About Me

Ronan is Professor of Public Health at Swansea University. He is a public health physician/epidemiologist with 30 years experience of clinical medicine, public health and health informatics in Ireland and the UK, and has a particular interest in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.

Research profile: see www.researcherid.com and type in ResearcherID: G-7741-2012

Publications

  1. All Wales Injury Surveillance System revised: development of a population-based system to evaluate single-level and multilevel interventions. Injury Prevention
  2. Morgan KL, Khanom A, Hill RA, Lyons RA, Brophy ST Cohort Profile: Growing Up in Wales: The Environments for Healthy Living study..
  3. Nwaru BI, Mukherjee M, Gupta RP, Farr A, Heaven M, Stoddart A, Bandyopadhyay A, Fitzsimmons D, Shields M, Phillips C, Chamberlain G, Fischbacher C, Dibben C, Aftab C, Simpson CR, Lyons R, Strachan D, Davies GA, McKinstry B, Sheikh A Challenges of harmonising data from UK national health surveys: a case study of attempts to estimate the UK prevalence of asthma..
  4. Littlecott HJ, Moore GF, Moore L, Lyons RA, Murphy S Association between breakfast consumption and educational outcomes in 9-11-year-old children..
  5. RESTORE: REcovery after Serious Trauma—Outcomes, Resource use and patient Experiences study protocol. Injury Prevention 21(5), 348-354.

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Supervision

  • Developing new risk models to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) Home Fire Safety Checks (FRSCs) (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Professor Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Rodgers
  • Creating and Utilising a WAles Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Gwyneth Davies
    Other supervisor: Professor Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Rodgers
  • Investigating the impact of modelled school travel routes on child health using GIS and routine linked data. Is the relative density of fast food outlets near to schools affecting childhood obesity (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarah Rodgers
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Fry
    Other supervisor: Professor Ronan Lyons
  • Assessing the medical costs of injury using anonymised linked datasets (awarded 2011)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Professor Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Professor Ceri Phillips

Key Grants and Projects

External Responsibilities