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Jerome Atutornu

Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

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Jerome Atutornu

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Jerome came into Radiography following a period of service in the HM Forces (Army). Jerome is a Lecturer in the School of Health and Sports Sciences. He graduated from University of Suffolk in 2012 winning the Fodder Memorial award for students; best paper proffered at the United Kingdom Radiological Conference (UKRC) and is delighted and proud to come back in a teaching capacity. He has mostly practiced in general radiography and CT since qualification. His teaching is mainly on the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and the BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology programmes.

Immediately prior to becoming a Lecturer here, Jerome worked in the private health sector where he was involved in providing an Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ECSWL) service to most of the NHS Trusts in the East of England.

Jerome's main interest is in the physics and technology underpinning medical imaging. This includes the emerging technologies and how they are utilised in dose optimisation (especially for overweight and obese patients).

His current research interest is in Genomics in Personalised Healthcare, and, how underserved populations are engaged in this technology.

Publication and Conferences

Atutornu KJ, Willis,S, The heart of the matter. Synergy: Imaging & Therapy Practice; Mar 2013, p4.

Atutornu KJ, Willis SJ, pECG and rECG gated MDCT coronary angiography. BJR Congress series. Proceedings of the UK Radiological Congress 2012: 55.

Atutornu KJ, Willis SJ, Becoming a professional and developing as a teacher: a reflective account of contemporary experience. Networking for Education Conference 2013.

Atutornu KJ,  Bland P,  Willis SJ, The effect of exposure parameter variation during projection imaging of the chest (CXR) in obese patients. BJR Congress Series. Proceedings of the UK Radiological Congress 2014: TBC.

S.J.Willis, J.Harvey-Lloyd, K.Atutornu, J.Grace, H.Sayer  The virtual experience of enhancing employability skills and helping students succeed at gaining first choice employability posts Learning at City Conference June 2014.

Hayre C, Bungay H, Jeffery C, Cobb C, Atutornu J. Can placing lead-rubber inferolateral to the light beam diaphragm limit ionising radiation to multiple radiosensitive organs? Radiogr (London, Engl  1995) [Internet]. 2018 Feb 1 [cited 2018 Mar 20];24(1):15–21. Available from:

Atutornu, J and Hayre, C.M. (2018) Personalised Medicine and Medical Imaging: Opportunities and Challenges for Contemporary Healthcare. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

Middleton, A., Milne, R., Thorogood, A., Kleiderman, E., Niemiec, E., Prainsack, B., Farley, L., Bevan, P., Steed, C., Smith, J., Vears, D., Atutornu, J., Howard, H. and Morley, K. (2018). Attitudes of publics who are unwilling to donate DNA data for research. European Journal of Medical Genetics.

Atutornu, J. (2019, Jan 18): Where next for Genomics? Addressing Issues of Equity, Attitudes, and Ethics

Milne, Richard, Morley, Katherine I, Howard, Heidi, Niemiec, Emilia, Nicol, Dianne, Critchley, Christine, Prainsack, Barbara, Vears, Danya, Smith, James, Steed, Claire, Bevan, Paul, Atutornu, Jerome, Farley, Lauren, Goodhand, Peter, Thorogood, Adrian, Kleiderman, Erika and Middleton, Anna (2019) Trust in genomic data sharing among members of the general public in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. Human genetics. ISSN 0340-6717