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Jonathan McNulty

Head of Educational Development, Diagnostic Imaging

School of Medicine & Medical Science

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Biography

As the BSc Radiography programme coordinator, I have been heavily involved in the modularisation and ongoing restructuring of the programme. I oversaw the introduction and expansion of core and optional Diagnostic Imaging modules into the Medicine and BSc Biomedical Health & Life Sciences programmes. I specialise in magnetic resonance, trauma, neuro and forensic imaging and coordinate several modules on these topics along with a further module on Interventional Radiology. I am currently  managing the introduction of e-learning technologies and content into both undergraduate and taught graduate modules. I am Chair of the Erasmus Radiography Group, a consortium of 15 academic institutions from across Europe who strive to improve quality, creativity and innovation in Radiography education while facilitating student and staff exchanges, and am also project coordinator for the European Masters Programme in Medical Imaging which is aimed at educating and training Masters students from across Europe. My research interests lie predominantly in the fields of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and the optimisation of diagnostic imaging techniques. I am currently principal investigator of several studies utilising advanced MRI techniques to provide us with a greater understanding of learning and memory processes within the brain.                             

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2011.
Title: UCD Fellow in Teaching & Academic Development
Year: 2011.
Title: School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2010.
Title: College Teaching Award
Year: 2010.
Title: School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2009.
Title: School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2008.
Title: School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award

Associations

Association: European Society of Radiology, Function/Role: Subcommittee Chair - European Congress of Radiology Scientific Committee Member
Association: European Society of Radiology, Function/Role: European Congress of Radiology Scientific Committee Member
Association: Erasmus Radiography Group Management Committee, Function/Role: Chair
Association: Erasmus Radiography Group Management Committee, Function/Role: National Representative
Association: European Society of Radiology, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy, Function/Role: Member 2001 - to date
Association: American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy, Function/Role: National Council 2003 - 2009
Association: Irish Forensic Radiography Group, Function/Role: Chair
     

Conference Contributions

Jonathan McNulty; (2011) Conference Scientific Committee Member. [Conference Organising Committee Member], European Congress of Radiology 2013, Vienna, Austria , 30-MAY-11 - 05-MAR-13.
Jonathan McNulty; (2010) Conference Scientific Committee Member. [Conference Organising Committee Member], European Congress of Radiology 2012, Vienna, Austria , 30-MAY-10 - 05-MAR-12.
McNulty JP; (2007) Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Irish Institute of Radiography Annual Conference 2007, Cork, Ireland , 02-NOV-07 - 04-NOV-07.
McNulty JP; (2006) Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Irish Institute of Radiography Annual Conference 2006, Dublin, Ireland , 03-NOV-06 - 05-NOV-06.
McNulty JP; (2005) Organising Committee. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Irish Institute of Radiography Annual Conference 2005, Cavan, Ireland , 11-NOV-05 - 12-NOV-05.

Committees

Committee : School of Medicine and Medical Science Programme Board
Committee : SMMS Teaching and Learning Strategy Group
Committee : Radiography Degree Committee
Committee : School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems International Strategy Group
Committee : School of Medicine and Medical Science Staff student Committee
Committee : Biological Imaging Research Action Group
Committee : Health Sciences Buildings Committee

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer
Employer: Beaumont Hospital Dublin
Position: Radiographer

Education

Year 2014 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Neuroimaging
Year 2003 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: H Dip Radiography Subject:
Year 2000 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 2006 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: Post Graduate Certificate Subject: Certificate in Intravenous Administration
     

Journals Edited

Frontiers In Human Neuroscience: Editorial Board member.
Advances In Health Sciences Education: Reviewer.
Radiography: Reviewer.
European Journal Of Radiography: Reviewer.

Other Activities

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta - Visiting Lecturer
School of Health Sciences, Quinnipiac University - Visiting Lecturer

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Kealy, G; Gapert, R; Buckley, L; Cassidy, M; McNulty, J; Wright, R; Foyle, R; Meier-Augenstein, W; Kemp, H; Wilkinson, C; Rynn, C; Clifford, S (2014) 'Multi-Disciplinary Approach toward the Identification of a Human Skull Found 55 km off the Southeast Coast of Ireland' In: Mallett, X; Blythe, T; Berry, R (eds). Advances in Forensic Human Identification. Boca Raton, London, New York: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. , pp.193-210 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ben Donlon, Douglas Veale, Patrick Brennan, Robin Gibney, Hamish Carr, Louise Rainford, ChinTeck Ng, Eliza Pontifex, Jonathan McNulty, Oliver FitzGerald, and John Ryan; (2012) 'MRI-Based Visualisation and quantification of Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis of the Knee' In: Lars Linsen, Hans Hagen, Bernd Hamann (eds). Visualisation in Medicine and Life Sciences II. Berlin Heidelberg New York: Springer. , pp.45-61 Available Online [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Gouldon, N., Khusnulina, A., Davis, N.J., Bracewell, R.M., Bokde, A.L.W., McNulty, J.P. and Mullins, P.G. (2014) 'The Salience Network is responsible for switching between the Default Mode Network and the Central Executive Network: Replication from DCM'. Neuroimage, 99 :180-190. [DOI] [Details]
Jonathan P McNulty, Roisin Lonergan, Patrick C Brennan, Michael G Evanoff, Risteard O¿Laoide, John T Ryan, Niall Tubridy (2014) 'Diagnostic efficacy of conventional MRI pulse sequences in the detection of lesions causing internuclear ophthalmoplegia in multiple sclerosis patients'. Clinical Neuroradiology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Cremen, S.A., McNulty, J.P. (2013) 'The availability of appropriately fitting personal protective aprons and jackets for angiographic and interventional radiology personnel'. Radiography, . Available Online [Details]
D. J. McIlgorm, C. Lawinski, S. Ng & J. P. McNulty (2013) 'Quality of 'commercial-off-the-shelf' (COTS) monitors displaying dental radiographs'. British Dental Journal, 215 (E22). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Jonathan P. McNulty, Niall P. Burke, Natalie A. Pelletier, Tania Grgurich, Robert B. Lombardo, William F. Hennessy, Gerald J. Conlogue (2013) 'The impact of analogue and digital radiography for the identification of occult post-mortem rib fractures in neonates: A porcine model'. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging, 2 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Mcilgorm DJ, Lawinski C, Ng S, McNulty JP (2013) 'Could standardizing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) monitors to the DICOM part 14: GSDF improve the presentation of dental images? A visual grading characteristics analysis'. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 42 . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Leo C., O'Connor J.E., McNulty J.P. (2013) 'Combined radiographic and anthropological approaches to victim identification of partially decomposed or skeletal remains'. Radiography, 19 (4):353-362. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Jonathan P. McNulty & René Gapert (2013) 'Forensic anthropology and radiography in the examination of an unknown mummified hand'. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, Online First . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
E. G. Kehoe, J. McNulty, P. G. Mullins and A. L. W. Bokde (2013) 'Neuroskill: A new neuroimaging initiative to improve training and skills in neuroimaging applied to dementia in Ireland and north Wales'. Journal Of Psychophysiology, 27 (1):29-30. [DOI] [Details]
Barber J and McNulty JP (2012) 'Investigation into scatter radiation dose levels received by a restrainer in small animal radiography'. Journal of Small Animal Practice, (53):578-585. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Jonathan P. McNulty, John T. Ryan, Michael G. Evanoff, Louise A. Rainford (2012) 'Flexible Image Evaluation: iPad versus Secondary-class Monitors for Review of MR Spinal Emergency Cases, A Comparative Study'. Academic Radiology, 19 (8):1023-1028. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Joanna Connolly, Jonathan McNulty, Richard Roche, Lorraine Boran, David Delaney, Arun Bokde (2011) 'Education modulates white matter structural integrity in older healthy subjects: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study'. Alzheimers & Dementia, 7 (4):S418-S419. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Rachel J Toomey, John T Ryan, Mark F McEntee, Michael G Evanoff, Dev P Chakraborty, Jonathan P McNulty, Patrick C Brennan; (2010) 'The diagnostic efficacy of hand-held devices for emergency radiological consultation'. American Journal of Roentgenology, 194 :469-474. [DOI] [Details]
McNulty J, Lonergan R, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, O'Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2009) 'Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in MS patients with Internuclear Opthalmoplegia'. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 80 (1). Available Online [Details]
Roche, RAP, Mullally, SL, McNulty, JP, Hayden, J, Brennan, P, Doherty, CP, Fitzsimons, M, McMackin, D, Prendergast, J, Sukumaran, S, Mangaoang, MA, Robertson, IH, O¿Mara, SM; (2009) 'Prolonged rote learning produces delayed memory facilitation and metabolic changes in the hippocampus of the ageing human brain'. BMC Neuroscience, 10 (136). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
McNulty JP, McNulty S; (2009) 'Acoustic noise in magnetic resonance imaging: An ongoing issue'. Radiography, 15 (4):320-326. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Rachel J. Toomey, John T. Ryan, Mark F. McEntee, Jonathan McNulty; Michael G. Evanoff; Fionnuala C. Cuffe; Takahiro Yoneda; John G. Stowe, Patrick C. Brennan ; (2009) 'The impact of faceplate surface characteristics on detection of pulmonary nodules0'. Proceedings of SPIE-International Society for Optical Engineering, 7263 (6). [Details]
Pearman, L.,Last, J.,Fitzgerald, O.,Veale, D.,Joyce, M.,Rainford, L.,McEntee, M.,McNulty, J.,Thomas, E.,Ryan, J.,McGee, A.,Toomey, R.,D'Helft, C.,Lowe, J.,Brennan, P. C.; (2009) 'Rheumatoid arthritis: a novel radiographic projection for hand assessment'. Br J Radiol, 82 (979):554-560. Available Online [Details]
McNulty J, Lonergan R, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, Hutchinson M, O¿Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2008) 'Apparent Diffusion Coefficient demonstrates greater sensitivity to Multiple Sclerosis lesions than Fractional Anisotropy and conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging'. Multiple Sclerosis, 14 (1(suppl)). Available Online [Details]
Ivory PD, McNulty J ; (2007) 'Phantom-based investigation into dose-image optimization of pelvicand abdominal examinations using direct radiography.0'. British Journal of Radiology, Congress Series . Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP, Roche RAP, Mullally SL, Brennan P, Doherty CP, Fitzsimons M, McMackin D, Prendergast J, Sukumaran S, Robertson IH ; (2006) 'The role of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in identifying the neurometabolic changes associated with learning'. British Journal of Radiology, Congress Series . [Details]
McNulty J and Brennan PC ; (2006) 'Resolution details detected by Radiographers and Radiologists in a University Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department'. British Journal of Radiology, Congress Series . [Details]

Other Journals

Aurelia Ciblis, Marie-Louise Butler, Belinda Grehan, Arun Bokde, Paul Mullins, Des O¿Neill, Jonathan McNulty (2014) 'Access to Neuroimaging in Dementia: A Survey of Specialists' Irish Journal of Medical Science 183 (7) . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
McNulty J (2013) 'Strengthening the voice of European Radiographers' Professional Radiographer Journal II (4) :28-29. Available Online [Details]
Mohan, S.M., McNulty, J.P., Portelli, J., Bezzina, P., Rainford, L. (2012) 'Paediatric radiation dose levels and consent implications for patients undergoing high dose medical imaging examinations' Irish Journal of Medical Science 181 (11) :s439-s456. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ng, C.H., O'Rourke, K., McNulty, J.P. (2012) 'Diagnostic efficacy of common magnetic resonance pulse sequences in the evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament tears: radiologists versus orthopaedic surgeons' Irish Journal of Medical Science 181 (11) :s439-s456. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Dempsey D, McNulty J (2012) 'Preventing Inadvertent Irradiation of a Fetus in the X-ray Department' Radiography Ireland 16 (3) :20-25. [Details]
Schofield A, McNulty J (2012) 'An institutional perspective on dealing with the legal and professional challenges of radiographic examinations where non-accidental injury is suspected' Radiography Ireland 16 (2) :42-45. [Details]
Dempsey E, McNulty J (2011) 'The Role of the Coroner and the Jury at an Inquest held in the Coroner's Court' Radiography Ireland 15 (2) :69-72. [Details]
NG CH, McEntee MF, McNulty JP (2011) 'Diagnostic efficacy of common magnetic resonance pulse sequences in the evaluation of anterior cruciate ligamant tears' Irish Journal of Medical Science 180 (1) . [DOI] [Details]
McNulty J; (2011) 'Legal and Forensic Issues in Radiography' Radiography Ireland 15 (1) :25-25. [Details]
Dempsey E, McNulty J; (2011) 'The Responsibilities of the Prescriber in the Justification Process when Requesting a Medical Exposure' Radiography Ireland 15 (1) :26-30. [Details]
McNulty JP; (2011) 'Fiche technique: Irlande' Le Manipulateur d¿imagerie médicale et de radiothérapie (196) :27-28. Available Online [Details]
Dempsey E, McNulty J; (2011) 'Requirements for the Provision of an Imaging Service for a Mass Fatality Incident in Ireland' Radiography Ireland 15 (1) :30-34. [Details]
McNulty J; (2011) 'Legal and Forensic Issues in Radiography and Radiation Therapy - Part II' Radiography Ireland 15 (2) :60-60. Available Online [Details]
Dempsey E, McNulty J; (2011) 'Elder Abuse in Ireland: Something that Radiographers and Radiation Therapists cannot afford to ignore' Radiography Ireland 15 (2) :61-69. Available Online [Details]
J Connolly, Balsters JH, McNulty J, Roche R, Boran L, O'Neill D, Delaney D, Bokde ALW (2011) 'Preliminary analysis of structural and functional neural substrates underlying stroop task in older healthy subjects' Irish Journal of Medical Science 180 (2) . [DOI] [Details]
Toomey, RJ; Ryan, JT; McEntee, MF; McNulty, J; Evanoff, MG; Cuffe, F; Yoneda, T; Stowe, J; Brennan, PC (2009) 'The impact of faceplate surface characteristics on detection of pulmonary nodules' Proceedings of the SPIE . [Details]
McNulty, J.P. Brennan, P.C.; (2006) 'Resolution details detected by Radiographers and Radiologists in a University Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department' British Journal of Radiology Congress Series . [Details]
McNulty, J.P., Roche, R.A.P., Mullally, S.L., Brennan, P., Doherty, C.P., Fitzsimons, M., McMackin, D., Prendergast, J., Sukumaran, S., Robertson, I.H.; (2006) 'The role of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in identifying the neurometabolic changes associated with learning' British Journal of Radiology Congress Series . [Details]
McNulty, J.P. Brennan, P.C.; (2006) 'Resolution details detected by Radiographers and Radiologists in a University Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department' British Journal of Radiology Congress Series . [Details]

Conference Publications

Jonathan P. McNulty (2014) Emotional intelligence in first year radiography and other health sciences students Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, , 11-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 Available Online [Details]
Aurelia Ciblis, Marie-Louise Butler, Belinda Grehan, Arun Bokde, Paul Mullins, Des O¿Neill, Jonathan McNulty (2014) Access to Neuroimaging in Dementia: A Survey of Specialists Irish Gerontological Society Annual Scientific Meeting Galway, Ireland, , 09-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
Ciblis A, Butler M L, Durkan J, Bokde A, Mullins P, McNulty J (2014) Analysis of Clinicans¿ Responses to a Survey on Neuroimaging in Dementia Irish institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 11-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
Jonathan McNulty (2014) Emotional Intelligence in First Year Health Sciences Students Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 11-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
Hannah Featherstone, Aurelia Ciblis, Marie-Louise Butler, Jonathan McNulty (2014) What do people with dementia, their caregivers and family members want to know about neuroimaging for dementia? Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 11-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
Jonathan McNulty, Stuart Mackay, Steve Lane, Sarah Lewis, Peter White (2014) Emotional Intelligence and Culture Difference between First Year Radiography Students: an International Perspective Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 11-OCT-14 - 11-OCT-14 [Details]
McNulty J (2014) Post-mortem Imaging Coroners' Society of Ireland Annual Conference Adare, Co. Limerick, , 19-SEP-14 - 21-SEP-14 [Details]
Elizabeth G. Kehoe, Dervla Farrell, Claudia Metzler-Baddeley, Jonathan P. McNulty, Paul G. Mullins, Declan Lyons, Brian Lawlor, Rose Anne Kenny, Damien Coyle and Arun L. Bokde (2014) Altered resting state functional connectivity of the hippocampus and thalamus in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: an fMRI study Neuroscience Ireland Young Neuroscientists Symposium 2014 Dublin, Ireland, , 20-SEP-14 - 20-SEP-14 [DOI] [Details]
McNulty JP, Lewis S, Lane S, Mackay SJ, White P (2014) Emotional intelligence and academic performance in the first year of undergraduate degree programmes AMEE 2014 An International Association for Medical Education Milan, Italy, , 30-AUG-14 - 03-SEP-14 Available Online [Details]
Mackay S, McNulty JP, Lewis S, Lane S, White P (2014) Emotional intelligence development in 1st year allied health professional students AMEE 2014 An International Association for Medical Education Milan, Italy, , 30-AUG-14 - 03-SEP-14 Available Online [Details]
Karolina Rusiak, Elizabeth G. Kehoe, Jonathan McNulty, Arun L. Bokde, Paul G. Mullins (2014) Posterior cingulate glutamate changes in aging: a 1H-MRS study Alzheimer's Association International Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, , 12-JUL-14 - 17-JUL-14 [Details]
Aurelia Ciblis, Catherine Quinn, Marie-Louise Butler, Arun Bokde, Paul Mullins, Jonathan McNulty (2014) A comparison of general practitioners' perspectives on neuroimaging in dementia in Ireland and North Wales Alzheimer's Association International Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, , 12-JUL-14 - 17-JUL-14 [Details]
Arun Bokde, Diarmaid Brennan, Mairead Hamill, Jonathan McNulty, Paul Mullins, Dervla Farrell (2014) Shape differences of the hippocampus and thalamus in risk-stratified MCI groups Alzheimer's Association International Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, , 12-JUL-14 - 17-JUL-14 [Details]
Arun Bokde, Dervla Farrell, Jonathan McNulty, Paul Mullins, Elizabeth Kehoe (2014) Grey matter differences in temporal and parietal regions in risk-stratified MCI groups Alzheimer's Association International Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, , 12-JUL-14 - 17-JUL-14 Available Online [Details]
Karolina Rusiak, Elizabeth G. Kehoe, Jonathan McNulty, Arun L. Bokde, Paul G. Mullins (2014) Posterior cingulate glutamate changes in aging: a 1H-MRS study Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium - AAIC 2014 Copenhagen, Denmark, , 12-JUL-14 - 12-JUL-14 [Details]
Nia Goulden, Arun Bokde, Jonathan McNulty, Paul Mullins (2014) Disrupted connectivity between the salience network and central executive networks in ageing Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) 2014 Hamburg, Germany, , 08-JUN-14 - 12-JUN-14 [Details]
Kehoe, E.G., Farrell, D. Coyle, D., Lawlor, B., Kenny, R.A., Lyons, D., McNulty, J.P., Mullins, P. G. and Bokde, A.L.W. (2014) The fornix in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: a constrained spherical deconvolution study Organization for Human Brain Mapping Hamburg, Germany, [Details]
Farrell, D., Kehoe, E.G., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.L.W. (2014) The role of the parietal lobe in the converting from MCI to Alzheimer's disease: An MRI Study Organization for Human Brain Mapping Hamburg, Germany, [Details]
Karolina Rusiak, Arun L. Bokde, Jonathan P. McNulty, Paul G. Mullins (2014) Metabolic changes in the posterior cingulate gyrus across age: a 1H-MRS study British Chapter ISMRM Postgraduate Conference Cardiff, Wales, , 11-APR-14 - 11-APR-14 [Details]
M.L. Butler, A. Ciblis, J. Durkin, A. Bokde, P. Mullins, D. O¿Neill, J. Mc Nulty (2014) Neuroimaging in dementia: a national survey of non-radiology specialists, radiologists and radiographers in Ireland European Congress of Radiology 2014 Vienna, Austria, , 06-MAR-14 - 10-MAR-14 [Details]
McNulty JP (2014) Innovative approaches to educational enhancement: teaching and assessment European Congress of Radiology 2014 Vienna, Austria, , 06-MAR-14 - 10-MAR-14 [Details]
Burke N, McNulty JP, Pelletier N, Grgurich T, Lombardo R, Hennessy B, Conlogue G (2014) Determining the value of non-traditional approaches to conventional radiographic imaging of neonates in the post-mortem setting European Congress of Radiology 2014 , 06-MAR-14 - 10-MAR-14 [Details]
McNulty JP (2014) Child protection issues: raising awareness among medical imaging professionals European Congress of Radiology 2014 Vienna, Austria, , 06-MAR-14 - 10-MAR-14 [Details]
Kehoe, E.G., Farrell, D., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.L.W. (2014) An investigation of hippocampal subfield volume changes in ageing and mild cognitive impairment and their relation to memory function EPS Cognitive Ageing Workshop Pershore, UK, , 04-MAR-14 - 04-MAR-14 [Details]
Kehoe, E.G., Farrell, D., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.L.W. (2014) Exploring white matter changes in the fornix in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: a diffusion-based tractography study Young Life Scientists Ireland Symposium Dublin, Ireland, , 01-MAR-14 - 01-MAR-14 [Details]
McNulty J (2013) Post-mortem imaging: teaching and learning How we investigate in the 21st century? Royal Society of Medicine Joint meeting of the Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine and Pathology Sections RSM, London, , 17-JAN-14 - 18-JAN-14 [Details]
McNulty JP (2013) Diffusion (tensor) imaging ESMRMB 2013 Congress Toulouse, France, , 03-OCT-13 - 05-OCT-13 Available Online [Details]
Kehoe, E.G., Farrell, D., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.L.W. (2013) An investigation of hippocampal subfield volumetry changes in ageing and mild cognitive impairment and their relation to memory function Neuroscience Ireland Annual Meeting Cork, Ireland, [Details]
Farrell, D., Kehoe, E.G., Butler, M.L., Ciblis, A., Durkan, J., Goulden, N., Kerskens, C., Rusiak, K., Quinn, C., Mullins, P.G., McNulty, J, Bokde, A.L.W. (2013) NeuroSKILL: Increasing awareness, education and training in dementia through neuroimaging Neuroscience Ireland Annual Meeting Cork, Ireland, [Details]
Lewis S, McNulty JP, Mackay S, Lane S, White P (2013) Emotional Intelligence development in Diagnostic Radiography and Radiation Therapy students: an international, longitudinal study First Year in Higher Education (FYHE) Wellington, New Zealand, , 07-JUL-13 - 10-JUL-13 [Details]
McIlgorm D, McNulty JP (2013) What can quality assurance results tell us about the monitors that are being used to view dental images in a dental teaching hospital? 19th International Congress of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology Bergen, Norway, , 22-JUN-13 - 27-JUN-13 Available Online [Details]
McIlgorm D, McNulty JP (2013) Could standardising commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) monitors to the DICOM part 14: GSDF affect clinical diagnosis? A visual grading characteristics analysis 19th International Congress of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology Bergen, Norway, , 22-JUN-13 - 27-JUN-13 Available Online [Details]
McNulty J, Guerin S, Staunton M (2013) Influences on assessment choice and the International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education Glasgow, Scotland, , 11-JUN-13 - 13-JUN-13 [Details]
1. Kehoe, E.G., Ciblis, A., Butler, M.L., Durkan, J., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.W.L (2013) NeuroSKILL: A new neuroimaging initiative to improve training and skills in neuroimaging applied to dementia in Ireland and North Wales C-TRIC Translational Medicine Conference Derry, northern Ireland, [Details]
Farrell, D., Kehoe, E.G., McNulty, J, Mullins, P.G., Bokde, A.L.W. (2013) Hippocampal volume as a biomarker for Alzheimer¿s Disease: a novel graphical method C-TRIC Translational Medicine Conference Derry, Northern Ireland, [Details]
McNulty J (2013) Strengthening the voice of European Radiographers 15th Federazione Nazionale Collegi Professionali Tecnici Sanitari di Radiologia Medica Congresso Nazionale Riccione, Italy, , 19-APR-13 - 21-APR-13 Available Online [Details]
Beaux A, McNulty J, Catania D (2013) Radiographer core competence: nouve frontiere in Italia e in Europe 15th Federazione Nazionale Collegi Professionali Tecnici Sanitari di Radiologia Medica Congresso Nazionale Riccione, Italy, , 19-APR-13 - 21-APR-13 Available Online [Details]
J.L. Portelli, J. McNulty, S. Mohan, P. Bezzina, L. Rainford (2013) A review diagnostic imaging frequency to aid research exploring the issue of consent for higher dose paediatric examinations ECR2013 - European Congress of Radiology Vienna, Austria, , 07-MAR-13 - 11-MAR-13 Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP (2013) MR spectroscopy: the role of radiographers in data optimisation European Congress of Radiology 2013 Vienna, Austria, , 07-MAR-13 - 11-MAR-13 Available Online [Details]
A. Ciblis, M.-L. Butler, J. Durkin, A. Bokde, P. Mullins, J. McNulty (2013) NeuroSKILL: Increasing Skills and Training in Dementia through a New Neuroimaging Initiative in the Ireland Wales Region AD/PD 2013 - 11th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases Florence, Italy, , 06-MAR-13 - 10-MAR-13 Available Online [Details]
Jonathan McNulty, Suzanne Guerin, Michael Staunton (2013) Exploring the Practice of Assessment in First Year Health Sciences Programmes Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 20-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13 Available Online [Details]
Jonathan McNulty (2013) Emotional Intelligence in First Year Health Sciences Students Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 20-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13 Available Online [Details]
Jonathan McNulty, Stuart Mackay, Steve Lane, Sarah Lewis, Peter White (2013) Emotional Intelligence and Culture Difference between First Year Radiography Students: an International Perspective Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 20-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13 Available Online [Details]
Pelletier N, Blyth T, Burke N, Healy L, Conlogue G, Lombardo R, Hennessy B, McNulty J (2013) Radiography of occult fractures in infants American Academy of Forensic Sciences 65th Annual Scientific Meeting Washington DC, USA, , 18-FEB-13 - 23-FEB-13 Available Online [Details]
White P, McNulty J, Mackay S, Hussain Z, Lane S, Lewis S (2013) An International Perspective of the Emotional Intelligence of First Year Student Radiographers: Cultural Differences 2013 Asia-Australasia Conference of Radiological Technologists Chiangmai, Thailand, , 16-JAN-13 - 18-JAN-13 Available Online [Details]
Quinn, C., Rusiak, K., Mullins, P., Bokde, a., McNulty, J.P. & Clare, L. (2012) NeuroSKILL: Neuroimaging in Dementia The Neurodem Cymru 5th Annual Scientific Conference Cardiff, Wales, , 16-NOV-12 - 16-NOV-12 [Details]
Guerin S, McNulty JP, Staunton M (2012) Exploring the practice of assessment in first year AISHE International Conference Series AISHE-C 2012: Responding to Change: Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education DCU, Dublin, , 30-AUG-12 - 31-AUG-12 Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP; (2012) The role of radiographers in forensic imaging European Congress of Radiology 2012 Vienna, Austria, , 01-MAR-12 - 05-MAR-12 [Details]
McNulty JP (2012) Radiographers in Interventional Radiology: European Organisational Models in Comparison 12th Annual AITRI Congress and 1st International Meeting of Interventional Radiographers Bologna, Italy, , 19-MAY-12 - 19-MAY-12 [Details]
Dempsey EM, Cassidy MT, McNulty JP, Wilkinson AR; (2012) An audit of the provision of orthogonal projections in forensic radiography to assist in the location of ballistic evidence by the Irish State Pathologist European Congress of Radiology 2012 Vienna, Austria, , 01-MAR-12 - 05-MAR-12 Available Online [Details]
Ng C.H. , McEntee M.F. , McNulty J.P. ; (2011) Diagnostic efficacy of common magnetic resonance pulse sequences in the evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament tears Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 07-OCT-11 - 08-OCT-11 Available Online [Details]
McNulty J, Maher M; (2011) Education and training for interventional radiographers: one size does not fit all CIRSE 2011 - Annual Meeting and Postgraduate Course of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe Munich, Germany, , 10-SEP-11 - 14-SEP-11 [Details]
Brennan PC, Ryan J, Evanoff M, Haygood T, McNulty J, Rainford L; (2011) Multi-scale enhancement of PA chest radiographs Medical Image Perception Society IX Dublin, Ireland, , 09-AUG-11 - 12-AUG-11 Available Online [Details]
Joanna Connolly, David Delany, Jonathan McNulty, Richard Roche, Joshua Balsters, Arun Bokde; (2011) The relationship between Cognitive reserve and measures of DTI in older Healthy Subjects . In: Organization for Human Brain Mapping eds. HBM 2011 Quebec, Canada, , 26-JUN-11 - 30-JUN-11 Available Online [Details]
Kealy G, Gapert R, Buckley L, Cassidy M, McNulty JP, Wright R, Foyle R, Meier-Augenstein W, Kemp H, Wilkinson C, Rynn C, Clifford S; (2011) Irish Case Report on the Multidisciplinary Approach towards Identification of a Human Skull Recovered from the Sea British Association for Human Identification Manchester, UK, , 09-APR-11 - 10-APR-11 Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP, Kelly B, Rainford L, McEntee MF; (2011) Can collaboration between radiographers and non-consultant hospital doctors during image interpretation improve the accuracy of diagnostic decisions? European Congress of Radiology 2011 Vienna, Austria, , 03-MAR-11 - 07-MAR-11 Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP, Lonergan R, Bannigan J, Brennan PC, Hutchinson M, O'Laoide R, Tubridy N; (2011) Fiber Tractography of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in Multiple Sclerosis subjects with Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 07-OCT-11 - 08-OCT-11 Available Online [Details]
McNulty J; (2011) Completing a Witness Statement IIRRT Forensic 'Non-Accidental Injury' Study Day Dublin, Ireland, , 03-SEP-11 - 03-SEP-11 [Details]
McNulty JP, Lonergan R, Bannigan J, Brennan PC, Hutchinson M, O'Laoide R, Tubridy N; (2011) Fiber Tractography of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in Multiple Sclerosis subjects with Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Irish Magnetic Resonance Imaging Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 29-JAN-11 - 29-JAN-11 Available Online [Details]
C.H. Ng, M.F. McEntee, J.P. McNulty; (2011) Diagnostic efficacy of common magnetic resonance pulse sequences in the evaluation of anterior cruciate ligament tears Irish Magnetic Resonance Imaging Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 29-JAN-11 - 29-JAN-11 Available Online [Details]
Connolly J, Balsters J, McNulty J, Roche R, Boran L, O'Neill D, Delaney D, Murphy J, Callaghan J, Bodke A; (2010) Preliminary analysis of structural and functional neural substrates underlying stroop task in healthy older subjects Neuroscience Ireland 2010 Dublin, Ireland, , 02-SEP-10 - 03-SEP-10 [Details]
J. P. McNulty, T. Roding, D. Pronk-Larive, P. Bezzina, P. Harris, I. Henderson, J. Hughes, N. Jones, G. Plug, J. L. Portelli, J. Puniene, V. Punys, L. Rainford ; (2010) The Development of the European Masters Programme in Medical Imaging European Society of Radiology Annual Congress, ECR Vienna, Austria, [Details]
Ryan J, NG CT, Gibney R, Fitzgerald O, Brennan P, Hefferenan E, Fearon U, McNulty J, Rainford L, Veale D; (2010) Novel PET/MR Fusion Imaging and Quantification of Knee Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting Atlanta, USA, Available Online [Details]
McNulty J; (2010) Applications of diffusion tensor imaging in patients after severe TBI Irish Association of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, , 17-SEP-10 - 17-SEP-10 [Details]
Brennan PC, Toomey RJ, Evanoff M, Ryan JM, McEntee M, McNulty JP, Chakraborty DP; (2009) The Potential of Apple iTouch Technology to Display Radiological Images Radiological Society of North America, 95th Annual Meeting Chicago, USA, , 29-NOV-09 - 04-DEC-09 [Details]
Ryan J, Toomey RJ, Evanoff M, McEntee M, Mcnulty J, Brennan PC (2009) Region-of-Interest Variance Using Tablet Interaction Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Chicago, Illinois, USA, , 29-NOV-09 - 04-DEC-09 [Details]
J McNulty, R Lonergan, P C Brennan, R O'Laoide, J M Ryan, N Tubridy, et al. ; (2009) The Diagnostic Efficacy of Conventional MR Sequences in the Identification of Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Radiological Society of North America, 95th Annual Meeting Chicago, USA, , 28-NOV-09 - 04-DEC-09 [Details]
Jonathan P. McNulty, Roisin Lonergan, John Bannigan, Patrick C. Brennan, Michael Hutchinson, Risteard O'Laoide, Niall Tubridy; (2009) Fiber Tractography of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in Multiple Sclerosis subjects with Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia American Academy of Neurology 61st Annual Meeting Seattle, USA, , 25-APR-09 - 02-MAY-09 Available Online [Details]
Toomey RJ, Ryan JT, McEntee MF, McNulty J, Evanoff MG, Cuffe F, Yoneda T, Stowe J, Brennan PC (2009) The impact of faceplate surface characteristics on detection of pulmonary nodules Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Medical Imaging Orlando, Florida, USA, , 07-FEB-09 - 12-FEB-09 [Details]
McNulty J, Lonergan R, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, O¿Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2008) Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in MS patients with Internuclear Opthalmoplegia 44th Annual Meeting of the Irish Neurological Association Association Cork, Ireland, , 08-MAY-08 - 09-MAY-08 [Details]
McNulty J, Lonergan R, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, O¿Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2008) Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus in MS patients with Internuclear Opthalmoplegia Association of British Neurologists joint Spring Meeting with the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology Dublin, Ireland, , 26-MAR-08 - 28-MAR-08 [Details]
Lonergan R, McNulty J, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, Hutchinson M, O¿Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2008) Apparent Diffusion Coefficient demonstrates greater sensitivity to Multiple Sclerosis lesions 8th Annual UCD Conway Festival of Research Dublin, Ireland, , 09-OCT-08 [Details]
McNulty J, Lonergan R, Brennan PC, Costelloe L, O¿Laoide R, Tubridy N ; (2008) Apparent Diffusion Coefficient demonstrates greater sensitivity to Multiple Sclerosis lesions than Fractional Anisotropy and conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging World Congress for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis Montreal, Canada, , 17-SEP-08 - 20-SEP-08 [Details]
McNulty JP; (2007) The Erasmus Radiography Group ¿ Fourteen years of growth European Union and HEA: Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme: Valorisation Conference and Meeting Dublin, Ireland, , 06-DEC-07 - 06-DEC-07 [Details]
McNulty J, Craddock A, Madigan E, McEntee M ; (2007) Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Guidelines on best practice Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy Annual Conference Cork, Ireland, , 02-NOV-07 - 04-NOV-07 [Details]
McNulty JP, Roche RAP, Mullally SL, Brennan P, Doherty CP, Fitzsimons M, McMackin D, Prendergast J, Sukumaran S, Robertson IH ; (2007) The role of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in identifying the neurometabolic changes associated with memory improvements following extended rote learning Faculty of Radiologists of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Professional Practice and Continuing Education Meeting Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Ivory PD, McNulty J ; (2007) Phantom-based investigation into dose-image optimization of pelvicand abdominal examinations using direct radiography UK Radiological Congress Manchester, UK, , 11-JUN-06 - 13-JUN-06 [Details]
McNulty JP, Ivory PD ; (2007) Dose-Image Optimisation of Pelvic and Abdominal Examinations Using Direct Radiography: A Phantom-based Study Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting Chicago, USA, , 25-NOV-07 - 29-NOV-07 Available Online [Details]
McNulty JP, Roche RAP, Mullally SL, Brennan P, Doherty CP, Fitzsimons M, McMackin D, Prendergast J, Sukumaran S, Robertson IH ; (2006) The identification of neurometabolic sequelae post-learning using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting Chicago, USA, , 26-NOV-06 - 30-NOV-06 Available Online [Details]
McNulty, J.P., Roche, R.A.P., Mullally, S.L., Brennan, P., Doherty, C.P., Fitzsimons, M., McMackin, D., Prendergast, J., Sukumaran, S. Robertson, I.H.; (2006) The role of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in identifying the neurometabolic changes associated with learning UK Radiological Congress Birmingham, UK, , 15-MAY-06 - 17-MAY-06 [Details]
McNulty J and Brennan PC ; (2006) Resolution details detected by Radiographers and Radiologists in a University Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department UK Radiological Congress Bermingham, UK, , 15-MAY-06 - 17-MAY-06 [Details]
McNulty JP; (2006) THE IIR Research Funding scheme Irish Institute of Radiography Annual Conference Dublin, Ireland, , 03-NOV-08 - 05-NOV-08 [Details]
McNulty, J.P.; (2005) Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Neuroimaging Irish Institute of Radiography Annual Conference Cavan, Ireland, , 11-NOV-05 - 12-NOV-05 [Details]
Roche RAP, Mullally SL, Brennan P, Doherty CP, Fitzsimons M, McMackin D, McNulty JP, Prendergast J, Sukumaran S, Robertson IH ; (2004) Effects of Prolonged Rote Rehearsal on Learning and Hippocampal Metabolism in the Aged Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting San Francisco, USA, , 18-APR-04 - 20-APR-04 [Details]
Kavanagh S, Bolger C, Brennan P, McNulty J; (2003) MRI of a Prosthetic Disc Nucleus World Spine II Chicago, USA, , 10-AUG-03 - 13-AUG-03 [Details]
                       

Abstract

McNulty, JP,Lonergan, R,Brennan, PC,O'Laoide, R,Tubridy, N (2008) Apparent diffusion coefficient demonstrates greater sensitivity to multiple sclerosis lesions than fractional anisotropy and conventional magnetic resonance imaging. Abstract [Details]
Ng, CH,McEntee, MF,McNulty, JP (2011) DIAGNOSTIC EFFICACY OF COMMON MAGNETIC RESONANCE PULSE SEQUENCES IN THE EVALUATION OF ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT TEARS. Abstract [Details]
Connolly, J,Balsters, JH,McNulty, J,Roche, R,Boran, L,O'Neill, D,Delaney, D,Bokde, ALW (2011) PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL NEURAL SUBSTRATES UNDERLYING STROOP TASK IN OLDER HEALTHY SUBJECTS. Abstract [Details]
Kehoe, EG,McNulty, J,Mullins, PG,Bokde, ALW (2013) Neuroskill: A New Neuroimaging Initiative to Improve Training and Skills in Neuroimaging Applied to Dementia in Ireland and North Wales. Abstract [Details]
                                                 

Policy Contribution

McNulty JP, Hayes M, McGee A, Dempsey E; (2011) Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy - Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guidelines on Best Practice. Dublin, Ireland: Policy Contribution [Details]
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]
Mc Nulty, J., Madigan, E., Craddock, A. Mc Entee, M.; (2007) IIRRT Guidelines on Best Practice in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Policy Contribution Available Online [Details]
   

Articles

Jonathan McNulty; (2011) The reader: radiographers: expanding role. Medical Imaging Technology. London, UK: Articles Available Online [Details]
     

Research

Research Interests

I have diverse research interests as can be seem from the examples of undergraduate projects which I have previously supervised. My principle research areas in general radiography are dosimetry and image quality studies utilising anthropomorphic phantoms, cadavers, and patients. Two other major areas of interest are MRI (image quality / clinical applications / patient care) and Forensic Imaging. I am a member of the image perception research group in Diagnostic Imaging and thus am involved in a number of observer performance / viewing studies which involve several imaging modalities. I also have an interest in clinical audit and best practice in diagnostic imaging which over-rides many of the topics listed above. Finally, as one of the UCD Fellows in Teaching and Academic Development and Head of Teaching and Learning in Diagnostic Imaging I am interested in all aspects of educational research and am currently involved in several projects in this area.
 
Research Funding/Grants

Project title: Neuroimaging Skills in Dementia (NeuroSKILL)
Role: UCD PI 
Period: 2012-2014
Amount: EUR 1,106,607 (EUR 388,018 UCD)
Funding source: EU European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) INTERREG 4A Ireland-Wales

Project title: Health Cluster Europe
Role: UCD PI 
Period: 2013-2015
Amount: EUR 555,500 (EUR 19,700 UCD)
Funding source: EU European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) INTERREG 4B North West Europe
 
Project title: An investigation into the effects of computerised executive function training in healthy older adults
Role: PI
Period: 2009-2013
Amount: EUR 9,984.96
Funding source: UCD Seed Funding
 
Project title: The Diagnostic Efficacy of Conventional MR Sequences in the Identification of Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Lesions in Multiple Sclerosis
Role: PI
Period: 2008-2009
Amount: EUR 1,400
Funding source: UCD Seed Funding
 
Project title: Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) of the Medial Longitudinal Fasiculus in MS patients with Internuclear Opthalmoplegia. 
Role: PI 
Period: 2007-2011
Amount: EUR 24,000
Funding source: UCD Seed Funding
 
Project title: Development of an assessment strategy for ankle sprains in the Irish Healthcare system.  
Role: Co-applicant
Period: 2007-2011
Amount: EUR 23,800
Funding source: UCD Seed Funding
 
Project title: National Radiography Continuing Professional Development Programme
Role: Co-applicant
Period: 2007-2009
Amount: EUR 94,795
Funding source: HSE Continuing Professional Development Funding
 
Project title: Apparent Diffusion Coefficient demonstrates greater sensitivity to Multiple Sclerosis lesions than Fractional Anisotropy and conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Role: PI
Period: 2008
Amount: $1,000
Funding source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA) Research Award
 
Project title: SMMS Research Support Scheme
Role: PI
Period: 2008
Amount: EUR 2,900
Funding source: UCD SMMS
 
Project title: SMMS Research Support Scheme (Preliminary Investigations)
Role: PI
Period: 2007
Amount: EUR 5,000
Funding source: UCD SMMS
 
Project title: Research Dissemination Award
Role: PI
Period: 2007
Amount: EUR 1,000
Funding source: Irish Cancer Society
 
 
 
Teaching and Learning Funding/Grants:
 
Project title: Module Innovation Support Grant (2009)
Amount: EUR 4,833.38
Funding source: SIF II
 
Project title: Inclusive Assessment Grant (2010)
Amount: EUR 1,698
Funding source: HEA Training of Trainers Fund
 
Project title: Exploring Assessment in First Year
Period: 2011-2014
Amount: EUR 12,000
Funding source: UCD Fellowship in Teaching & Academic Development (HEA Strategic Innovation Fund II)
 
Project title: Personal and Professional Development Issues in Professional Degree Programmes
Period: 2011-2014
Amount: EUR 12,000
Funding source: UCD Fellowship in Teaching & Academic Development (HEA Strategic Innovation Fund II)
 

Research Projects

Sponsor : EU - European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Title : Neuroimaging Skills in Dementia (NeuroSKILL)
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAR-12 / 31-DEC-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : An investigation into the effects of computerised executive function training in healthy older adults
Start Date / End Date : 03-AUG-09 / 31-JAN-11
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) of the medial longitudinal fasiculus in multiple Sclerosis patients with Internuclear Opthalmoplegia
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-07 / 01-JUN-09

Recent Postgraduates

Research Masters:
Dr. Daniel McIlgorm (King's College London Dental Institute) - MSc Thesis Supervisor

Kolbe Mooney - MSc Thesis Supervisor 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):
Nicola Giannotti - Primary Supervisor 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):
Jonathan Portelli - Secondary Supervisor
 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD):
Dr. Layan Akijian - Secondary Supervisor

 

 

 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

A deep approach to learning, the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills, are key to a successful professional programme. I am an enthusiastic teacher and this is key to encouraging student engagement and willingness to learn. I am committed to exploring and testing new teaching and assessment approaches.
 

Enhancement of Teaching

In certain modules at graduate level and in my Forensic Radiography module delivered to graduates and undergraduates I have also introduced a pre-module survey in order to help me to identify the often significantly different entry knowledge and professional experience amongst the students. This has proven extremely helpful in tailoring the content to meet the student needs. In conjunction with an end of module evaluation and examination results this provides a clear indicator of learning progression and achievement of learning outcomes. This pre-module survey and ongoing in-class discussions made me even more aware of the need for the introduction of a choice of assessments for students within the Forensic Radiography module and this choice is now being supported through an Inclusive Assessment Grant by UCD Teaching and Learning as part of the HEA Training of Trainers fund.

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

I am currently Head of Teaching and Learning for Diagnostic Imaging in the School of Medicine and Medical Science and co-ordinator of the BSc Radiography programme. As such I have teaching and learning oversight of our undergraduate programme along with our 20 taught Diagnostic Imaging graduate programmes and three graduate programmes delivered external to the SMMS i.e. Nurse Prescribing of Ionising Radiation (SNMHS), Interventional Radiology Procedures (SNMHS), and Overview of Medical / Diagnostic Imaging (MSc Microscopy; SBES). I also coordinate the 5 undergraduate and graduate programmes in Dental Radiography delivered through the Cork Dental School (UCC) and Dublin Dental School (TCD). Thirteen of these taught graduate programmes have been introduced since I took on the role of Head of Teaching & Learning in January 2009. I have overseen the introduction and expansion of core and optional Diagnostic Imaging modules into the Medicine and BSc Biomedical Health and Life Sciences programmes. I am on the SMMS programme planning group, where I am leading the structured electives project, and have redrafted the BSc Radiography programme outcomes and graduate attributes in consultation with the profession, employers, graduates, undergraduates, and academic staff as a starting point to direct our proposed curriculum redesign and graduate attribute / learning outcome mapping through the programme. External to UCD I am currently Chair of the Erasmus Radiography Group, a consortium of 17 academic institutions from across Europe who strive to improve quality, creativity and innovation in Radiography education while facilitating student and staff exchanges, and I am also project coordinator for the European Masters Programme in Medical Imaging which is aimed at educating and training Masters students from across Europe.

Developing as a Teacher

I am currently on the educational and scientific committees for the European Congress of Radiology which this year attracted 20,120 delegates and will next take place in Vienna, Austria in March 2012. Thus I am currently involved in the scheduling of educational refresher courses, special focus sessions, and scientific sessions. In the past two years alone I have actively participated in at least 20 teaching and learning related seminars, courses or conferences and have been an invited guest speaker for a number of these.

Innovation & Leadership

I have led the introduction of innovative teaching approaches to Diagnostic Imaging programmes within the SMMS. One priority area has been the introduction of e-learning alongside traditional teaching methods and the development of stand-alone online modules/programmes. I led the design and delivery of fully online undergraduate and graduate programmes aimed at dental professionals in conjunction with UCC and TCD. Under my guidance, we have introduced over 10 new graduate programmes a number of which have led to significant international growth.

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Dr. Louise Rainford - School of Medicine & Medical Science 
Dr. Jason Last - School of Medicine & Medical Science 
Dr. Suzanne Guerin - School of Psychology
Dr. Michael Staunton - School of History and Archives
Dr. René Gapert - School of Medicine & Medical Science 
Prof. Peter Kelly -  School of Medicine & Medical Science 
Dr. Ulrik McCarthy-Persson - School of Physiotherapy, Public Health & Performance Science 
Dr. Dermot Power - School of Medicine & Medical Science 
Prof. Gerry Bury - School of Medicine & Medical Science 

External Collaborators

Dr. Stuart Mackay - University of Liverpool
Dr. Sarah Lewis - University of Sydney
Dr. Peter White - Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Prof. Arun Bokde - Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Paul Mullins - Bangor University
Dr. Mike Evanoff - American Board of Radiology 
Dr. Richard Roche - NUI Maynooth
Dr. David Delaney -  Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Lorraine Boran - Dublin City University 
Dr. Daniel McIlgorm - Dublin Dental Hospital