Mrs Helen Dolores Grealish


Contact Details

PART-TIME TEACHING ASSISTANT
HEALTH PROMOTION
NUI GALWAY
E: HELENDOLORES.GREALISH@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Helen Dolores Grealish, M.A., B.A., SRN is a teacher/lecturer in the Discipline of Health Promotion in the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway). Helens' PhD explored the influence of academic research in health policy. It specifically looked at the area of alcohol and drug policy. Prior to working in NUI Helen worked as a general nurse ( in UCHG. Following the completion of a BA in Economic and Social Studies (specialism in health studies) and a MA in health services research Helen worked as a Nurse researcher in both the public and private sector. Her research interests are health policy and the wider influence of academic research outside of its contributions to academic knowledge. Helens' other research interests are non-communicable diseases and how the risk factors can be addressed at the public policy level.