Aaron Johnson

Assistant Division Chief

Aaron Johnson

Assistant Division Chief

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Other Duties

Interim Director

  • (706) 721-4649
  • CJ 2312

Education

  • Ph.D., Sociology. University of Georgia, 2000

  • MA, Sociology. University of Georgia, 1995

  • BS, Sociology Presbyterian College, 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty – 7th Annual NIDA Office of Special Populations Addiction Research Training Institute Morehouse School of Medicine, 2014

  • Fellow – 13th Annual OBSSR/NHLBI Summer Institute on Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials National Heart Lung & Blood Institute, Office of Behavioral Sciences & Social Research, 2013

  • Best Abstract (Program and Curricula) Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, 2012

  • Best Poster Georgia Association of Family Physicians 2012 Research Poster Competition, 2012

  • Best Clinical Research Paper Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MPHS 8600

    Research Design
  • PSYC 6122

    Research Methods II
  • PHAS 5200

    Essentials of Psychiatry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Impact of a quality improvement intervention to increase brief alcohol and drug interventions on a level 1 trauma service, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The prevalence of binge drinking among primary care residents, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Using process indicators to optimize service completion of an ED drug and alcohol brief intervention program, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Validation of the ASSIST for detecting unhealthy alcohol use and alcohol use disorders in urgent care patients, 2015
  • A Multisite Initiative to Increase the Use of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Through Resident Training and Clinic Systems Changes., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Graduate Program Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Program Development Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee - Dept of Psychological Sciences 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, Dept of Family Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Institutional Review Board - Augusta University 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Training and Marketing Subcommittee - Augusta University Students for Community Involvement 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Research Committee - Mercer University School of Medicine 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • Clinical Research Committee 2009 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Human Research Committee - College on Problems of Drug Dependence 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Council on Substance Abuse and Georgians for a Health Future – Adolescent Screening and Brief Intervention capacity building grant 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Addiction Science & Clinical Practice - 2016

    Role: Reviewer
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence - 2016

    Role: Reviewer
  • Drug and Alcohol Review - 2016

    Role: Reviewer