Researchers at UCD

Pat Kenny

Senior Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine





Association: Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine, Function/Role: Member
Association: Institute of Physical Scientists in Medicine (UK), Function/Role: Member
Association: American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Function/Role: Member
Association: Institute of Physics (UK), Function/Role: Member

Conference Contributions

Gaynor, L; Kenny, P; Lawlor, L (2011) Towards blood velocity measurements using DSA. [Oral Presentation], European Medical Physics and Engineering Conference, Dublin , 01-SEP-11 - 03-SEP-11.
Rowan, M; Kenny, P (2010) Development of a customized radiology asset management software package. [Oral Presentation], Association of Physical Scientists in Medicine: Annual Scientific Meeting, Enfield, Co. Meath , 05-MAR-10 - 05-MAR-10.
Gaynor, L; Kenny, P; Browne, J (2009) A QC survey of Doppler ultrasound systems using a string phantom. [Oral Presentation], IPEM Ultrasound Meeting, York , 03-MAR-09 - 04-MAR-09.
Kenny, P; Martin-Rodriguez, Z; Byrne, B (2009) Towards optimisation of routine CT quality control analysis. [Oral Presentation], 11th UK CT Users Group Annual Meeting, Belfast , 26-NOV-09 - 26-NOV-09.


Year 1982 Institution: TCD
Qualification: BA (Mod) Subject: Applied Physics
Year 1988 Institution: TCD
Qualification: MSc Subject: Physical Sciences in Medicine
Year 2001 Institution: UCD
Qualification: PhD Subject: Physics



Dowsett, DJ; Kenny, PA; Johnston, RE (2006) The Physics of Diagnostic Imaging. London: CRC Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Martin Rodriguez Z, Kenny P;Gaynor L (2011) 'Improved characterisation of aortic tortuosity'. Medical Engineering and Physics, 33 (6):712-719. [DOI] [Details]
Gleeson TG, Byrne B, Kenny P, Last J, Fitzpatrick P, O'Gorman P, Eustace SJ; (2010) 'Image Quality in Low-Dose Multidetector Computed Tomography: A Pilot Study to Assess Feasibility and Dose Optimization in Whole-Body Bone Imaging'. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, . [DOI] [Details]
Cantwell CP, Kenny P;Eustace S (2008) 'Low radiation dose CT technique for guidance of radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteoma'. Clinical Radiology, 63 (4):449-452. [DOI] [Details]


Research Interests

Medical Image Spatial Registration
Blood vessel tortuosity
Optimisation of quality control measurements
Useful measures of image quality