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Thomas Declan Walsh

Professor

School Of Medicine

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Email: thomas.d.walsh@ucd.ie

Biography

Professor Declan Walsh is a Medical Oncologist who joined UCD in 2012 as Professor of Palliative Medicine; a joint appointment between University College Dublin and Trinity College.

 

He was the Founding Director of the ground-breaking Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic - a model for hundreds of others internationally. He retired from the Cleveland Clinic in 2012.

 

Professor Walsh is the Senior Editor on a major textbook and web resource entitled Palliative Medicine. Research Fellows in his unit have been awarded ten ¿Young Investigator¿ awards. Other honours have included a Visiting Fellowship at Oxford University, the National Leadership Award from the American Academy of Palliative Medicine, and the John Mendelsohn Award from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh and London, and the American College of Physicians.

Professional

         

Conference Contributions

Walsh,T;Donnelly,S;Keegan,O and Maher,H (2015) Evaluating an End-Of-Life Care Staff Training Workshop. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Palliative Care Conference 2015, Radisson Hotel,Dublin 8 , 01-OCT-13 - 01-FEB-14.
Walsh T, Donnelly S, Maher H, Keegan O (2015) The role of an end-of-life training workshop for care staff in improving end of life care. [Poster Presentation (Refereed)], European Conference for Palliative Care, Copenhagen,Denmark , 05-MAY-15 - 05-MAY-15.
               

Publications

Books

Walsh, TD; Caraceni, AT; Fainsinger, R; Foley, K; Glare, P; Goh, C; Lloyd-Williams, M; Nunez Olate, J; Radbruch, L (2009) Palliative Medicine. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier. [Details]
   

Peer Reviewed Journals

Curtis EB, Walsh TD (2094) 'Prescribing practices of a palliative care service'. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 8 (5):312-316. [Details]
Nelson KA, Walsh TD (2093) 'Metoclopramide in anorexia caused by cancer-associated dyspepsia syndrome (CADS)'. J PALLIAT CARE, 9 (2):14-18. [Details]
Walsh TD (2093) 'Symptom control in patients with advanced cancer'. The American journal of hospice & palliative care, 9 (6):32-40. [Details]
Nelson KA, Walsh TD;Sheehan FG;O'Donovan PB;Falk GW (2093) 'Assessment of upper gastrointestinal motility in the cancer-associated dyspepsia syndrome'. J PALLIAT CARE, 9 (1):27-31. [Details]
Finn JW, Walsh TD;MacDonald N;Bruera E;Krebs LU;Shepard KV (2093) 'Placebo-blinded study of morphine sulfate sustained-release tablets and immediate-release morphine sulfate solution in outpatients with chronic pain due to advanced cancer'. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 11 (5):967-972. [Details]
Glare PA, Walsh TD (2093) 'Dose-ranging study of oxycodone for chronic pain in advanced cancer'. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 11 (5):973-978. [Details]
Walsh TD, MacDonald N;Bruera E;Shepard KV;Michaud M;Zanes R (2092) 'A controlled study of sustained-release morphine sulfate tablets in chronic pain from advanced cancer'. American Journal of Clinical Oncology, 15 (3):268-272. [Details]
Walsh TD (2092) 'An overview of palliative care in cancer and AIDS'. Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.), 5 (9 Suppl):7-11. [Details]
Curtis EB, Krech R;Walsh TD (2091) 'Common symptoms in patients with advanced cancer'. J PALLIAT CARE, 7 (2):25-29. [Details]
Walsh TD (2091) 'Continuing care in a medical center: the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Palliative Care Service'. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 5 (5):273-278. [Details]
Walsh TD (2091) 'Prevention of opioid side effects'. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 5 (6):362-367. [Details]
Glare PA, Walsh TD (2091) 'Clinical pharmacokinetics of morphine'. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 13 (1):1-23. [Details]
Miller RD, Walsh TD (2091) 'Psychosocial aspects of palliative care in advanced cancer'. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 6 (1):24-29. [Details]
Glare PA, Walsh TD;Pippenger CE (2091) 'A simple, rapid method for the simultaneous determination of morphine and its principal metabolites in plasma using high-performance liquid chromatography and fluorometric detection'. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, 13 (3):226-232. [Details]
Avashia JH, Walsh TD;Thomas AJ;Kaye M;Licata A (2090) 'Metastatic carcinoma of the prostate with hypercalcemia'. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 57 (7):636-638. [Details]
Walsh TD (2090) 'Control of pain and other symptoms in advanced cancer'. Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.), 1 (2 Suppl):5-9. [Details]
Dimaggio JJ, Warrell RP;Muindi J;Stevens YW;Lee SJ;Lowenthal DA;Haines I;Walsh TD;Baltzer L;Yaldaei S (2090) 'Phase I clinical and pharmacological study of merbarone'. Cancer Research, 50 (4):1151-1155. [Details]
Walsh TD (2090) 'Keys to effective management of chronic cancer pain'. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 57 (2). [Details]
Avashia JH, Walsh TD;Valenzuela R;Fernando Quevedo J;Clough J (2090) 'Pseudohypoproteinemia and multiple myeloma'. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 57 (3):298-300. [Details]
Sharfman WH, Walsh TD (2090) 'Has the analgesic efficacy of neurolytic celiac plexus block been demonstrated in pancreatic cancer pain?'. Pain, 41 (3):267-271. [Details]
Walsh TD, West TS (2088) 'Controlling symptoms in advanced cancer'. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.), 296 (6620):477-481. [Details]
Fanucchi MP, Walsh TD;Fleisher M;Lokos G;Williams L;Cassidy C;Vidal P;Chou TC;Niedzwiecki D;Young CW (2087) 'Phase I and clinical pharmacology study of trimetrexate administered weekly for three weeks'. Cancer Research, 47 (12):3303-3308. [Details]
Stevens YW, Walsh TD;Fanucchi MP (2087) 'Quantitation of merbarone in human plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography'. Journal of Chromatography, 416 (1):203-206. [Details]
Walsh TD (2085) 'Common misunderstandings about the use of morphine for chronic pain in advanced cancer'. CA: a cancer journal for clinicians, 35 (3):164-169. [Details]
Walsh TD (2084) 'Hypoglycaemia and septicaemia'. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 60 (704):431-432. [Details]
Walsh TD (2084) 'Antidepressants in chronic pain'. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 6 (4):271-295. [Details]
Walsh TD (2084) 'Opiates and respiratory function in advanced cancer'. Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progre¿¿s dans les recherches sur le cancer, 89 :115-117. [Details]
Walsh TD, Saunders CM (2084) 'Hospice care: the treatment of pain in advanced cancer'. Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progre¿¿s dans les recherches sur le cancer, 89 :201-211. [Details]
Walsh TD (2084) 'Oral morphine in chronic cancer pain'. Pain, 18 (1):1-11. [Details]
Walsh TD, West TS (2084) 'Malignant ureteric obstruction relieved by dexamethasone'. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 60 (704):437-438. [Details]
Walsh TD, Bowman KB;Jackson GP (2083) 'Dietary intake of advanced cancer patients'. Human nutrition. Applied nutrition, 37 (1):41-45. [Details]
Grabinski PY, Kaiko RF;Walsh TD;Foley KM;Houde RW (2083) 'Morphine radioimmunoassay specificity before and after extraction of plasma and cerebrospinal fluid'. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 72 (1):27-30. [Details]
Shoemaker LK, Estfan B;Induru R;Walsh TD (2011) 'Symptom management: an important part of cancer care'. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 78 (1):25-34. [DOI] [Details]
Walsh TD, Rivera NI;Kaiko R (2003) 'Oral morphine and respiratory function amongst hospice inpatients with advanced cancer'. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 11 (12):780-784. [DOI] [Details]
Walsh TD (2003) 'Symptom control in patients with advanced cancer'. The American journal of hospice & palliative care, 7 (6):20-29. [Details]
Walsh TD, Rivera NI (2002) 'Adenosine triphosphate for cancer cachexia'. Current Oncology Reports, 4 (3):231-232. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Walsh,T.,Donnelly,S.,Keegan,O and Maher,H (2015) Improving End of Life Care in Residential Settings-the Role for Short Training Courses 8th Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) - European Region [Details]
Walsh,T and Donnelly,S (2015) Evaluating Short Training Courses on End-of-Life Care for Older People: a pragmatic methodology Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015 [Details]
Walsh T, Donnelly S, Maher H, Keegan O (2015) The role of an end-of-life training workshop for care staff in improving end of life care European Conference for Palliative Care, Copenhagen,Denmark [Details]
Walsh,T;Donnelly,S;Keegan,O and Maher,H. (2014) Evaluating an End-of Life Care Staff Training Programme Irish Association for Palliative Care 15th Annual Education and Research Seminar 2015-Conference Programme, [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Palliative Medicine

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : School Funded Research Account
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 31-MAY-18