MEMBERSHIP

Through their membership of management, committee and editorial boards, the HPRC staff actively contribute to the development of national and international health promotion research, practice and policy. Staff positions on these boards during 2019-2020 are listed below.

  • Association for Health Promotion Ireland (AHPI) (Executive Committee) - Dr J. Sixsmith
  • Association for Health Promotion Ireland (AHPI) (member) - A. Harrington, Dr J. Sixsmith, Dr M. Hodgins, Professor S. Nic Gabhainn, D. Ravikumar, L. Sherlock, Professor Margaret Barry
  • Association for the Study of Obesity Ireland (ASOI) (member) - C. Kerins, Dr C. Kelly
  • Comhairle na nOg Steering Committee (member) - L. Mullins
  • Early Years Sub-committee of the Children and Young People’s Services Committee, Galway (member) - S. Dashdondog, Dr C. Kelly
  • Galway Healthy Cities Alcohol Forum Group (Advisory board member) - Dr M.J. Lavelle
  • Galway University Hospital Schwartz Steering Committee (member) - Dr C.A. Field
  • Galway University Hospital Health Literacy Committee - (member) - V. McKenna and Dr J. Sixsmith
  • Geographical Society of Ireland (Member) - Dr M.J. Lavelle
  • Health Promotion Research Centre (HPRC) Knowledge Network (member) - V. McKenna and Dr J. Sixsmith
  • Health Research Board (HRB) SPHeRE Academic Panel (Advisor) – Dr C. Kelly 
  • Health Service Executive Active Travel Group (Technical Advisory Board member) - Dr M.J. Lavelle
  • Hungarian Association of Hypnosis (member) - Dr A. Költő
  • Hungarian Psychological Association (member) - Dr A. Költő
  • Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) (member) - C. Kerins
  • Irish Social Policy Association (member) - Dr C.A. Field
  • Knowledge Network (member) - Dr J. Sixsmith, V. McKenna
  • National Cancer Prevention Committee (member) - Dr C.A. Field
  • National Institute for Preventive Cardiology (NIPC) Alliance (member) - C. Kerins
  • National Mental Health Promotion Plan Advisory Group- HSE and Department of Health, 2019-2020 (Expert Advisor) - Professor M. Barry
  • National Oral Health Policy Academic Research Group, 2014-17 (member) - Professor M. Barry
  • NUI Galway Smarter Travel Group Committee (Technical Advisor) - Dr M.J. Lavelle
  • Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) (member) – Dr M. Hodgins
  • SAOLTA HSE Healthy Ireland Implementation Group, 2015 – present (member) - Professor M. Barry, Dr J. Sixsmith
  • Social Care Ireland (member) - L. Mullins; Dr M. Power, Dr Jane Sixsmith
  • Social Care Ireland, Conference Committee (member) – Dr M. Power
  • Social Care Ireland, Research Special Interest Group (committee member) – Dr M. Power
  • Social Care Ireland, Social Care Workers Advisory Group (committee member) – Dr M. Power
  • Structured Population and Health-services Research Education (SPHeRE) Network (member) - C. Kerins
  • Steering Committee for National Curriculum in Health Behaviour Change (member) - Dr C.A. Field.