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Dr. Maire O'Dwyer

Assistant Professor (Pharmacy)
23 WESTLAND ROW


Dr Máire O'Dwyer is an Assistant Professor in Practice of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed her PhD examining patterns of medication use in older people with intellectual disabilities as part of the IDS- TILDA study ( a longitudinal study examining ageing in a cohort of 753 older adults with intellectual disabilities in Ireland) and with the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics from the School of Computer Science and Statistics in TCD. Máire's areas of research interests include polypharmacy in older people with intellectual disability, pharmacotherapy in older people with multimorbidity, anticholinergic medication use, psychotropic medication use and Pharmacoepidemiology methods.
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Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland Dec 2009 Present
Winterhalder, R, McCabe, J, Young, C, Lamb K, Sawhney I, Jory C, O'Dwyer M, Shankar R, Bone health, intellectual disability and epilepsy: An observational community-based study, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Watkins L, O'Dwyer M, Shankar R, Pharmacotherapeutic considerations for managing epilepsy in autistic people: a review, Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Monaghan R, O'Dwyer M, Mulryan, Luus R, McCarron M, McCallion P, Henman M, Antiepileptic drugs, occurrence of seizures and effect of co-administration of potential seizure threshold lowering psychotropic drugs in adults with intellectual disability who have epilepsy , Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 34, (3), 2021, p816 - 829, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Ryan TJ, Ryder SA, D'Arcy DM, Quigley JM, Ng NN, Ong WQ, Tey ZH, O'Dwyer M, Walsh JJ., Development of Professional Attributes through Integration of Science and Practice at First-Year Pharmacy Level, Pharmacy, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Brien, F., McCallion, P., Carroll, R., O'Dwyer, M., Burke, E. and McCarron M., The prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in older adults with an intellectual disability in Ireland: a cross sectional study, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20, (4), 2021, p315 - 323, Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1093/eurjcn/zvaa019], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Al Shuhaimi L, Henman M, McCallion P, McCarron M, O'Dwyer M, The impact of long-term exposure to anticholinergics among people with intellectual disabilities: a scoping review protocol. , HRB Open Research, 4, (62), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Dwyer M, Watkins L, Henman M, McCallion P, McCarron M, Shankar R., Optimising Medicines Use in Older Adults with Intellectual Disability who have epilepsy: Challenges and Perspectives, Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety, 12, 2021, p1 - 5, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Monaghan R, O'Dwyer M, Luus R, Mulryan N, McCallion P, McCarron M, Henman MC, The relationship between antiepileptic drug load and challenging behaviors in older adults with intellectual disability and epilepsy, Epilepsy & Behavior, 122, 2021, Notes: [Article number: 108191 September 2021], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
O'Brien, F., McCallion, P., Carroll, R., O'Dwyer, M., Burke, E., and McCarron, M., Reflections about hypertension in older adults with an intellectual disability: the importance of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring (HBPM)-Authors' reply,, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20, (4), 2021, p391 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Monaghan, R., O'Dwyer, M., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., & Henman, M., The relationship between anti-epileptic drug load and behaviours that challenge in older adults with intellectual disability and epilepsy., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2021 (THEconf2021): 'Transforming healthcare in a changing world: new ways of thinking and working', Dublin, 9th - 11th March, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
  

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O'Dwyer M, Polypharmacy in Older Adults with Intellectual Disability (Webinar), International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) Integrated Matters Scotland Webinar on Appropriate Polypharmacy & Adherence, Scotland, 2019, 2019, International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Burke, E., McGlinchey, E., Haigh, M., Carroll, R., O'Donovan, M., McCausland, D., O'Dwyer, M., Mac Giolla Phadraig C., Mulryan, N., McCallion, P., McCarron, M., An accesible report: Health, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion: Ageing with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland: Evidence from the First Ten Years of The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) Wave 3 IDS-TILDA, Trinity College Dublin, 2018, Report, PUBLISHED
O'Dwyer, M., Mccarron, M., Henman, M., Medication Use and Polypharmacy in Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, Ageing and Older Adults with Learning Disabilities Conference, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2017, 2017, Edinburgh University/NHS Scotland, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Maire O'Dwyer, Martin Henman, Ian Maidmant, Niamh Mulryan, Philip McCallion, Mary McCarron, Anticholinergic Burden in Older Adults with Intellectual Disability , Faculty of Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability Annual Conference 2017, Dublin, October 2017, 2017, Royal College of Psychiatrists and Royal College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Mary McCarron, Philip McCallion, Rachael Carroll, Eilish Burke, Eimear McGlinchey, Mary-Ann O'Donovan, Darren McCausland, Fintan Sheerin, Maire O'Dwyer, Sinead Foran, Caoimhin MacGiolla Phadraig, Niamh Mulryan, Juliette O'Connell and Judy Ryan., Health, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion: Ageing with an Intellectual Disability in Ireland Evidence from the First Ten Years of The Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS-TILDA) Wave 3 IDS-TILDA, Trinity College Dublin, 2017, Report, PUBLISHED