Faculty Profile for Dr. Megan Lynn Trad

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Dr. Megan Lynn Trad
Associate Professor — Radiation Therapy Program
ENC 220E
phone: (512) 245-9081

Biography Section

Research Interests

-Engaged Scholarship
-Knowledge and Perceptions of Cancer and Cancer Causing Causing Agents
-Health Disparities and Health Literacy
-Bullying in the Workplace
-Virtual Simulation Usage in the Classroom

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Trad, M. L. (2018). Using Photovoice to Explore and Expand the Meaning of Cancer. Radiologic Science & Education, 23(3), 9–17.
  • Trad, M. L. (2019). Introducing an Emotion-Focused Experience into the Radiation Therapy Classroom. Radiation Therapist, 28(1), 18–24.
  • Trad, M. L., & Romanoski, D. (2017). Improving Patient Safety Through Incidence Learning. Radiation Therapist, 26(2), 163–178.
  • Trad, M. L., & Estaville, L. E. (2017). A University’s Awareness of Skin Cancer: Behaviors, Recognition, and Prevention. Radiologic Technology, 88(4), 373–377.
  • Trad, M. L., & Estaville, L. E. (2017). A University’s Awareness of Skin Cancer: Behaviors, Recognition, and Prevention. Radiation Therapist, 26(1), 11–15.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2016 College Achievement Award for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activity, Texas State University. January 2016 - August 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2015 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/ Creative Activity, College of Health Professions. January 1, 2015 - August 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Innovator of the Year, Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences. January 1, 2014 - December 1, 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2014 College Achievement Award for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly / Creative Activity, Texas State University College of Health Professions. August 1, 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Health Professions 2013 Runner Up: Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/ Creative Activities, Texas State University College of Health Professions. August 1, 2013

Selected Grants

  • Larrottta, C. (Principal), Trad, Megan Lynn (Co-Principal). Learning about Health Literacy with Underserved Populations in Central Texas: An Engaged Scholarship Project, Multidisciplinary Team Incentive Award, $1500. (Funded: 2016). Grant.
  • Reynaldo, Lozano (Principal), Trad, Megan (Co-Principal), Smith, Kenneth (Co-Principal). R. Lozano (PI), M. Trad (Co-PI) K. Smith. (Co-PI). Exploring Affordable Innovation to Simulate Higher Order Learning in Radiation Therapy, ASRT Education and Research Grant Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $9900. (Submitted: August 1, 2014). Grant.
  • Trad, Megan (Principal). Directional Terminology in Radiation Therapy (simulated linear accelerator), Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed). (Submitted: 2012). Grant.
  • Trad, Megan (Principal). Gift in Kind, Elekta CMS Software, CMS, Inc., Private / Foundation / Corporate, $1203167. (Submitted: 2010). Grant.
  • Trad, Megan (Principal). Gift in Kind, Elekta IMPAC Software, Elekta, Inc., Private / Foundation / Corporate, $1091600. (Submitted: 2010). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Faculty Senate
August 2018-Present
Co-Chair
Student Scholarship Committee
August 2017-Present
Chair
Radiation Therapist Editorial Review Board
August 2017-Present
Volunteer
Hope Hospice
August 2017-Present
Co-Chair
Interprofessional Education Task Force
August 2017-Present