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

Other Duties

Program Director, Undergraduate Health Professions, Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences

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

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

Certifications

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

  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CNMT Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, 1983

  • 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 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
  • 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
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • 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
  • NMMT 3612

    Prin and Prac Nuclear Med II

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

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

Research Interests

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

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