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Dr. Peter May

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

Research Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)


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
 Palliative and end-of-life care data in Ireland: establishing the state of the nation, mapping future direction
 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)

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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)
Ward, M., May, P., Normand, C., Kenny, R.A., Nolan, A, Mortality risk associated with combinations of loneliness and social isolation. Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Age and Ageing, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, Johnston BM, Normand C, Higginson IJ, Kenny RA, Ryan K, Population-based palliative care planning in Ireland: how many people will live and die with serious illness to 2046?, HRB Open Research, 2, 2020, p35 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, Roe L, McGarrigle CA, Kenny RA, Normand C., End-of-life experience for older adults in Ireland: results from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing (TILDA)., BMC health services research, 20, (1), 2020, p118 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
May P, Normand C, Morrison RS., Economics of Palliative Care for Cancer: Interpreting Current Evidence, Mapping Future Priorities for Research., Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2020, pJCO1802294 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bridget M Johnston and Rachel McCauley and Mary Rabbitte and Regina McQuillan and Caitriona Honohan and David Mockler and Steve Thomas and Peter May, Evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of out-of-hours palliative care, Palliative Medicine, 2020, p026921632096955 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bridget M. Johnston, Rachel McCauley, Regina McQuillan, Mary Rabbitte, Caitriona Honohan, David Mockler, Steve Thomas, Peter May, Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of out-of-hours palliative care: a systematic review, HRB Open Research, 3, 2020, p9 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ward, Mark. May Peter, Briggs Robert, McNicholas Triona, Normand Charles, Kenny Rose Anne, Nolan Anne, Linking death registration and survey data: Procedures and cohort profile for The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, HRB Open Res, 3, (43), 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Ward Mark, May Peter, Normand Charles, Kenny Rose Anne, Nolan Anne, Comparing Underlying and Contributory Cause of Death in Registry Data With End-of-Life Proxy Interviews: Findings From The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
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  Other
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
  

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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, Economic evidence for palliative care in Ireland, Systems not silos - Improving Palliative and End of Life Care in Secondary Care, Belfast, November, 2019, All-Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
May P, Big data to advance economics of palliative and end-of-life care: some ongoing considerations, EAPC Big Data Taskforce Workshop, Amsterdam, November, 2019, 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.