Ms Michelle Queally

BBS, MSc

Contact Details

Contract Research Appointment
ECONOMICS
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
NUI GALWAY

E: MICHELLE.QUEALLY@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Michelle is currently employed as a HRB Interdisciplinary Capacity Enhancement (ICE) post-doctoral research fellow. She holds a PhD and a Masters in Health Economics. Her research activity and interests are in the economics of obesity and complex public health interventions including behavioural change. Michelle is also interested and actively researching economic outcome measurement in children.

Her work to date has involved the application of mixed methods, discrete choice experiment and economic evaluation techniques to explore a variety of questions pertaining to the economics of obesity. The output from this work, which has involved collaboration with colleagues across multiple disciplines, has been published in a number of leading national and international peer-reviewed journals. 


Prior to joining the Health Behaviour Change Research Group in 2016, Michelle was a recipient of the Irish Research Council Scholarship and also the Hardiman Scholarship Michelle was a Visiting Scholar at Cornell University, New York, 2016.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Low expectations: Do teachers underestimate the ability of overweight children or the children of overweight mothers?'
Queally, M., Doherty, E., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2017) 'Low expectations: Do teachers underestimate the ability of overweight children or the children of overweight mothers?'. Economics and Human Biology, [Details]
(2017) 'The impact of childhood overweight and obesity on healthcare utilisation'
Doherty, E., Queally, M., Cullinan, J,. Gillespie, P. (2017) 'The impact of childhood overweight and obesity on healthcare utilisation'. Economics and Human Biology, [Details]
(2014) 'An examination of the relationships between service use and alternative measures of obesity among community-dwelling adults in Ireland'
Doherty, E., Queally, M. & O’Neill, C (2014) 'An examination of the relationships between service use and alternative measures of obesity among community-dwelling adults in Ireland'. The European Journal Of Health Economics, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2016) European Obesity Summit
Queally, M., Doherty, E., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2016) The role of adiposity in perceived ability within Ireland's education system European Obesity Summit [Details]
(2016) European Diabetes Epidemiology Group (EDEG)
Queally, M., Doherty, E., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2016) The role of adiposity in perceived ability within Ireland's primary education system European Diabetes Epidemiology Group (EDEG) [Details]
(2015) Growing up in Ireland
Queally, M., Doherty, E., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2015) Obesity Stigma Growing up in Ireland [Details]
(2014) International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Queally, M., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2014) Using discrete choice experiment to elicit preferences for obesity treatment among obese individuals International Health Economics Association (iHEA) [Details]
(2014) European Congress on Obesity
Queally, M., Finucane, F., & O’Neill, C (2014) A cost analysis of drug therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus –how this varies with BMI, age, gender and co-morbidity status European Congress on Obesity [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2015) Irish Social Policy Association (ISPA),,
Michelle Queally (2015) A cost analysis of drug therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Social Policy Association (ISPA),, UCD , 09-JUL-15 - 10-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015) Irish Society for New Economists,
Michelle Queally (2015) Organised conference, funding and budget manager. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Irish Society for New Economists, NUI Galway , 03-SEP-15 - 05-SEP-15. [Details]
(2014) Irish Society of New Economists,
Michelle Queally (2014) A cost analysis of medication for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus – how this varies with Body Mass Index (BMI) status, age, gender and co-morbidity. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society of New Economists, NUI Galway , 09-SEP-14 - 11-SEP-14. [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
(2015) Obese see bariatric surgery as last resort -Irish Medical News.
Michelle Queally (2015) Obese see bariatric surgery as last resort -Irish Medical News. Magazine Article [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2012 Irish Research Council Scholarship Irish Research Council
2012 Best speaker THREESIS
2011 Hardiman Research Scholarship NUI Galway