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Dr. Dervla Kelly

Biography

Dr Kelly is a Lecturer in Medical Education at the School of Medicine since 2018 and a Community Pharmacist in Limerick. Her primary responsibilities are PBL case design, curriculum review, tutor development, student support and assessment in the Year 1 and Year 2 BMBS programme. She also leads the delivery of the Public Health Interventions module of the MSc in Public Health and is Chair of Education Research and Writing Group.

Dr Kelly's research interest is in the area of medication safety (prescribing, effectiveness, and side effects of medicines) in several therapeutic areas including oncology, antibiotic stewardship, and psychiatric medicines. She has experience of evidence synthesis, quantitative epidemiological analyses, and qualitative research. She is also active in medical education research, particularly professional identity formation and the assessment of professionalism.

After graduating with a B.Sc. in Pharmacy, she worked as a community pharmacist for five years, followed by the pharmaceutical industry and completed a PhD in Epidemiology in Trinity College Dublin in 2016. She has been a postdoctoral research fellow at New York University.

Publications

Book Chapters

2018

Quantitative approach in clinical microbiology: A paradigm shift toward culture-free methods
Kelly D.;Khurram N.A.;Hickman R.A.;Pei Z.
(2018) Quantitative approach in clinical microbiology: A paradigm shift toward culture-free methods
In Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology; pp. 599-615
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95111-9_24

2017

A Review of the Oesophageal Microbiome in Health and Disease
Kelly D.;Yang L.;Pei Z.
(2017) A Review of the Oesophageal Microbiome in Health and Disease
In Methods in Microbiology; pp. 19-35
DOI: 10.1016/bs.mim.2017.08.001

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

Medical students and clinical placements - a qualitative study of the continuum of professional identity formation.
O'Doherty D, Culhane A, O'Doherty J, Harney S, Glynn L, McKeague H, Kelly D.
(2021) Medical students and clinical placements - a qualitative study of the continuum of professional identity formation.
In Education For Primary Care;
DOI: 10.1080/14739879.2021.1879684

2021

Questionnaire development and validity to determine intention among Indian youth to help a road traffic accident victim
Rustagi N, Jaiswal A, Dutt N, Kelly D, Sinha A, Raghav P, Singh Rodha M, Rajpurohit V.
(2021) Questionnaire development and validity to determine intention among Indian youth to help a road traffic accident victim
In Bmc Emergency Medicine;
DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-251362/v1

2021

Long-term antidepressant use in a cohort of older people.
O'Neill A;McFarland J;Kelly D;
(2021) Long-term antidepressant use in a cohort of older people.
In International journal of geriatric psychiatry;
DOI: 10.1002/gps.5518

2020

Medication and healthcare utilization variation among older adults with pain.
O'Neill A;Purtill H;Kelly D;McCreesh K;Robinson K;O'Sullivan K;
(2020) Medication and healthcare utilization variation among older adults with pain.
In European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom);
DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1714

2020

Household medication safety practices during the COVID-19 pandemic: a descriptive qualitative study protocol.
Grimes TC;Garfield S;Kelly D;Cahill J;Cromie S;Wheeler C;Franklin BD;
(2020) Household medication safety practices during the COVID-19 pandemic: a descriptive qualitative study protocol.
In BMJ open;
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044441

2020

The association between gut microbiome and anthropometric measurements in Bangladesh
Osborne G.;Wu F.;Yang L.;Kelly D.;Hu J.;Li H.;Jasmine F.;Kibriya M.;Parvez F.;Shaheen I.;Sarwar G.;Ahmed A.;Eunus M.;Islam T.;Pei Z.;Ahsan H.;Chen Y.
(2020) The association between gut microbiome and anthropometric measurements in Bangladesh
In Gut Microbes; pp. 63-76
DOI: 10.1080/19490976.2019.1614394

2020

A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme
Worobetz A., Retief P.J., Loughran S., Walsh J., Casey M., Hayes P., Bengoechea E.G., O'Regan A., Woods C., Kelly D., O'Connor R., McGrath D., Glynn L.G.
(2020) A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme
In BMC medical education; pp. -183
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-020-02097-2
[ULIR]

2020

The Association Between Smoking and Gut Microbiome in Bangladesh
Nolan-Kenney R.;Wu F.;Hu J.;Yang L.;Kelly D.;Li H.;Jasmine F.;Kibriya M.G.;Parvez F.;Shaheen I.;Sarwar G.;Ahmed A.;Eunus M.;Islam T.;Pei Z.;Ahsan H.;Chen Y.
(2020) The Association Between Smoking and Gut Microbiome in Bangladesh
In Nicotine & Tobacco Research; pp. 1339-1346
DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntz220

2020

More than coffee – a World Café to explore enablers of pharmacy practice research
Kavanagh O.N.;Moriarty F.;Bradley C.;O’Hagan J.;Stack G.;Kelly D.
(2020) More than coffee – a World Café to explore enablers of pharmacy practice research
In International Journal Of Pharmacy Practice;
DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12627
[ULIR]

2019

Periodontal pathogens are a risk factor of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, independent of tobacco and alcohol and human papillomavirus.
Ganly I;Yang L;Giese RA;Hao Y;Nossa CW;Morris LGT;Rosenthal M;Migliacci J;Kelly D;Tseng W;Hu J;Li H;Brown S;Pei Z;
(2019) Periodontal pathogens are a risk factor of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma, independent of tobacco and alcohol and human papillomavirus.
In International Journal Of Cancer;
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.32152

2019

Antibiotic use in early childhood and risk of obesity: longitudinal analysis of a national cohort
Kelly D.;Kelly A.;O’Dowd T.;Hayes C.B.
(2019) Antibiotic use in early childhood and risk of obesity: longitudinal analysis of a national cohort
In World Journal Of Pediatrics; pp. 390-397
DOI: 10.1007/s12519-018-00223-1

2019

Differential effects of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate administration on vaginal microbiome in Hispanic White and Black women.
Yang L;Hao Y;Hu J;Kelly D;Li H;Brown S;Tasker C;Roche NE;Chang TL;Pei Z;
(2019) Differential effects of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate administration on vaginal microbiome in Hispanic White and Black women.
In Emerging Microbes & Infections;
DOI: 10.1080/22221751.2018.1563458

2019

Communication between primary and secondary care: deficits and danger.
Dinsdale E;Hannigan A;O'Connor R;O'Doherty J;Glynn L;Casey M;Hayes P;Kelly D;Cullen W;O'Regan A;
(2019) Communication between primary and secondary care: deficits and danger.
In Family practice;
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmz037

2019

Mitochondrial somatic mutations and the lack of viral genomic variation in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
Hao Y;Ruiz R;Yang L;Neto AG;Amin MR;Kelly D;Achlatis S;Roof S;Bing R;Kannan K;Brown SM;Pei Z;Branski RC;
(2019) Mitochondrial somatic mutations and the lack of viral genomic variation in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.
In Scientific Reports;
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-53148-8

2019

Sunshine is an Important Determinant of Vitamin D Status Even Among High-dose Supplement Users: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Crohn's Disease Patients.
O'Sullivan F;Raftery T;van Weele M;van Geffen J;McNamara D;O'Morain C;Mahmud N;Kelly D;Healy M;O'Sullivan M;Zgaga L;
(2019) Sunshine is an Important Determinant of Vitamin D Status Even Among High-dose Supplement Users: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Crohn's Disease Patients.
In Photochemistry And Photobiology;
DOI: 10.1111/php.13086

2018

HPViewer: Sensitive and specific genotyping of human papillomavirus in metagenomic DNA
Hao Y.;Yang L.;Galvao Neto A.;Amin M.R.;Kelly D.;Brown S.M.;Branski R.C.;Pei Z.
(2018) HPViewer: Sensitive and specific genotyping of human papillomavirus in metagenomic DNA
In Bioinformatics; pp. 1986-1995
DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty037

2018

Gut Microbiota, Fusobacteria, and Colorectal Cancer.
Kelly D;Yang L;Pei Z;
(2018) Gut Microbiota, Fusobacteria, and Colorectal Cancer.
In Diseases (Basel, Switzerland);
DOI: 10.3390/diseases6040109

2018

Health Care Utilisation by Bullying Victims: A Cross-Sectional Study of A 9-Year-Old Cohort in Ireland.
Hayes C;Kelly D;Taut C;Nixon E;Zgaga L;Williams J;O'Dowd T;Reulbach U;
(2018) Health Care Utilisation by Bullying Victims: A Cross-Sectional Study of A 9-Year-Old Cohort in Ireland.
In Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland);
DOI: 10.3390/healthcare6010019

2017

Ambient UVB Dose and Sun Enjoyment Are Important Predictors of Vitamin D Status in an Older Population
O'Sullivan, F. ;Laird, E.; Kelly, Dervla; van Geffen, J.; van Weele, M.; McNulty, H.; Hoey, L.; Healy, M.; McCarroll, K.; Cunningham, C.; Casey, M.; Ward, M.;Strain, J. J.; Molloy, A. M.; Zgaga, L.
(2017) Ambient UVB Dose and Sun Enjoyment Are Important Predictors of Vitamin D Status in an Older Population
In The Journal of nutrition; NA : pp. 858-868
DOI: 10.3945/jn.116.244079

2016

The contributions of adjusted ambient ultraviolet B radiation at place of residence and other determinants to serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations.
Kelly D;Theodoratou E;Farrington SM;Fraser R;Campbell H;Dunlop MG;Zgaga L;
(2016) The contributions of adjusted ambient ultraviolet B radiation at place of residence and other determinants to serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations.
In British Journal Of Dermatology;
DOI: 10.1111/bjd.14296

2016

P124 Bullying and Health Care Utilisation in 9-year-olds: Baseline Analysis of a Longitudinal Cohort
Hayes C, Reulbach U, Kelly D, Taut C, Nixon E, Zgaga L, Williams J, O'Dowd T.
(2016) P124 Bullying and Health Care Utilisation in 9-year-olds: Baseline Analysis of a Longitudinal Cohort
In J Epidemiol Community Healthj Epidemiol Community Health; pp. A108-
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2016-208064.221

2015

Antidepressant prescribing in Irish children: secular trends and international comparison in the context of a safety warning.
O'Sullivan K;Boland F;Reulbach U;Motterlini N;Kelly D;Bennett K;Fahey T;
(2015) Antidepressant prescribing in Irish children: secular trends and international comparison in the context of a safety warning.
In BMC pediatrics;
DOI: 10.1186/s12887-015-0436-2

2015

Psychostimulant prescribing trends in a paediatric population in Ireland: a national cohort study
Boland, F,Galvin, R,Reulbach, U,Motterlini, N,Kelly, D,Bennett, K,Fahey, T
(2015) Psychostimulant prescribing trends in a paediatric population in Ireland: a national cohort study
In Bmc Pediatrics;
DOI: 10.1186/s12887-015-0435-3
[ULIR]

2015

Benzodiazepine prescribing in children under 15 years of age receiving free medical care on the General Medical Services scheme in Ireland.
O'Sullivan K;Reulbach U;Boland F;Motterlini N;Kelly D;Bennett K;Fahey T;
(2015) Benzodiazepine prescribing in children under 15 years of age receiving free medical care on the General Medical Services scheme in Ireland.
In BMJ open;
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007070

2012

Use of folic acid supplements and risk of cleft lip and palate in infants: a population-based cohort study.
Kelly D;O'Dowd T;Reulbach U;
(2012) Use of folic acid supplements and risk of cleft lip and palate in infants: a population-based cohort study.
In The British Journal Of General Practice : The Journal Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners;
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp12X652328

2011

Silver tip formation on colloidal CdSe nanorods by a facile phase transfer protocol
Bala, T; Sanyal, A; Singh, A; Kelly, D; O'Sullivan, C; Laffir, F; Ryan, KM
(2011) Silver tip formation on colloidal CdSe nanorods by a facile phase transfer protocol
In Journal Of Materials Chemistry; pp. 6815-6820
DOI: 10.1039/c0jm04324a

2011

A facile spin-cast route for cation exchange of multilayer perpendicularly-aligned nanorod assemblies
Kelly, D; Singh, A; Barrett, CA; O'Sullivan, C; Coughlan, C; Laffir, FR; O'Dwyer, C; Ryan, KM
(2011) A facile spin-cast route for cation exchange of multilayer perpendicularly-aligned nanorod assemblies
In Nanoscale; pp. 4580-4583
DOI: 10.1039/c1nr11031d

Other Journals

2019

Acceptability and effectiveness of a 3D virtual reality cardiovascular lesson
Kelly D, O'Neill M, Salaja B, O'Mahony K, Dixon M
(2019) Acceptability and effectiveness of a 3D virtual reality cardiovascular lesson
In International Paramedic Practice;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12968/ippr.2019.9.3.67