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Shane Allwright
Fellow Emeritus, Public Health & Primary Care

Biography

Shane Allwright is Registrar of Trinity College Dublin and of the University of Dublin (Registrar@tcd.ie, Office of the Registrar, West Theatre, 01 896 1722/ 2066).

She is an associate professor of epidemiology in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin, a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of Ireland.

Her research interests include health effects of active and passive smoking and of alcohol misuse; evaluation of tobacco and alcohol control policies; and prisoner health. She was the lead investigator on a study of the impact of the ban on the respiratory health of bar workers (All Ireland Bar Study) and chaired the report to the Minister for Health and Children entitled "Report on the health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in the workplace" that was critical to the introduction of the Irish smokefree workplace legislation.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McKee G, Barry J, Mullin M, Allwright S and Hayes C. , Predictors of Daily and Occasional Smoking and Quitting in Irish University Students, Health, 9, 2017, p435 - 450 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Ann O'Farrell, Melanie Kingsland, Susan Kenny, Nazih Eldin, John Wiggers, Luke Wolfenden, Shane P A Allwright, A multi-faceted intervention to reduce alcohol misuse and harm among sportspeople in Ireland: a controlled trial, Drug and Alcohol Review, 2017, p9 Journal Article, 2017 Handle TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Susan M Smith , Gráinne Cousins , Barbara Clyne , Shane Allwright and Tom O'Dowd , Shared care across the interface between primary and specialty care in management of long term conditions, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, February, 2017 Review Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

From colonisation to collaboration: challenges of repositioning Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, within its community. in, editor(s)John Goddard, Ellen Hazelkorn, Louise Kempton and Paul Vallance , The Civic University, The Policy and Leadership Challenges , UK, Edward Elgar, 2016, pp160 - 179, [Simone Cameron-Coen and Shane Allwright] Book Chapter, 2016 URL

L. Springvloet, M. C. Willemsen, U. Mons, B. van den Putte, A. E. Kunst, R. Guignard, K. Hummel, S. Allwright, M. Siahpush, H. de Vries, and G. E. Nagelhout, Educational differences in associations of noticing anti-tobacco information with smoking-related attitudes and quit intentions: findings from the International Tobacco Control Europe Surveys, Health Education Research, 2015, p12 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Karin Hummel, Gera E. Nagelhout, Marc C. Willemsena, Pete Driezen, Linda Springvloet, Ute Mons, Anton E. Kunst, Romain Guignard, Shane Allwright, Bas van den Puttei, Ciska Hovinga, Geoffrey T. Fong, Ann McNeilll, Mohammad Siahpushm, Hein de Vries, Trends and socioeconomic differences in policy triggers for thinkingabout quitting smoking: Findings from the International TobaccoControl (ITC) Europe Surveys, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2015, p9 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Carolyn Dresler, Mei Wei, Julia E. Heck, Shane Allwright, Margaretha Haglund, Sara Sanchez, Eva Kralikova, Isabelle Stücker, Elizabeth Tamang, Ellen R. Gritz & Mia Hashibe., Attitudes of women from five European countries regarding tobacco control policies., Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 41, (2), 2013, p126 - 133 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text DOI URL URL

Catherine D Darker, Jo-Hanna H Ivers, Anne O'Farrell, Rosaleen Dolan, Nazih Eldin and Shane PA Allwright., A qualitative study of the perceived impact of a community mobilisation intervention to reduce alcohol consumption among amateur sportsmen, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 30, (1), 2013, p57 - 66 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Gera E. Nagelhout, Bas van den Putte, Shane Allwright, Ute Mons, Ann McNeill, Romain Guignard, François Beck, Mohammad Siahpush, Luk Joossens, Geoffrey T. Fong, Hein de Vries & Marc C. Willemsen, Socioeconomic and country variations in cross-border cigarette purchasing as tobacco tax avoidance strategy. Findings from the ITC Europe Surveys., Tobacco Control, 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI URL

Gera E. Nagelhout, Hein de Vries, Christian Boudreau, Shane Allwright, Ann McNeill, Comparative impact of smoke-free legislation on smoking cessation in three European countries., European Journal of Public Health, 22, (Supplement 1), 2012, p4 - 9 Journal Article, 2012 URL DOI

Ute Mons, Gera E. Nagelhout, Shane Allwright, Romain Guignard, Bas van den Putte et al., Impact of national smoke-free legislation on home smoking bans - Findings from the prospective International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project Europe Surveys., Tobacco Control, 2012, p8 Journal Article, 2012 URL DOI

Jane A Allen, Ellen R Gritz, Haijun Xiao, Rebecca Rubenstein, Eva Kralikova, Margaretha Haglund, Julia Heck, Raymond Niaura, Donna M Vallone, the WELAS Team (Mia Hashibe, Carolyn Dresler, Shane Allwright, Sara Sanchez Bengtsson, Isabelle Stucker and Elizabeth Tamang), Impact of tobacco control policy on quitting and nicotine dependence among women in five European countries, Tobacco Control, 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI URL

Gera E. Nagelhout, Ute Mons, Shane Allwright, Romain Guignard, François Beck, Geoffrey T. Fong, Hein de Vries, Marc C. Willemsen, Prevalence and predictors of smoking in "smoke-free" bars. Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe Surveys, Social Science & Medicine, 72, (10), 2011, p1643 - 1651 Journal Article, 2011 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Anne O'Farrell, Shane Allwright, Susan Kenny, Gerry Roddy, Nazih Eldin, Alcohol use among amateur sportsmen in Ireland, BMC Research Notes, 3, (1), 2010, p313- Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Debora Oh, Julia Heck, Carolyn Dresler, Shane Allwright, Margaretha Haglund, Sara Del Mazo, Eva Kralikova, Isabelle Stucker, Elizabeth Tamang, Ellen Gritz, Mia Hashibe, Determinants of smoking initiation among women in five European countries: a cross-sectional survey, BMC Public Health, 10, (1), 2010, p74 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Joe Barry, Catherine D Darker, David E Thomas, Shane PA Allwright, Tom O'Dowd, Primary medical care in Irish prisons, BMC Health Services Research, 10, 2010, p74- Journal Article, 2010 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Julia E. Heck, Isabelle Stücker, Shane Allwright, Ellen R. Gritz, Margaretha Haglund, Cheryl G. Healton, Eva Kralikova, Sara Sanchez Del Mazo, Elizabeth Tamang, Carolyn M. Dresler, Mia Hashibe, Home and workplace smoking bans in Italy, Ireland, Sweden, France, and the Czech Republic, European Respiratory Journal, 35, (5), 2010, p969 - 979 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Bobby P Smyth, Catherine D Darker, Erica Donnelly-Swift, Joe Barry, Shane PA Allwright, A telephone survey of parental attitudes and behaviours regarding teenage drinking, BMC Public Health, 10, 2010, p297 Journal Article, 2010 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Li, Q, Dresler, C, Heck, JE, Allwright, S, Haglund, M, Sanchez, S, Kralikova, E, Stucker, I, Tamang, E, Gritz, ER, Hashibe, M, Knowledge and Beliefs about Smoking and Cancer among Women in Five European Countries, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 19, 2010, p2811 - 2820 Journal Article, 2010 URL DOI

Mullally BJ, Greiner BA, Allwright S, Paul G, Perry IJ., The effect of the Irish smoke-free workplace legislation on smoking among bar workers, European Journal of Public Health, 19, 2009, p206 - 211 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text

Allwright, Shane, The impact of banning smoking in workplaces. What are the early effects?, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 6, (2-3), 2008, p81 - 92 Journal Article, 2008 URL TARA - Full Text

Mullally BJ, Greiner BA, Allwright S, Paul G, Perry IJ, Prevalence of smoking among bar workers prior to the Republic of Ireland smokefree workplace legislation, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 177, 2008, p309 - 316 Journal Article, 2008 TARA - Full Text

Smith, S.M , Allwright, S. , O'Dowd, T., Does sharing care across the primary-specialty interface improve outcomes in chronic disease? A systematic review, American Journal of Managed Care , 14, (4), 2008, p213-224 Journal Article, 2008 URL

Pursell L, Allwright S, O'Donovan D, Paul G, Kelly A, Mullally BJ, D'Eath M, Before and after study of bar workers' perceptions of the impact of smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland, Biomed Central Public Health, 7, (131), 2007, p1 - 13 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Smoke-free workplaces in Ireland: Culture shift through policy change in, editor(s)McAuliffe, McKenzie K , The Politics of Healthcare. Achieving Real Reform, Dublin, The Liffey Press, 2007, pp81 - 102, [Allwright S, Howell F] Book Chapter, 2007

O'Farrell A, Allwright S, Toomey D, Bedford D, Conlon K, Hospital admission for acute pancreatitis in the Irish population, 1997-2004: could the increase be due to an increase in alcohol-related pancreatitis?, Journal of Public Health, 29, (4), 2007, p398 - 404 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

Smith SM, Allwright S, O'Dowd T, Effectiveness of shared care across the interface between primary and specialty care in chronic disease management., Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 0, (3), 2007, p1 - 46 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Fong, G.T., Hyland, A., Borland, R.D, Hammond, D.C, Hastings, G., McNeill, A., Anderson, S., Cummings, K.M., Allwright, S., Mulcahy, M., Howell, F., Clancy, L., Thompson, M.E., Connolly, G., Driezen, P., Reductions in tobacco smoke pollution and increases in support for smoke-free public places following the implementation of comprehensive smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland: Findings from the ITC Ireland/UK Survey, Tobacco Control , 15, (SUPPL. 3), 2006, piii51-iii58 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

Brendan Dillon and Shane Allwright, Prison officers' concerns about blood borne viral infections, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 44, (1), 2005, p29 - 40 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Smith SM, Allwright S, Byrne M, Brazier H, O'Dowd T, Murphy AW, International variations in the generation of the evidence base for primary care, European Journal of General Practice, 11, (1), 2005, p33 - 34 Journal Article, 2005

Shane Allwright, Going smokefree in the Republic of Ireland: Turning research into action., 7th Annual Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco European Conference, Prague, March, 2005 Invited Talk, 2005

Shane Allwright (on behalf of All Ireland Bar Study Team), Does smoke-free workplace legislation protect bar workers? A natural experiment on the island of Ireland. Some results from the All Ireland Bar Study., Winter Scientific Meeting, Dublin, December, 2005, Faculty of Public Health Medicine of Ireland Invited Talk, 2005

Allwright S, Evaluating the impact of the smoke free workplace law in the Republic of Ireland, Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland Scientific Meeting, Dublin, March 2005, 2005 Poster, 2005

Smoke-free public places in Ireland: how was it achieved and what has been learnt. in, editor(s)John Britton and the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians , Going smoke-free. The medical case for clean air in the home, at work and in public places., London, Royal College of Physicians of London, 2005, pp184 - 196, [Fenton Howell and Shane Allwright] Book Chapter, 2005

Pekkanen, J., Sunyer, J., Anto, J.M., Burney, P., Abramson, M., Kutin, J., Vermeire, P., (...), Osborne, M. , Operational definitions of asthma in studies on its aetiology , European Respiratory Journal , 26, (1), 2005, p28-35 Journal Article, 2005 DOI URL

O'Loughlin R, Allwright S, Barry J, Kelly A, Teljeur C, Using HIPE data as a research and planning tool: limitations and opportunities, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 174, (2), 2005, p40 - 45 Journal Article, 2005

Allwright Shane, Paul Gillian, Greiner Birgit, Mullally Bernie J et al., Legislation for smoke-free workplaces and health of bar workers in Ireland: before and after study, Brirtish Medical Journal, 331, (7525), 2005, p1117 - 1120 Journal Article, 2005 TARA - Full Text

O'Loughlin, R., Allwright, S., Barry, J., Kelly, A., Teljeur, C. , Using HIPE data as a research and planning tool [2] , Irish Journal of Medical Science , 174, (4), 2005, p66 Journal Article, 2005

Effectiveness of shared care across the primary-speciality care interface in chronic disease management (Protocol for a Cochrane Review) in, The Cochrane Library, Issue 3 2004, Chichester, UK, John Wiley & Sons, 2004, [Smith SM, Allwright S, O'Dowd T] Book Chapter, 2004

O'Farrell A, Allwright S, Downey J, Bedford D, Howell F., The burden of alcohol misuse on emergency in-patient hospital admissions among residents from a health board region on Ireland, Addiction, 99, (10), 2004, p1279 - 1285 Journal Article, 2004

O'Farrell A, Allwright S, Downey J, Bedford D, Howell F., The burden of alcohol misuse on emergency in-patient hospital admissions among residents from a health board region in Ireland, Addiction, Oct; 99, (10), 2004, p1279 - 1285 Journal Article, 2004 URL DOI

Shane Allwright, Republic of Ireland's indoor workplace smoking ban (editorial), British Journal of General Practice, 54, (508), 2004, p811 - 812 Journal Article, 2004 URL

Sunyer, J. , BasaganÞa, X. , Roca, J. , Urrutia, I. , Jaen, A. , Antoì, J.M., Burney, P. , Chinn, S. , Luczynska, C. , Jarvis, D. , Lai, E. , Abramson, M. , Kutin, J. , Vermeire, P. , van Bastelaer, F. , Bousquet, J. , Neukirch, F. , Liard, R. , Pin, Pison, C., Taytard, A. , Magnussen, H. , Nowak, D.n , Wichmann, H.E.o , Heinrich, J. , Gislason, T. , Gislason, D. , Prichard, J. , Allwright, S. et al., Relations between respiratory symptoms and spirometric values in young adults: The European community respiratory health study, Respiratory Medicine , 98, (10), 2004, p1025-1033 Journal Article, 2004 URL DOI

Smith SM, Allwright S, O'Dowd T, Effectiveness of shared care across the primary-specialty care interface in chronic disease management (Protocol for a Cochrane Review), The Cochrane Library, (3), 2004 Journal Article, 2004 URL DOI

Shane Allwright, Building a platform for popular legislation: the smoking ban in the Republic of Ireland., 12th Annual European Union Public Health Association Scientific Meeting, Oslo, 8 October, 2004 Invited Talk, 2004

Jean Long, Shane Allwright, Cecily Begley, Prisoners' views of injecting drug use and harm reduction in Irish prisons, International Journal of Drug Policy, 15, (2), 2004, p139 - 149 Journal Article, 2004 DOI URL

Zock JP, Kogevinas M, Sunyer J, Jarvis D, Torén K, Antó JM et al., Asthma characteristics in cleaning workers, workers in other risk jobs and office workers. , European Respiratory Journal , 20, (3), 2002, p679-685 Journal Article, 2002 DOI URL

Janson, C., Chinn, S., Jarvis, D., Burney, P., Luczynska, C., Lai, E., Abramson, M., (...), Bugiani, M. , Determinants of cough in young adults participating in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey , European Respiratory Journal , 18, (4), 2001, p647-654 Journal Article, 2001 URL DOI

Zock, J.-P., Sunyer, J., Kogevinas, M., Kromhout, H., Burney, P., Antoì, M.J., Abramson, M., Kutin, J., Vermeire, P., Van Bastelaer, F., Magnussen, H., Nowak, D., Wichmann, H.E., Heinrich, J., Gislason, T., Gislason, D., Prichard, J., Allwright, S., MacLeod, D., Bugiani, M., Bucca, C., Romano, C., De Marco lo Cascio, R., Campello, C., Marinoni, A., Cerveri, I., Casali, L., Perfetti, L., Rijcken, B., Schouten, J.P., Kerkhof, M., Boezen, H.M., Crane, J., Lewis, S., Pearce, N., Gulsvik, A., Omenaas, E., Soriano, J., Tobiìas, A., Roca, J., Muniozguren, N., Ramos Gonzaìlez, J., Capelastegui, A., Martiìnez-Moratalla, J., Almar, E., Maldonado Peìrez, J., Pereira, A., Saìnchez, A., Quiroìs, J., Huerta, I., Boman, G., Janson, C., Björnsson, E., Rosenhall, L., Norrman, E., Lundbäck, B., Lindholm, N., Plaschke, P., Toreìn, K., Künzli, N., Hall, R., Harrison, B., Stark, J., Buist, S., Vollmer, W., Osborne, M., Vermeulen, R. , Occupation, chronic bronchitis, and lung function in young adults: An international study , American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , 163, (7), 2001, p1572-1577 Journal Article, 2001 URL

Long, J., Allwright, S., Barry, J., Reynolds, S.R., Thornton, L., Bradley, F., Parry, J.V. , Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV and risk factors in entrants to Irish prisons: A national cross sectional survey, British Medical Journal , 323, (7323), 2001, p1209-1212 Journal Article, 2001 URL

Thornton, L., Barry, J., Long, J., Allwright, S., Bradley, F., Parry, J.V. , Comparison between self-reported hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV antibody status and oral fluid assay results in Irish prisoners., Communicable disease and public health / PHLS , 3, (4), 2000, p253-255 Journal Article, 2000

Allwright, S., Bradley, F., Long, J., Barry, J., Thornton, L., Parry, J.V. , Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV and risk factors in Irish prisoners: Results of a national cross sectional survey , British Medical Journal , 321, (7253), 2000, p78-82 Journal Article, 2000 URL

Prendiville, W. , O'Kelly, F. , Allwright, S. , McGuinness, N. , The management of first trimester miscarriage by general practitioners in Ireland , Irish Journal of Medical Science , 166, (1), 1997, p3-6 Journal Article, 1997

Burney, P., Chinn, S., Luczynska, C., Jarvis, D., Vermeire, P., Bousquet, J., Nowak, D., Prichard, J., De Marco, R., Rijcken, B., Anto, J., Alves, J., Boman, G., Nielsen, N., Paoletti, P., Kesteloot, H., Ait-Khaled, N., Popp, W., Abramson, M., Kutin, J., Van Bastelaer, F., Dahl, R., Iversen, M., Jögi, R., Neukirch, F., Liard, R., Pin, I., Pison, C., Taytard, A., Teculescu, D., Magnussen, H., Heinrich, J., Wichmann, H.E., Papageorgiou, N., Avarlis, P., Gaga, M., Marossis, C., Gislason, T., Gislason, D., Chowgule, R., Allwright, S. et. al , Genes for asthma? An analysis of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey , American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , 156, (6), 1997, p1773-1780 Journal Article, 1997 URL

O'Reilly, F. , Finnan, F. , Allwright, S. , Smith, G.D. , Ben-Shlomo, Y., The effects of caring for a spouse with Parkinson's disease on social, psychological and physical well-being. , British Journal of General Practice , 46, (410), 1996, p507-512 Journal Article, 1996

Sinclair, H., Allwright, S., Prichard, J. , Secular trends in mortality from asthma in children and young adults: Republic of Ireland, 1970-91 , Irish Journal of Medical Science , 164, (1), 1995, p45-47 Journal Article, 1995

Mehanni, M., Loughman, E., Allwright, S.P., Prichard, J. Mehanni, M., Loughman, E., Allwright, S.P., Prichard, J. , The hospital in-patient enquiry scheme: a study of data accuracy and capture. , Irish Medical Journal , 88, (1), 1995, p24-26 Journal Article, 1995

Ben-Shlomo, Y., Finnan, F., Allwright, S., Davey Smith, G. , The epidemiology of Parkinson's disease in the Republic of Ireland: observations from routine data sources. , Irish Medical Journal , 86, (6), 1993, p191-194 Journal Article, 1993

Sinclair, H., Allwright, S.P.A., McCormick, J.S. , Estimating the prevalence of chronic respiratory disease , Irish Medical Journal , 83, (1), 1990, p36-38 Journal Article, 1990

Allwright, S., Daly, L. , Acute effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on Irish mortality? , Irish Medical Journal , 82, (3), 1989, p119-121 Journal Article, 1989

Kenny, V., Allwright, S.P.A. , Seroprevalence of toxocariasis in a hospital based sample in Ireland , Irish Journal of Medical Science , 156, (12), 1987, p361-363 Journal Article, 1987

Allwright, S.P.A., Colgan, P.A., McAulay, I.R., Mullins, E. , Natural background radiation and cancer mortality in the Republic of Ireland , International Journal of Epidemiology , 12, (4), 1983, p414-418 Journal Article, 1983

Lea, S., Ellis-Pegler, R.B., McCormick, J., Allwright, S. , Toxic shock and tampons , British Medical Journal , 281, (6255), 1980, p1639 Journal Article, 1980

Allwright, S.P.A., Murphy, D.L. , Brucellosis in Irish meatworkers , Irish Medical Journal , 72, (12), 1979, p516-521 Journal Article, 1979

Allwright, S.P.A. , Hospital admissions for renal and bladder stone in Ireland , Irish Medical Journal , 71, (4), 1978, p112-116 Journal Article, 1978

McCormick, J.S., Allwright, S.P. , A comparison of general practice in Britain and Ireland. , Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners , 27, (178), 1977, p271-274 Journal Article, 1977

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Shane Allwright, The Irish experience, European Journal of Public Health, European Union Public Health Association, Oslo, 8 October, 14, Supplement, (4), 2004, pp52 - 52 Conference Paper, 2004

Allwright S, Barry J, Bradley F, Long J, Thornton L, Hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV in Irish Prisoners: prevalence and risk, Dublin, The Stationery Office, 1999, 1, 67 Report, 1999 TARA - Full Text

Research Expertise

Description

Population health, epidemiology and public health with particular interest in the health effects of smoking (active and passive), alcohol and illicit drugs, in respiratory disease including asthma, and in health inequalities.

Projects

  • Title
    • Evaluation of an alcohol intervention programme in a sporting setting
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board
  • Date From
    • 2006
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • A telephone survey of parental attitudes and behaviours regarding underage drinking
  • Funding Agency
    • HSE
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2009
  • Title
    • All Ireland Bar Study
  • Summary
    • The aim of study is to evaluate the impact on bar staff of the Irish smokefree workplace law by comparing respiratory symptoms, lung function and secondhand smoke exposure of bar staff before and after the ban.
  • Funding Agency
    • OTC/ ICS/ IHF/ NCI (US)
  • Date From
    • Sept. 2003
  • Date To
    • Sept. 2005

Keywords

Addiction and substance abuse; Alcohol / drug services evaluation; ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE; ALCOHOL-ABUSE; Community health and general practice; Confinement; Epidemiology; Evaluation of tobacco control policy; Health attitudes and behaviour; Health effects of second hand smoke; Health outcomes; Population based intervention trials; Prison; Prisoner health; Public health; RESPIRATORY DISEASES; SMOKERS; SMOKING; Smoking Behavior; Suicide; Surveys & Survey Research; Virology and viral pathogenesis

Recognition

Representations

Member of Governing Body of Dublin Institute of Technology 2011 -

Member of the Board of the Office of Tobacco Control 2004-2010

Awards and Honours

All Ireland Institute of Public Health Leadership Programme 2003-05

Elected to fellowship of Faculty of Public Health, UK 2003

Awarded Noel Hickey medal by the All Ireland Social Medicine Meeting 2001

Elected to Fellowship of Trinity College Dublin 2007

Admitted to the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland as an Honorary Fellow 2011

Memberships

Society for Social Medicine (UK) 1979 – present

International Epidemiological Association 1980 – present

Royal Academy of Ireland (Epidemiology section) 1977 – present

Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health (UK) 2003 – present

Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2011 – present