Name: Sarah Meaney
Position: Health Promotion Officer
T: 353 (0)21 4205043
F: 353 (0)21 4205025
Sarah is the NPEC’s Health Promotion Officer. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Geography from UCC in 2004 and an MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research) from the University of Limerick in 2005. She was employed as a researcher in UCC and the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) from 2005 until 2010. She subsequently joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Limerick, prior to her move to the NPEC in late 2011. Sarah has a particular interest in the patient perspective of health care, as well as in the development of effective health information systems to improve and promote better health intelligence.
Meaney S, WilliamsonE, Corcoran P, ArensmanE, Perry IJ. (In Press).The incidence of injury presentations to Irish emergency departments: What we don’t know can hurt us. Irish Medical Journal.
Ni Riordain R, Meaney S, McCreary, C. (2011). A Patient-Centred Approach to Developing a Quality of Life Questionnaire for Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology; 111(5): 578-586
Meaney S, Anweigi L, Ziada H, Allen PF. (In Press). The impact of hypodontia: a qualitative study on the experiences of patients. European Journal of Orthodontics.
Ni Riordain R, Meaney S, McCreary, C. (2011). Impact of chronic oral mucosal disease on daily life: preliminary observations from a qualitative study. Oral Diseases; 17(3): 265-269
Power S, Gallagher J, Meaney S. (2010). Quality of life in healthcare workers with latex allergy. Occupational Health; 60(1): 62-65
Cronin M, Meaney S, Jepson N, Allen PF. (2009) A qualitative study of trends in patient preferences for the management of the partially dentate state. Gerontology; 26: 137-142
Mullally BJ, Greiner BA, Meaney S, Perry IJ. Is exposure to second-hand smoke dangerous? Risk perception before and after the smoking ban. European Tobacco or Health Conference, September 2007 in Basel.
(As above also presented at 4th European Conference Tobacco or Health Basel, Switzerland. 11th - 13th October 2007)
Greiner BA, Mullally BJ, Meaney S, Perry IJ. Risk perception of smoking in the general population: Changes from 1999 to 2006. Joint Conference of the Society for Social Medicine and the International Epidemiological Association, September 2007 in Cork
Greiner BA, Mullally BJ, Meaney S, Perry IJ. Smoking prevalence and consumption in the republic of Ireland before and after the legislative ban on workplace smoking. European Tobacco or Health Conference, September 2007 in Basel.
Meaney S, Mullally BJ, Greiner BA, Perry IJ. Smoking prevalence and consumption in the Republic of Ireland before and after the legislative ban on workplace smoking. Asian Tobacco or Health Conference, Taiwan. Oct. 2007.
Meaney, S. Williamson, E. Corcoran, P. Perry, IJ. Alcohol related injuries in Cork city. Annual Research Day, University College Cork. June 6th 2008
(As above also presented at Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland, Limerick. April 2011)
Mullally BJ, Meaney S, Greiner BA. Consequences of the ban on workplace smoking in Ireland. The stigmatising and exiling of smoking - a qualitative study. Sociology Association of Ireland. Cork. May 8-10th 2009
Meaney S, Williamson E, Perry IJ. (2007). Pilot Implementation of the European Injury Database (IDB): Report of 2005 Data for Ireland. National Suicide Research Foundation & Department of Epidemiology and Public Health.
National Suicide Research Foundation, (2010). National Registry of Deliberate Self Harm Annual Report 2009. National Suicide Research Foundation.
Meaney S, Williamson E, Corcoran P. (2010). The EU Injury Database: Comparisons of all injury data from seven Member States. National Suicide Research Foundation.