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Louise Rainford

Professor
School of Medicine
01 716 6537
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

Dr Louise Rainford's background is in the area of medical imaging, training as a radiographer in Manchester, UK. Following a twelve year clinical career in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital she commenced as a UCD lecturer in 1997, and from 2006 she was appointed as the Head of Teaching for the Radiography Programmes and lead the development of Radiography education at undergraduate and graduate level. In early 2009 she was appointed as the Head of Diagnostic Imaging within the UCD School of Medicine. Her supervision of research projects to date have incorporated a broad range of imaging modalities including X-ray, computerised tomography, fluoroscopic guided interventional procedures, and mammography, and her findings published in several international peer reviewed journals. Dr Rainford has presented at many international imaging meetings including the annual meetings of the European Congress of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, UK Radiological Congress, International Society of Optical Engineering and Medical Imaging Perception Society. She has successfully supervised many graduate research students, including 13 PhD projects. She is a distinguished teacher with awards excellence for teaching. Dr Rainford is a current member of the Educational Wing of the European Federation of Radiography Societies and is currently involved in several multi-centred European research studies.

DEGREES

  • Cert Clin Tutor
    University of East Anglia
  • DRI
    College of Radiographers London UK
  • Dip Management
    College of Industrial Relations IRL
  • Dip Radiography
    College of Radiographers London UK
  • PhD
    University College Dublin1998 - 2002