• BT12 6BA

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Public Health in Queen's University Belfast is a group of multidisciplinary researchers with interests in Epidemiology (including Genetics), Nutrition and Metabolism, Nephrology and Ageing. Some of our colleagues are also associated with the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health, Northern Ireland,  the Centre for Health Improvement and the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry.  Our research takes place on the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Belfast City Hospital sites.
 
Our research interests are focussed on health and common chronic disease, with the aim of generating scientific knowledge that can be translated into improvements in the health of our population, patient care and public policy. Education of future clinical and scientific research leaders is also a core objective. 

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    Research Output

    Alcohol intake, tobacco smoking, and esophageal adenocarcinoma survival: a molecular pathology epidemiology cohort study

    McCain, R. S., McManus, D. T., McQuaid, S., James, J. A., Salto-Tellez, M., Reid, N. B., Craig, S., Chisambo, C., Bingham, V., McCarron, E., Parkes, E., Turkington, R. C. & Coleman, H. G., 01 Jan 2020, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 31, 1, p. 1-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    An analysis of the clinical appropriateness of out-of-hours emergency dental prescribing of antibiotics in Northern Ireland

    McKay, J., Begley, E., Kerlin, P., O'Carolan, D., Cleary, G., McKenna, G. & Burnett, K., 13 Feb 2020, (Accepted) In : British Dental Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Anticipatory care planning intervention for older adults at risk of functional decline: study protocol for a primary care cluster feasibility randomised trial

    Brazil, K., Scott, D., Wallace, E., Clarke, M., Fahey, T., Gillespie, P., O'Halloran, P., Cardwell, C., Carter, G., McGlade, K. & Doyle, F., 11 Feb 2020, In : Trials. 21, 1, 10 p., 168.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Prizes

    1st prize, Poster presentation

    Helen Coleman (Recipient), 09 Oct 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    1st prize oral presentation

    Helen Coleman (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    2nd prize, Poster presentation (Jointly with Andrew Kunzmann)

    Helen Coleman (Recipient), May 2015

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities

    Global Health Week- Cancer

    Olinda Santin (Contributor)
    25 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    RARDTAC: Raising Awareness of Rare Diseases Throughout All Communities

    Amy Jayne McKnight (Organiser)
    16 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Joint North-South International Rare Disease Day Annual Conference 2020

    Amy Jayne McKnight (Organiser)
    28 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media

    Oral Health Matters

    Gerry McKenna

    17/10/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Oral Health Matters

    Gerry McKenna

    17/10/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Lynsey Courtney Foundation

    Lesley Anderson

    22/05/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Impact

    Identifying patients and families at risk of inherited high cholesterol

    Shirley Heggarty (Participant), Colin Graham (Participant), Wyatt Wright (Participant), Ian Young (Participant), Patricia M Hart (Participant), Maurice O'Kane (Participant), Paul Nicholls (Participant), Norman Nevin (Participant)

    Impact: Health Impact

    Identifying Patients with Rare Forms of Erythrocytosis

    Mary Frances McMullin (Participant), Terence Lappin (Participant), Anne Hughes (Participant)

    Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact

    Improvements in clinical assessment and management of Difficult-to-treat Asthma in Adults

    Liam Heaney (Participant), Michael Stevenson (Participant), Diarmuid McNicholl (Participant), Lorcan McGarvey (Participant), Joan Sweeney (Participant), Chris Patterson (Participant)

    Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact