Medical Radiation Sciences

Johnathan Hewis

BSc Hons DiRad (SHU), PgCert LTHE (SHU), PgCert BE (CU), MSc Med Imag (SHU), FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Medical Imaging
Port Macquarie
Building 801 Room 2154

Originally from the UK, Johnathan’s areas of clinical expertise include extensive experience with major trauma imaging, neuro-interventional radiology, specialising in MRI, performing & reporting gastrointestinal studies, and planar image interpretation. Johnathan entered academia in 2005 and is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Medical Imaging at Charles Sturt University. Johnathan’s main research interests include lived experience, image interpretation, advanced practice, and social media-based health care research. Johnathan is an Associate Editor with the Journal of Medical Imaging & Radiation Science, a fellow of the Higher Education Academic (UK) and the chair for the Advanced Practice Reference Group, ASMIRT.

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Johnathan has a broad range of teaching experience across the curriculum of diagnostic radiography to include cross sectional and surface anatomy, patient care, reflective practice, continual professional development, general radiographic technique, instrumentation for magnetic resonance imaging and fluoroscopic equipment, gastrointestinal and contrast studies, interventional radiology, planar image interpretation, inter-professional practice, advanced practice, contrast media administration and qualitative research methods.

Johnathan's current teaching focus is planar chest, abdomen, and musculoskeletal image interpretation within the undergraduate and master’s medical radiation science courses.

Johnathan's main research interests relate to user experience with a particular focus on lived experience within medical radiation science.  Other research interests include image interpretation, advanced practice, and the use of social media in health care research.  Johnathan has experience in qualitative research design to include phenomenology, hermeneutics, content analysis and grounded theory methodologies, and he is an approved honours research supervisor.

Current research projects include exploring the lived experience of distress in MRI and evaluating undergraduate image interpretation education in the UK and Australia.

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