Greg Passmore

Program Director

Greg Passmore

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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

The Graduate School

Bio

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

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

Education

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

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

  • MS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Truman State University, 1980

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Truman State University, 1978

Certifications

  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board - Radiation Safety, NMTCB(RS) Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, 2018

  • CNMT Nuclear Med Tech Certification, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Member, College of Allied Health Sciences Augusta University, 2018

  • First Place Scientific Abstract for Oral Presentation Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Annual Meeting, 2017

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NMMT 4651

    Adv Prac of Nuclear Med Lab II: Adv Prac NM II L
  • NMMT 3215

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

    Radiation Protection & Biology: NMMT-3210-M Rad Prot & Bio
  • NMMT 4620

    Research Design & Stat: NMMT-4620-M Rsch Desgn Stats
  • NMMT 4500

    Radpharm for NMT: Radiopharmacy for NMT
  • CAHS 6503

    Research Process
  • 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

Teaching Interests

Radiation safety, nuclear medicine physics, research design and statistical analyses focusing on non-parametric techniques. Graduate and Undergraduate research/honors mentoring.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Concept Mapping: A Meaningful Learning Tool to Promote Conceptual Understanding and Clinical Reasoning, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-Revised
  • NMTCB Report - NMTCB 2018 technologist salary survey results, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Design and Validation of a Survey Questionnaire to Assess Physician Transfusion Medicine Knowledge , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 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
  • Concept Mapping: A Meaningful Learning Tool to Promote Conceptual Understanding and Clinical Reasoning, 2014
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

Health science education learning interventions, student clinical anxiety, curriculum design. Nuclear cardiology dual isotope single acquisition protocol applied to NM camera and collimator design.

Department Service

  • Promotion and Tenure 2000 - Present

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
  • Faculty Senate 2018 - 2020

    Role: University Senate Service

Professional Service

  • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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
  • Radiologic Science and Education 1996 - 2014

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 2000 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Stevens Creek Elementary Science Fair 2017

    Role: Other