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Associate Professor Diane Kenwright

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Diane has worked for the University of Otago for over twenty years in a number of roles associated with teaching and learning. She is an anatomic pathologist with a research interest in student engagement with technology. Diane has several key positions within the Otago Medical School. She is Head of Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Associate Dean Learning and Teaching at the University of Otago, Wellington and co-Chair of the Science, Research and Scholarship Curriculum Domain group.

Diane believes learning is a journey that students and teachers take together. To be successful it must have a clear endpoint, use methods that are effective, be interesting, and provide useful skills and knowledge to the travellers. How to do this is the focus of her research. She explores how students use and are motivated by technology, and how to best use it when teaching pathology. She applies evidence based learning design to the courses that she teaches; innovating, reflecting and adapting to meet the learning needs of the students.

She is also a practising anatomic pathologist. Her areas of special interest are gynaecological and eye pathology. Her registrar teaching empowers learners to make good choices about what they learn and uses evidence based effective methods. She designs learning situations and tools that meet the wider professional goals of a registrar training programme, quality, safety, scholarship and leadership.

In her role as head of department she aims to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, and high expectations to the workplace each day. She brings enthusiasm, diligence, and warmth to her job in the hope that she can inspire and encourage such traits in others as well. She upholds the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi by aiming to take care of her students in a way that supports and acknowledges and protects their culture, and aims to work with her Maori colleagues in partnership in a way that respects their tikanga.

Contact details

Email diane.kenwright@otago.ac.nz

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Publications

Smith, C. D., Dai, A., Kenwright, D., & Grainger, R. (2020). PeerWise and Pathology: Discontinuing a teaching innovation that did not achieve its potential. MedEdPublish. Advance online publication. doi: 10.15694/mep.2020.000027.1

Charlton, A., & Kenwright, D. (2020). Getting started with screen recording. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2(1), 15-16. doi: 10.24135/pjtel.v2i1.33

Smith, C., Grainger, R., Gladman, T., & Kenwright, D. (2020). Can a curriculum design for the spacing effect be used to develop an effective learning culture: A scoping review. Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference. (pp. 94). Retrieved from https://anzahpe.org

Kenwright, D., Kuruppu, N., Cornwall, J., Print, C., Lints, T., Filoche, S., Thunders, M., & Grainger, R. (2020). Integrating a 2020 genomics curriculum within extant curricula. Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference. (pp. 44). Retrieved from https://anzahpe.org

Kenwright, D., & Charlton, A. (2020). Practising Peyton's principles in pathology. In M. Anakin & Q. Liu (Eds.), Proceedings of the Otago Medical School Health Professions Education Research Group Symposium [Online]. (pp. 6). Dunedin, New Zealand: Otago Medical School, Dunedin Campus, University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/10591

Edited Book - Research

Delahunt, B., George, P., Kenwright, D. N., Bethwaite, P. B., Gillis, D., Graves, D., … Johnson, C. (Eds.). (2004). The Royal College of Pathologists of Australia Manual: Use and interpretation of pathology tests (4th ed.). Australia: RCPA.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Kenwright, D. N., & Wilkinson, T. (2018). Quality in medical education. In T. Swanwick, K. Forrest & B. C. O'Brien (Eds.), Understanding medical education: Evidence, theory, and practice. (3rd ed.) (pp. 101-110). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

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Journal - Research Article

Kenwright, D., Wood, E., Dai, W., & Grainger, R. (2019). Utility value theory underlies students’ attitudes to biomedical sciences curricula. Medical Science Educator, 29, 647-657. doi: 10.1007/s40670-019-00738-w

Parker, O. M., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Heterotopic gastric mucosa associated with jejunal atresia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 43, 58-61. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.02.013

Mawson, R., Murdoch, J., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric outlet obstruction associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 47, 101241. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.101241

Sykes, P., Eva, L., van der Griend, R., McNally, O., Blomfield, P., Brand, A., … Petrich, S., Kenwright, D., … Innes, C., Harker, D., … Simcock, B. (2019). Pathological process has a crucial role in sentinel node biopsy for vulvar cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 153, 292-296. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.02.012

Grainger, R., Dai, W., Osborne, E., & Kenwright, D. (2018). Medical students create multiple-choice questions for learning in pathology education: A pilot study. BMC Medical Education, 18, 201. doi: 10.1186/s12909-018-1312-1

Kenwright, D., Felderhof, J., Wood, J., Charlton, A., Nga, M.-E., & Dai, A. (2017). Cost-effective generation of 360° rotational pathology specimens. Medical Science Educator, 27(1), 113-117. doi: 10.1007/s40670-016-0356-2

Kenwright, D., Dai, W., Osborne, E., Gladman, T., Gallagher, P., & Grainger, R. (2017). “Just tell me what I need to know to pass the exam!” Can active flipped learning overcome passivity? Asia Pacific Scholar, 2(1), 1-6.

Kenwright, D., Dai, W., White, B., Smith, J., Collings, S., & Grainger, R. (2017). Co-creation improves pre-exam motivation and self-efficacy for medical students. Medical Science Educator, 27(4), 651-656. doi: 10.1007/s40670-017-0450-0

Jones, A. M., Ferguson, P., Gardner, J., Rooker, S., Sutton, T., Ahn, A., Chatterjee, A., … Sarwar, M., Emanuel, P., Kenwright, D., … Eccles, M. R. (2016). NRAS and EPHB6 mutation rates differ in metastatic melanomas of patients in the North Island versus South Island of New Zealand. Oncotarget, 7(27), 41017-41030. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.9351

Kenwright, D., Osborne, E., Dai, W., & Grainger, R. (2016). Drivers of openness to online and flipped learning in medical education. MedEdPublish, 5(2), 52. doi: 10.15694/mep.2016.000080

Kladnitski, M., & Kenwright, D. (2016). Management of gestational trophoblastic disease: A survey of New Zealand O&G practice. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1431), 38-45. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Delahunt, B., Samaratunga, H., & Kenwright, D. N. (2016). Histologic prognostic markers for renal cell neoplasia. Diagnostic Histopathology, 22, 65-72. doi: 10.1016/j.mpdhp.2016.01.002

Wheeler, B. R., Reddy, S. K., Kenwright, D., & Keating, J. P. (2014). Treating pseudomyxoma peritonei without heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy: A first look in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1389). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lallu, S., Naran, S., Bethwaite, P., & Kenwright, D. (2014). Fine needle aspiration of a translocation/TFE3 fusion renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the liver: A case report. New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 68(1), 24-27.

Winsley, E., Maharaj, D., Abels, P., Kenwright, D., & Langdana, F. (2014). Outcomes in HrHPV-positive women with low grade cervical smears and normal or low grade initial colposcopy results. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1390). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Sykes, P., Gopala, K., Tan, A. L., Kenwright, D., Petrich, S., Molijn, A., & Chen, J. (2014). Type distribution of human papillomavirus among adult women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer (stage 1b or higher) in New Zealand. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14, 374. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-374

Goddard, L., Bowkett, B., & Kenwright, D. (2014). Elasticity of abdominal wall vessels in children: Clinical implications in child abuse. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(10), 755-757. doi: 10.1111/ans.12715

Lowe, W., Kenwright, D., Wyeth, J., & Blair, N. (2012). Crohn disease: Effect on children's lifestyles. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 54(3), 397-400. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318231cf17

Kenwright, D., Braam, G., Maharaj, D., & Langdana, F. (2012). Multiple levels on LLETZ biopsies do not contribute to patient management. Pathology, 44(1), 7-10. doi: 10.1097/PAT.0b013e32834d7b5d

Gallagher, J., Kenwright, D., Abels, P., & Gallagher, P. (2012). Is obstetrics and gynaecology going the distance? Clinical Teacher, 9(4), 243-247. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-498X.2012.00540.x

Keating, P., O'Sullivan, D., Tierney, J. B., Kenwright, D., Miromoeini, S., Mawasse, L., … La Flamme, A. C. (2009). Protection from EAE by IL-4Rα-/- macrophages depends upon T regulatory cell involvement. Immunology & Cell Biology, 87(7), 534-545. doi: 10.1038/icb.2009.37

Naran, S., Lallu, S., & Kenwright, D. (2008). Pulmonary mucormycosis diagnosed by brushing cytology: A case report. New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 62(2), 32-34.

Cunningham, R., Sarfati, D., Hill, S., & Kenwright, D. (2008). An audit of colon cancer data on the New Zealand Cancer Registry. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1279). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1279/3191/content.pdf

Gunawardena, I., Kenwright, D., Steventon, N., & Ferguson, C. (2008). Primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the tongue. Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 122, 416-418. doi: 10.1017/S0022215107005129

La Flamme, A. C., Harvie, M., Kenwright, D., Cameron, K., Rawlence, N., Low, Y. S., & McKenzie, S. K. (2007). Chronic exposure to schistosome eggs reduces serum cholesterol but has no effect on atherosclerotic lesion development. Parasite Immunology, 29, 259-266. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2007.00942.x

Delahunt, B., & Kenwright, D. N. (2005). Benign solid and acinar mesothelioma (adenomatoid tumor). Pathology Case Reviews, 10(4), 206-211.

Keating, J., Lolohea, S., & Kenwright, D. (2003). Pathology reporting of rectal cancer: A national audit. New Zealand Medical Journal, 116(1178). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/116-1178/514/content.pdf

Gupta, R. K., Naran, S., Lallu, S., Fauck, R., & Kenwright, D. (2001). Fine needle aspiration cytodiagnosis of soft tissue calcinosis of the neck. Acta Cytologica, 44, 1101-1105.

Ouyang, R. C., Kenwright, D., Nacey, J. N., & Delahunt, B. (2001). The presence of atypical small acinar proliferation in prostate needle biopsy is predictive of carcinoma on subsequent biopsy. BJU International, 87(1), 70-74.

Delahunt, B., & Kenwright, D. (2001). Rhabdoid tumour of the kidney. A case report and review of the literature. Journal of Urologic Pathology, 13, 1-10.

Gupta, R. K., Kenwright, D., Naran, S., & Fauck, R. (2000). Aspiration cytodiagnosis of small cell malignancies found in fine needle aspirate (FNA) of the liver: An immunocytochemical study. Cytopathology, 11(4), 262-267.

Gupta, R. K., Kenwright, D., Fauck, R., Lallu, S., & Naran, S. (2000). The usefulness of a panel of immunostains in the diagnosis and differentiation of metastatic malignancies in pericardial effusions. Cytopathology, 11, 312-321.

Gupta, R. K., Kenwright, D., Naran, S., Lallu, S., & Fauck, R. (2000). Fine needle aspiration cytodiagnosis of leiomyosarcoma of the breast - A case report. Acta Cytologica, 44, 1101-1105.

Gupta, R. K., Kenwright, D., Naran, S., Lallu, S., & Fauck, R. (2000). Fine needle aspiration cytodiagnosis of secretory carcinoma of the breast (A study of four cases). Cytopathology, 11, 496-502.

Kenwright, D., Gaskell, D. J., Wakefield, L., & Dugan, N. (1999). Apocrine ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast presenting as a chronic abscess. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 69(1), 72-75.

Miles, S. E., Kenwright, D., Gaskell, D. J., Christie, R., Thornton, A., & Delahunt, B. (1999). Luminal epithelial antigen (LEA.135) expression in adenocarcinoma of the colon. Anticancer Research, 19, 597-600.

Gupta, R. K., Kenwright, D., Gaskell, D. J. M., & Wakefield, St. J. St. J. (1998). Fine-needle aspiration cytology of minimal carcinoma of the breast with neuroendocrine features. Diagnostic Cytopathology, 19, 107-109.

Keating, J. P., King, B., Kenwright, D., & Brasch, H. (1998). Vasculitis-induced colonic strictures. A report of two cases. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 41(10), 1316-1321.

Bethwaite, P. B., Smith, N., Kenwright, D., & Delahunt, B. (1998). Reproducibility of new classification schemes for the pathology of ductal carcinoma in-situ of the breast. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 51, 450-454.

Kenwright, D. N., Wakefield, L., Dugan, N., & Gaskell, D. J. M. (1998). Apocrine carcinoma in-situ of the breast presenting as a chronic abscess. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 68, 1455-1459.

Krishnan, V. B., Law, A. J., & Kenwright, D. (1996). Spinal extradural angiolipoma. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 66(3), 194-196.

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Journal - Research Other

Smith, C. D., Dai, A., Kenwright, D., & Grainger, R. (2020). PeerWise and Pathology: Discontinuing a teaching innovation that did not achieve its potential. MedEdPublish. Advance online publication. doi: 10.15694/mep.2020.000027.1

Charlton, A., & Kenwright, D. (2020). Getting started with screen recording. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 2(1), 15-16. doi: 10.24135/pjtel.v2i1.33

Henry, C., Filoche, S., Thunders, M., Kenwright, D., & Ekeroma, A. (2019). Reflection on the current status of endometrial cancer in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 59, 874-876. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13057

Kenwright, D., Charlton, A., & Grainger, R. (2018). Teaching twenty-first century trainees. Pathology, 50(6), 591-592. doi: 10.1016/j.pathol.2018.07.001

Harrison, L. J. R., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2018). Esophageal heterotopic gastric mucosa in esophageal atresia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 32, 23-26. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2018.01.007

Kenwright, D., Dai, W., Osborne, E., & Grainger, R. (2016). Tips for a flipped classroom: What we wished we knew before we flipped. MedEdPublish, 5(2), 51. doi: 10.15694/mep.2016.000079

Devadass, A., Woon, K., & Kenwright, D. (2013). Malignant transformation surrounding iodine-125 beads after treatment of a low-grade glioma. Cureus, 5(11), e147. doi: 10.7759/cureus.147

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