Professor Ronan Lyons
Clinical Professor of Public Health
Medicine
Telephone: (01792) 513484
Room: Director Room - 401
Fourth Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus

Ronan is a public health physician/epidemiologist with 30+ years experience of clinical medicine, public health and health informatics in Ireland and the UK. He has wide variety of research interests that focus around the secondary use of health information to support the targeting and evaluation of health and non-health service interventions to improve prevention, care and rehabilitation. After working in a number of emergency departments he has a particular interested in the neglected fields prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.

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

 

Publications

  1. & “To survey or to register” is that the question for estimating population incidence of injuries?. Archives of Public Health 76(1)
  2. et. al. Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet 392(10158), 1647-1661.
  3. & Risk of emergency hospital admission in children associated with mental disorders and alcohol misuse in the household: an electronic birth cohort study. The Lancet Public Health 3(6), e279-e288.
  4. & Validating epilepsy diagnoses in routinely collected data. Seizure 52, 195-198.
  5. & Road safety: serious injuries remain a major unsolved problem. The Medical Journal of Australia 207(6), 244-249.

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Supervision

  • no change needed (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Steve Bain
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
  • HAPPEN: Health and Attainment of Pupils involved in a Primary Education Network (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Prof Sinead Brophy
  • Mining free-text clinical notes for early prediction of the progression and recurrence of colorectal cancer. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Shang-Ming Zhou
  • 'Creating and Utilising a Wales Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research' (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Prof Gwyneth Davies
  • 'Investigating the impact of GIS modelled daily exposures to the retail food environment on routinely linked child health data' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Fry
    Other supervisor: Prof Sarah Rodgers