Detailed Information for Laura Aaron

Dr. Laura Aaron 
Radiologic Sciences
 » Adjunct Professor
Office Location
Bridwell Hall 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4337
Fax: (940) 397-4845
 
 

Contact Information

laura.aaron@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

  • ARRT Registered Technologist (#248163) in Radiography, 1991
  • ARRT advanced certification in Mammography, 1995
  • ARRT advanced certification in Quality Management, 1998
  • Louisiana License #4040

My research interests include academic issues and professional issues related to the radiologic sciences.


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2012 RADS 4123  X23  Data Analysis    Bridwell Hall Internet
Details Spring 2012 RADS 4123  X23  Data Analysis    Bridwell Hall Internet
Details Fall 2011 4123  X13  Data Analysis    Bridwell Hall 210

Internet

Details Spring 2011 RADS 4123  X21  Statistics for the Health Sciences    Bridwell Hall 105

Internet course. Friday 3-4

Details Fall 2010 RADS 4123  X11  Statistics for the Health Sciences    Bridwell Hall 105

Internet course. Friday 12-1




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Louisiana State University Ph D  
Midwestern State University MSRS  
McNeese State University BSRT  



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Mobile X-ray Services of Shreveport/Bossier  Staff Technologist  1991  1992
 Baton Rouge General Medical Center  Staff Technologist  1992  1996
 Northwestern State University  Instructor  1996  1998
 Northwestern State University  Program Director  1998  2001
 Louisiana State University  Research Assistant  2001  2003
 Northwestern State University  Adjunct Instructor  2001  2003
 Medical Personnel Specialists  Relief Technologist  2001  2003
 Northwestern State University  Department Head & Graduate Coordinator  2003  Present
 Midwestern State Univesity  Adjunct Instructor  2006  Present



Research and Publications

Publications                                                                                                                

           

Peer Reviewed Publications

Britt, B., & Aaron, L. (2008).  Nonprogrammatic accreditation: Programs and attitudes.  Radiologic Technology,80 (2), 123-129.

Barnett, K., Ropers-Huilman, R., & Aaron, L. (2008). A planning-process perspective on student activists’ upward influence attempts to effect campus change.  Southern Communication Journal, 73 (4), 332-346.

Aaron, L., & Graham-Webb, D. (2008). Information literacy for the radiologic sciences: A pilot study.  Radiologic Science and Education, 13 (2), 11-19.

Aaron, L.(2006). Importance of radiologic technology program directors’ responsibilities.  Radiologic Science and Education, 11 (2), 25-34.

Aaron, L.  (2006). Program director satisfaction with leadership skills.  Radiologic Technology, 78 (2), 104-112.

Aaron, L., & Haynes, K.  (2005). Critical thinking: A method for program evaluation.  Radiologic Science and Education, 10 (2), 5-11.

Ropers-Huilman, B., Carwile, L., & Lima, M. (2005).  Service-learning in engineering: A valuable pedagogy for meeting learning objectives.  European Journal of Engineering Education, 30 (2), 155-165.

Ropers-Huilman, B., Carwile, L., & Barnett, K. (2005).  Student activists’ characterizations of administrators in higher education: Perceptions of power in “the system”.  Review of Higher Education, 28 (3), 295-312.

Carwile, L., & Murrell, J. (2004). Radiologic technology faculty and student experiences with compressed video technology.  Radiologic Technology, 76 (2), 101-108.

Carwile, L.(2003). Increasing diversity in radiologic technology.  Radiologic Technology, 75 (2), 85-90.

Carwile, L., & Murrell, J. (2002).  Student self-evaluation in clinical education.  Radiologic Technology, 73 (5), 415-422.

 

            Book Chapters

Carroll-Ricks, S., Shelton, D., Graham-Webb, D., Pierce, S. T., Aaron, L., & Moore, D.  (2008).  Information literacy for a college of nursing.  In E. Connor (Ed.), An introduction to instructional services in academic libraries (pp. 251-266).  New York, NY: Routledge.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Aaron, L., Simmons, P., & Graham-Webb, D. (2010).  Academic honesty and professional behaviors of radiologic sciences students.  Spectrum, 21 (1), 1, 16, 18.

Aaron, L.  (2010).  Editorial review board membership.  Radiologic Technology, 81 (5), 504-505.

Jackowski, M., & Aaron, L. (2009).  If you use it, cite it.  Radiologic Technology, 81 (1), 88-89.

Aaron, L.  (2008).  Writing a literature review article.  Radiologic Technology, 80 (2), 185-186.

Aaron, L. (2008).  How does peer review work?  Radiologic Technology 79 (6), 553-554.

Aaron, L. (2007).  Why does information literacy matter to technologists?  eRadimaging.com  available at:  http://www.eradimaging.com/(posted October, 2007).

Aaron, L.(2007).  Improving information literacy skills.  Spectrum, 18 (1), 1, 4.

Aaron, L.(2007).  Publish and article…who me?  Scanner, 39 (6), 16.

 

Continuing Education Modules

Aaron, L.Conflict management in the workplace: Perspectives for healthcare providers.  SinclairCollege Continuing Education. (continuing education module available at http://hmi.sinclair.edu) [accepted for publication].


 

Presentations                                                                                                               

 

            International and National

Aaron, L.,Simmons, P., & Graham-Webb, D. (May, 2010).  Addressing academic dishonesty in the radiologic sciences.  Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists 2010 Conference.  Quebec City, Canada.

Aaron, L.& Turley, C. (October, 2009).  The publication process.  2009 American Society of Radiologic Technologists Research and Writing in the Radiologic Sciences Workshop.  Chicago, IL.

Aaron, L.(October, 2009).  The Top 10 Errors in Manuscript Development...and How to Correct Them.  2009 American Society of Radiologic Technologists Research and Writing in the Radiologic Sciences Workshop.  Chicago, IL.

Aaron, L.  (June, 2009).  Radiologic sciences program directors and leadership skills: An American perspective.  United Kingdom Radiological Congress.  Manchester, United Kingdom.

Aaron, L.& Turley, C. (September, 2008).  The publication process.  American Society of Radiologic Technologists Research and Writing in the Radiologic Sciences Workshop.  Boston, MA.

Britt, B., & Aaron, L.  (June, 2008).  Accreditation trends in radiologic science programs.  Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences.  Albuquerque, NM.

Aaron, L., Shelton, D., Webb, D. & Moore, D.  (June, 2007).  Information literacy in a medical imaging program: One program’s story.  Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences.  Albuquerque, NM.

Aaron, L.,& Faguy, K.  (May, 2007).  Research and the publication process.  American Society of Radiologic Technologists Pre-Conference Workshop.  Albuquerque, NM.

Webb, D., Shelton, D., Aaron, L., Pierce, S. T., & Moore, D. (September, 2006).  Information literacy: One school’s journey from concept to reality.  National League of Nursing Education Summit 2006. New York, NY.

Pierce, S. T., Moore, D., Webb, D. G., Tanner, A., Aaron, L., & Shelton, D. (July, 2006).  Advancing information literacy knowledge and skills through collaboration: An interdisciplinary approach.  17th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice.  Montreal, Quebec.

Aaron, L., & Johnson, C. (June, 2006).  The path to publication: A workshop for aspiring writers.  American Society of Radiologic Technologists/International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technologists.  Denver, CO.

Aaron, L.(June, 2006).  Responsibilities and leadership styles of radiologic technology program directors.  Association of Educators in Radiologic Science/American Society of Radiologic Technologists/International Society of Radiographers & Radiological Technologists.  Denver, CO.

Aaron, L.(August, 2005).  Case study of a successful interim report from a university program.  Association of Educators in Radiologic Science Workshop.  San Antonio, TX.

Carwile, L.(June, 2003).  Increasing diversity: Methods for recruitment and retention.  Association of Educators in Radiologic Science/American Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Las Vegas, NV.

Ropers-Huilman, B., Carwile, L., & Barnett, K. (November, 2002). Working the system: Communication processes of student activists and higher education administrators.  Association for the Study of Higher Education.  Sacramento, CA.

Carwile, L., & Jackowski, M. (September, 2001).  Mentoring—An aid for retention and professional development.  Audio-conference for the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators.

Carwile, L.(July, 2001).  Using self-evaluation, learning contracts & management by objectives in the clinical setting.  Association of Educators in Radiologic Science/American Healthcare Radiology Administrators.  Las Vegas, NV.

Carwile, L., & Jackowski, M. (July, 2001).  Mentoring—An aid for retention and professional development.  Association of Educators in Radiologic Science/American Healthcare Radiology Administrators.  Las Vegas, NV.

Carwile, L., & Jackowski, M. (June, 2001).  Mentoring in the radiologic sciences: A study of the mentoring process and its benefits for the field of radiography.  American Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Orlando, FL.

 

Invited Presentations

Aaron, L.  (November, 2007).  Can’t we all get along and sing a song: Dealing with conflict in the workplace.  Madame Curie Lecture Series, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Boston, MA.

 

            State and Regional

Aaron, L., Webb, D. G., Simmons, P. (July, 2010).  Academic Honesty and Professional Behaviors: Results of a Pilot and National Study.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Baton Rouge, LA.

Webb, D. G., Simmons, P., & Aaron, L. (March, 2010).  Academic honesty among nursing and radiological sciences students: A pilot study.  Sigma Theta Tau Research Conference.  Shreveport, LA.

Aaron, L.(February, 2010).  Image production and evaluation.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [student program].  Shreveport, LA.

Aaron, L.(March, 2009).  Image production and evaluation.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [student program].  Alexandria, LA.

Aaron, L.(March, 2008).  Image production and evaluation.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [student program].  Lake Charles, LA.

Aaron, L.  (November, 2007).  Dose considerations for new technology.  Northwestern State University Clinical Instructor Seminar.  Shreveport, LA.

Aaron, L.  (March, 2007).  Radiologist assistant: Past, present, and future.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Monroe, LA.

Aaron, L.(March, 2007).  Image production and evaluation.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [student program].  Monroe, LA.

Aaron, L.(July, 2006).  Radiologic science educators: Preparing for the future.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [educators’ program].  Shreveport, LA.

Aaron, L., & Haynes, K. (July, 2006). Radiation dose considerations for new technology.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Shreveport, LA.

Aaron, L.(March, 2006).  Image production.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [student program].  Alexandria, LA.

Carwile, L.(July, 2004).  Can’t we all get along and sing a song: Resolving conflict in the workplace.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Baton Rouge, LA.

Carwile, L.(July, 2003).  Increasing diversity: Methods for recruitment and retention.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists. New Orleans, LA.

Carwile, L.(August, 2001).  Mentoring in the radiologic sciences.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Baton Rouge, LA.

Carwile, L.(July, 2001).  Mentoring in the radiologic sciences.  North Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Shreveport, LA.

Carwile, L., & Murrell, J. (August, 2000).  Using student self-evaluation.  Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists [educator’s program].  New Orleans, LA.