Dr Eimear Morrissey joins the Health Implementation Research Hub (HIRH) as an Evidence Synthesis Ireland Fellow
Eimear will work with the team on an update of the Cochrane review Tailored interventions to address determinants of practice. During her 12-month fellowship Eimear will be co-mentored by Dr Sheena McHugh (UCC) Lead Investigator of HIRH and Professor Luke Wolfenden Professor and NHMRC Investigator Fellow based in the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Eimear is a postdoctoral researcher and project manager with the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at the School of Psychology at NUI Galway. She completed her PhD in Health Psychology in 2018. Her research centres on self-management of chronic disease, with a strong focus on Patient and Public Involvement. She has a special interest in intervention development and is currently managing the MIAMI study, which aims to develop and pilot an intervention to maximise medication adherence and minimise physician inertia to improve outcomes for people living with hypertension. You can find out more about Eimear and her research here.