Title: Medical Educator & Radiologist
Company: Vencor Hospital – Louisville
Location: Stanford, Kentucky, United States
Jannice Owens Aaron, MD, Medical Educator and Radiologist at Vencor Hospital-Louisville, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in radiology, medicine and higher education.
With 40 years of professional excellence, Dr. Aaron is an esteemed medical educator and radiologist who has been serving as the medical director of the Imaging Center at Vencor Hospital-Louisville since 1995, having also been a staff member at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, KY, since 1992. Alongside these appointments, she has been an associate clinical professor and acting chair at the University of Louisville School of Medicine since 1993.
Previously, Dr. Aaron served the University of Louisville School of Medicine in several capacities, including as a clinical lecturer in 1993, associate professor from 1992 to 1993, adjunct associate professor in anatomical sciences and neurobiology from 1992 to 1993, assistant clinical professor in neurology from 1991 to 1992, and assistant clinical professor in diagnostic radiology from 1991 to 1992. Aside from her career in academia, she served as the chairman and medical director of the Imaging Center of St. Anthony’s Medical Center from 1988 to 1995, a staff member in general radiology and neuroradiology at the Norton Audubon Hospital in 1988, the chairman of general radiology at TJ Health Columbia in 1987, and a staff member in general radiology at Aaron Medical Center from 1985 to 1987.
To prepare for her illustrious career, Dr. Aaron pursued formal education at the Norton Memorial Infantry School of Nursing, becoming a registered nurse in 1966. She subsequently earned a Bachelor of Science from Western Kentucky University in 1973 and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Louisville in 1977. A diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, she became a staff member of the Clark Regional Medical Center in 1978 and a resident in diagnostic radiology at the Yale School of Medicine from 1979 to 1982. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in neuroradiology at Harvard Medical School with Massachusetts General Hospital from 1982 to 1984.
Throughout her career, Dr. Aaron has been a prolific author, contributing chapters to books and articles to professional journals. She has been serving on the editorial board of the Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association since 1990. As such, in an effort to remain aware of recent developments within the industry, she maintains affiliation with the American College of Radiology, with which she has been a site survey team member since 1991, and the American Society of Neuroradiology, where she is a senior member.
The proud mother of one son, Dr. Aaron enjoys fiction writing, horseback riding, antiquing, playing bridge, and practicing aerobics in her spare time. In fact, she was the author of a short story collection entitled “Open Heart” in 1993. In recognition of her exceptional contributions to medicine and higher education, she was named a Distinguished Alumnus by Western Kentucky University.
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