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Dr. Martin Mc Mahon

Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)


Dr. Martin McMahon (BNSc, MSc, H.Dip, PGCE, PhD) is an Assistant Professor in Intellectual Disability Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Trinity College Dublin. Martin's background is in nursing, and he is a registered nurse in the intellectual disability, children's and tutors' division. He is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Martin has worked in a variety of nursing and specialist nursing posts in Ireland and abroad. General areas include paediatric nephrology; children with life-limiting conditions; community intellectual disability nursing; psychiatry of intellectual disability (where he was an independent and supplementary prescriber), practice education and regulation. Martin's primary research area of interest is the health inequalities and inequities that people with an intellectual disability experience. The current focus of his research includes investigating cancer in people with intellectual disability and cancer care inequalities that this population face in Ireland.
 Exploring the Unmet Needs of Irish Cancer Patients from Underserved Communities - EuCan

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COST ACTION: CA21123 - Cancer- Understanding Prevention in Intellectual Disabilities (CUPID) October 2022 Present
McMahon M, Wormald A, Eustace-Cook J, McCarron M, McCallion P and Smith V, Prevalence and incidence of cancer amongst adults with intellectual disability " a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol, HRB Open, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  DOI
Martin McMahon, The health needs of people with intellectual disability " an overview of key contextual issues and its influence on medical and social models of healthcare provision , Understanding Differences, Learning Disability and Autism Conference , Jersey, Channel Islands, 20/10/2023, 2023, Care College Jersey, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Martin McMahon, Phillip McCallion, Mary McCarron, An invisible population: Late-stage cancer diagnosis for people with intellectual or developmental disability, Cancer, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Martin McMahon, People with intellectual disability are often diagnosed with cancer when it is already well advanced, The Conversation, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Vukovic, V., Banda, A., Carneiro, L., Dogan, S., Knapp, P., McMahon, M., Milutinovic, D., Soylar, P., Sykes, K., Tosun, B., Yava, A., Trajkovski, V., Wells, J., & Cuypers, M., he importance of cancer prevention policies to inform and guide preventative and screening measures for people with intellectual disabilities: The COST project "Cancer- Understanding Prevention in Intellectual Disabilities", Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Martin J McMahon , Aisling M O'Connor, Paul Dunbar, Anna Delany, Laura Behan, Carol Grogan, Laura M Keyes, Mortality in residential care facilities for people with disability: a descriptive cross-sectional analysis of statutory notifications in Ireland, BMJ Open , 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
David Morrissey, Elizabeth A. O'Donnell, Laura Behan, Martin McMahon, Laura Keyes, Definitions of serious injury in long-term residential care: a systematic review protocol, HRB Open, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
McMahon, M., Wormald, A., McCallion, P. & McCarron, M., Cancer deaths in older adults with intellectual disability in Ireland, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2023 (THEconf2023): "Back to normal or forward to better? New horizons in healthcare., School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin., 8th - 9th March, 2023, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Martin Mc Mahon, Andrew Wormald, Philip McCallion, Mary McCarron, Cancer-related mortality among older people with intellectual disabilities: Results from Waves 1-4 of Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA), Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2023 (THEconf2023), Dublin Ireland, 7-9th March 2023, 2023, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Vladimir Vukovic, Martin McMahon, Pinar Soylar, Betul Tosun, Lara Carneiro, Kate Sykes, Peter Knapp, Vladimir Trajkovski, Members of the CUPID Cancer prevention policies working group, European national cancer screening and prevention policies in relation to intellectual disabilities, 24th IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Milan, Italy, 31-8-23 - 3-9-23, 2023, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED

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Martin McMahon, Cancer deaths in people with intellectual disability, Academic Workshop - HSC Doctorates, University of Chester, 26/5/2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED