Dr. Lisa Pursell

BSc, Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lecturer Below The Bar
Health Promotion Research Centre
Room 208A
Aras Moyola
Discipline of Health Promotion
School of Health Sciences
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2044
E: lisa.pursell@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Dr. Lisa Pursell BSc PhD is a lecturer in Health Promotion and assistant coordinator of the MA/PGDip in Health Promotion Programme in the Discipline of Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway since 2008. She has previously worked as a senior researcher in the Health Promotion Research Centre, NUIG, as a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Microbiology, NUIG and as a data manager at the Veterinary Laboratories Agency in the UK. She completed a primary degree in Biology at the University of Derby and a PhD in Microbiology at NUIG.Teaching Interests:
- Research methodology
- Epidemiology
- Statistics
- Health Promotion
- Problem based learning approaches to teaching

Research Interests:

- Health impact assessment processes and methodology
- Evaluation of impact assessments
- Benchmarking and development of indicators of inequality
- Health inequity
 
 
 
 
 

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
NAIRTL DR. LISA PURSELL A BLENDED LEARNING ENQUIRY 01-JUL-09 30-SEP-10

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland'
Pursell, L. Kearns, N. (2012) 'Impacts of an HIA on inter-agency and inter-sectoral partnerships and community participation: lessons from a local level HIA in the Republic of Ireland'. Health Promotion International, 28 (4):522-532 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Time for a paradigm change? Tracing the institutionalisation of health impact assessment in the Republic of Ireland across health and environmental sectors'
Kearns, N; Pursell, L (2011) 'Time for a paradigm change? Tracing the institutionalisation of health impact assessment in the Republic of Ireland across health and environmental sectors'. Health Policy, 99 :91-96 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2007) 'Before and after study of bar workers' perceptions of the impact of smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland'
Pursell, L,Allwright, S,O'Donovan, D,Paul, G,Kelly, A,Mullally, BJ,D'Eath, M (2007) 'Before and after study of bar workers' perceptions of the impact of smoke-free workplace legislation in the Republic of Ireland'. BMC Public Health, 7 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Legislation for smoke-free workplaces and health of bar workers in Ireland: before and after study'
Allwright, S,Paul, G,Greiner, B,Mullally, BJ,Pursell, L,Kelly, A,Bonner, B,D'Eath, M,McConnell, B,McLaughlin, JP,O'Donovan, D,O'Kane, E,Perry, IJ (2005) 'Legislation for smoke-free workplaces and health of bar workers in Ireland: before and after study'. British Medical Journal, 331 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'On the validity of setting breakpoint minimum inhibition concentrations at one quarter of the plasma concentration achieved following oral administration of oxytetracycline. Aquaculture'
Coyne, R., Samuelsen, O., Bergh, O., Andersen, K., Pursell, L., Dalsgaard I., Smith P. (2004) 'On the validity of setting breakpoint minimum inhibition concentrations at one quarter of the plasma concentration achieved following oral administration of oxytetracycline. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 239 (01-Apr) [DOI] [Details]
(2000) 'Single-dose pharmacokinetic study of oxolinic acid and Vetoquinol, an oxolinic acid ester, in Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) and in vitro antibacterial activity against Aeromonas salmonicida. Aquaculture'
Samuelsen, O.B., Ervik, A., Pursell, L., Smith, P. (2000) 'Single-dose pharmacokinetic study of oxolinic acid and Vetoquinol, an oxolinic acid ester, in Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) and in vitro antibacterial activity against Aeromonas salmonicida. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 187 :231-234 [Details]
(1997) 'Multiple-dose pharmacokinetic study of Romet 30 in Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) and in vitro antibacterial activity against Aeromonas salmonicida. Aquaculture'
Samuelsen, O.B., Ervik, A., Pursell, L., Smith, P. (1997) 'Multiple-dose pharmacokinetic study of Romet 30 in Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) and in vitro antibacterial activity against Aeromonas salmonicida. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 152 :13-24 [Details]
(1996) 'The biological significance of breakpoint concentrations of oxytetracycline in media for the examination of marine sediment microflora. Aquaculture'
Pursell, L., Dineen, T., Kerry, J., Smith, P. (1996) 'The biological significance of breakpoint concentrations of oxytetracycline in media for the examination of marine sediment microflora. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 145 :21-30 [Details]
(1995) 'Failure of Flumisol bath treatments during commercial transport of Atlantic salmon smolts to prevent the activation of stress inducible furunculosis. Aquaculture'
Hiney, M.P., Coyne, R., Kerry, J., Pursell, L., Samuelsen, O.B., Smith, P. (1995) 'Failure of Flumisol bath treatments during commercial transport of Atlantic salmon smolts to prevent the activation of stress inducible furunculosis. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 136 :31-42 [Details]
(1995) 'Reduction in the in vitro activity of flumequine against Aeromonas salmonicida in the presence of the concentrations of Mg 2+ and Ca 2+ found in sea water. Aquaculture'
Pursell, L., Samuelsen, O.B., Smith, P. (1995) 'Reduction in the in vitro activity of flumequine against Aeromonas salmonicida in the presence of the concentrations of Mg 2+ and Ca 2+ found in sea water. Aquaculture'. Aquaculture, 135 :245-255 [Details]
(1994) 'In vitro experiments on the bioavailability of flumequine in the matrix of the intestinal contents of Atlantic salmon'
Pursell, L., Smith, P. (1994) 'In vitro experiments on the bioavailability of flumequine in the matrix of the intestinal contents of Atlantic salmon'. Bulletin Of The European Association Of Fish Pathologists, 14 :141-143 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2009) 'The socio-environmental context of child well-being and the involvement of children in the development of a national set of well-being indicators'
Pursell, L., Kearns, N., Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Brooks, A.-M., & Hanafin, S. (2009) 'The socio-environmental context of child well-being and the involvement of children in the development of a national set of well-being indicators' In: Socio-environmentally determined health inequities among children and adolescents: Summary of outcomes, background papers and country case studies. Denmark: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2008) All-Ireland Health and Wellbeing Data Set (AIHWDS) INIsPHO Data Briefing No 2008:3.
Balanda, K., McMaster, C., Pursell, L., Kearns, N., Graham, A., Barron, S., Fahy, L., O’Donovan, D (2008) All-Ireland Health and Wellbeing Data Set (AIHWDS) INIsPHO Data Briefing No 2008:3. Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Dublin:. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2010) 'Evaluation of a blended learning enquiry based module for besat practice of evaluation skills in health promotion'
Pursell, L., McKenna, V. & Griffin, B. (2010) 'Evaluation of a blended learning enquiry based module for besat practice of evaluation skills in health promotion' National Institute Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 5 (4) :122-124. [Details]

Presentation

  Year Publication
(2006) Local Equity Indicators, A preliminary indicator set for the development of an Irish Health Poverty Index (HPI). Institute of Public Health in Ireland.
Pursell, L., Kearns, N., O'Donovan, D. (2006) Local Equity Indicators, A preliminary indicator set for the development of an Irish Health Poverty Index (HPI). Institute of Public Health in Ireland. Dublin: Presentation [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2006) Review of selected indicator sets for monitoring health inequity at local level in Ireland. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway; Department of Public Health, HSE Western Area.
Pursell, L., O'Donovan, D. (2006) Review of selected indicator sets for monitoring health inequity at local level in Ireland. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway; Department of Public Health, HSE Western Area. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2006) Local inequality indicators for the health and well-being of Ireland: A review of the data issues and policy context for selected data indicator sets. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway and Institute of Public Health in Ireland.
Pursell, L., Kearns, N., O'Donovan, D. (2006) Local inequality indicators for the health and well-being of Ireland: A review of the data issues and policy context for selected data indicator sets. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI, Galway and Institute of Public Health in Ireland. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2004) Health Impact Assessment of the Ban of Smoking: Potential impacts of the smoking ban on public bars.
Pursell, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., O' Donovan, D. (2004) Health Impact Assessment of the Ban of Smoking: Potential impacts of the smoking ban on public bars. Galway: Non Published Reports [Details]
(2004) A problem-based learning approach to teaching in microbiology. Department of Microbiology and Centre for Excellence and Learning in Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Pursell, L., Carroll C., Smith P. (2004) A problem-based learning approach to teaching in microbiology. Department of Microbiology and Centre for Excellence and Learning in Teaching, National University of Ireland, Galway. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2004) Evaluation of pilot health impact assessments conducted in Ireland. Centre for Health Promotion Studies and Environmental Change Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Pursell, L., O'Keefe, J., O'Donovan, D. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2004) Evaluation of pilot health impact assessments conducted in Ireland. Centre for Health Promotion Studies and Environmental Change Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway. Non Published Reports [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
CMNHS Research Ethics Committee Reviewer /