Carla Allen

Carla Allen

PhD, RT(R)(CT)

Radiography Program Director, Director of Graduate Studies and Teaching Professor

Carla Allen has taught for the Radiography Program at Mizzou since 2006. Her goals include improving her teaching practice which also provides her with the skills and abilities to improve the delivery and quality of radiologic sciences education on a more global basis. She constantly strives to produce and publish high-quality research in instructional design, and exploration of the design, support and evaluation of critical thinking and problem-solving strategies. Her research interests include international collaboration, evidence based practice, visual information behavior and improving learning.


  • Doctorate in Information Sciences and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Career and Technical Education, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Radiologic Sciences, University of Missouri

Professional societies

  • Life membership in the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists

MU committees

  • MU Faculty Council on Research Cyberinfrastructure, 2012-present
  • MU Faculty Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property, 2011 – present
  • SHP Clinical, Teaching & Research Promotion Committee, 2010-present
  • SHP Research Committee, 2006 – 2010
  • SHP Dean’s Search Committee
  • SHP Student Appeals Committee
  • SHP Educational Liaison Selection Committee
  • CPD Committee on Review

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