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Dr. Peter May

Research Assistant Professor (Public Health & Primary Care)
3/4 FOSTER PLACE


Economist focusing on care for people with serious medical illness and complex needs. I design, run and analyse evaluations of interventions for patients and their families. In addition to our studies in Ireland, I collaborate extensively with research groups in the United Kingdom, the United States, Europe and elsewhere.
  End-of-life care   HEALTH ECONOMICS   multimorbidity   PALLIATIVE CARE
 Improving outcomes for patients with chronic illness & acute respiratory failure
 Family Spending after Hospice Enrollment: A Population-Based Study
 Economics of palliative care: from international evidence to Irish policy
 Psychoeducational Interventions for People with Cancer and their Caregivers (DIAdIC)
 Population-based study of palliative care access, impact, and disparities

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International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
Health Economics Association of Ireland (HEAI)
Academy Health
All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Research Network (PCRN)
Measuring Cost-Effectiveness in Palliative Care in, editor(s)Van den Block L, McLeod R , Textbook on Palliative Care, Springer, 2019, [Normand C, May P], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Financial Aspects of Inpatient Palliative Care in, editor(s)Van den Block L, McLeod R , Textbook on Palliative Care, Springer, 2019, [May P, Morrison RS], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, High costs of end-of-life care: an alternative economic perspective, International Health Economics Association, Basel, Switzerland, July 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
May P, Garrido MM, Del Fabbro E, Noreika D, Normand C, Skoro N, Cassel JB., Evaluating Hospital Readmissions for Persons With Serious and Complex Illness: A Competing Risks Approach., Medical care research and review : MCRR, 2019, p1077558718823919 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McCarron M, Lombard-Vance R, Murphy E, May P, Webb N, Sheaf G, McCallion P, Stancliffe R, Normand C, Smith V, O'Donovan MA, Effect of deinstitutionalisation on quality of life for adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review, BMJ Open, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Tiernan E, Ryan J, Casey M, Hale A, O'Reilly V, Devenish M, Whyte B, Hollingsworth S, Price O, Callanan I, Walsh D, Normand C, May P., A quasi-experimental evaluation of an intervention to increase palliative medicine referral in the emergency department., Journal of health services research & policy, 24, (3), 2019, p155-163 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Storick V, O'Herlihy A, Abdelhafeez S, Ahmed R, May P, Improving palliative care with machine learning and routine data: a rapid review , HRB Open Research, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Cassel JB, Normand C, Garrido MM, Del Fabbro E, Noreika D, Skoro N, May P, Impact of Specialist Palliative Care on Hospital Readmissions: A "Competing Risks" Analysis to Take Mortality into Account, EAPC Research Congress, Bern, Switzerland, May, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
May P, Normand C, Patterns and Determinants of Healthcare Use in the Last Year of Life among Older Adults in Ireland: Results from The Irish LongiDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), EAPC Research Congress, Bern, Switzerland, May, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Cassel JB, Normand C, Garrido MM, Del Fabbro E, Noreika D, Skoro N, May P, Impact of Specialist Palliative Care on Hospital Readmissions: A "Competing Risks" Analysis to Take Mortality into Account, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Boston, MA, March, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
  

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May P, Estimating future palliative care need in Ireland: a microsimulation approach, Expert Consultation on Future Palliative Care Need, Edinburgh, Scotland, September, 2019, Marie Curie/Univrsity of Edinburgh/Scottish Government, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, Economics of palliative care: some key concepts, National Palliative Care Research Center Fellowship Program, New York, NY (Webinar), March, 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, High costs in end-of-life care: Revisiting economic interpretations, International Health Economics Association webinar, November 30th, 2018, 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, Economics of palliative care: understanding and interpreting evidence on costs and resource use, Hospice UK Annual Conference, Liverpool, England, November, 2017, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, Economics of palliative care: expanding our scope of enquiry, EAPC Congress, Madrid, Spain, May, 2017, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, McGarrigle C, Normand C, The end of life experience of older adults in Ireland, Dublin, TILDA, Trinity College Dublin, December, 2017, Report, PUBLISHED
May P, Analysis of healthcare utilization data: some practical considerations for investigators in palliative care, National Palliative Care Research Center Fellowship Program, New York, NY (Webinar), February, 2016, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, Some basic principles of economic evaluation, Annual Kathleen Foley Retreat, Quebec, Canada, October, 2016, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED

  

Economics of health care for people with serious medical illness and complex needs. Key skills: modelling cost data, estimating treatment effects, analysing observational data, research design, causal inference, propensity scoring.