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Dr. Cathal Cadogan
Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Biography

Cathal Cadogan is an Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Cathal completed both his BSc. (Pharm.) and PhD in TCD. He then worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast before being appointed as Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Cathal took up his current post in TCD in 2021.

Cathal's research interests focus on the development, evaluation and implementation of interventions to ensure safe and effective medicine use. He is currently involved in several research programs looking at the broad areas of: prescribing of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs in primary care; prescribing of appropriate polypharmacy for older people; medication adherence in older people; medicines optimisation in older adults with cancer and patients receiving palliative care.

Cathal sits on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Benzodiazepine Best Practices (https://benzoreform.org/) and is an Associate Editor with the Cochrane Collaboration's EPOC Group. He is also a member of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy's Research Committee.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Joice Cunningham, Frank Doyle, Jennifer M. Ryan, Barbara Clyne, Cathal Cadogan, Elizabeth Cottrell, Susan M. Smith, Helen P. French, Primary care-based models of care for osteoarthritis: a scoping review protocol, HRB Open Research, 4, 2021, p48 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cadogan C.A., Hughes C.M., On the frontline against COVID-19: Community pharmacists" contribution during a public health crisis, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 17, (1), 2021, p2032 - 2035, p2032-2035 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cathal A. Cadogan, Colin P. Bradley, Kathleen Bennett, Impact of changes in controlled drugs legislation on benzodiazepine receptor agonist prescribing in Ireland: a repeated cross-sectional study, European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

D. E. Patton, C. J. Pearce, M. Cartwright, F. Smith, C. A. Cadogan, C. Ryan, E. Clark, J. J. Francis, C. M. Hughes, A non-randomised pilot study of the Solutions for Medication Adherence Problems (SMAP) intervention in community pharmacies to support older adults adhere to multiple medications, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 7, (1), 2021, pDOI:10.1186/s40814-020-00762-3 Journal Article, 2021

Paudyal V, Cadogan C, Hazen A, Okuyan B, Lutters M, Henman M, Fialová D, Stewart D, Provision of clinical pharmacy services in European countries during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study of clinical pharmacists' views and experiences, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2021, pdoi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.11 Journal Article, 2021

Paudyal V, Fialová D, Henman M C, Hazen A, Okuyan B, Lutters M, Cadogan C, Alves da Costa F, Galfrascoli E, Pudritz YM, Rydant S, Acosta-Gómez J., Pharmacists' involvement in COVID-19 vaccination across Europe: A situational analysis of current practice and policy., International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI TARA - Full Text

Cathal A. Cadogan, Audrey Rankin, Simon Lewin, Carmel M. Hughes, Application of the intervention Complexity Assessment Tool for Systematic Reviews within a Cochrane review: an illustrative case study, HRB Open Research, 3, 2020, p31 Journal Article, 2020

Paudyal V, Cadogan C, Fialová D, Henman MC, Hazen A, Okuyan B, Lutters M, Stewart D, Provision of clinical pharmacy services during the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences of pharmacists from 16 European countries, Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 17, (8), 2020, p1507 - 1517 Journal Article, 2020 Other TARA - Full Text DOI

Murphy M., Bennett K., Hughes C.M., Lavan A., Cadogan C.A., Interventions to optimise medication prescribing and adherence in older people with cancer: A systematic scoping review, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 16, (12), 2020, p1627 - 1631, p1627-1631 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Importance of Mixed Methods Research in Pharmacy Practice in, Pharmacy Practice Research Methods, Singapore, Springer Singapore, 2020, pp137 - 154, [Ryan Cristí, Cadogan Catha, Hughes Carme] Book Chapter, 2020 URL DOI

Derek Stewart · Vibhu Paudyal · Cathal Cadogan· Ankie Hazen · Betul Okuyan · Monika Lutters · Martin Henman · Daniella Fialová, A survey of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy members' research involvement, and associated enablers and barriers, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 42, (4), 2020, p1073 - 1087 Journal Article, 2020 Other

Cadogan, C.A., Dharamshi, R., Fitzgerald, S., Corish, C.A., Castro, P.D., Ryan, C., A systematic scoping review of interventions to improve appropriate prescribing of oral nutritional supplements in primary care, Clinical Nutrition, 39, (3), 2020, p654-663 Journal Article, 2020

Lynch T, Ryan C, Hughes CM, Presseau J, Allen ZM, Bradley CP, Cadogan CA, Brief interventions targeting long"term benzodiazepine and Z"drug use in primary care: a systematic review and meta"analysis, Addiction, 115, (9), 2020, p1618--1639 Journal Article, 2020

Fulone I, Cadogan CA, Cuadrado C, Barberato-Filho S, Bergamaschi CC, Mazzei LG, Silva MT, Lopes LC., Pharmaceutical policies: effects of policies regulating drug marketing, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 11, (CD013780), 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Group , The Cochrane Library, [Associate Editor], 2019 Editorial Board, 2019

Patton, D.E., Francis, J.J., Clark, E., Smith, F., Cadogan, C.A., Ryan, C., Hughes, C.M., A pilot study of the S-MAP (Solutions for Medications Adherence Problems) intervention for older adults prescribed polypharmacy in primary care: Study protocol, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, (1), 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Cahir C, Bradley CP, Bennett K, Benzodiazepine and Z-drug prescribing in Ireland: analysis of national prescribing trends from 2005-2015., British journal of clinical pharmacology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Cadogan CA, Ryan C, Gormley GJ, Francis JJ, Passmore P, Kerse N, Hughes CM, A feasibility study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care., Pilot and feasibility studies, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Patton D.E, Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Francis J.J, Gormley G.J, Passmore P, Kerse N, Hughes C.M, Improving adherence to multiple medications in older people in primary care: Selecting intervention components to address patient-reported barriers and facilitators, Health Expectations, 21, (1), 2018, p138 - 148 Journal Article, 2018 URL DOI

Rankin A, Cadogan CA, Patterson SM, Kerse N, Cardwell CR, Bradley MC, Ryan C, Hughes C, Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people, The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 8, (CD008165), 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Rankin A, Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Clyne B, Smith S.M, Hughes C.M, Core Outcome Set for Trials Aimed at Improving the Appropriateness of Polypharmacy in Older People in Primary Care, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI URL

Patton D.E, Hughes C.M, Cadogan C.A, Ryan C.A, Theory-Based Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in Older Adults Prescribed Polypharmacy: A Systematic Review, Drugs and Aging, 34, (2), 2017, p97 - 113 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Elsevier, [Editorial Board member], 2017 Editorial Board, 2017

Hughes C.M, Cadogan C.A, Ryan C.A, Development of a pharmacy practice intervention: lessons from the literature, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 38, (3), 2016, p601 - 606 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Hughes C, Making the case for change: What researchers need to consider when designing behavior change interventions aimed at improving medication dispensing, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 12, (1), 2016, p149 - 153 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Hughes C.M, Cadogan C.A, Patton D, Ryan C.A, Pharmaceutical strategies towards optimising polypharmacy in older people, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 512, (2), 2016, p360 - 365 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Francis J.J, Gormley G.J, Passmore P, Kerse N, Hughes C.M, Development of an intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care using a theory-based method, BMC Health Services Research, 16, (1), 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Hughes C.M, Appropriate Polypharmacy and Medicine Safety: When Many is not Too Many, Drug Safety, 39, (2), 2016, p109 - 116 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Cadogan CA, Ryder SA, Community pharmacists' role in benzodiazepine supply in Ireland: A questionnaire of pharmacists' views and experiences., International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 23, (6), 2015, p415-22 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL URL

Cooper J.A, Cadogan C.A, Patterson S.M, Kerse N, Bradley M.C, Ryan C, Hughes C.M, Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy in older people: A Cochrane systematic review, BMJ Open, 5, (12), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Cadogan C.A, Ryan C, Francis J.J, Gormley G.J, Passmore P, Kerse N, Hughes C.M, Improving appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care: Selecting components of an evidence-based intervention to target prescribing and dispensing, Implementation Science, 10, (1), 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Cadogan C, Ryder S, An audit of prescribing practices for benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs, Irish Medical Journal, 108, (3), 2015, p84-86 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Mixed methods research in pharmacy practice in, Pharmacy Practice Research Methods, 2015, pp107-121 , [Ryan, C., Cadogan, C., Hughes, C.] Book Chapter, 2015

Patterson S.M, Cadogan C.A, Kerse N, Cardwell C.R, Bradley M.C, Ryan C, Hughes C, Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014, (10), 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI URL

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • A mixed methods study of the community pharmacy workforce's preparedness for, and response to, the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Funding Agency
    • HSC R&D Division Northern Ireland
  • Date From
    • October 2020
  • Date To
    • September 2021
  • Title
    • Development of a model of care for osteoarthritis in primary care in Ireland - A mixed methods study
  • Funding Agency
    • Health Research Board
  • Date From
    • 2020
  • Date To
    • 2024
  • Title
    • Improving healthcare students' competencies for behaviour change to effectively support self-management in chronic diseases (Train4Health)
  • Funding Agency
    • European Commission's Erasmus+ Funding Programme
  • Date From
    • 2019
  • Date To
    • 2022
  • Title
    • A randomised pilot study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care (PolyPrime).
  • Funding Agency
    • Cross-border Healthcare Intervention Trials in Ireland Network (CHITIN)
  • Date From
    • 2018
  • Date To
    • 2021
  • Title
    • Medicines optimisation for patients living with cancer and receiving palliative care
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Cancer Society and All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Date From
    • 2018
  • Date To
    • 2021
  • Title
    • A pilot study of the S-MAP (Solutions for Medication Adherence Problems) intervention in older adults prescribed polypharmacy in primary care
  • Funding Agency
    • Dunhill Medical Trust
  • Date From
    • 2017
  • Date To
    • 2020

Keywords

ADDICTION; Addiction and substance abuse; ADHERENCE; ADHERENCE TO THERAPY; BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION; Behavioural change interventions; BENZODIAZEPINE; BENZODIAZEPINES; Cancer Screening; Cancer Survivorship; Clinical Pharmacy; community pharmacy; Health interventions and innovations ; health services research ; Intervention Design; Intervention Development; mixed methods; OLDER ADULTS; PALLIATIVE CARE; Pharmacy; PHARMACY PRACTICE; Pharmacy Research; pharmacy services; POLYPHARMACY; PRESCRIBING; PRESCRIBING BEHAVIOUR INFLUENCES ; Prescribing patterns; PRIMARY CARE; QUALITATIVE RESEARCH; RATIONAL PRESCRIBING; Substance Use, Addiction; SYSTEMATIC REVIEW; Systematic reviews and meta analyses

Recognition

Representations

Board of Directors: Alliance for Benzodiazepines Best Practices 2021

Awards and Honours

Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Scholar 2018 2018

RCSI StAR International Academic Engagement Fellowship 2018 2018

Memberships

Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland 2009 – Present

Member of the Cochrane Collaboration 2014 – Present

Member of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy 2017 – Present

Member of the Palliative Care Research Network 2019 – Present

Member of the European Association for Palliative Care 2020 – Present

Member of the Alliance for Benzodiazepine Best Practices 2021