negative traits that can help or hinder teens in their post high school life. The guide gives readers strategies, helping them to identify the path to success and to avoid the route that often leads to failure.
#6 – The Dangers of Medical Radiation:
It is one of the ironies of medicine that radiation, as in x-rays, CT scans, radiation therapy and nuclear medicine can cause cancer yet can be used to detect and treat cancer. Perhaps because of this irony, most of us know very little about radiation dangers. Read how to protect yourself from medical radiation!
#7 – Spanish for Radiology Professionals: An English/Spanish Pocket Guide:
Spanish for Radiology Professionals is an English-to-Spanish translations of often-used, technical terms and radiological instructions. The chapters are categorized with prone and supine instructions as in CT scans, MRI and Ultrasound, plus specific instructions for Mammography and General x-ray studies. This book is easy to use, even for someone with limited Spanish.
Radiography Books Published by McGraw-Hill Education
#8 – Lange Radiographic Positioning Flashcards, 1st Edition:
A comprehensive, carry-anywhere review of routine imaging procedures, projections, and positioning terminology.
#9 – Mammography & Breast Imaging Prep, 1st Edition: (2nd edition coming in July 2017)
This offers a comprehensive review for the mammography American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) registry examination. This text includes digital mammography and all the information needed on the history of breast imaging, breast cancer detection, intervention and breast cancer treatment.
#10 – Lange Q & A Mammography Examination, 3rd Edition: (4th edition coming in July 2017)
This comprehensive study guide for the ARRT’s Mammography Examination summarizes the mammography curriculum in a concise, readable format and includes 450 ARRT-style questions plus two complete practice exams to give radiographic technologist the practice they need to pass the registry examination.
#11 – Mammography and Breast Imaging: Just the Facts, 1st Edition:
This is the perfect registry review tool for radiologic technologists. Following the guidelines specified by the ARRT Exam, the book includes all breast imaging modalities and techniques as well as questions for self-assessment.