Ashling Rosanna Murphy
Name: Ashling Rosanna Murphy
Dr Ashling Murphy is a researcher at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork. Ashling has recently completed her PhD and is particularly interested in breast cancer research pertaining to both the woman and her significant other as a dyad (i.e. both together). Her work also incorporates the use of a psychology theory and framework, with a particular emphasis on improving quality of life outcomes.
The research which Ashling is involved in relates to optimising the persons’ experience of cancer through:
1) Developing awareness of the impact of breast cancer on individuals and significant others.
2) Incorporating a holistic approach to cancer care.
3) Understanding the impact of supportive relationships on the outcomes for both individuals with breast cancer and their significant others, including family members and friends.
4) Assessment of Quality of Life in individuals with breast cancer and their significant others.
Publications available at:
Full link to Research profile on Research Gate.