Gregory Passmore

Program Director

Gregory Passmore

Program Director


Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies


I am an educator with a strong background in Medical Physics, with a focus on diagnostic imaging and a nuclear medicine specialty. I also serve as the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program director.

  • (706) 721-4181
  • (706) 721-8293
  • EC 2408


  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction University of Missouri - Colum, 1996

  • MS, Nuclear Engineering University of Missouri - Colum, 1987

  • MS, Bio/Bio Sci , General Truman State University, 1980

  • BS, Bio/Bio Sci , General Truman State University, 1978


  • CNMT Nuclear Med Tech Certification, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • First Place Scientific Abstract for Oral Presentation Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section at SECSNMMI Annual Meeting, 2014

  • Second Place Scientific Abstract for Oral Presentation Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section at SNM Annual Meeting, 2014

  • First Place Scientific Abstract for Oral Presentation Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section at SNM Annual Meeting, 2011

  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology Editor’s Best Papers of 2009 Award of 2nd Place Society of Nuclear Medicine 57th Annual Meeting, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NMMT 3631

    Applied Research I
  • NMMT 4631

    Applied Research III
  • NMMT 3623

    Clinical Correlation Seminar
  • NMMT 3605

    Physics of Nuclear Med Lab
  • NMMT 3400

    Physics of Nuclear Medicine
  • NMMT 3612

    Prin and Prac Nuclear Med II
  • NMMT 4650

    Adv Prac in Nuclear Med II: NMMT-4650-M Adv Prac NM II
  • NMMT 4651

    Adv Prac of Nuclear Med Lab II: NMMT-4651-M Adv Prac NM II L
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • NMMT 3611

    Prin & Prac of Nuc Med I: NMMT-3611-M Princ Prac NM I
  • NMMT 3215

    Radiation Protection & Bio Lab: NMMT-3215-M Rad Prot & Bio L
  • NMMT 3210

    Radiation Protection & Biology: NMMT-3210-M Rad Prot & Bio
  • RADT 3210

    Radiation Protection and Biolo
  • NMMT 4620

    Research Design & Stat: NMMT-4620-M Rsch Desgn Stats
  • CAHS 8503

    Research Process
  • CAHS 6503

    Research Process
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III


Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of diabetic ketoacidosis on verbal and visual neurocognitive function in young patients presenting with new-onset type 1 diabetes, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Report on the Collective Effects of Concept Mapping on Learning Outcomes of Students in a Nuclear Medicine Technology Radiation Science course. , 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Concept Mapping: A Meaningful Learning Tool to Promote Conceptual Understanding and Clinical Reasoning, 2014
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Increased Systemic Th17 Cytokines Are Associated with Diastolic Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Diabetic Ketoacidosis, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sequential assessment of troponin in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction., 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Promotion and Tenure 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Institutional Radiation Safety Committee 2000 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • IRB - Institutional Review Board 1997 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • National Science Teachers Association 2015 - Present

  • Society of Nuclear Medicine; and SNM Cardiovascular Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board 2009 - Present

    Role: Board of Directors of a Company
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology 2007 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Stevens Creek Elementary Science Fair 2017

    Role: Other