Emma joined Department of Public Health & Primary Care, School of Medicine, as a Research Assistant in 2018. She previously worked as a Medical Laboratory Assistant in the National Drug Treatment Centre. She obtained her undergraduate Social Science Degree from Dublin Business School. She then undertook a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Social Studies in the Trinity College Dublin School of Social Work and Social Policy. Emma then completed a M.Sc. in Applied Social Research in the Trinity College Dublin School of Social Work and Social Policy.
She is the full time research assistant for We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): A pilot cluster randomized trial of a community-based smoking cessation intervention for disadvantaged women in Ireland, (HRB Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Awards (DIFA) 2017). Her key responsibilities are to support the study, collection and processing of qualitative and quantitative data. Her research interest includes disadvantaged. women, smoking cessation, and addiction