Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

PHS Academic Seminar Series

The PHS Academic Seminar Series is organised by Dr Caroline Kelleher and Dr Regien Biesma. It constitutes invited external and internal speakers from a number of disciplines, and is not restricted to epidemiology, psychology and general practice.

The schedule of speakers for 2017 is available below.

Position and Institution
24 January 2017 14:00-15:00

Aisling O’Halloran

CARDI Ageing Research Fellow. The Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing (TILDA). Centre for Medical Gerontology, Trinity College, Dublin 

Frailty in Ireland: measurement, prevalence, risk factors and patterns of health service use
28 February 2017 11:30-12:30

Jan Sorenson

Director of the Healthcare Outcomes Research Centre, Division of Population Health Sciences, RCSI 

The cost-effectiveness of mindfulness – examples and methodological challenges
14 March 2017  

Patricia Kearney

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork 

The Burden of Diabetes: a Population Approach to Prevention and Control
11 April 2017  

Caitriona Cahir 

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Division of Population Health Sciences RCSI 

Measuring the determinants of hormonal therapy medication taking behaviour in women with breast cancer using theoretical models of behaviour change
23 May 2017

Prof. Ger Curley

Professor of Anaesthesiology, RCSI

Understanding the impact of peri-operative anaemia on post-operative outcomes

All seminars take place in the Division of Population Health Sciences Seminar Room, Lower Ground Floor, Beaux Lane House, Dublin 2.

A list of previous seminars are also available: