The Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) Foundation Board welcomed a new member recently. Jon Ekstrom, M.D. is a diagnostic radiology specialist from Springfield with over 38 of experience in the medical field.
The Oregon Tech Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of alumni, community members, and business and industry professionals. They counsel the Foundation on supporting the educational, cultural, charitable, and service activities of Oregon Institute of Technology.
Dr. Ekstrom is a native Oregonian from Eugene and is currently a senior radiologist with Radiology Associates, P.C., and he has enjoyed 32 years with the group. He is a general radiologist with special expertise in women’s imaging, musculoskeletal, body and pediatric imaging. Dr. Ekstrom is also a Board Director of the Oregon Imaging Centers (OIC), a large outpatient-imaging center that currently employs 30 Oregon Tech graduates.
“Over the years, I have worked with at least 100 Oregon Tech grads at our imaging center and hospitals,” said Dr. Ekstrom. “I can easily advocate for the quality of the Oregon Tech graduates I have worked with in the past and currently work with.”
The Oregon Tech Foundation raises funds and gathers many other forms of support for the endowment, scholarships, capital projects, and much more. Committed to excellence in science, technology, and health professions education, the Foundation works not simply to help Oregon Tech grow but to grow with intention and in ways that foster a better education and experience for students and a brighter future for Oregon and beyond.
As of Dec. 31, 2020, the Oregon Tech Foundation had awarded approximately $900,000 through 326 scholarships for the year.
About the Oregon Tech FoundationThe Oregon Tech Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes and funds the educational, cultural, charitable, and service functions of the Oregon Institute of Technology.