Mr Tony Buxton

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences (Medical Radiation Science)

Career Summary

Biography

Registered Diagnostic Radiographer APHRA No: MRP0001718773 Diagnostic Radiography Senior Lecturer for 25 years Involved in Research support for Ethics in the Faculty.

Research Expertise

Any aspect of imaging for human and animal projects. Extensive experince in imaging rabbits, rats and mice along with human subjects

Teaching Expertise
Taught all aspects of Diagniostic Radiography. Extensive Curriculum development experience. DR input into Health Science Courses

Administrative Expertise
HoD Program Convenor Multiple Courses Convenor research Ethics Advisor Deputy Chair UoN Human Research Ethics Committee Member - Chemical and Radiation Safety Committee Member - HNEAHS Radiation Safety Committee Currently a SACO for School of Health Sciecnes

Collaborations
Assoc Professor Philip Bolton Professor Zsolt Balogh Professor Anthony Quail Professor Darren Rivett Mr Peter Osmotherly


Qualifications

  • Master of Higher Education, University of New South Wales
  • Diploma of Applied Science (Medical Radiography), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Keywords

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Ethics
  • Imaging animal and human
  • Imaging research - animal and human

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
119999Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - Senior LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Health Sciences
Australia

Professional appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/02/1979 - 1/04/1988Senior RadiographerThe Royal Newcastle Hospital
Radiology
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Griffin C, Choong WY, Teh W, Buxton AJ, Bolton PS, 'Head and cervical spine posture in behaving rats: Implications for modeling human conditions involving the head and cervical spine', Anatomical Record, 298 455-462 (2015)

The aim of this study was to define the temporal and spatial (postural) characteristics of the head and cervical vertebral column (spine) of behaving rats in order to better understand their suitability as a model to study human conditions involving the head and neck. Time spent in each of four behavioral postures was determined from video tape recordings of rats (n=10) in the absence and presence of an intruder rat. Plain film radiographic examination of a subset of these rats (n=5) in each of these postures allowed measurement of head and cervical vertebral column positions adopted by the rats. When single they were quadruped or crouched most (~80%) of the time and bipedal either supported or free standing for only ~10% of the time. The introduction of an intruder significantly (P<0.0001) reduced the proportion of time rats spent quadruped (median, from 71% to 47%) and bipedal free standing (median, from 2.9% to 0.4%). The cervical spine was orientated (median, 25-75 percentile) near vertical (18.8°, 4.2°-30.9°) when quadruped, crouched (15.4°, 7.6°-69.3°) and bipedal supported (10.5°, 4.8°-22.6°) but tended to be less vertical oriented when bipedal free standing (25.9°, 7.7°-39.3°). The range of head positions relative to the cervical spine was largest when crouched (73.4°) and smallest when erect free standing (17.7°). This study indicates that, like humans, rats have near vertical orientated cervical vertebral columns but, in contrast to humans, they displace their head in space by movements at both the cervico-thoracic junction and the cranio-cervical regions. Anat Rec, 298:455-462, 2015.

DOI10.1002/ar.23049
Co-authorsPhilip Bolton
2013Osmotherly PG, Farrell SF, Digby SD, Rowe LJ, Buxton AJ, 'THE INFLUENCE OF AGE, SEX, AND POSTURE ON THE MEASUREMENT OF ATLANTODENTAL INTERVAL IN A NORMAL POPULATION', JOURNAL OF MANIPULATIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS, 36 226-231 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.04.004Author URL
CitationsWeb of Science - 1
Co-authorsPeter Osmotherly
2007Bowen SA, Clarke R, Dickson SS, McLennan CM, Stonehouse MK, Wilcher TF, Buxton AJ, 'The use of gonadal shielding in singular common diagnostic radiographic procedures', Radiographer, 54 13-17 (2007) [C2]
1999Shah GA, Buxton AJ, 'Survey of Dose Associated with Chest Radiography in the Hunter Valley Region of Australia', Radiography, 5 23-27 (1999) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 1
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Conference (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Francis A, Hills CM, Buxton AJ, MacDonald-Wicks LK, Johnston CL, 'Characteristics of an ideal practice educator: Perspectives from five health professions', British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Glasgow, Scotland (2012) [E3]
Co-authorsCaroline Hills, Cath Johnston, Lesley Wicks
2011Ryan SE, Hills CM, Buxton AJ, 'Redesigning learning sessions and assignments for 'Generation Y' students', The British Journal of Occupational Therapy: 2011 Conference Abstract Supplement, Brighton (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsSusan Ryan, Caroline Hills
2011Ryan SE, Hills CM, Buxton AJ, Smith DR, 'Generation 'Y' research: Informing & changing educational practices', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast, QLD (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsCaroline Hills, Susan Ryan, Derek Smith
2011Ryan SE, Hills CM, Buxton AJ, 'Generation 'Y' students on practice: Practice educators' views', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsSusan Ryan, Caroline Hills
2011Ryan SE, Hills CM, Buxton AJ, 'Generation 'Y's in peer-assisted learning: Developing creative thinking', Proceedings of the 24th Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference, Gold Coast (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsSusan Ryan, Caroline Hills
2010Buxton AJ, 'Radiography wheelchair: Minimising manual patient transfer and maximising the patient imaging area', 16th ISRRT World Congress. Scientific Program, Gold Coast, QLD (2010) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants5
Total funding$5,792

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20121 grants / $660

ASMMIRT, Darling Harbor Conference Cente, 20 - 22 April 2012$660

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamMr Tony Buxton
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1200499
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20111 grants / $1,000

Occupational Therapy Australia, 24th National Conference and Exhibition, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 29/6/2011 - 1/7/2011$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine
Project TeamMr Tony Buxton
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100519
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20052 grants / $3,700

The validation of a Personal Qualities Interview (PQI) in the selection of Medical Radiation Science students at the University of Newcastle$3,000

Funding body: Australian Institute of Radiography

Funding bodyAustralian Institute of Radiography
Project TeamMr David Lyall, Mr Tony Buxton, Ms Yolanda Surjan
SchemeResearch Sponsorship Scholarship
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185606
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

9th AAEMRS Conference, 1-2 February 2005$700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Tony Buxton
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185092
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20011 grants / $432

8th AAEMRS Conference, Perth 27-28 September 2001$432

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Tony Buxton
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0181489
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2013The Relationship between the Thoracic Spine and Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Occupational Health & Safety, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Co-Supervisor
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Mr Tony Buxton

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Medical Radiation Science

Contact Details

Emailtony.buxton@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 6619
Fax(02) 4921 7053

Office

RoomHA27
BuildingHunter Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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