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Professor Catherine Hayes

Assoc Prof/Specialist in Public Health (Public Health & Primary Care)
TALLAGHT HOSPITAL


Catherine Hayes obtained her undergraduate medical degree from University College Cork. She completed the Cork Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice. She then undertook a Masters in Public Health at University College Dublin. Having completed Higher Specialist Training in Public Health Medicine she was appointed Specialist in Public Health Medicine in the Eastern Health Board, now part of the Health Service Executive (HSE). She then obtained her Doctorate from the School of Medicine at UCD. She was appointed Associate Professor in Public Health/Specialist in Public Health Medicine at Trinity College Dublin in 2011 in a joint academic-service post with the HSE. She is a recipient of advanced career development training awards in cancer prevention from the National Institutes for Health including the highly competitive and prestigious Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research (TIDIRH) Programme at National Cancer Institute in 2016 and was a key contributor to TIDIRH Ireland in 2018. The direction of her research is informed by her work as a public health specialist in the Research and Development Unit within HSE to address the impact of research outcomes on health services and on policy; by the science of dissemination and implementation, and in the future the role of precision medicine in prevention. She has generated over €3m in research grant funding since her appointment to TCD. She currently leads We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): A pilot cluster randomised trial of a community-based smoking cessation intervention for disadvantaged women in Ireland, (HRB Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Awards (DIFA,2017). She is Co-PI on Implementation of Making Every Contact Count (MECC): developing a collaborative strategy to optimise and scale-up MECC funded through a HRB Applied Partnership Award (APA,2019. She is Co-PI on a HRB-funded Inter-disciplinary Capacity Enhancement Award (ICE) for Designing evaluating and implementing a pilot complex intervention in childhood obesity. She is a Trainer and Examiner for the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI), former Vice-Dean and Board Member. She was awarded Fellowship of the RCPI in 2020. She has over 100 publications and is an Associate Editor of the journal Pilot and Feasibility Studies. Prof Hayes supervises and examines PhD and Masters students. She is a Member of the academic assessment panel for the Structured Population and Health-services Research Education) Programme (SPHeRE), which aims to develop future leaders in Population Health from diverse backgrounds. She is a mentor on the Aurora Women in Leadership Programme at TCD. She is currently President-Elect of the UK and Ireland Society for Social Medicine and Population Health (SSM-PH). She is a long-standing member of the European Public Health Association.
  ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SMOKING   Childhood obesity   MATERNAL SMOKING   MATERNAL-FETAL INTERFACE   Smoking Behavior   SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAMS
  Implementation of Making Every Contact Count (MECC): developing a collaborative strategy to optimise and scale-up MECC
 We Can Quit 2 (WCQ2): A pilot cluster randomized trial of a peer-led community-based smoking cessation intervention for disadvantaged women in Ireland
 Designing, evaluating and implementing a pilot complex intervention in childhood obesity

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Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland 1996 and 2010
Member of European Public Health Association 2012
Member of the Board of the Faculty of Public health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland 2004-7 and 2010-3
Member of the UK and Ireland Society for Social Medicine (Soc. Soc. Med.) Committee, External Relations Lead 2016
Journal Reviews (recent) see below 2011-
Abstract Reviewer (see below) ongoing
UK and Ireland Society for Social Medicine Global Implementation Conference Toronto, 2017 Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RCPI 2017
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Irish Fluent Medium Basic
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UK and Ireland Society for Social Medicine and Population Health.Committee Member 2016-2019. Role External Relations Coordinator 2007 to date
Fellow of Faculty of Public Health Medicine, (FFPHMI) Royal College of Physicians in Ireland 1994 to date
Invited Fellow, Dublin University Biological Association 2019
Officer of Board of Faculty of Public Health Medicine (Vice-Dean) 2010 2011
Member of Board of Faculty of Public Health Medicine 2010 2013
Officer of Board of Faculty of Public Health Medicine (Vice-Dean) 2006 2007
Member of Board of Faculty of Public Health Medicine 2004 2007
Post Graduate Medical and Dental Board (Ministerial appointment) 2005 2008
Hayes, CB., O'Connell, N., Darker, C., et al. , We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): a community-based peer-delivered intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland-results from a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial., Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
O'Connell, N., Burke, E., Dobbie, F., Dougall, N., Mockler, D., Vance, J., Darker, C., Bernstein, S., Harper Brooks, A., Gilbert, H., Bauld, L., Hayes, CB. , Smoking cessation interventions for socio-economically disadvantaged women: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Systematic Reviews., 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Ó Murchú E.,Teljeur C.,Hayes C.,Harrington P.,Moran P., Ryan M., Cost-effectiveness Analysis of a Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Programme in Ireland , Value in Health, 2021, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
O'Murchu, E., Marshall, L., Hayes, CB., Harrington, P., Moran, P., Teljeur, C., Ryan, M. , Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical effectiveness, safety, adherence and risk compensation in all populations., BMJ Open, 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Matvienko-Sikar, K., O' Neill, KN., Fraser, A., Hayes, CB., Howe, LD., Huizink, AC., Kearney, PM., Khashan, A., Redsell, S., O'Keeffe, LM., Maternal prenatal anxiety, depression and stressful life events and trajectories of cardiometabolic risk factors across childhood and adolescence: a prospective cohort study, JAMA Cardiology, 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Tully, L., Spyreli, E., Allen-Walker, V., Matvienko-Sikar, K., McHugh, S., Hayes, CB., Heary, C., Kelly, C, Recruiting 'hard to reach' parents for health promotion research: experiences from a qualitative study, BMC Research Notes, 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Minnogue, V., Matvienko-Sikar, K., Hayes, C., Morrissey, M., Gorman, G., Teres, A, The usability and applicability of knowledge translation models for research in the context of a national health service. Health Research Policy and Systems., BMC Health Research Policy and Systems., 2021, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Mellett C., O'Donovan A., Hayes C., The development of outcome key performance indicators for systemic anti-cancer therapy using a modified Delphi method, European Journal of Cancer Care, 17, (21), 2020, p7991-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Martin M. O"Donnell, Janis Baird, Cyrus Cooper, Sarah R. Crozier, Keith M. Godfrey, Michael Geary, Hazel M. Inskip, Catherine B. Hayes, The Effects of Different Smoking Patterns in Pregnancy on Perinatal Outcomes in the Southampton Women"s Survey, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, (21), 2020, p7991 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Matvienko-Sikar, Karen, Griffin, Ciara, Kelly, Colette, Heary, Caroline, Lillholm Pico Pedersen, Majken, McGrath, Niamh, Toomey, Elaine, Harrington, Janas, Hennessy, Marita, Queally, Michelle, Hayes, Catherine, McSharry, Jenny, Devane, Declan, Byrne, Molly, Kearney, Patricia M., A core outcome set for trials of infant-feeding interventions to prevent childhood obesity, International Journal of Obesity, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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Hayes, CB, Training and Education in Implementation Science, Implementation Science Research Network (IMPRNT), NUIG, 19th Sept., 2016, Health Behavior Change Research Group , Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Hayes CB on behalf of DEDIPAC team, Conditions for successful implementation and transferability of good practice policies and multi-component interventions for dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours across Europe, "DEDIPAC (Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity) Ireland" One day National Symposium, Dublin, 17th September, 2016, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Hayes CB, New Opportunities for Personalised Cancer Prevention, 10th International Cancer Conference , Cancer Research: New Frontiers, New Hope, Trinity College Dublin, 16/10/2016, 2016, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
C. Hayes, U. Reulbach, E. Nixon, D. Kelly, J. Williams, M, O'Moore, T. O'Dowd , Bullying and Health Care Utilisation, Growing Up in Ireland conference on: Bullying in Children and their Health, Trinity College Dublin, 11th September, 2013, TCD and ESRI, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Safefood, Examining Nutrition Surveillance on the island of Ireland, Dublin, Safefood, October , 2012, (ISBN: 978-1-905767-32-8), 1, 104, Report, PUBLISHED
Hayes C. , A Health Impact Assessment of Traffic and Transport in Ballyfermot. Dublin: Eastern Regional Health Authority, Dublin, 2004, Notes: [ISBN: 094856275795 ], Book, PUBLISHED
Hayes C. , Inequalities in Sexual Health in "An Equality Driven Health Service: How to Get There?", 2004, Notes: [Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the Equality Authority and the Irish Medical Organisation, 2004. Dublin: Equality Authority and Irish Medical Organisation], Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Hayes C. , "Review of Services for Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Eastern Region". , 2002, Notes: [Section 3. Epidemiology,Report for the Board of the Eastern Regional Health Authority. Dublin: Eastern Regional Health Authority 2002. Report 06/02], Report, PUBLISHED
Cronin M, Hayes C., Happy Heart Community Survey. An analysis of health behaviors associated with coronary heart disease in Malahide, Co. Dublin., Dublin, 1994, Notes: [Irish Heart Foundation.], Report, PUBLISHED
Hayes C., Could older patients be discharged earlier? , 1993, Notes: [Grapevine, Beaumont Hospital staff magazine)4:21. ], Review Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians in Ireland 2020
Selected as participant for highly competitive Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation Research (TIDIRH) Programme run by National Cancer Institute, US on behalf of National Institute of Health 2016
TCD Visiting Professorships and Fellowships Benefaction Fund. 2016
Molecular Aspects of Cancer Prevention. Summer Curriculum Programme. National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 2015
Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control. Summer Curriculum Programme. National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 2013
Irish Health Care Award, Best community project 2005
Finalist Biominis Innovation awards (Health Promotion Category) for "Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing to reduce smoking prevalence in pregnancy and to prevent relapse in the post-partum period" 2011
TCD Visiting Professorships and Fellowships Benefaction Fund. 2012
Professor Hayes is an experienced population health trial methodologist with an excellent record in Population Health and Implementation Science and in translation of research evidence into policy and practice to achieve maximum impact for health improvement. Her research addresses the development, implementation and evaluation of targeted interventions addressing behavioural risk factors, in particular tobacco and obesity-related determinants in prevention of chronic diseases using implementation science methodologies. Her significant research in tobacco has principally been as PI of population health trials, addressing implementation and outcomes of smoking cessation interventions on women's health. She is experienced in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her research is informed by the science of dissemination and implementation, collaborations with the health sector addressing the impact of research outcomes on health services and on policy. Professor Hayes has had a key role in developing capacity in implementation science research.