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Academic Researchers - Mental Health and Recovery
Professor Agnes HigginsProfessor in Mental Health
Agnes leads a research team that focuses on service-user and family engagement in the development and reform of the mental health service. Central themes in her research are recovery, co-production, peer and rights based models.
Dr Louise DoyleAssociate Professor in Mental Health Nursing
Louise ’s research expertise is in self-harm and suicide research, LGBTI mental health, wellness interventions and mixed methods and participatory models of research
Dr Brian KeoghAssociate Professor
Brian is an assistant professor and he is the current Head of Discipline for Mental Health Nursing. Brian’s teaching and research interests include mental health recovery and stigma, dementia and suicide and self-harm
Dr Mark MonahanAssistant Professor
Dr Jean MorrisseyAssistant Professor in Mental Health Nursing /Course Coordinator Junior Fresh
Jean is responsible for teaching on both undergraduate and post graduate mental health nursing programmes. Her particular clinical and research areas of expertise include therapeutic interpersonal skills, suicidology, eating disorders and clinical supervision
Dr Michael NashHead of Discipline (Mental Health Nursing)/Assistant Professor Mental Health Nursing
Teaching and research interests include physical health and wellbeing in severe mental illness, clinical risk assessment and management, models of community mental healthcare, social inclusion and mental illness and continuing education and training needs for nurses.
Dr Jan De Vries PhD, MSc, MA, BScAssistant Professor & Psychology Subject Leader
Dr. De Vries graduated in Psychology at Utrecht University, Netherlands and completed his PhD in TCD in 1999. He is with the School since 2007.
Mrs. Renee MolloyAssistant Professor in Mental Health Nursing
Renee teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate mental health nursing courses. Her research interests include co-production of nursing education, adolescent mental health promotion, and physical healthcare for people living with mental illness.
Mrs. Roisin ReillyTeaching Fellow in Mental Health Nursing
Roisin teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate mental health nursing courses.Her specific interests include interpersonal relationships, addiction and inclusivity.
Peter KellyAssistant Professor in Mental Health Nursing
Peter is the course coordinator for the MSc/PG Dip and Cert in Mental Health. His research interests include substance misuse and addictions, addiction nursing, organisational and workforce development and implementation science
Gerard FarrellClinical Skills Tutor