Aaron Johnson

Interim Director

Aaron Johnson

Interim Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

  • (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

  • PHAS 5200

    Essentials of Psychiatry
  • PSYC 6122

    Research Methods II

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