Olive Peart is an established author, educator and radiographer.
Olive regularly presents mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars throughout the United States and Canada plus internationally via webinars.
Olive has authored several textbooks including The Dangers of Medical Radiation, which was reviewed by ASRT Scanner; Spanish for Professionals in Radiology, an English to Spanish translation of often-used, technical terms and radiologic instructions; Mammography and Breast Imaging: Just the Facts; Lange Q&A Mammography Examination, a mammography question and answer review book; Mammography and Breast Imaging Prep, a comprehensive breast imaging textbook; and Radiography Flashcards, a projection reference guide for radiographic procedures.
In 2014, 2015 and again in 2016 Ms. Peart was selected to be a Technologist Fellow by the RAD-AID/ASRT Foundation. RAD-AID is an international organization dedicated to increasing radiology services in developing countries. In her first assignment she joined a RAD-AID’s project team on a two-week mammography teaching assignment in Chandigarh, India. In her second and third assignment she was sent with a team to assess the needs and sustainability of the project.
In her spare time Olive enjoys reading and writing. She has also written a four young adult fiction and non-fiction books including Mind Games,The Starlight Kids, Mystery of the Feather Burglar, The Intruders– In This War They Had The Advantage, Linked and Life After High School: Traits that Help and Traits that Hurt.
Press and Media Mentions
- Olive was the keynote speaker at Let's Get Ready Summer Career Day Kick-Off on July 30th 2011. The mission of Let's Get Ready is to expand college access for motivated, low-income high school students.
- She was honored at the Juneteenth Celebration of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Westchester and Rockland Counties (NY). At its annual award dinner June 17, 2010, Olive was recognized as one of the Chamber's "10 Influential Blacks" in Westchester & Rockland Counties, for her work as an author and publisher.