Thomas Wuerstle Founder's Award

In the spirit of Thomas Wuerstle, founder of the National Association of Portable X-ray Providers, and the passion that he demonstrated to ensure the integrity of our industry, on this 17th day of October 2017, we established the Thomas Wuerstle Founders Award.  
This award is to be bestowed annually upon a member that has demonstrated outstanding individual contributions to the National Association of Portable X-ray Providers, now known as the American Portable Diagnostics Association, be they a single event or significant contributions over many years.
Thomas Wuerstle Founder's Award Recipients
2017
Thomas Wuerstle

Founder of APDA & Diagnostic X-ray, Inc of Erie, PA., accepted by his son Jake Wuerstle, President of Diagnostic X-ray, Inc.
Rosie Crawford, RN
2017 APDA Vice President, owner & founder of Mobile Imaging of St Lucie since 1986, serving the Treasure Coast of Florida


2018
Tamara Schwartz

Current and past Treasurer of APDA, President & Founder of BioTech X-ray, serving the Midwest States since 1994

2019
Sharon Reilley
Current & past Administrative Asst. of APDA, long time manager of K & A Radiologic Technology Services serving Syracuse, NY area.
Michael Straeck 
Current Emeritis and past President of APDA, President of Buffalo Ultrasound, serving the Western NY area since 1987.

2020
Will Irwin

Current President of APDA, President and Founder of Ultra Mobile Imaging, serving the NorthWestern NY area since 1993.
Leigh Davitian, JD
Dr. Brad Kyle

Served 13 years as policy and regulatory advisors to APDA, Founders of Dumbarton Group & Assoc.