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Gay Dungey, Department of Radiation Therapy

Gay-dungey_profileMEd, BSc, DipThRad

Lecturer

Contact details

Tel 64 4 806 1804
Email gay.dungey@otago.ac.nz

Gay has been employed by the university since 2001. She teaches radiation therapy and oncology, and treatment planning concepts, and contributes to other papers in the undergraduate programme. 

Gay is actively involved within the professional body, the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZMIRT). She has a strong affiliation with the Wellington Cancer Society, and is on the Australian and New Zealand Medical Radiations Research Network (ANZMRRN) committee. Gay is on the editorial review board of the Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences.

Research interests and activities

Gay’s field of research is in psycho-oncology and developmental educational psychology with a particular interest in the well being, stress management and job satisfaction initiatives of oncology health care workers and students in New Zealand.

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Publications

Dungey, G., & Gallagher, P. (2018). Radiation therapy students' perceptions of a wiki. Clinical Teacher, 15(5), 413-418. doi: 10.1111/tct.12707

Dungey, G., & Yielder, J. (2017). Student personality and learning styles: A comparison between radiation therapy and medical imaging undergraduate students in New Zealand. Radiography, 23(3), 107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.radi.2016.11.005

Dungey, G. M., & Neser, H. A. (2017). Radiation therapy students’ perceptions of their learning from participation in communication skills training: An innovative approach. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(2), 138-145. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.200

Dungey, G., & Neser, H. (2017). Reaching beyond the classroom to teach communication skills to radiation therapy students in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(Suppl. 1), (pp. 9). doi: 10.1002/jmrs.214

Montgomerie, D., & Dungey, G. (2017). Our attitudes to social media as a tool for continuing professional development. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(Suppl. 1), (pp. 41). doi: 10.1002/jmrs.1_214

Chapter in Book - Other

Maihoff, S. E., & Dungey, G. (2010). Patient assessment. In C. M. Washington & D. T. Leaver (Eds.), Principles and practice of radiation therapy. (3rd revised ed.) (pp. 226-246). St Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences.

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Journal - Research Article

Dungey, G., & Gallagher, P. (2018). Radiation therapy students' perceptions of a wiki. Clinical Teacher, 15(5), 413-418. doi: 10.1111/tct.12707

Dungey, G., & Yielder, J. (2017). Student personality and learning styles: A comparison between radiation therapy and medical imaging undergraduate students in New Zealand. Radiography, 23(3), 107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.radi.2016.11.005

Dungey, G. M., & Neser, H. A. (2017). Radiation therapy students’ perceptions of their learning from participation in communication skills training: An innovative approach. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(2), 138-145. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.200

Jasperse, M., Herst, P., & Dungey, G. (2014). Evaluating stress, burnout and job satisfaction in New Zealand radiation oncology departments. European Journal of Cancer Care, 23(1), 82-88. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12098

Jasperse, M., Herst, P., & Dungey, G. (2011). Workplace challenges and coping strategies in a small cohort of radiation therapists in New Zealand: A pilot study. Shadows, 54(3), 4-9.

Dungey, G. M., & Jasperse, M. L. (2011). A comparison of the frequency of death-related events and their effect on undergraduate radiation therapy and education students. Radiographer, 58(2), 14-18.

Dungey, G. M. (2010). Prior cancer-death events: What impact does this have on radiation therapy students? Radiographer, 57(1), 20-24.

Dungey, G. M. (2009). What effect does treating cancer patients have on radiation therapy students' identity development? Radiographer, 56(1), 10-15.

Dungey, G. (1998). The implications of an investigation into the learning styles of the 1996 stage 1 radiation therapy students at CIT. Shadows, 41(2), 22-23.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Dungey, G. (2001). The implications of an investigation into the learning styles of the 1996 Stage 1 radiation therapy students in New Zealand. International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists; 11th International Teachers Seminar (ISRRT). (pp. 77-81). [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Dungey, G., & Neser, H. (2017). Reaching beyond the classroom to teach communication skills to radiation therapy students in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(Suppl. 1), (pp. 9). doi: 10.1002/jmrs.214

Montgomerie, D., & Dungey, G. (2017). Our attitudes to social media as a tool for continuing professional development. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(Suppl. 1), (pp. 41). doi: 10.1002/jmrs.1_214

Dungey, G. (2017). A Wiki: An innovative approach to teaching radiation therapy and oncology in New Zealand. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences, 64(Suppl. 1), (pp. 61). doi: 10.1002/jmrs.1_214

Neser, H., & Dungey, G. (2014). Communication is easy, isn't it ... ?? Proceedings of the Psychosocial Oncology Conference: The Big "C" Communication. Retrieved from http://ponz.org.nz/index.php?page=ponz-conference-2014

Dungey, G., & Neser, H. (2014). Communicating is easy, isn't it? Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference: Connecting Science and Theory with Learning for Clinical Practice. (pp. 96). Adelaide, Australia: ANZAHPE. [Abstract]

Dungey, G., Jasperse, M., & Herst, P. (2013). Investigating stress, burnout and job satisfaction within New Zealand radiation therapy departments. Radiotherapy & Oncology, 106(Suppl. 2), (pp. S216). [Abstract]

Jasperse, M., & Dungey, G. (2012). Investigating stress, burnout and job satisfaction within the New Zealand oncology care context. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 8(Suppl. 3), (pp. 173). doi: 10.1111/ajco.12029

Jasperse, M., & Dungey, G. (2012). Investigating stress, burnout and job satisfaction within the New Zealand oncology care context. Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzimrt.co.nz/default.aspx?g=fa92f971-5a88-4b38-a1f8-604f90f1a9e6

Dungey, G. (2009). The effects of prior death-related events on radiation therapy students: A secondary analysis. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 53(Suppl. 1), (pp. A33). [Abstract]

Neser, H., & Dungey, G. (2009). Integrating the bunker into mind, body and spirit: A radiation therapy and health professional perspective [Workshop]. Proceedings of the Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand Conference. (pp. 20). PONZ. Retrieved from http://ponz.org.nz/index.php?page=2009-abstracts

Dungey, G. (2004). The effect of death issues and treating cancer patients on the identity development of radiation therapy students in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Radiography 1st Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy. (pp. 194). [Abstract]

Dungey, G. (2001). A conjoint position: Bridging the gap. An academic in the clinical radiation therapy setting. In J. Sim (Ed.), Eighth Australasian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Sciences, Program and Abstracts 2001. (pp. 26-27). Perth, Western Australia: Medical Imaging Science Depatment, Curtin University of Technology. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Dungey, G. (2017, March). Radiation therapy students' perceptions of their learning from participation in communication skills training. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Science (AAEMRS) Conference, Perth, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2017, August). Radiation therapy and medical imaging students' personalities and learning styles. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Nelson, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2017, March). Wikis as a learning tool in the first year of the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy: The student experience. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Science (AAEMRS) Conference, Perth, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2017, August). ANZMRRN: Australia and New Zealand Medical Radiations Research Network. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Nelson, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2016, August). Integrating clinical simulation into radiation therapy. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Herst, P., Knight, J., Falkov, A., & Dungey, G. (2016, August). Hypo-fractionated radiation for recurrent high grade glioma: A patient perspective. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2016, August). Australian and NZ Medical Radiation Research Network (ANZMRRN) Report. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2016, November). A Wiki: Innovative learning and coping with gender and diversity in the RT classroom. Verbal presentation at the 14th Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand Conference: aGender Agenda: Conversations in the Silent Spaces, Wellington, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2016, August). Wikis as a learning tool in the first year of the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy: The student experience. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Neser, H., & Dungey, G. (2013, July). Communicating is easy, isn't it? Verbal presentation at the Australasian Association of Educators in Medical Radiation Science (AAEMRS) Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2011, August). Work-force related challenges and coping strategies of radiation therapists in a NZ Radiation Therapy Department. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology (NZIMRT) Symposium: Lending a Hand, Wellington, New Zealand.

Dungey, G., & Jasperse, M. (2011, April). A comparison of the frequency of death-related events and their effect on undergraduate radiation therapy and education students. Verbal presentation at the 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapists (ASMMIRT), Adelaide, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2010, September). The effects of prior death-related events on four cohorts of radiation therapy students. Verbal presentation at the 16th International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) World Congress, Gold Coast, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2009, February). The effects of prior death-related events on radiation therapy students: A secondary analysis. Verbal presentation at the Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR) Research Symposium: Research Collaboration in Medical Radiation Sciences, Sydney, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2008, August). [Varian Achievement Award Address]. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology Annual Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2008, November). Perceptions of death and the specific effects of death related issues on radiation therapy students: A secondary analysis. Verbal presentation at the Psychosocial Oncology New Zealand Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2006, November). An investigation into the effect of treating cancer patients on the identity of the 2004 stage two radiation therapy students. Verbal presentation at the 5th National Psycho Oncology Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2006, April). An investigation into the effect of treating cancer patients on the identity of the 2004 radiation therapy students. Verbal presentation at the 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy, Hobart, Australia.

Dungey, G. (2006, August). Exposing the 2004 stage two radiation therapy students: The effect of treating cancer patients on the student's identity. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Dungey, G. (2001). Testing the clinical competency of radiation therapy students in New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists; 11th International Teachers Seminar (ISRRT), Ontario.

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Awarded Masters Degree

Dungey, G. (2006). An investigation into the effect of treating cancer patients on the identity of the 2004 stage two radiation therapy students (MEd). Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. 153p.

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