Affiliated Academic Researchers
Dr Fintan SheerinHead of School of Nursing & Midwifery/Associate Professor in Intellectual Disability Nursing
Dr. Fintan Sheerin leads the School and its five nursing disciplines and midwifery. He is responsible for the overall strategic development, leadership and running of the School. Fintan is also a member of the intellectual disability nursing teaching team. His research and activity focuses on human rights, mental wellbeing and marginalisation.
Dr Mary MooneyAssociate Professor & co-Head of General Nursing
Mary is best known for her clinical expertise and research background in the field of cardiology. She is well known nationally and internationally and collaborates with eminent researchers in the field of nursing and cardiology across the globe. She also maintains strong clinical links and has a successful track record in funded research.
Dr Frances O BrienDirector of International Initiatives/Assistant Professor
Frances teaches and supervises students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research expertise is in critical care nursing, mixed methods research, intervention studies and randomised controlled trials
Professor Catherine ComiskeyProfessor in Healthcare Modelling
Professor Comiskey was the former Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, former Director of Research and inaugural Director and founder of the TCPHI. As the current Professor in Healthcare Modelling and Statistics, Catherine leads on quantitative research within the School and is responsible for the overall strategic development in this area. Her research interests are in Addiction, Epidemiology, Children and International Research Capacity Building.
Dr. Melissa CorballyAssociate Professor in General Nursing
Melissa lectures in general nursing and has a specific interest in nursing assessment, clinical judgement, narrative methodologies, domestic violence, gender-based violence, psychosocial issues, and men’s health. She is currently Course Cordinator for Junior Sophister undergraduate studies
Dr Sharon O’DonnellAssistant Professor
Sharon teaches and supervises students at undergraduate and post graduate levels. Her research expertise is in gender and heart disease, cardiovascular nursing, mixed method research, intervention studies and randomised controlled trials.