Research Profile

Robert Gaffney

BIOGRAPHY

Research Interests

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2012)'A study of innovative patient safety education'
Pat Henn, Simon Smith, Robert Gaffney, Helen Hynes; (2012) 'A study of innovative patient safety education' [Details]
(2012)'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation'
Henn P, Power D, Smith SD, Power T, Hynes H, Gaffney R, McAdoo JD (2012) 'A metric-based analysis of structure and content of telephone consultations of final-year medical students in a high-fidelity emergency medicine simulation' [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Patient safety: using end objectives to drive learning'
Simon Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Helen Hynes, John McAdoo and Colin Bradley; (2011) 'Patient safety: using end objectives to drive learning' [Details]
(2011)'Medical safety: using end objectives to drive learning'
Smith, S,Henn, P,Gaffney, R,Hynes, H,McAdoo, J,Bradley, C (2011) 'Medical safety: using end objectives to drive learning' [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Using standardized patients to assess communication skills in medical and nursing Students'
Ryan, CA,Walshe, N,Gaffney, R,Shanks, A,Burgoyne, L,Wiskin, CM; (2010) 'Using standardized patients to assess communication skills in medical and nursing Students' [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Upper-Bounding the Incidence Rate of Associations Between Camouflage Uniforms and Surveillance Images'
Adams, Norman; Perlin, Victor; Rohde, Mitchell; Gaffney, Robert; Harmsen, Natalia; Kriigel, Carl; (2009) 'Upper-Bounding the Incidence Rate of Associations Between Camouflage Uniforms and Surveillance Images' [DOI] [Details]
(2006)'Follow-up study of long-term survivors of osteosarcoma in the prechemotherapy era'
Gaffney, Robyn and Unni, K. Krishnan and Sim, Franklin H. and Slezak, Jeffrey M. and Esther, Robert J. and Bolander, Mark E.; (2006) 'Follow-up study of long-term survivors of osteosarcoma in the prechemotherapy era' [DOI] [Details]
(2004)'Acute intracerebroventricular (icv) leptin administration and the baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) in the anaesthetized rat'
Gaffney R, Johns EJ.; (2004) 'Acute intracerebroventricular (icv) leptin administration and the baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) in the anaesthetized rat' [Details]
(2004)'The contribution of the pharyngoesophageal pressure profile to the evaluation of dysphagia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)'
Alexander, M and Kidney, D and O'Toole, O and Harney, M and Patil, N and Walshe, R and Gaffney, R and Hardiman, O; (2004) 'The contribution of the pharyngoesophageal pressure profile to the evaluation of dysphagia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)' [Details]
(2003)'High resolution computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the pre-operative assessment of cochlear implant patients'
Gleeson, TG and Lacy, PD and Bresnihan, M and Gaffney, R and Brennan, P and Viani, L; (2003) 'High resolution computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the pre-operative assessment of cochlear implant patients' [Details]
(2003)'Novel fluorescent ligase detection reaction and flow cytometric analysis of SYT-SSX fusions in snyovial sarcoma'
Gaffney, R and Chakerian, A and O'Connell, JX and Mathers, J and Garner, K and Joste, N and Viswanatha, DS; (2003) 'Novel fluorescent ligase detection reaction and flow cytometric analysis of SYT-SSX fusions in snyovial sarcoma' [Details]
(2002)'Novel fluorescent ligase detection assay to identify SYT-SSX fusions in synovial sarcoma'
Gaffney, R and Chakerian, A and O'Connell, J and Mathers, J and Joste, N and Viswanatha, D; (2002) 'Novel fluorescent ligase detection assay to identify SYT-SSX fusions in synovial sarcoma' [Details]
(2002)'Novel fluorescent ligase detection assay to identify SYT-SSX fusions in synovial sarcoma'
Gaffney, R and Chakerian, A and O'Connell, J and Mathers, J and Joste, N and Viswanatha, D; (2002) 'Novel fluorescent ligase detection assay to identify SYT-SSX fusions in synovial sarcoma' [Details]
(2001)'Expression of hMLH1 and hMSH2 proteins in ovarian carcinoma'
Gaffney, R and Joste, N; (2001) 'Expression of hMLH1 and hMSH2 proteins in ovarian carcinoma' [Details]
(2001)'Expression of hMLH1 and hMSH2 proteins in ovarian carcinoma'
Gaffney, R and Joste, N; (2001) 'Expression of hMLH1 and hMSH2 proteins in ovarian carcinoma' [Details]
(2000)'Head and neck schwannomas - a 10 year review'
Colreavy, MP and Lacy, PD and Hughes, J and Bouchier-Hayes, D and Brennan, P and O'Dwyer, AJ and Donnelly, MJ and Gaffney, R and Maguire, A and O'Dwyer, TP and Timon, CV and Walsh, MA; (2000) 'Head and neck schwannomas - a 10 year review' [Details]
(1999)'Segmental colonic transit after oral Ga-67-citrate in healthy subjects and those with chronic idiopathic constipation'
Bartholomeusz, D and Chatterton, BE and Bellen, JC and Gaffney, R and Hunter, A; (1999) 'Segmental colonic transit after oral Ga-67-citrate in healthy subjects and those with chronic idiopathic constipation' [Details]
(1997)'Bronchoscopy in the pediatric age group: An ear-nose-throat surgeon's experience'
Forte, V and Gaffney, R; (1997) 'Bronchoscopy in the pediatric age group: An ear-nose-throat surgeon's experience' [Details]
(1997)'Congenital nasal dermoids in children'
Carroll, CMA and Gaffney, R and McShane, D; (1997) 'Congenital nasal dermoids in children' [Details]
(1997)'Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the inferior turbinate'
Gaffney, R and Hui, Y and Vojvodich, S and Forte, V; (1997) 'Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the inferior turbinate' [Details]
(1997)'Surface acoustic wave measurements of YBa2Cu3O7-delta thin films and single crystals'
Gaffney, R and Hucho, C and Feller, JR and McKenna, WJ and Sarma, BK and Levy, M; (1997) 'Surface acoustic wave measurements of YBa2Cu3O7-delta thin films and single crystals' [Details]
(1995)'NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA - THE IRISH EXPERIENCE'
FENTON, J and VIANI, L and GAFFNEY, R and LANG, J and WALSH, M; (1995) 'NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA - THE IRISH EXPERIENCE' [Details]
(1995)'SINUSITIS IN PATIENTS WITH CYSTIC-FIBROSIS'
HUI, Y and GAFFNEY, R and CRYSDALE, WS; (1995) 'SINUSITIS IN PATIENTS WITH CYSTIC-FIBROSIS' [Details]
(1995)'LASER ARYEPIGLOTTOPLASTY FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURASTHENIC LARYNGOMALACIA IN CEREBRAL-PALSY'
HUI, Y and GAFFNEY, R and CRYSDALE, WS; (1995) 'LASER ARYEPIGLOTTOPLASTY FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURASTHENIC LARYNGOMALACIA IN CEREBRAL-PALSY' [Details]
(1993)'THE INCIDENCE AND ROLE OF ACTINOMYCES IN RECURRENT ACUTE TONSILLITIS'
GAFFNEY, R and HARRISON, M and WALSH, M and SWEENEY, E and CAFFERKEY, M; (1993) 'THE INCIDENCE AND ROLE OF ACTINOMYCES IN RECURRENT ACUTE TONSILLITIS' [Details]
(1990)'REDUCING THE FALSE NEGATIVE RATE OF RADIONUCLIDE SCANS IN RENAL-ARTERY STENOSIS (RAS) - THE VALUE OF CAPTOPRIL'
BANNISTER, KM and GAFFNEY, R and TORPY, DJ; (1990) 'REDUCING THE FALSE NEGATIVE RATE OF RADIONUCLIDE SCANS IN RENAL-ARTERY STENOSIS (RAS) - THE VALUE OF CAPTOPRIL' [Details]
(1990)'IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE EGR-1 GENE-PRODUCT, A DNA-BINDING ZINC FINGER PROTEIN-INDUCED BY DIFFERENTIATION AND GROWTH SIGNALS'
CAO, XM and KOSKI, RA and GASHLER, A and MCKIERNAN, M and MORRIS, CF and GAFFNEY, R and HAY, RV and SUKHATME, VP; (1990) 'IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE EGR-1 GENE-PRODUCT, A DNA-BINDING ZINC FINGER PROTEIN-INDUCED BY DIFFERENTIATION AND GROWTH SIGNALS' [Details]
(1988)'DETECTION OF SPLENOSIS - TC-99M TIN COLLOID SCANNING AND COMPUTED TRANSMISSION TOMOGRAPHY COMPARED'
LOGAN, H and HARDING, B and GAFFNEY, R and MOONEY, E and MASTERSON, J and DUFFY, G; (1988) 'DETECTION OF SPLENOSIS - TC-99M TIN COLLOID SCANNING AND COMPUTED TRANSMISSION TOMOGRAPHY COMPARED' [Details]
(1988)'ACUTE EFFECTS OF ABDOMINAL IRRADIATION ON GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION'
YEOH, E and HOROWITZ, M and MADDOX, A and WISHART, J and MUECKE, T and GAFFNEY, R and ROBB, T and DAVIDSON, G and CHATTERTON, B and SHEARMAN, D; (1988) 'ACUTE EFFECTS OF ABDOMINAL IRRADIATION ON GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION' [Details]
(1987)'PREVENTION OF OVERWHELMING POSTSPLENECTOMY INFECTION'
HARDING, B and GAFFNEY, R and LOGAN, H and MOONEY, E and OHIGGINS, N; (1987) 'PREVENTION OF OVERWHELMING POSTSPLENECTOMY INFECTION' [Details]
(1986)'EVALUATION OF A NEW AMMONIA SAMPLING AND ANALYTICAL PROCEDURE'
BISHOP, RW and BELKIN, F and GAFFNEY, R; (1986) 'EVALUATION OF A NEW AMMONIA SAMPLING AND ANALYTICAL PROCEDURE' [Details]
(1985)'PATTERNS OF SELF-ADMINISTERED DRUG OVERDOSE - A 2 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY'
LUCEY, J and GAFFNEY, R and LAHER, MS; (1985) 'PATTERNS OF SELF-ADMINISTERED DRUG OVERDOSE - A 2 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY' [Details]
(1980)'DEAF-CHILDREN - DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVES - LIBEN,LS'
GAFFNEY, R; (1980) 'DEAF-CHILDREN - DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVES - LIBEN,LS' [Details]
(1977)'VERTICAL SACCADIC VELOCITY DETERMINATION IN SUPERIOR OBLIQUE PALSY'
ROSENBAUM, AL and CARLSON, MR and GAFFNEY, R; (1977) 'VERTICAL SACCADIC VELOCITY DETERMINATION IN SUPERIOR OBLIQUE PALSY' [Details]
(1975)'EFFECTS OF AY-22,241 (ACTODIGIN) ON ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL-ACTIVITY OF CARDIAC TISSUES'
GLIKLICH, JI and GAFFNEY, R and ROSEN, MR and HOFFMAN, BF; (1975) 'EFFECTS OF AY-22,241 (ACTODIGIN) ON ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL-ACTIVITY OF CARDIAC TISSUES' [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2012)INMED 2012
Gaffney, R; Henn, P; Hynes, H; Joy, A; McAdoo, J; Power, D; Power, T; Schiller, U; Smith, S. (2012) When Meti-Man Met the Medical Students INMED 2012 [Details]
(2012)INMED 2012
Hynes, H; Smith, SD; Henn, P; Gaffney, R; Power, T; McAdoo, J; Power, D (2012) Safe Students: Safe Doctors INMED 2012 [Details]
(2011)Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher Education
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Pat Henn and Robert Gaffney; (2011) Reducing vulnerability to medical error Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher Education [Details]
(2007)AMEE An International Association for Medical Education
Walshe, N, Ryan, T., Gaffney, R., Wiskins, C, McAuliffe, A; (2007) Evaluation of Communication/consultations skills (2nd year medical students and 3rd-4th yr nursing students) using simultations wih role-players/standardized patients: an interdisciplinary approach AMEE An International Association for Medical Education [Details]
(2004)The BioSciences Institute Postgraduate Seminar Series
Gaffney R, Johns EJ.; (2004) Intracerebroventricular (icv) leptin administration blunts baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) in anaesthetized rats The BioSciences Institute Postgraduate Seminar Series UCC, , 01-JAN-04 - 01-JAN-04 [Details]
(2003)The 11th Annual Research Day for the Faculty of Medicine and Health
Gaffney R, Johns EJ. ; (2003) Intracerebroventricular (icv) leptin administration blunts baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) in anaesthetized rats The 11th Annual Research Day for the Faculty of Medicine and Health UCC, , 01-JAN-03 - 01-JAN-03 [Details]
(2003)The Royal Academy of Medicine Ireland (RAMI) Meeting
Gaffney R, Johns EJ. ; (2003) Intracerebroventricular (icv) leptin administration blunts baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) in anaesthetized rats The Royal Academy of Medicine Ireland (RAMI) Meeting UCC, , 01-JAN-03 - 01-JAN-03 [Details]

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2011)Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education,
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Pat Henn, Robert Gaffney; (2011) National Academy for Integration of Research Teaching and Learning, Annual Conference 2011. [Oral Presentation], Engaging Minds: Active learning, participation and collaboration in Higher education, National University of Ireland, Galway , 09-JUN-11 - 10-JUN-11
(2011)Human Factors in Healthcare : Clinical Indemnity Scheme,
Hynes H, Smith S, Henn P, Gaffney R, Power T, McAdoo J, Power D (2011) Innovative Patient Safety Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Human Factors in Healthcare : Clinical Indemnity Scheme, Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin , 24-NOV-11 - 24-NOV-11
(2012)AMEE 2012,
Helen Hynes, Simon Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Theresa Power, John McAdoo, Colin Bradley (2012) The simulated ward: helping students become safer doctors. [Oral Presentation], AMEE 2012, Lyon, France , 26-AUG-12 - 29-AUG-12
(2012)Safe Students: Safe Doctors,
Helen Hynes, Simon D Smith, Patrick Henn, Robert Gaffney, Theresa Power, John McAdoo, David Power (2012) INMED 2012. [Poster Presentation], Safe Students: Safe Doctors, RCPI , 24-FEB-12 - 24-MAR-12
(2007)7th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference,
Walshe, N, Ryan, T., Gaffney, R., Wiskins, C., mcAuliffe, A.; (2007) Evaluation of Communication skills using simulations with role-players/standardised patients: an interdisciplinary approach. [Poster Presentation], 7th Annual Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, University College Cork , 01-SEP-07 - 01-SEP-07
(2007)AMEE 2007 An International Association for Medical Education,
Walshe, N, Ryan, T, Gaffney, R, Wiskins, C, McAuliffe, A.; (2007) Evaluation of Communication skills using simulations with role-players/standardised patients: an interdisciplinary approach. [Poster Presentation], AMEE 2007 An International Association for Medical Education, Norway , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99
(1998)The Irish Perinatal Society Meeting,
Gaffney R, Finn S, Fuller K; (1998) Naegale's Rule underestimates the Expected Date of Delivery. [Oral Presentation], The Irish Perinatal Society Meeting, unknown , 01-JAN-98 - 01-JAN-98

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2008Teaching Award from the School of Medicine UCC
2002Teaching Award from the School of Medicine UCC
1998Ethicon Professorial Travelling Scholarship Awarded for Final Med Obstetrics project to present at the Irish Perinatal Society Meeting

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Royal College of Physicians Ireland (RCPI) Member2002 / 2002

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Director of Clinical Skills01-JUN-05 /
University College Cork Senior Medical Demonstrator01-JAN-02 / 01-JUN-05
University College Cork Tutor Research Fellowship01-JAN-01 / 01-JAN-02
Cork University Hospital (CUH) Senior House Officer (SHO)01-JAN-99 / 01-JAN-01

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1998University College Cork MB BCH BAOMedicine

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
HSE
In process of writing a document to inform policy for dealing with applications for funding for Clinical Skills in the HSE

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