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Dr. Fiona Lyons
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Clinical Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

F Lyons, F Cooney, Á McNamara, M Daly, C Collins, M O'Shea, H Barry, M Germaine, D Mc Keown, STI Diagnostics in Ireland: A Survey of Laboratories, https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/, June , 2018, p1 - 28 Report, 2018

F Lyons,M O'Brien, C Hurley, Á McNamara, F Cooney, GMc Darby, Sexual Health in Ireland: What do we know?, HSE, Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme,https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/sexual-health-in-ireland_june2018.pdf , , June , 2018, p1 - 73 Report, 2018 URL

F Lyons, F Cooney, Á McNamara, M Daly, C Collins, M O'Shea, H Barry, M Germaine, D Mc Keown, Sexual Health Services in Ireland: A Survey of STI and Contraception Services, https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/, June , 2018, p1 - 88 Report, 2018

Waitt C, Low N, Van de Perre P, Lyons F, Loutfy M, Aebi-Popp K, Does U=U for breastfeeding mothers and infants? Breastfeeding by mothers on effective treatment for HIV infection in high-income settings., The lancet. HIV, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

F. Lyons, Consultation Report: Stakeholder Workshops on Actions for Sexual Health Services Ireland, https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/, June , 2018, p1 - 28 Report, 2018

Caroline Hurley, Fiona Lyons, Kate O'Donnell and Derval Igoe on behalf of the Continuum of HIV Care Steering Group, Continuum of HIV Care, Ireland 2017, HSE, Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme,https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/sexual-health-in-ireland_june2018.pdf , , July, 2018, p1 - 15 Report, 2018 URL

F Lyons, F Cooney, Á McNamara, M Daly, C Collins, M O'Shea, H Barry, M Germaine, D Mc Keown, Sexual Health Services in Ireland: A Survey of General Practice, https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-professionals/research/research-reports/, January, 2018, p1 - 28 Report, 2018

F. Lyons and the national HIV PrEP working group, 'Practical Guidance for Healthcare Workers in Ireland on HIV Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)', https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/sexual-health/sexually-transmitted-infections/information-on-hiv/, 2017, 1 - 22 Protocol or guideline, 2017

L Nic Lochlainn, K O'Donnell, C Hurley, FLyons, D Igoe, Findings from the men who have sex with men (MSM) internet survey ireland (MISI): estimated proportion of MISI respondents eligible for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) , Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Garvey P, Thornton L, Lyons F, Knowledge of HIV PEP Among Healthcare Workers in Ireland, 2016: Room for Improvement., Irish medical journal, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

N Lynn, S Murphy, O Cunningham, A Lynam, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, Hsv management in pregnancy at a joint antenatal-genitourinary clinic in a large maternity hospital in dublin, ireland - a model of care, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2017 Conference Paper, 2017

Nic Lochlainn L, O'Donnell K, Hurley C, Lyons F, Igoe D, Using data from a behavioural survey of men who have sex with men (MSM) to estimate the number likely to present for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Ireland, 2017., Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Schalkwijk S, Colbers A, Konopnicki D, Gingelmaier A, Lambert J, van der Ende M, Moltó J, Burger D; Pharmacokinetics of newly developed antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected pregnant women (PANNA) Network., Lowered Rilpivirine Exposure During the Third Trimester of Pregnancy in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected Women., Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Kowalska JD, Aebi-Popp K, Loutfy M, Post FA, Perez-Elias MJ, Johnson M, Mulcahy F, Women Against Viruses in Europe (WAVE) Working Group, Promoting high standards of care for women living with HIV: position statement from the Women Against Viruses in Europe Working Group., HIV medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

N Lynn, P Calpin, B O'Kelly, K Davenport, F Lyons, Review of syphilis management at a busy urban STI clinic, Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016

Pharris A, Quinten C, Noori T, Amato-Gauci AJ, van Sighem A, ECDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Dublin Declaration Monitoring Networks, Estimating HIV incidence and number of undiagnosed individuals living with HIV in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2015., Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Bannan CL, Lynch PA, Conroy EP, O'Dea S, Surah S, Betts-Symonds G, Lyons FE, Point-of-care testing for HIV in an Irish prison setting: results from three major Irish prisons., International journal of STD & AIDS, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

K. Butler, W. Ferguson, M. Goode, F. Lyons, 'Preventing Perinatal Transmission: A practical guide to the antenatal and perinatal management of HIV Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Herpes Simplex & Syphilis', https://ssstdi.ie/pages/guidelines, 2015, 1 - 83 Protocol or guideline, 2015

Blonk MI, Colbers AP, Hidalgo-Tenorio C, Kabeya K, Weizsäcker K, Haberl AE, Moltó J, Hawkins DA, van der Ende ME, Gingelmaier A, Taylor GP, PANNA Network, Raltegravir in HIV-1-Infected Pregnant Women: Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Efficacy., Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Giese C, Igoe D, Gibbons Z, Hurley C, Stokes S, McNamara S, Ennis O, O'Donnell K, Keenan E, De Gascun C, Lyons F, Ward M, Danis K, Glynn R, Waters A, outbreak control team, Injection of new psychoactive substance snow blow associated with recently acquired HIV infections among homeless people who inject drugs in Dublin, Ireland, 2015., Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Kinahan JC, Surah S, Keating S, Bergin C, Mulcahy F, Lyons F, Keenan E, Effect of integrating HIV and addiction care for non-engaging HIV-infected opiate-dependent patients., Irish journal of medical science, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Colbers A, Best B, Schalkwijk S, Wang J, Stek A, Hidalgo Tenorio C, Hawkins D, Taylor G, Kreitchmann R, Burchett S, Haberl A, Kabeya K, PANNA Network and the IMPAACT 1026 Study Team, Maraviroc Pharmacokinetics in HIV-1-Infected Pregnant Women., Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Colbers A, Moltó J, Ivanovic J, Kabeya K, Hawkins D, Gingelmaier A, Taylor G, Weizsäcker K, Sadiq ST, Van der Ende M, Giaquinto C, Burger D, PANNA Network, Pharmacokinetics of total and unbound darunavir in HIV-1-infected pregnant women., The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

S Surah, I Mcgurgan, C Lavelle, J Craig, C Walsh, F Mulcahy, S Clarke, F Lyons, cause of death in Hiv-infected Intravenous drug users in the era of Haart: P180, HIV Medicine, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

Igoe D, Kelleher M, Cooney F, Clarke S, Quinlan M, Lyons F, Fitzgerald M, Crowley B, There has been a true rise in Neisseria gonorrhoeae but not in Chlamydia trachomatis in men who have sex with men in Dublin, Ireland., Sexually transmitted infections, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

S Surah, J Mclaughlin, C Synott, S Lee, C Storeng, S Keating, S O'dea, R Adams, E Keenan, M Barry, F Mulcahy, C Walsh, F Lyons, quality of life of Hiv-infected injecting drug users in the era of Haart, HIV Medicine, 2014 Conference Paper, 2014

Rowley D, Houlihan L, McFaul K, Clarke S, Lyons F, A diagnostic dilemma: drug-induced aseptic meningitis in a 45-year-old HIV-positive man., International journal of STD & AIDS, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Surah S, Kieran J, O'Dea S, Shiel C, Raffee S, Mulcahy F, Keenan E, Lyons F, Use of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to determine the prevalence of alcohol misuse among HIV-infected individuals., International journal of STD & AIDS, 24, (7), 2013, p517-21 Journal Article, 2013

Aebi-Popp K, Mulcahy F, Rudin C, Hoesli I, Gingelmaier A, Lyons F, Thorne C, National Guidelines for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV across Europe - how do countries differ?, The European Journal of Public Health, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Surah S, Adams R, Townsend L, Reynolds I, Kinahan JC, Keating S, Mulcahy F, Keenan E, Barry M, Lyons F, Health-related quality of life of HIV-infected intravenous drug users., International journal of STD & AIDS, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

S Surah, A O'connor, K Hunter, S Delamere, E Kennan, M Barry, F Mulcahy, C Walsh, F Lyons, health-related quality of life (hrqol) and clinical outcomes of Hiv-infected intravenous drug users post integration of Hiv and addiction services: P8, HIV Medicine, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

S Surah;J Klnahan;S Keating;F Mulcahy;E Keenan;F Lyons, Assessment of addiction staff attitudes 6 months post integration of HIV and addiction services: P21, HIV Medicine, April 2012, HIV Medicine. 13():, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

E O'dea, S Kelly, F Lyons, S O'dea, S Mccarthy, Investigation of QTc interval prolongation in the presence of risk factors, in HIV-infected patients treated with atazanavir in St. James's Hospital, Dublin: Abstract 65, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. , (20():51-52, MAY 2012), 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Sherly George, S Keating, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, G Courtney, S Clarke, C Bergin, M Gibney, Impact of Socioeconomic factors and co-morbidly on Health Related Quality of life in a Multi-ethnic HIV Cohort, Quality of Life Research, 2012/10/1; 120-121, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Muldoon EG, Mooka B, Reidy D, O'Dea S, Clarke S, Courtney G, Lyons F, Bergin C, Mulcahy F, Long-term neurological follow-up of HIV-positive patients diagnosed with syphilis., International journal of STD & AIDS, 23, (9), 2012, p676-8 Journal Article, 2012

S Surah;S O'Dea;F Mulcahy;F Lyons, Alcohol misuse and consumption amongst HIV infected individuals, HIV Medicine, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Heard I, Cubie HA, Mesher D, Sasieni P, MACH-1 Study Group, Characteristics of HPV infection over time in European women who are HIV-1 positive., BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

S George, S Keating, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, G Courtney, S Clarke, C Bergin, M Gibney, M Codd, Gender difference in health-related quality of life of patients in a multi-ethnic HIV cohort: P218, HIV Medicine, (HIV Medicine. 13():7), 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

J O'halloran, S Clarke, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, C Bergin, assessment of Hiv care using a single set of Hiv care quality measures: p20, HIV Medicine, 13 Pages 18-19, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

S Landers, AM McLaughlin, J Keane, B Korn, F Kelly, M Scully, R Watters, FE Lyons, Extensive Transmission of the Beijing Strain of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in an Irish Prison, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 180 Pages S424-S424, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

Else LJ, Lyons F, O'shea S, Costello S, Mullen J, Lechelt M, Dickinson L, Magaya V, Back DJ, de Ruiter A, Total and unbound lopinavir concentrations in the female genital tract of HIV-1 infected women during pregnancy., AIDS (London, England), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

S George¹, S Keating, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, G Courtney, S Clarke, C Bergin, M Gibney, M Codd¹, HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF PATIENTS WITH HIV INFECTION _ A DUBLIN HIV COHORT STUDY, Mental Health, 48, 11, 2011 Conference Paper, 2011

E Muldoon, S Squance, M Kelleher, G Courtney, F Lyons, C Bergin, F Mulcahy, B Crowley, Large proportion of patients with positive darkfield microscopy samples also have positive syphilis serology, Clinical Microbiology & Infection , Volume 16 Pages S625, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

A Loy, M Kelleher, S Squance, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, Rectal chlamydia: an underdiagnosed infection in MSMs attending a busy urban genito-urinary medicine clinic, HIV Medicine, 11():91, APR 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

A Loy, J Mcinerney, S Delemere, H Keegan, L Pilkington, O Sheils, F Lyons, C Martin, J O'leary, F Mulcahy, Integration and persistence of oncogenic, human papilloma virus mRNA in HIV-positive women, HIV Medicine, (11():39, APR 2010), 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

M Fitzgerald, M Owens, G Courtney, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, E Muldoon, S Squance, S Keating, Report of upsurge in early infectious syphilis in HSE East, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

S Surah;F Lyons;F Mulcahy;D Ward;B Png;N Al-Assaf, Experience of managing HIV in pregnancy in a cohort of intravenous drug users (IVDU) from a large ethnically diverse inner city HIV European centre, HIV Medicine, 2009, 10():25-26, APR 2009, 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

S. Surah;S. Murphy;C. De Gascun;E. Muldoon;F. Lyons;F. Mulcahy, Sequential pregnancies in HIV infected women, HIV Medicine, 10():22, NOV , 2009 Conference Paper, 2009

C Ni Cheallaigh, O Shells, S Delamere, M Griffiths, G Mchugh, P Webster, C Martin, J Mcinerney, H Keegan, J O'leary, F Lyons, C Bergin, F Mulcahy, Oncogenic Hpv subtypes in Hiv-positive women, Clinical Microbiology & Infection , Volume 14 Pages S635, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Read P, Costelloe S, Mullen J, O'Shea S, Lyons F, Hay P, Welch J, Larbalestier N, Taylor G, de Ruiter A, New mutations associated with resistance not detected following zidovudine monotherapy in pregnancy when used in accordance with British HIV Association guidelines., HIV medicine, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

E de Barra, C Rock, B Kiely, C McNally, F Lyons and C Bergin, Varicella vaccination in HIV-positive individuals - a time to act, Journal of the International AIDS Society200811 (Suppl 1) :P293, 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

M Abu Bakar;S Surah;F Lyons;L Hurley;A de Ruiter, An audit on efavirenz prescribing in women of child-bearing potential attending an HIV unit, 9():15, MAY , 2008 Conference Paper, 2008

Lyons F, Lechelt M, De Ruiter A, Steady-state lopinavir levels in third trimester of pregnancy., AIDS (London, England), 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Kitchener H, Nelson L, Adams J, Mesher D, Sasieni P, Cubie H, Moore C, Heard I, Agarossi A, Casolati E, Denny L, Bradbeer C, Lyons F, Beattie G, Niemiec T, Colposcopy is not necessary to assess the risk to the cervix in HIV-positive women: an international cohort study of cervical pathology in HIV-1 positive women., International journal of cancer, 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Alison Mears, Maytinee Lilaonitkul, David Phillips, Robyn Cross, Fiona Lyons, Mette Rodgers, Graham Taylor, Annemiek De Ruiter, Kaletra (tm) in pregnancy: a retrospective study of 100 women, HIV Medicine, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Phillip Read;Sinead Costelloe;Jane Mullen;Siobhan O'Shea;Fiona Lyons;Phillip Hay;Jan Welch;Nick Larbalestier;Graham Taylor;Annemiek Ruiter;, Does zidovudine monotherapy (mZDV) in pregnancy predispose to the emergence of resistance?: 05, HIV Medicine, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Lechelt M, Lyons F, Clarke A, Magaya V, Issa R, de Ruiter A, Human placental transfer of atazanavir: a case report., AIDS (London, England), 2006 Journal Article, 2006

Lyons F, Hopkins S, Kelleher B, McGeary A, Sheehan G, Geoghegan J, Bergin C, Mulcahy FM, McCormick PA, Maternal hepatotoxicity with nevirapine as part of combination antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy., HIV medicine, 7, (4), 2006, p255-60 Journal Article, 2006

Danso D, Lyons F, Bradbeer C, Cervical screening and management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in HIV-positive women., International journal of STD & AIDS, 2006 Journal Article, 2006

F Lyons, M Lechelt, V Magaya, R Issa, A De Ruiter, Adequate trough lopinavir levels with standard dosing in pregnancy, 13th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Denver, 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Treacy A, Lyons F, Mulcahy F., Opportunistic cervical screening at a sexual health clinic., Ir Med J. , 99, (7), 2006, p198-9. Journal Article, 2006

Lyons F, Butler K, Coulter Smith S, Mulcahy F., National guidelines for the management of HIV-1 in pregnancy., Ir Med J. , 99, (5), 2006, p152-4 Journal Article, 2006

A Clarke, MY Tung, GP Taylor, DA Hawkins, A de Ruiter, F Lyons, Baseline genotypic resistance in pregnancy, HIV Medicine, 7():30, APR , 2006 Conference Paper, 2006

Lyons FE, Coughlan S, Byrne CM, Hopkins SM, Hall WW, Mulcahy FM, Emergence of antiretroviral resistance in HIV-positive women receiving combination antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy., AIDS (London, England), 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Walsh T, Lyons F, Sinha SK, Khawaja N, Harrison M, Boyd W, Couglan M, Giant cell arteritis of the female genital tract., Irish medical journal, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Lyons F, Prendiville W, Mulcahy F., Cervical Disease in HIV 1 positive women: a review, Intl J Std & AIDS, 15, 2004, p89 - 93 Journal Article, 2004

Hopkins S, Lyons F, Coleman C, Courtney G, Bergin C, Mulcahy F, Resurgence in infectious syphilis in Ireland: an epidemiological study., Sexually transmitted diseases, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Cervical Disease in HIV infected women in, Colposcopy Management Options, Saunders Ltd, 2003, [F. Lyons] Book Chapter, 2003

F Lyons, S Hopkins, A McGeary, G Sheehan, C Bergin, F Mulcahy, Nevirapine tolerability in HIV infected women in pregnancy-A word of caution, 2nd IAS conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment. Paris, France, Paris, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

S Hopkins, M Hennessy, F Lyons, F Mulachy, C Bergin, Treatment of chronic Hepatitis C with pegylated interferon and ribavirin in HIV co-infected patients, Hepatology, 2002, (36(4) 231A-231A), 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

S Hopkins, F Lyons, E Brannigan, F Mulcahy, C Bergin, Tolerability of pegylated interferon and ribavirin in the HIV/HCV co-infected population, XIVth World AIDS Conference. , Barcelona, Spain, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

Hopkins S, Lyons F, Mulcahy F, Bergin C, The great pretender returns to Dublin, Ireland., Sexually transmitted infections, 77, (5), 2001, p316-8 Journal Article, 2001

Clarke S, Keenan E, Bergin C, Lyons F, Hopkins S, Mulcahy F, The changing epidemiology of HIV infection in injecting drug users in Dublin, Ireland., HIV medicine, 2, (4), 2001, p236-40 Journal Article, 2001

S Hopkins, F McKenna, F Lyons, C Bergin, F Mostashari, Syphilis outbreak: Searching for risk factors through a case control study, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 33, (7), 2001 Conference Paper, 2001

S Clarke, K Butler, C Bergin, F Lyons, G Sheehan, M Horgan, F Mulcahy, 'National guidelines for the active management of HIV in pregnancy. ', Irish medical journal 94 (5), 137-140, 2001, - Protocol or guideline, 2001

Lyons F, Walsh T, Hayden C, Boyd W, Coughlan BM, Cervical cytology history in Irish doctors and midwives., Irish medical journal, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

S Hopkins, K Rogers, S Clarke, F Lyons, F Mulcahy, C Bergin, Hepatitis 14; C: prevalence and implications for treatment in the HIV co-infected population, AIDS, (14;S125-S125), 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

Lyons F, Milner M, Davey C, Bosio P, O'Connor J, Dorman A, McKenna P, Substance abuse in an Irish antenatal population., Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Human Papillomavirus and Genital warts: relationship and management in, editor(s)W. Prendiville, Philip Davies , The Health Professional's HPV Handbook: Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer, CRC Press, CRC Press, 2006, [F. Lyons] Book Chapter, 2006

Recognition

Representations

Member of the Public Policy Group on Sexual Health Committee, RCPI, https://www.rcpi.ie/policy-and-advocacy/rcpi-policy-group-on-sexual-health/ 2010 to 2012

RCPI nominee to the Department of Health Sexual Health Strategy Steering Committee, https://health.gov.ie/healthy-ireland/national-sexual-health-strategy-2015-2020/ 2012 to 2013

Ireland delegate to the ECDC expert meeting on PrEP service delivery and monitoring: minimum standards and key principles in the EU/EEA, https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/news-events/pre-exposure-prophylaxis-eueea-prep-service-delivery-and-monitoring-minimum-standards 2018

Ireland delegate to the ECDC Expert meeting PrEP in the EU/EEA setting: challenges and opportunities, https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/news-events/pre-exposure-prophylaxis-eueea-setting-challenges-and-opportunities 2016

Ireland delegate to the ECDC expert meeting on STI prevention 2018

National Speciality Director for Genitourinary Medicine 2012 to 2018

Invited Journal Reviewer, International Journal STD and AIDS 2004 to date

Invited Journal Reviewer, HIV Medicine 2004 to date

Invited Journal Reviewer, Sexually Transmitted Infections 2018 to date

SSSTDI Nominee to Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae Sub-Committee of the HPSC Scientific Advisory Committee, published national guidelines 2015, http://www.hpsc.ie/abouthpsc/scientificcommittees/publications/AMR%20Gonorrhoea%20guidelines%20documetn%20FINAL%202017.pdf 2014 - 2015

SSSTDI nominee to the National Forum for Minimising AMR GC 2018 to date

SSSTDI nominee to the national working group evaluating syphilis surveillance in Ireland 2018 to date

SSSTDI nominee to the Eurpean MSM Internet Survey 2017 (EMIS, Ireland) Steering Group 2018 to date

Chair of the HSE convened National HIV PrEP working group 2016 to 2018

SSSTDI nominee to the Services Subgroup and Writing Committee of the National Sexual Health Strategy 2012 to 2013

External Expert Reviewer of the British Association of HIV (BHIVA) HIV in Pregnancy Guidelines 2010 to 2017

Member of the National Increase in HIV and STIs in MSM Response Group 2016 to 2018

Expert Advisor to the HIQA Routine Second HIV test in Pregnancy HTA, https://www.hiqa.ie/reports-and-publications/health-technology-assessments/hta-antenatal-hiv-screening 2011 to 2012

Expert Advisor to the HIQA HIV PrEP HTA,https://www.hiqa.ie/reports-and-publications/consultation/draft-hta-prep-programme 2018 to date

Lead on the HSE antibiotic prescribing website Genital Conditions chapter, https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/2/gp/antibiotic-prescribing/ 2015 to date

Invited Speaker on HIV Prevention, ICGP Annual Conference 3rd May 2019

Invited Speaker on STI update, ICGP Annual Conference 6th May 2016

Invited Speaker at the Joint BASHH/BHIVA Conference, PrEP in Ireland 17 - 20 April 2018

Invited Speaker EACS Conference, HIV Models of Care: the way forward 21 - 24 October 2015

Invited Speaker EACS, HIV and Breastfeeding Debate 25 - 27 October 2017

Invited Speaker EACS, HIV and Pregnancy case discussion panel 12 - 15 October 2011

Invited Speaker ICGP Summer School, HIV testing June 2014

Invited Speaker to the 4th International Workshop on HIV and Women, Conception and HIV January 2014

Invited Speaker RCPI Infection Masterclass, Syphilis in the 21st Century August 2013

Invited Speaker IUSTI, Implementation of Chlamydia Screening August 2009

Invited Speaker ICGP Summer School, STIs in the Community June 2012

Invited Speaker SSSTDI Annual Meeting, Ireland should adopt a test and treat policy for HIV, debate November 2012

Invited Speaker Institute of Obstetricians Four Provinces Meeting, Guidelines for the management of HIV and STIs in pregnancy November 2014

Invited Speaker at the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital Guinness Study Day, Managing HIV in pregnancy December 2018

Member of the Writing Committee on Interim Guidance on termination of pregnancy https:https://www.rcpi.ie/news/releases/institute-of-obstetricians-and-gynaecologists-issues-interim-clinical-guidance-on-termination-of-pregnancy-under-12-weeks/ 2018

Invited Speaker, Club Health Dublin, 10th International Conference on Nightlife, Substance Use and Related Health Issues 24 - 26 June 2017

Awards and Honours

Best oral presentation at the SSSTDI, Dublin. Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in an Irish setting 2002

Best oral presentation at the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Annual Conference. Management of Abnormal Cytology in HIV-1 infected women (MACH-1) in the era of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) 2004

Best oral presentation at the SSSTDI, Dublin. Emergence of genotypic resistance despite HAART in HIV positive women in pregnancy 2004

Memberships

Council Member of the Society for the Study of STIs in Ireland 2004 – to date

Member of the British HIV Association 2004 – to date

Member of the European AIDS Clinical Society 2004 – to date

Member of the Infectious Diseases Society of Ireland 2007 – to date

Member of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV 2008 – to date