Biography

Associate Professor 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.

Associate Professor Kelly's research interest is in the area of medication safety 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.

Peer Reviewed Journals

2023

A scoping review of non-professional medication practices and medication safety outcomes during public health emergencies

Kelly D.;Koay A.;Mineva G.;Volz M.;McCool A.;McLoughlin E.;Ó Conluain R.;Sharma M.;Kerr A.;Franklin B.D.;Grimes T. (2023) A scoping review of non-professional medication practices and medication safety outcomes during public health emergencies. Journal Of Public Health :50-60

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2022

An exploration of the self-perceived nutrition competencies of pharmacists.

Kelly D;Chawke J;Keane M;Conway H;Douglas P;Griffin A; (2022) An exploration of the self-perceived nutrition competencies of pharmacists.. Exploratory Research In Clinical And Social Pharmacy

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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.. Education For Primary Care

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2021

Exploration of GP perspectives on deprescribing antidepressants: A qualitative study

Kelly D.;Graffi J.;Noonan M.;Green P.;McFarland J.;Hayes P.;Glynn L. (2021) Exploration of GP perspectives on deprescribing antidepressants: A qualitative study. BMJ open

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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. Bmc Emergency Medicine

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2021

Management of psychotropic medications in adults with intellectual disability: a scoping review protocol

Costello A, Hehir C, Sharma D, Doody O, Kelly D. (2021) Management of psychotropic medications in adults with intellectual disability: a scoping review protocol. Hrb Open Research

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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.. International journal of geriatric psychiatry

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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.. BMJ open

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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. Gut Microbes :63-76

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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. International Journal Of Pharmacy Practice

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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.. European Journal Of Pain (United Kingdom)

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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. BMC medical education :-183

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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. Nicotine & Tobacco Research :1339-1346

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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.. Scientific Reports

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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.. Photochemistry And Photobiology

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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.. Family practice

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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.. International Journal Of Cancer

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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. World Journal Of Pediatrics :390-397

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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.. Emerging Microbes & Infections

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2018

Gut Microbiota, Fusobacteria, and Colorectal Cancer.

Kelly D;Yang L;Pei Z; (2018) Gut Microbiota, Fusobacteria, and Colorectal Cancer.. Diseases (Basel, Switzerland)

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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.. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland)

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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. Bioinformatics :1986-1995

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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. NA The Journal of nutrition :858-868

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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. J Epidemiol Community Healthj Epidemiol Community Health :A108-

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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.. British Journal Of Dermatology

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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. Bmc Pediatrics

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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.. BMJ open

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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.. BMC pediatrics

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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.. The British Journal Of General Practice : The Journal Of The Royal College Of General Practitioners

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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. Nanoscale :4580-4583

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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. Journal Of Materials Chemistry :6815-6820

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Books

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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. Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology :599-615

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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. Methods in Microbiology :19-35

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Edited Books

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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. International Paramedic Practice

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Conference Publications

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Other Publications

2022

Management of psychotropic medications in adults with intellectual disability: a scoping review

Costello A.;Hudson E.;Morrissey S.;Sharma D.;Kelly D.;Doody O. (2022) Management of psychotropic medications in adults with intellectual disability: a scoping review. Annals Of Medicine :2486-2499

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