Researchers at UCD

Jean Kilroe


School Of Public Hlth, Physio & Pop Sc

Tel: +353 1 7163446


2001-2006 Health Service Executive - Programme of Action for Children
2001-2002 Social Science Research Centre University College Dublin Belfield
Jean Kilroe qualified in Social Science from UCD in 1999. She worked subsequently in UCD on health and well-being related research projects in the School of Nursing and the Social Science Research Centre. Having completed the masters degree Jean lectured on the Sociology of Health and Illness and Quantitative Research at The School of Nursing, Trinity College Dublin and the School of Sociology UCD. Jean took up a research post with Best Health for Children in 2001 and expanded her role as Knowledge Officer, Research Co-ordinator and Project Manager. As National Coordinator her role included the development and survey of an international screening tool on children and adolescents health related quality of life - KIDSCREEN. Working in partnership with the Institute of Public Health an evidence briefing on youth suicide prevention was produced.



Conference Contributions

Jean Kilroe ; (2005) Health related quality of life. [Poster Presentation], EHPS Poster Presentation Irish Kidscreen Proj, * , 01-JAN-05.



Peer Reviewed Journals

Kilroe, Jean; (2005) 'HSE, Programme of Action for Children Best Health for Children Revisited. European KIDSCREEN Group KIDSCREEN-52 quality-of-life measure for children and adolescents ¬'. Expert Review of Proteomics, 5 (3):353-364. [Details]


Research Interests

Programme Director of MSc Child Health UCD with responsibility for coordination, research and teaching. Development and delivery of a quality-assured training programme for multi-disciplinary professionals. Develop child health research strategy. Progress research in partnership with other agencies by sharing knowledge and resources. Participate in child health research fora and progress evidence-based practice. Promote best practice and develop knowledge base for children's health. Identify and support the development of the child health programme.