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To contact the Health Behaviour Change Research Group, please email Valerie Parker (valerie.parker@nuigalway.ie) or call 091 494454


Core Members‌

Professor Molly Byrne
Professor of Health Psychology and HRB Research Leader; Director, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Email: molly.byrne@nuigalway.ie
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Dr Jenny Mc Sharry
Lecturer; Assistant Director, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Email: jenny.mysharry@nuigalway.ie
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HBCRG OMeade_med Dr Oonagh Meade
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
Email: oonagh.meade@nuigalway.ie
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Ms Valerie Parker
Strategic Development and Project Manager, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway‌
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HBCRG EToomey Dr Elaine Toomey
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway

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BCasey headshot web Dr Bláithín Casey
Programme Manager,  D1Now Study, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway‌
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EMorrissey headshot Dr Eimear Morrissey
Post Doctoral Researcher,  D1Now Study, Health Behaviour Change Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway‌
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Ms Milou Fredrix
PhD student, Structured PhD in Psychology and Health, School of Psychology, NUI  Galway
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 Ms Caragh Flannery
PhD Student and SPHeRE Scholar, School of Psychology, NUI Galway


 Ms Marita Hennessy
PhD Student and SPHeRE Scholar, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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HBCRG Luke Van Rhoon Mr Luke Van Rhoon
PhD Student and Hardiman Scholar, School of Psychology, NUI Galway


Associate Members

Dr Patrick Murphy
School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
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Dr Lisa Hynes
Postdoctoral researcher & MY COMRADE Plus project manager, HRB Primary Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland, NUI Galway
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Lecturer, Health Behaviour Research Group, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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 Maureen D'Eath
Qualitative Researcher, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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Visiting Researchers

HBCRG Sarah TC 2015 Dr Sarah Tonkin-Crine
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
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HBCRG Mei Tang Mei Yee Tang
Manchester Centre for Health Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
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HBCRG Helena 2016 Helena Hernansaiz Garrido
School of Psychology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
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HBCRG JSpeight Professor Jane Speight
Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Australia
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HBCRG DK 2017 Dr Dominika Kwasnicka
Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Research Group, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
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HBCRG ASchmitt Dr Andreas Schmitt
Diabetes Center Mergentheim, Research Institute of the Diabetes Academy Mergentheim, Germany
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HBCRG DMcGee Daragh McGee
School of Medicine, NUI Galway and HRB Summer Scholar 2017


HBCRG LCollins Professor Linda M. Collins
Director, The Methodology Center; Distinguished Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies; Professor, Department of Statistics
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Advisory Board

HBCRG ABM 2016
Pictured at the Advisory Board Meeting, June 2016: Patrick Murphy, Sean Dinneen, Lisa Hynes, Valerie Parker, Molly Byrne, David French, Milou Fredrix, Prof Susan Michie (Centre for Behaviour Change, UCL, in place of Caroline Wood), Marita Hennessy, Evelyn Fanning, Maureen D'Eath, Jenny Mc Sharry and Andrew Murphy.
 
  • Dr Rachel Carey, Centre for Behaviour Change, University College London, UK
  • Professor Mike Clarke, Director of MRC Methodology Hub, Director of MRC All-Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences , Queen’s University Belfast and Chair of the MRC Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research
  • Professor Declan Devane, Chair of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, NUI Galway and Professor of Midwifery, West Northwest Hospitals Group
  • Dr Sean Dinneen, Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospitals and Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, NUI Galway and Diabetes Clinical Lead, HSE National Diabetes Programme
  • Ms Evelyn Fanning, Health Promotion Services, HSE West
  • Professor David French, Manchester Centre for Health Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
  • Professor Andrew W. Murphy, Discipline of General Practice and Primary Care, NUI Galway and General Practitioner Principal, Co. Galway
  • Professor Martin O’Donnell, School of Medicine, NUI Galway and Associate Director, HRB Clinical Research Facility, NUI Galway
  • Dr Orlaith O’Reilly, HSE National Clinical Advisor and Programme Group Lead, Health and Wellbeing and Clinical Strategy Programmes
  • Ms Jackie Reed, General Manager, HSE Health and Social Care Professions Education and Development

Affiliated Faculty

Dr Gerry Molloy
Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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Dr Jane Walsh
Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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Dr Caroline Heary
Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, NUI, Galway
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Kieran A. Walsh
BPharm, MPharm, MPSI, SPHeRE PhD Scholar, School of Pharmacy/School of Public Health, University College Cork
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Jane Murphy
PhD Student and Galway Doctoral Research Scholar, Structured PhD in Psychology and Health, School of Psychology, NUI Galway
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