Professor Ronan Lyons
Clinical Professor of Public Health
Swansea University Medical School
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. & 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.
  2. & Validating epilepsy diagnoses in routinely collected data. Seizure 52, 195-198.
  3. & Road safety: serious injuries remain a major unsolved problem. The Medical Journal of Australia 207(6), 244-249.
  4. & Long-term health status and trajectories of seriously injured patients: A population-based longitudinal study. PLOS Medicine 14(7), e1002322
  5. et. al. Support and Assessment for Fall Emergency Referrals (SAFER) 2: a cluster randomised trial and systematic review of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new protocols for emergency ambulance paramedics to assess older people following a fall with referral to community-based care when appropriate. Health Technology Assessment 21(13), 1-218.

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Supervision

  • 'Creating and Utilising a Wales Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research' (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Prof Gwyneth Davies
  • 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
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Ronan Lyons
    Other supervisor: Dr Shang-Ming Zhou
  • '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