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Michaela Davis

Lecturer

School Of Medicine
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166538
Email: michaela.davis@ucd.ie

Biography

I am a diagnostic radiographer by profession. My research interests are focussed around child protection in relation to Non Accidental Injury in children,which was the topic of my PhD.

I also have diverse research interests in equine radiography, oral history and forensic radiography, especially in relation to radiographic imaging and evidence collection.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 1999.
Title: Alan Nichols Memorial Award
Year: 2005.
Title: Alan Nichols Memorial Award
Year: 2008.
Title: Winston Churchill Research Scholarship

Associations

Association: Society and College of Radiographers, Function/Role: Member
Association: Health Professions Council Uk, Function/Role: Member
Association: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists , Function/Role: Member
Association: British Association of Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Function/Role: Member
Association: Forensic Radiography Group UK, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Forensic Radiography Group, Function/Role: Member
Association: Higher Education Network for Radiography In Europe. HENRE, Function/Role: Member
Association: Member of a panel of researchers and consultants for Ombudsman for Childrens Office Republic of Ireland, Function/Role: Member of
           

Education

Year 1998 Institution: Anglia Polytechnic University, UK
Qualification: MSc Subject:
Year 1990 Institution: College of Radiographers, London, UK
Qualification: DCR Subject:
Year 1995 Institution: Lancaster University. UK
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 2005 Institution: University of Wales Bangor
Qualification: PhD Subject: Radiographers Role in Child Protection
Year 1995 Institution: Nottingham Trent University
Qualification: Cert Education Subject: Cert Ed Teaching Qualification
     

Journals Edited

Radiography: Reviewer.

Other Activities

Magistrate Uk  Justice of the Peace Adult and Child  and Family Panel

External Examiner Glasgow Caledonian University Undergradaute Radiography Programme

 From 2005 until 2010

External Examiner University Of Hull Dental  Radiography Programme

 2005 Until 2009

Research Supervisor for  summer students. Republic of Ireland Health Research Board  2006 -2014

Publications

Books

Dimond B; (2002) Legal Aspects of  Radiography and Radiology. Oxford: Blackwell Science. [Details]
   

Peer Reviewed Journals

Harding J, Davis M (2015) 'An observational study based on the interaction between the paediatric patient and radiographer'. Radiography, :1-6. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Phelan A. & Davis M. (2015) 'Lessons Learned: Public Health Nurses Practice in Safeguarding Children in the Republic of Ireland'. Global Pediatric Health, 2 :1-9. [DOI] [Details]
Harding J, DAVIS M (2014) 'The Paediatric Patient And The Hospital Environment A Review Of The Literature'. Radiography Ireland, 18 (4):8-11. [Details]
O'shea C, Davis M (2014) 'An exploration of adolescents' perceptions of X-ray examinations'. Radiography, :1-4. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Doheny C,Davis M, Grehan J (2014) 'Is Child Protection Within The Clinical Environment The Sole Responsibility Of The Clinician?'. Radiography Ireland, 18 (5):2-5. [Details]
Doheny C, Davis M, Grehan J (2014) 'Non Accidental Injury:Navigating The Process'. Radiography Ireland, 18 (4):2-7. [Details]
David Moore, Michaela Davis, Tina Starc (2012) 'INVESTIGATING THE ABILITY OF RADIOGRAPHERS TO RECOGNISE TYPICAL NON ACCIDENTAL INJURY FRACTURES IN CHILDREN'. Radiollogi Bilten, 29 (1):33-36. Link to full text [Details]
Michaela Davis (2012) 'Forensic Radiography and Non Accidental Injuries In Children'. Radiollogi Bilten, 29 (1):29-32. [Details]
Ryan E, Davis M, Maher M (2011) 'A Study to Investigate Interventional Radiology Nurses Understanding of Ionising Radiation'. Radiography Ireland, . [Details]
Farmer A , Davis M; (2010) 'A Small Scale Qualitative Study To Investigate The Interaction Between Psychaitric Patients and Diagnostic Radiographers in One Irish Hospital'. European Journal of Radiography, 10 (1). [DOI] [Details]
Suing J Davis M; (2010) 'Would you like an infection with your injection? A study investigating infection control and administering policies regarding radiographer performed intravenous injections'. European Journal of Radiography, xx :1-7. [DOI] [Details]
Davis M and Reeves P; (2009) 'Diagnostic Radiographers and Their Role in Child Protection Situations-An Exploration of Bystander Intervention'. Child Abuse Review, 18 :205-214. [DOI] [Details]
Davis M, Yielder J; (2009) 'Where Radiographers Fear To Tread. Resistance and Apathy in Radiographic Practice'. Journal of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging, 15 (4):345-350. [DOI] [Details]
Davis M, Holmes K, Starc T, Sundqvist E, Van Laer P, Peteers J, Kada S, Lavidson C, Unterhumer G, Fridell K, Zerroug D; (2008) 'A European Perspective on the Integration of Research into the Radiography Curriculum'. Synergy, . [Details]
Davis M; (2006) 'Do Radiographers Have A  Role In Child Protection?'. Radiography Ireland, . [Details]
Davis, M.; (2006) 'Radiographers and the Child and the Law'. SYNERGY, . [Details]
Davis M; (2005) 'The importance of the interaction in the room when x-raying  children. The Radiographer as a potential evidence collector?'. Radiography Ireland, . [Details]
Davis, M.; (2005) 'Diagnostic Radiographers and Interprofessional Interaction in relation to imaging children with suspected N on Accidental Injuries'. SYNERGY, . [Details]
Davis M and Reeves P ; (2005) 'The Radiographer’s Role in Child Protection, Comparison of Radiographers perceptions by the use of Focus Groups'. Radiography, 11 (4). [Details]
Davis M and Reeves P; (2004) 'Maintaining the chain of evidence ¿the radiographer¿s role  in child protection '. Journal of Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging, 5 (2):61-68. [Details]
Rigney, Deirdre and Davis Michaela; (2004) 'Radiographers and non-accidental injury in children - an Irish perspective'. Radiography, 10 (1):7-13. [Details]
Hall, Mary and Davis, Michaela; (1999) 'Reflections on radiography'. Radiography, 5 (3):165-172. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Davis M, Reeves P, Fealy GM (2015) Women in the shadows: Radiographers' testimonies 32nd Annual Conference of the American Association for the History of Nursing , 17-SEP-15 - 20-SEP-15 Available Online [Details]
Davis M (2014) Professional Responsibilities :An International Perspective European Congress of Radiology [Details]
Davis M (2013) How To Do Reflective Practice Annual IIRRT Conference Dublin [Details]
Anna Roe and Michaela Davis (2012) Children's Understanding of X-ray 17th International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists Toronto , Ontario, Canada, , 07-JUN-12 - 10-JUN-12 [Details]
Roe A , Davis M (2011) Children's Perceptions of X-ray Examinations United Kingdom Radiological Congress [Details]
Davis M, Holmes K, Starc T, Sundqvist E, Van Laer P, Peteers J, Kada S, Lavidson C, Unterhumer G, Fridell K, Zerroug D; (2010) A study to explore the teaching qualifications of radiography lecturers and teachers across Europe European Congress of Radiology Vienna , 04-AUG-10 - 08-MAR-10 [Details]
Davis M, Holmes K, Starc T, Sundqvist E, Van Laer P, Peteers J, Kada S, Lavidson C, Unterhumer G, Fridell K, Zerroug D; (2009) The Role of Clinical Assessment in Radiography Education Across Europe European Congress of Radiology Vienna , 04-MAR-09 - 08-MAR-09 [Details]
Davis M; (2008) Non Accidental Injury; International Professional Perspectives Irish Forensic Radiography Conference Dublin Ireland [Details]
Davis M; (2008) International Approaches in Radiography to Child Protection New Zealand Institute of  Medical Radiation Technologists Annual Conference New Zealand, [Details]
Davis M, Holmes K, Starc T, Sundqvist E, Van Laer P, Peteers J, Kada S, Lavidson C, Unterhumer G, Fridell K, Zerroug D; (2008) Curriculum V Research in Radiography International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists  Durban  South Africa [Details]
Davis M; (2006) Diagnostic Radiographers and Inter professional Interaction in Relation to Imaging Children with Suspected Non Accidental Injuries ¿ Xth ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect . Berlin Germany  [Details]
Davis M; (2005) Diagnostic radiographers and Inter professional Interaction in Relation to Imaging Children with Suspected N.A.I United Kingdom Radiological Congress [Details]
Davis M; (2005) ¿ The Diagnostic Radiographers Role in Imaging Children with Suspected Non Accidental Injuries¿ Irish Institute of Radiography 9th Annual Conference Caven Ireland [Details]
Davis M; (2005) ¿ A Study Focussing upon Collaboration and Key Skills in Student Undergraduate Diagnostic Radiographers and Undergraduate Nurses¿ United Kingdom Radiological Congress [Details]
Davis, M.; (2005) The Diagnostic Radiographes role in Imaging Children with suspected Non Accidental Injuries Irish Institute Radiography National Conference [Details]
Davis, M.; (2005) Diagnostic Radiographers and Interprofessional Interaction in relation to imaging children with suspected Non Accidental Injuries Xth International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect [Details]
Davis, M.; (2005) A study focussing upon collaboration and key skills in student undergraduate diagnostic radiographers and undergraduate nurses UK Radiological International Congress Conference [Details]
Davis M; (2003) Diagnostic Radiographers-The Innocent Bystander? The Radiographers Role In Child Protection Under The 1989 Children Act, Theory Versus Practice British Association For Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Annual Congress [Details]
Davis M; (2003) Interdisciplinary Responses to Child Protection Interdisciplinary Conference Ways of Working [Details]
Davis M; (2003) The role of the radiographer in child protection United Kingdom Radiological Congress [Details]
Davis M; (2002) An investigation Into the role of the radiographer when imaging children suspected of having received non accidental injuries Institute Irish Radiography  National Conference Ireland [Details]
Davis M; (2002) The radiographers role in child protection Trauma Study Day University College Dublin [Details]
Davis M; (2001) The radiographers role in NAI in children Trauma Study Day UCD [Details]
Davis M; (2000) Management of Stroke Management of Stroke [Details]
Davis M; (2000) The Radiographers Role in Child Protection British Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect [Details]
Davis M; (2000) Do radiographers have a role to play in child protection?¿ United Kingdom Radiological Congress [Details]
                       

Abstract

Yap, HJ,Davis, M,Moran, M (2011) A STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE ABILITY OF A&E NURSES IN PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL TO DETECT MARKERS OF NON-ACCIDENTAL INJURY IN CHILDREN. Abstract [Details]
Quiros, M,Moran, M,Davis, M (2011) ULTRASONOGRAPHERS' UNDERSTANDING OF CHILD PROTECTION GUIDELINES. A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN MIDWIVES AND RADIOGRAPHERS PERFORMING ULTRASOUND. Abstract [Details]
Kavanagh, G,Davis, M,Starc, T (2011) AN INVESTIGATION INTO RADIOLOGY PROTECTION AWARENESS AMONGST INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY NURSES IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND AND SLOVENIA. Abstract [Details]
Vejsbjerg, K,Davis, M (2011) WOMEN IN THE SHADOWS; AN ORAL HISTORY OF IRISH FEMALE DIAGNOSTIC RADIOGRAPHERS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Abstract [Details]
Moore, D,Davis, M,Starc, T (2011) A CROSS EUROPEAN STUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE ABILITY OF DIAGNOSTIC RADIOGRAPHERS IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND AND SLOVENIA TO RECOGNISE TYPICAL NON ACCIDENTAL INJURY FRACTURES IN CHILDREN. Abstract [Details]
                                                 

Policy Contribution

McNulty JP, Dempsey E, Davis M, Fitzgerald A, Stapleton C, Mullaney L; (2010) Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy - Forensic Imaging: Guidelines on Best Practice. Dublin, Ireland: Policy Contribution [Details]
   

Articles

Sinead O'Sullivan, Michaela Davis (2012) Women In The Shadows. An Initial Qualitative Study Investigating Female Radiographers Experiences Of Working In The X-ray Department. Dublin: Articles [Details]
     

Research

Research Interests

I am a diagnostic radiographer by profession. My research interests are focussed around child protection in relation to Non Accidental Injury in children,which was the topic of my PhD.
I also have diverse research interests in equine radiography and forensic radiography, especially in relation to radiographic imaging and evidence collection.

I also have interests in the Criminal Justice System and worked as a lay magistrate in the adult criminal court and child and family court dealing with a variety of cases in England for nearly 13 years.

I have interests in radiography education across Europe and am a member of the Higher Education Network for Radiography Education which aims to promote radiography education across Europe.

I have been awarded the Alan Nicholls memorial award on two separate occasions at the United Kingdom Radiological Congress.

I am currently involved in a project working in a multidisciplinary team with colleagues from ten other European countries exploring intervention, policies and child deaths across Europe.

I have also presented at numerous conferences across Europe and  Internationally;details of these can be provided upon request.

I am a member of a variety of professional bodies including the Society and College of Radiographers, Health professions Council, International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists, British Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Higher Education Network for Radiography Education in Europe, which is now  termed the Educational Wing of the EFRS.

I am a member of a panel of researchers and consultants for the Ombudsman for the Children's Office in the Republic of Ireland. I am a recent recipient of a Winston Churchill Research scholarship and which I used to explore child protection in New Zealand June 2008. I was presented with the Winston Churchill Research medal in 2010 and am a Churchill Research Fellow.

In my spare time I engage in a variety of activities from travel to voluntary work abroad; I spent several weeks in Romania, working as a member of a relief mission. This required me to work in a hospital, sanatorium and orphanage. This was an interesting opportunity to develop a variety of skills including working as an individual, and working as an effective team member in a very different culture.


     

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Professor Mark Crowe Veterinary Science University College Dublin in relation to uterine contractility  and fertility in bovines

Professor Gerard Feeley  University College Dublin  and Dr Pauline Reeves in relation to oral history of female radiographers in 1930-s and beyond
Department of Engineering and Enable Ireland  in relation to the development of a new paediatric immobilisation device 

External Collaborators


Enable Ireland
Irish Platform for Patients'Organisations , Science and Industry 
Higher Education Network for Radiography in Europe (HENRE)
European Federation of Radiographer Societies Educational Wing
Ken Holmes  Diagnostic Imaging  St Martins Lancaster Uk

Tina Starc  Radiography and Imaging University of Ljubjlana  Slovenia.
Eric Sundqvist Department of Radiography  Oslo University
Philippe Van Laer EHSAL Belgium
Jos Peteers University of Professional Education Fontys  Eindhoven
Sundaran Kada Bergen  University Norway
Carsten Lavidson  Diagnostic Imaging Univerity of Copenagen
Gerold Unterhumer  Vienna
Kent Fridell Karolinska Institute  Stockholm Sweden
Dominque Zerroug  Jean Monnet University  France
Allison Wright  Diagnostic Radiography Suffolk College Uk

Dr Pauline Reeves Sheffield Hallam University in relation to radiographers and child protection
Professor Gerard Feeley  University College Dublin  and Dr Pauline Reeves in relation to oral history of female radiographers in 1930-s and beyond

Diagnostic Radiography University of Cardiff in relation to diagnostic radiography student learning of  clinical  skills

Dr Alastair Sutcliffe , Senior Lecturer in Child Health (Honorary Consultant) MD,MRCP, FRCPCH Royal Free and University College Medical School university College London  RE Caesar  Project (Child Abuse in Europe; Surveillance and Reduction) regarding child protection and interdisciplinary  responses


Collaboration with   a variety  of Health and social work colleagues from different disciplines and  several   clinical settings  across the United Kingdom in  relation to exploring interdisciplinary issues relating to reporting  child protection issues.    Discussions  with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation York and the Department of Health  London.

  Claire Doheny  Kilkenny Hospital and Jenny Grehan University College Dublin  Radiographers and Child Protection