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Professor Penny Cavenagh

Professor of Health Research and Enterprise

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Professor Penny Cavenagh

E: p.cavenagh@uos.ac.uk
T: 01473 338625

Professor Penny Cavenagh is the Professor of Health Research and Enterprise at the University of Suffolk and an Honorary Professor in Health and Human Sciences at the University of Essex.

Penny has held senior management and academic positions at the University of Suffolk, as a Board and Executive member in the role of Dean of Academic Affairs, and latterly as Pro-Vice-Chancellor in the Faculty of Health, Science and Technology.

Previous Board roles have also included serving as a Non-Executive Director of Colchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for a total period of 9 years.

She has also acted as an Academic Advisor to the West Suffolk CCG and is a Governor at St Joseph's College Ipswich.

Prof Cavenagh is a Chartered Psychologist and Qualified Executive Coach and has worked mainly with the NHS and Higher Education in this capacity.

Penny holds a PhD and MSc in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College University of London and a first degree in Psychology from Bristol University.

Penny is the Expert Advisor (Research) on the Suicide Prevention Advisory Panel, Eastern Academic Health Science Network. 

Her key research interests are in Medical Leadership and Management, Medical Education  and Dysfluency and she has published widely in these fields. She is an internal Examiner for the Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme at the University of Essex and currently supervises a number of PhD's at the University of Suffolk and is involved in various research activities.

Publications

Cox, W A, Bello F, Cavenagh, P (2017)  ‘Is the diagnostic radiological image an underutilised resource?’ Exploring the literature. European Journal of Radiology.  (current submission)

Cox, W A, Bello F, Cavenagh, P (2017)’ Broadening the perspective on Radiography Education’ Journal of Social Science and Allied Health Professions1 (1) e1- e5.

Doneva , S., Cavenagh, P., and Davis, S (2016)’Comparing the performance of people who stutter and controls on the Test of Every Day Attention (TEA)’ Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology NCEN1386162

Hollinrake S, Thomas , W, Cavenagh P, Tocca, A (2016)  ‘Food shopping and Eating Habits in Later Life: Implications for Retailers and Public Health in contributing to the well –being of older people’ in  Baho, S.M  and Katsas G.A.(eds) Making Sense of Food.: Inter-Disciplinary Press, London.

Kellet, J., Cavenagh, P., Papageorgiou, A., Miles, S., Salter, C. & Leinster, S.J. (2015) The preparedness of newly qualified doctors - Views of Foundation doctors and supervisors ’Medical Teacher 37 (10) 949-54.

Costelloe S, Davis,S Cavenagh ,P ( 2015) Parental beliefs about stuttering and experiences of the therapy process :an on line survey in conjunction with the British Stammering Association. 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference. Procedia –Social and Behavioural Sciences.193, 82-91.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S., Davis, S. & Howell, P. (2015) “Characteristics of young children close to the onset of stuttering’ ”, Communication Disorders Quarterly 36 (3) 162-171.

Jackson, C., Cavenagh, P. & Clibbens, J (2014). “Communication and self-esteem in adults with Down’s Syndrome”, The International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders 49,3, 275-287.

Todd, H, Mirawdd, A., Costelloe, S., Cavenagh, P., Davis, S. & Howell, P.(2014) “Scores on Riley’s stuttering severity instrument versions three and four for samples of different length and for different types of speech material”, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 204:Early Online 1-15 ISSN 0269-9206/1464-5076.

Cavenagh, P., Leinster, S.J. & Miles, S. (eds.) (2013). The Changing Roles of Doctors, Radcliffe, Oxford.

Cavenagh, P. & Brett, B. “Doctors and management”. In: P. Cavenagh et al. (eds.) (2013). The Changing Roles of Doctors, Radcliffe, Oxford.

Gillam, S., Cavenagh, P. & Bradley, P. “Research in Public Health”. In M. Saks & J. Allsop (eds.) (2012). Researching Health: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods, 2nd edition, Sage, London.

Cavenagh, P. & Thomas, W. (2012). “The power of unintended incentives”, Envision, 3, 50-51, National Environment Agency.

Cavenagh, P., Leinster, S.J. & Miles, S. (eds.) (2011). The Changing Face of Medical Education, Radcliffe, Oxford.

Cavenagh, P. (2011). ‘’The effects of traditional medical education’’. In P. Cavenagh et al. (eds.) 2011. The Changing Face of Medical Education, Radcliffe, Oxford, pp.13-23.

Kennerley, D., Cavenagh, P. et al. [Suffolk Nurse Leaders Group] (2011). “Collaborative projects to coordinate care for patients with dementia”, Nursing Management, (May), 17(12), 27-31.

Kennerley, D., Cavenagh, P. et al. [Suffolk Nurse Leaders Group] (2011). “Lay carers have the experience”, Nursing Management, (March), 17(10), 9.

Effective People: Leadership and Organisation Development in Health Care, by S. Prosser. Reviewed by Cavenagh, P. in *1The Clinician in Management (2005), 13, 179-180. (Book review).

Cavenagh, P. et al. (2003). “Recommendations for management development programmes for doctors”. An update of the digest of articles and papers prepared by the IHCD (Independent Heath Care Direct) Consultancy. Working paper, January, for the British Association of Medical Managers.

Cavenagh, P. (2002). “Medical students’ beliefs and attitudes towards the doctor’s role. Is management seen as an integral part of the role?”, The Clinician in Management, 11(4), 199-220.

Cavenagh, P., Dewberry, C. & Jones, P. (2000). “Becoming professional: when and how does it start? A comparative study of first year medical and law students in the UK”, Medical Education, 34(2), 892-902.

Cavenagh, P. (2000). “Buggins’ turn or Buggins’ choice - a sequel”, The Clinician in Management, 9(3), 146-159.

Cavenagh, P. & Dewberry, C. (2000). “Buggins’ turn or Buggins’ choice? A study of why or why not consultants take on clinical director roles in NHS trusts”, The Clinician in Management, 9(2), 71-78.

Medical Mishaps. Pieces of The Puzzle, by M. Rosenthal, L. Mulcahy & S. Lloyd Bostock. Reviewed by Cavenagh, P. in The Clinician in Management (1999), 8. (Book Review).

Avery, C., Cavenagh, P., McLarty, R. & Quayle, M. (1998). “The impact of postgraduate management education on the Suffolk economy”, CARISMO (Centre for Applied Research into Small-Medium Organisations) Research Centre, Suffolk College.

Cavenagh, P. & Dewberry, C. (1997). “Factors influencing the work patterns of women after childbirth” (Birkbeck College Dept. of Organisational Psychology Working Papers Series).

Cavenagh, P. (1996). “Doctors' dilemma. The emerging dual role of clinicians”, The Journal of Management in Medicine, 10(5), 4-7.

Cavenagh, P. & Webber, W. (1995). “Only the fittest will survive”, Suffolk Business, February.

Eiser, J., Van der Plight, J. & *Friend, P. (1983). “Adolescents’ arguments for and against smoking”, Journal of the Institute of Health Education, 21, 73-78.

*2 Friend, P., Kallin, R. & Giles, H. (1979). “Sex bias in the evaluation of journal articles: sexism in England”, British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 18(1), 77-78.

*1 Now known as The International Journal of Clinical Leadership

*2 Cavenagh née Friend

Presentations/conferences

Cox, W A, Bello F, Cavenagh, P.’ (2018) The Diagnostic Radiological Image  - identifying the benefits from the literature - Poster Presentation. UKRC/O Congress, 2-4 July 2018. The ACC & Exhibition Centre Liverpool

Cox, W A, Bello F, Cavenagh, P. ‘ Clinical Imaging Expert’s perspectives on promoting patient engagement through sharing diagnostic radiological images’. Poster presentation for Imperial College Research conference. 2017

Doneva, S, Davis, S, Cavenagh, P.’ Poorer attentional ability in adults who stutter. Evidence from the Test of Everyday Attention TEA.Poster presentation.11th Oxford Dysfluency Conference 2017.

Cox, W A, Bello F, Cavenagh ,P, (2017) ’The Diagnostic Radiological Image – identifying the benefits from the literature’  UKRC/O Congress 2017. Poster presentation.

Cavenagh. P, Doneva S, Davies S,’ Adult Stuttering and Attentional Ability :  Evidence from the Test of Everyday Attention(TEA):International Association of Logopedics  and Phoniatrics 30th World Congress Dublin 2016.

Cox , W A, Bello F, Cavenagh, P,’ The potential impact of the radiological image on medicines adherence’ Annual Conference of the Southern Institute for Health Informatics SIHI 2016. Poster Presentation

Costelloe, S.E., Cavenagh, P., Davis, S. (2014), “Parental beliefs about stammering and attitudes towards the therapy process: an on-line survey in conjunction with the British Stammering Association?”, 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK.

Costelloe, S.E., Cavenagh, P., Davis, S. (2014), “Are there any differences in attention levels between children who stammer and children who do not stammer, and what are the implications for therapy?”, 10th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK.

Thomas, W., Cavenagh, P., Hollinrake, S. & Tocca, A. (2014). “Living responsibly”, 4th Global Conference: Lisbon, Portugal (abstract accepted).

Thomas, W., Cavenagh, P., Hollinrake, S. & Tocca, A. (2014). “Eating and well-being in later life”, Ageing & Society, Fourth Interdisciplinary Conference, UK (abstract accepted).

Papageorgiou, A., Cavenagh, P., Miles, S., Kellet, J., Salter, C. & Leinster, S.J. (2014). “Identifying issues relating to the performance of newly qualified doctors during the early transition from medical student to F1”, 12th International Conference on Communication in Health Care (ICCH), Amsterdam.

Clibbens, J., Jackson, C. & Cavenagh, P. (2013). “Communication and self-esteem in adults with Down syndrome”, Down Syndrome Educational International, UK & Europe. Down Syndrome Research Forum.

Cavenagh, P., Hollinrake, S., Thomas, W. & Tocca, A. (2013). “Eating and well-being in later life”, 2nd Global Conference: Making Sense of Food, Greece.

Cavenagh, P., Miles, S., Kellet, J., Papageorgiou, A., Salter, C. & Leinster, S.J. (2013). “Identifying issues relating to the performance of newly qualified doctors during the early transition from medical student to F1”, International Association for Medical Education Conference (AMEE 2013), Prague.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S. & Davis, S. (2013). “Who will recover? Early outcomes of young children who stammer”, Cambridge.

Cavenagh, P. (2012). Chair of “Enterprise and innovation: the transformation of professionals in health care”, Interim conference ISA RC 52: Sociology of Professional Groups, UK.

Cavenagh, P. (2012). “Foundation doctors’ preparedness to practice”, Interim Conference ISA RC 52: Sociology of Professional Groups, UK.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S. & Davis, S. (2012). “Persistence and recovery from stuttering: data from a longitudinal study monitoring children who stutter soon after onset: stage 2”, 7th World Congress on Fluency Disorders, France.

Cavenagh, P. & Thomas, W. (2012). “Incentivising healthy behaviour: cash, education and friendships”, International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) 12th World Congress on Environmental Health, Lithuania.

Cavenagh, P. (2012). “Foundation doctors’ preparedness to practice”, Promoting Research Conference, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S. & Davis, S. (2011). “Persistence and recovery from stuttering; data from a longitudinal study monitoring children who stutter soon after onset”, 9th Oxford Dysfluency Conference.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S. & Davis, S. (2011). “A longitudinal study to identify the risk factors that may be linked to the persistence of stuttering in children”, University of Essex Seminar Series (Health & Human Sciences).

Cavenagh, P. & McPherson, S. (2011). Presentation of proposals for research into GP commissioning, Health and Human Sciences Research Interest Group, University of Essex.

“Winning hearts and minds for service improvement”, (2010). A leading NHS conference on leadership for quality speakers including Sir Stuart Rose (former Chief Executive of Marks and Spencer plc) and Sir Neil McKay (Chief Executive of NHS East of England). I designed and organised this conference in conjunction with NHS partners.

Cavenagh, P., Costelloe, S. & Davis, S. (2010). “A longitudinal study to identify the risk factors that may be linked to the persistence of stuttering in a sample of children aged 2-5 years”. BSA (British Stammering Association) Conference.

Miles, S., Gibson, S., Tsouflouri, M., Cavenagh, P. & Leinster S.J. (2009). “Prepared to practice? The views of F1 doctors”. Poster Presentation - The International Conference for The Association of Medical Education.

Chair of Health Series and co-organiser of the annual Research Colloquium (Suffolk College/UCS) (2005-present). The colloquium is open to the public and is the forum for staff across the UCS network to share and promote their research.

Chair and Founder of Seminar Series for Research Club (Suffolk College/UCS) (2003-2008). I founded the club to support staff conducting research at Masters and PhD level. The seminar series has now been incorporated into the Staff Corporate Development Programme.

British Association of Medical Managers (BAMM) Conference (2000) London. Co-judge of Clinical Management Team of the Year Award.

Cavenagh, P. (2000). “Application of theoretical frameworks to an understanding of consultants’ motivation to take on the role of clinical director”. Presented at the Annual PhD Research Conference, Department of Organisational Psychology and Management, Birkbeck College, University of London.

Cavenagh, P. (1999). “A comparative study of the acquisition of professional identity in law and medical students”. Presented at the Annual PhD Research Conference, Department of Organisational Psychology and Management, Birkbeck College, University of London.

Cavenagh, P. (1998). “The new medical school curriculum and its implications for the role of the doctor”. Presented at the Annual PhD Research Conference, Department of Organisational Psychology and Management, Birkbeck College, University of London.

Cavenagh, P. (1997). “Using grounded theory and triangulation in research design”. Presented at the Annual PhD Conference, Department of Organisational Psychology and Management, Birkbeck College, University of London.

Cavenagh, P. (1996). “The changing NHS and its implications for the role of the doctor”. Presented at the Annual PhD Research Conference, Department of Organisational Psychology and Management, Birkbeck College, University of London.