Catriona Murphy

Cohort: 2007

Institution: Trinity College Dublin

Supervisors: Prof. Brendan Whelan (TCD), Prof. Charles Normand (TCD), and Prof. Hannah McGee (RCSI)

Thesis title: The distribution and determinants of home-based social care utilisation in older people: Irish and comparative perspectives

Current affiliation: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), TCD

Recent and on-going projects:
HRB ICE Research Fellow, TILDA

Project Title: Effecting change in cardiovascular health of older Irish adults: rapid implementation of cardiovascular health research findings into policy and practice in a recession

Research interests:
Social care and ageing
Health care utilisation
Cardiovascular disease epidemiology

Publications:
Murphy, C., Whelan, B., Normand, C. (2014) Formal home care utilisation by older adults in Ireland: Evidence from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Health and Social Care in the Community (In press)

Murphy C, Moore, P., McHugh, S., Nolan, H. Health and Social Care Utilisation. In: Nolan A, O'Regan, C., Dooley, C., Wallace, D., Hever, A., Cronin, H., Hudson, E., Kenny, R.A., editor. The Over 50s in a Changing Ireland: Economic Circumstances, Health and Well-Being. Dublin: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing; 2014.

Conference papers and presentations:
Murphy, C., Kearney, PM., Shelley, E., Fahey, T., Dooley, C., Kenny, RA. Cardiovascular disease prevention in older Irish adults: Using evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) to inform community nursing practice. Institute of Community Health Nursing conference, Dublin May 21st 2014

Murphy, C., Bennett, K., Shelley, E., Graham, I., Fahey, T., Kenny, RA. Examining the gap between evidence based guidelines and clinical practice in lipid modification in adults at high risk of cardiovascular disease mortality: evidence from an Irish cohort”. EuroPRevent conference May 8-10th 2014 Amsterdam Netherlands

Murphy, C., Kearney, PM., Shelley, E., Fahey, T., Dooley, C., Kenny, RA. Hypertension prevalence and awareness in older Irish Adults: Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA).Medical Gerontology/MIRA Research Day, Trinity College Dublin April 11th 2014.

Murphy, C., Kearney, P., Shelley, E., Fahey, T., Kenny, RA., Dooley, C. Hypertension prevalence and awareness in older Irish Adults: Evidence from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. 17th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association of Departments of General Practice in Ireland, University College Cork, 6-7th March 2014

Particular knowledge and skills Catriona is willing to share with SPHeRE Programme scholars:
Quantitative analysis
STATA

Contact email address: Catriona.murphy@tcd.ie

Further information on Catriona's work: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Catriona_Murphy3/contributions?ev=p...