Researchers at UCD


Edel Thomas


School Of Medicine
Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166533


Edel graduated from UCD with BSc Radiography in 1993. She spent most of her radiography career in St. Vincent¿s University Hospital, Dublin. In 1997, Edel was awarded the H.Dip. Radiography (CT) and began working as an occasional lecturer on the postgraduate CT course in UCD. In 2003, Edel was appointed to a lecturing post in UCD and is programme co-ordinator of the Graduate Diploma and Masters programme in CT. Edel lecturers on various undergraduate Radiography modules.




Year 1993 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 1997 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: H Dip Radiography Subject:
Year 1993 Institution: College of Radiographers, London, UK
Qualification: Dip Radiography Subject:



Peer Reviewed Journals

Toomey, RJ,Ryan, JT,McEntee, MF,Evanoff, MG,Chakraborty, DP,McNulty, JP,Manning, DJ,Thomas, EM,Brennan, PC; (2010) 'Diagnostic Efficacy of Handheld Devices for Emergency Radiologic Consultation'. American Journal of Roentgenology, 194 :469-474. [DOI] [Details]
Brennan PC, Pearman L, Last J, Fitzgerald O, Veale D, Joyce M, Rainford L, McEntee M, McNulty J, Thomas E, Ryan J, McGee A, Toomey D'Helft R, Lowe J, ; (2009) 'Rheumatoid arthritis: a novel radiographic projection for hand assessment'. British Journal of Radiology, (NA). [DOI] [Details]
Pearman L, FitzGerald O, Veale D, Joyce M, Rainford L, McNulty J, Thomas E, Ryan J, Toomey, R, Lowe J, Brennan PC. ; (2008) 'Rheumatoid Arthritis: the UCD projection for hand and wrist assessment, a novel technique'. British Journal of Radiology, . [Details]

Published Reports

Foley, SJ; Thomas, E; Darcy, L; O'Donovan, T; Harper, D; Ryan, L (2014) Computed Tomography. IIRRT guidelines on best practice. Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy, Dublin, Ireland. [Details]

Policy Contribution

Foley, SJ; Darcy L, Thomas, E (2014) IIRRT Best Practice Guidelines in Computed Tomography. Dublin: Policy Contribution [Details]


Research Interests

Edel¿s research interests include professional practice issues relating to CT imaging, radiation dose reduction and optimisation of CT practice, education & training of CT staff.