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Sarah Barrett
Assistant Professor, Radiation Therapy

Biography

Sarah is a graduate of Trinity College and joined the Discipline of Radiation Therapy in October 2015. With over 9 years' clinical experience, most recently at a Clinical Specialist level in Beacon Hospital Dublin, she has a strong background in clinical practice. She has also worked in the Galway Clinic and Galway University Hospital. She completed her MSc in Treatment Planning in January 2014. Her research interests lie in mainly lung cancer and her current work is investigating the personalisation of Lung Radiotherapy.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sarah Barrett, Amy Taylor, Luke Rock, Evaluation of a reproducible breath hold technique for the SABR treatment of lower lobe lung tumours, Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

S.Q.E. Ho, L.M. Mullaney, S.A. Barrett, Treatment outcomes of proton craniospinal irradiation for paediatric medulloblastoma, ESTRO 36, Vienna, 5th-9th May 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017 DOI

Kevin Dowling, Sarah Barrett, Laura Mullaney, Claire Poole, A nationwide investigation of radiation therapy event reporting-and- learning systems: Can standards be improved?, Radiography. International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Therapy, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Evangeline S. Q. Ho, Sarah A. Barrett & Laura M. Mullaney, A review of dosimetric and toxicity modeling of proton versus photon craniospinal irradiation for pediatrics medulloblastoma, Acta Oncologica, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Andrea Lipsett, Sarah Barrett, Fatimah Haruna, Karen Mustian and Anita O'Donovan, The impact of exercise during adjuvant radiotherapy for breast cancer on fatigue and quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis, The Breast, 32, 2017, p144 - 155 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Catherine McKenna, Theresa O'Donovan, Lydia O'Sullivan, Sarah Barrett, Ann O'Hara, 'Scope of Practice of a Radiation Therapist (3rd Ed)', Irish Institute Of Radiographers and Radiation Therapists, 2016, - Protocol or guideline, 2016

Sarah Barrett, Amy Taylor, Luke Rock, Lung tumour motion within deep inspiration breath hold delivered stereotactic radiotherapy: an evaluation of its cause and effect, 3rd ESTRO Forum, 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015 DOI

Sarah Barrett, Rob Appleyard, The reliability of quantitative thresholding methods for PET aided delineation of GTVs in Head and Neck tumours, Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 12, 2013, p187 - 194 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Eveann Kennedy, Sarah Barrett, Gillian Fagan, A comparative look at two immobilization techniques used for SBRT of the lung, specifically the upper lobe, 2nd ESTRO Forum, 2013, 2013 Poster, 2013 DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Sarah Barrett, The Challenges of SBRT Treatment Verification., Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Symposium, Dublin, 2014 Oral Presentation,

Sarah Barrett, Implementation of AlignRT: an open mask, non-ionising hardware and software system for positioning and monitoring of Cranial SRS patients. , The 15th Annual All Ireland Radiation Therapy Study Day, March 2015 Oral Presentation,

Technical Innovations and Patient Support in Radiation Oncology, Michelle Leech, [eds.] Journal, URL

Sarah Barrett, Lung SBRT: Immobilisation and Verification, 17th Annual IIRRT Conference, Dublin, 2013 Invited Talk,

Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, Angela Duxbury, [eds.] Journal, URL

Scientific Reports, Laure Marignol, [eds.] Journal, URL

Recognition

Memberships

European Association for Cancer Research 2017

Council member of the Irish Institute of Radiographers and Radiation Therapists. National RT Education Representative November 2015 – Present

RTT member of European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 2013

Accredited member of CORU