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Europubhealth+ Research Meeting

Inaugural In-Person and Virtual Europubhealth+ Research Meeting, 16-17 June 2022

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science was delighted to host the Inaugural Europubhealth+ Research Meeting on 16th and 17th June 2022 at our UCD Belfield Campus. 

We welcomed Public Health researchers from 6 European universities who presented important public health research and discussed future research collaboration opportunities.

The participating institutions were:

  • EHESP French School of Public Health, University of Rennes
  • Maastricht University 
  • Sheffield University, School of Health and Related Research 
  • Institute of Public Health, FHS, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow
  • University of Granada/Escuela Andaluza de Salud Pública
  • School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin

Research topics discussed included:

  • ‘Hospital Networks in epidemic contexts: current approaches and future developments’ Professor Pascal Crépey (EHESP)  
  • ‘Charting the route towards a sustainable European health project through the lessons drawn from the nexus between the cross-country COVID-19 pandemic’ Dr Ivan Rubinić (Maastricht University)
  • ‘Dis-Adoption of non-recommended practices in primary care: the Evita App Project’ Dr Clara Bermudez (University of Granada/EASP)
  • ‘Improving antibiotic prescribing in general practice’ Professor Akke Vellinga  (UCD)
  • ‘Workplace adaptation to COVID-19: An evaluation of how safety measures were taken in Irish workplaces during the pandemic’ Dr Conor Buggy (UCD)
  •  ‘An exploration of risk awareness in elite Irish rugby from an occupational safety and health perspective’ Dr Yanbing Chen (UCD)
  • ‘Association between neighbourhood walkability and mortality due to different causes in Andalusia’ Mr Pablo Sánchez-Villegas (University of Granada/EASP)
  • ‘Hospitals’ adaptations and employee well-being during the COVID-pandemic’ Dr Daan Westra (Maastricht University)
  • ‘Process Quality of Antenatal Care in Public Hospitals of Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia’ Mr Niguse Mekonnen Kara (UCD)
  • ‘INIA. Intersex - New Interdisciplinary Approaches: Generating knowledge on intersex human rights and wellbeing’ Dr Amets Suess Schwend, Ms Yessica Mestre Martínez, Ernesto Zelayandía González MSc (University of Granada/EASP)
  • ‘Living with infertility in LMIC: Awareness raising, policy change and increasing engagement with fertility care services among women and men in The Gambia, West Africa and beyond’ Associate Professor Julie Balen (University of Sheffield)
  • ‘Combining areas of research in health promotion and e-health’ Professor Mariusz Duplaga (Jagiellonian University)
  • ‘How theory-based evaluation can support scaling up of health promotion interventions: the case of ‘A Family Affair’ Professor Eric Breton (EHESP)
  • ‘Size reductions as nudge interventions to reduce alcohol consumption’ Dr Inge Kersbergen (University of Sheffield)
  • ‘Development of a smoking cessation pathway for patients with cancer’; ‘Screening programmes in Ireland’ Professor Patricia Fitzpatrick (UCD)
  • ‘Gender Inequalities in Coronary Artery Disease in Spain’ (GENCADES) Professor Antonio Daponte (University of Granada/EASP)
  • ‘Health Protective Behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic: Risk Habituation or Adaptation?’ Dr Dylan Martin-Lapoirie (EHESP)
  • ‘The dynamics of the general practitioner-nephrologist collaboration for the management of patients with chronic kidney disease before and after dialysis initiation: a mixed-methods study’ Dr Maxime Raffray (EHESP)
  • ‘Hospital choice, quality indicators and physicians agency - Evidence from France’ Dr Myriam Lescher-Cluzel (EHESP) 
  • ‘Evolution of the French Evin Law: An Analysis of Strategies and Arguments used by Alcohol Industry Lobbyists’ Ms Ana Millot (EHESP)
  • ‘CARA - The use of social media in public health campaigns to increase awareness about infections and AMR’ Ms Sana Parveen (UCD)
  • ‘Factors influencing primary school children’s milk consumption’ Ms Ellen Greene  (UCD)
  • ‘The Irish Comparative Outcomes Study of Cystic Fibrosis (ICOS)’ Professor Patricia Fitzpatrick (UCD)
  • ‘How to measure use of health care services and define care pathways in patients with multiple sclerosis?’ Professor Emmanuelle Leray (EHESP)
  • ‘Public health infrastructures: Health data and the public health workforce’ Mr Rok Hrzic (Maastricht University)
  • ‘Malnutrition in General Practise, mixed method study assessing prescription patterns, and perspectives from patients and healthcare providers’ Associate Professor Clare Corish / Dr Sarah Brown (UCD)
  • ‘Competition, hospital quality and multitask agency: Theory and Empirical Findings in France’ Professor Nicolas Sirven (EHESP)
  • ‘Children's unscheduled primary and emergency care in Ireland:  decision making, trends, outcomes and parental perspectives (CUPID project)’ Dr Therese McDonnell (UCD)
  • ‘Why should we care about  war in Europe? Humanitarian, public health and refugee crises caused by the war in Ukraine’ Dr Tomasz Bochenek (Jagiellonian University)

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