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Dr. Eimear Mc Glinchey

Research Fellow (Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN))

 

Research Fellow (Medical Gerontology)


Dr Eimear McGlinchey completed her PhD in Trinity College Dublin in May 2017, having initially completed her primary and masters degree in Psychology. Her primary area of interest is in the promotion and maintenance of cognitive health in people with an intellectual disability, with particular focus on the area of dementia in people with Down syndrome. Eimear was lead researcher of the BEADS study: Brain Exercise for Adults with Downs Syndrome. This intervention study examined the effects of cognitive training on levels of executive function in adults with Down syndrome. Eimear has worked with the IDS-TILDA study for a number of years as research assistant, data manager and project manager of the accessible dissemination study "Getting the Message to the People that Matter". Her other areas of interest include social inclusion and participatory methodologies as well as accessiblity and innovative dissemination. She has contributed to both the Masters and Undergraduate teaching programme in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and is a member of the curriculum development group for the new Masters on Ageing Health and Wellbeing in adults with intellectual disability. She has a number of publications and has disseminated widely through national and international conferences.
Mac Giolla, Phadraig C., McCallion, P., McGlinchey, E., Nunn, J., McCarron, M, Non-restrictive support strategies for adults with intellectual disabilities: A focus group study exploring dentists decision making and communication., Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2019, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
The Test for Severe Impairment in, Neuropsychological Assessments of Dementia in People with Down syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities, 2017, [McCarron, M., Carroll, R., Mulryan, N., Reilly, E., Dunne, P., McGlinchey, E., McCallion, P., ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M, Cognitive Training with Adults with Down syndrome, 2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability, TBSI Dublin, 20th September, 2017, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P, Findings in relation to change in EF scores, IASSID Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 15th - 19th August, 2016, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P, Conducting a feasibility study on cognitive training with adults with Down syndrome: Methodology and lessons learned, 2016 IASSIDD World Congress, Melbourne, 1519 August 2016, 2016, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P, Conducting a feasibility study on cognitive training with adults with Down syndrome: Methodology and lessons learned, 2016 IASSIDD World Congress, Melbourne, 15-19 August 2016, 2016, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M., McCallion, P, The impact of Cognitive Training on Executive Function in Adults with Down syndrome, 2016 IASSIDD World Congress, Melbourne, 15-19 August 2016, 2016, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
McGlinchey, E., McCallion, P., McCarron, M, Cognitive reserve: Implications for research in dementia for people with down syndrome, Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day, Trinity College, Dublin, 16th September, 2015, Poster, PUBLISHED
Mac Giolla, Phadraig C., El-Helaali, R., Nunn, J H., Burke, E., McCallion, P., McGlinchey, E., McCarron, M , National levels of reported difficulty in tooth and denture cleaning among an ageing population with intellectual disabilities., 15, (3), 2014, p48 - 53, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McCarron, M., O'Dwyer, M., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., McCallion, P., Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland, American journal of intellectual disabilities, 2014, p253 - 260, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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McCarron, M., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., McCausland, D., O'Dwyer, M., O'Donovan, M.A., McCallion, P., Value for Money and Policy Review of Disability Services in ireland, Value for Money and Policy Review of Disability Services in ireland, Hawkins House, 2015, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
McGlinchey, E., McCausland, D., McCarron, M., Burke, E., McCallion, P. , Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA: An Accessible Report. , Dublin: Trinity College Dublin, 2014, Report, PUBLISHED
McCarron. ,M., McCallion, P., Carroll, R., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., McCausland, D., Cleary, E., Shivers, C., Advancing Years, Different Challenges: Wave 2 IDS-TILDA, 2014, Report, PUBLISHED
McCarron. M., Swinburne. J., Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., Mulryan, N., Andrews, V., Foran, S., & McCallion. P., Growing Older with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland 2011; First Results from the The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing., 2011, Notes: [http://www.idstilda.tcd.ie/info/assets/pdf/ids_tilda_report_2011.pdf], Report, PUBLISHED
McCarron, M., Swinburne, J., Burke, EA., McGlinchey, E., Mulryan, N., Andrews, V., Foran, S. and McCallion P. , Growing Older with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland, First results from the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing -An Accessible Report. , Accessible version, Trinity College Dublin, 2011, Report, PUBLISHED