• 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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Northern Ireland Medicine & Life Sciences
Meta-Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Medicine & Life Sciences
Alzheimer Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Schizophrenia Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1974 2019

A Core Outcome Set for Critical Care Ventilation Trials

Blackwood, B., Ringrow, S., Clarke, M., Marshall, J. C., Connolly, B., Rose, L. & McAuley, D. F., 25 Jul 2019, In : Critical Care Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Delphi Technique
Clinical Trials
Critical Care
Artificial Respiration
1 Citation (Scopus)

A framework for characterising and evaluating the effectiveness of environmental modelling

Hamilton, S. H., Fu, B., Guillaume, J. H. A., Badham, J., Elsawah, S., Gober, P., Hunt, R. J., Iwanaga, T., Jakeman, A. J., Ames, D. P., Curtis, A., Hill, M. C., Pierce, S. A. & Zare, F., 01 Aug 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 118, p. 83-98 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental modeling

A multimodal approach to cardiovascular risk stratification in patients with type 2 diabetes incorporating retinal, genomic and clinical features

Fetit, A. E., Doney, A. S., Hogg, S., Wang, R., MacGillivray, T., Wardlaw, J. M., Doubal, F. N., McKay, G. J., McKenna, S. & Trucco, E., 05 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 10 p., 3591.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Blood Pressure
HDL Lipoproteins


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 1998 2019

Let's Talk Genetics - Rare Diseases in Northern Ireland

Helen McAneney (Host)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Anne Ebri

Ving Fai Chan (Host)

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual Conference

Ruth Hunter (Organiser)
04 Jun 201907 Jun 2019

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

Press / Media

Oral Health Matters

Gerald McKenna


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Oral Health Matters

Gerald McKenna


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Lynsey Courtney Foundation

Lesley Anderson


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other


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