KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Molly Byrne

Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology and Health Research Board

Dr Molly Byrne

Dr Molly Byrne is a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology and Health Research Board (HRB) Research Leader (2014-2019) in the School of Psychology at NUI Galway. Molly leads the Health Behaviour Change Research Group (HBCRG) which aims to improve population health by developing and promoting an evidence-based approach to health behaviour change interventions. Molly and her team at the HBCRG are running intervention development, piloting and trial studies in a range of areas including: self-management among young adults with Type 1 Diabetes; attendance at structured education programmes for people with Type 2 Diabetes; delivery of sexual counselling within hospital cardiac rehabilitation; interventions to increase physical activity among overweight pregnant women and interventions to promote healthy infant feeding delivered in primary care. The HBCRG hold monthly seminars and run regular training in behaviour change interventions.
See more at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbcrg