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Dr. Helen Malone

Visiting Research Fellow (School of Nursing & Midwifery)

 


As of 2023, and since 2018, Dr. Helen Evelyn Malone, PhD, MSc, RNT, SCM, SRN is engaged in the role descriptor: Visiting Research Fellow, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland. Staff number 07205805. Helen was awarded an MSc (1984) (subjects Epidemiology, Statistics & Nutrition) and a PhD (1988) from the Department of Community Health, Trinity College, The University of Dublin. Helen was awarded a Nurse Tutor Diploma (1982) from University College Dublin and is a registered Nurse Tutor with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. In 2016, Helen was the 1st person to be awarded the role of Research Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin and worked in this role until she reached retirement age in 2018. In 2007, Helen joined The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. Helen's affiliation with the School of Nursing & Midwifery Trinity College Dublin spans over 16 years working mainly in research with some support teaching input. In 2011, Helen conducted the 'Practice Focused Research Workshops and Research Methods Lectures' on the Senior Sophister BSc nursing programme. In 2012, Helen conducted BSc Nursing programme - 'Tracheostomy Care' practical sessions at the Clinical laboratories School of Nursing and Midwifery Centre, St James's Hospital Dublin. In 2013, Helen provided psychology lecture input on the BSc nursing programme. In 2013, Helen delivered the series of lectures focusing on `tissue viability' on the MSc Specialist Nursing (Gerontological Care) programme. Helen acted as examiner on the 2013 MSc Specialist Nursing (Gerontological Care) programme. Helen was one of the 1st three nurses in Ireland with a PhD to register with the Irish Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Helen is registered on three divisions of An Bord Altranais (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland): Nurse Tutor division, General Nurse division and the Midwifery Division. Helen is published as lead author in Journal of Advanced Nursing, British Journal of Nursing, Nurse Researcher, Irish Journal of Medical Science. Most of Helen's publications focus on statistical methods with a more recent emphasis on advocacy for Bayesian statistical techniques in Nursing and Midwifery research. Two of Helen's statistical papers attracted most of her 503 citations: Fundamentals of Estimating Sample Size (121 citations) and Awareness and Minimisation of Systematic Bias in Research (185 citations). Helen acted as reviewer for BMJ Open, The Annals of Public Health and Research and The Journal of Biology and Life Science. In 2017, Helen by invitation of the HSE (Health service Executive) conducted a statistical workshop at the Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development, Mellifont Unit, Ardee, Co. Louth. In 1982, Helen by invitation of An Bord Altranais conducted communication skills workshops on the Public Health Nurse's certificate course. Helen has 42 peer reviewed publications in either peer reviewed journals or international conference presentations. RSS Profile Trinity College Dublin https://peoplefinder.tcd.ie/Profile?Username=HMALONE TCD Photo ID and Summary role descriptor: https://nursing-midwifery.tcd.ie/staff/research-staff.php LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helen-evelyn-malone-phd-msc-rnt-scm-srn-3619137a ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-6799-3663 citations 503 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5LkAUF8AAAAJ&hl=e
     DATA ANALYSIS   Data management   PROJECT MANAGEMENT   Research study design   Shared decision-making   TEACHING
 Interventions for the promotion of shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis

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Acted as manuscript Reviewer for The Annals of public Health and Research. Published title: Remorini C (2016) Growing Up in the Forest Ethnographic Study on Mbya Childrearing Values and Practices. Ann Public Health Res 3(3): 1046.
Acted as manuscript Reviewer for The Journal of Biology and Life Sciences.
Acted as Reviewer for BMJ Open: Research priorities in health communication and participation:international survey of consumers and other stakeholders Helen Malone reviewer comments available on page 2 at the following link: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/bmjopen/8/5/e019481.reviewer-comments.pdf Published article available at: Published article available at: https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/5/e019481
Invited Speaker: Presentation entitled: Master Class - Commonly Applied Statistics in Nursing & Midwifery Research, HSE - Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development Unit -North East, Ardee, Co Louth, 6 October , 2017 2017
Invited speaker by invitation from Professor Fiona McNicholas, Consultant in Child Psychiatry, Children's Health Ireland (CHI) Crumlin to present at: Study Day: Mental Health and 22q11 Deletion Syndrome, Lucena Clinic, Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6, 30th May, 2017. Presentation Title: Views and concerns of parents caring for children with 22q11 deletion syndrome 2017
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Registered under three divisions of An Board Altranais agus cnaimhseachais na hEireann(Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Nursing division, Midwifery division and Nurse Tutor division. current
Cochrane.org Community current
Membership of Irish Research Nurses Network current
Membership with Trinity Women Graduates (TWG). Membership of (TWG) includes membership of Graduate Women International (GWI), UWE (University Women of Europe) and IrFUW (Irish Federation of University Women) Current
Membership of Alumni, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin. Current
Trinity College Dublin Association (Life membership)
Helen Evelyn Malone, Imelda Coyne, Bayesian Analysis for Nurse and Midwifery Research: Statistical, Practical and Ethical Benefits, Nurse Researcher doi: 10.7748/nr.2023.e1852, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Malone H, Coyne I, Compelling reasons (inter alia) why nurses and midwives should include a Bayesian analysis alongside null hypothesis significance testing, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2022 (THEconf2022): 'Resilience, Rehabilitation and Reablement, Virtual Conference, School of Nursing & Midwifery,Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 8 -10 March , 2022, Poster, PUBLISHED  URL
Malone H & Coyne I, Adding value to research results: consider including a Bayes factor alongside a p-value, Trinity Health and Education International Conference (THEconf2021), Virtual Conference: School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College, The University of Dublin, Ireland, 9-11 March , 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Malone H & Coyne I, Complementing the p-value from Null Hypothesis Significant Testing with a Bayes Factor from null-hypothesis Bayesian Testing , Nurse Researcher , 2020, Notes: [online November 5th], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  Handle
Malone H and Coyne I, Choosing a statistical test: Decision making framework for comparative and inferential studies , Trinity Health and Education International Conference (Theconf2019), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 6-7th March, 2019, Conference Paper, PRESENTED  URL
Malone, H and Coyne I, Decision-tables for choosing commonly applied inferential statistical tests in comparative and correlation studies, Nurse Researcher, 27, (4), 2019, p29 - 35, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Malone H, Biggar S, Javadpour S, Edworthy Z, Sheaf G, Coyne I, Review findings: Interventions for promoting shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis , Trinity Health and Education International Conference (THEconf2019), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin , 6th and 7th March , 2019, Poster, PRESENTED
Helen Malone, Susan Biggar, Sheila Javadpour, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne, Review Findings: Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision-making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis , Trinity Research in Childhood Centre (TRiCC) Trinity Week 2019 Research Showcase 29th April - 3rd May, Arts Building Concourse, Trinity College Dublin Ireland, 2019, Poster, PRESENTED
Helen Malone, Susan Biggar, Sheila Javadpour, Zai Edworthy, Greg Sheaf, Imelda Coyne , Interventions for promoting participation in shared decision‐making for children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, 2019, Notes: [Cochrane Systematic Review - Published in Cochrane Library, 23 May 2019. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012578.pub2 ], Review, PUBLISHED
Coyne I, Malone H, Chubb E, While AE., Transition from paediatric to adult healthcare for young people with cystic fibrosis: Parents' information needs, Journal of Child Health Care, 22, (4), 2018, p646 - 657, Notes: [published on 4th April 2018 online ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  Other
  

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Eward achivement for excellent contribution on an online project Management Course CAPM 2013
Post Graduate Award, Dean of Graduate Studies, Trinity College Dublin. (Student Scholarship) 1984
Health Research Board Funding award to undertake a Doctoral Thesis 1984
Prize for medical nursing (General Nurse Conferring) 1975
Awarded a HRB Cochrane Fellowship 2016
Reviewer BMJ open 2017
Reviewer Annals of Public Health and Research 2016
Reviewer Journal of Biology and Life Sciences 2012
Most of Helen's publications focus on statistical methods with a more recent emphasis on advocacy for Bayesian statistical techniques in Nursing and Midwifery research. Helen's research interests also include healthcare shared decision making for children and young adults living with cystic fibrosis and the information needs of families caring for children living with 22q11 deletion syndrome.