Faculty / Staff Mentor

Ellen Alexandre


Honors Program


In my thesis, I will be analyzing the overutilization factors as well as discussing the negative implications associated with unnecessary imaging. Additionally, I will be documenting the process and outcomes of a project at Lifespan titled Shared Decision Making: Appropriate Use of Head and Back Imaging Tests."

See also, ""Am I Going to Glow in the Dark?' An Analysis of the Overutilization of Diagnostic Medical Imaging" in Honors Projects Overview, Rhode Island College Digital Commons.

Student Major Department

Lifespan School of Medical Imaging



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