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Dr Aileen Murphy

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Biography

Dr Aileen Murphy is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and is Programme Director of the Diplomas in Business & Financial Economics/Business Economics and Financial Economics. She is also Programme Director for the MSc Healthcare Leadership. 

She currently teaches health economics at postgraduate level, principles of economics on the BA programme and on the dedicated programme for Chinese students the BSc Business and Financial Economics. Aileen is a graduate of University College Cork (BComm, MEconSc) and completed her PhD at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests include health economics, economic evaluations, Health Technology Assessment and the economics of smoking. Aileen is also Chair of the Careers Committee and member of the Graduate Studies Committee in the School and supervises postgraduate students.

 

Research Interests

Her research interests include health economics, economic evaluations, Health Technology Assessment, value of information analysis and the economics of smoking.

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Research Projects

  • National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for the Irish health system. (Health Service Executive) (07-DEC-15 / 05-FEB-16)
  • Evaluation of the ‘Pilot Implementation of the Framework for Safe Nurse (Health Research Board) (01-JUN-16 / )
  • Systematic Literature Review to Support the Work of Integrated Clinical Care Programmes (Health Service Executive) (31-MAR-15 / 30-JUN-15)
  • Social & Economic Analysis of Legal Services (SEALS) (Irish Research Council) €100,000.00 (14-MAR-16 / 28-FEB-18)
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Affiliations

  • Abstract Reviewer, International Health Economics Association (/)
  • Member, ISPOR (/)
  • Member, Health Economics Study Group (/)
  • Member, Irish Economic Association (/)
  • Member & PRO 2014-, Health Economics Association of Ireland (/)
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Modules

  • Business Microeconomics 2
  • Communicating Economic Reasoning
  • The World of Economics [Macroeconomics]: Public Policy in the Economic System
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Journal Activities

  • Editor, Global & Regional Health Technology Assessment (07-JAN-16 -)
  • Referee, Health Economics (-)
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Other Activities

  • Reviewer NIHR Evaluation, NHS
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Committees

  • Committee Member, Examinations (2015 /)
  • Member, Employability and Placement Working Group CACSSS (/)
  • Member, School Graduate Studies Committee (/)
  • Chair, Careers Committee (/)
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Education

  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed., Teaching & Learning (2014)
  • University College Cork , Postgraduate Diploma Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, Teaching & Learning (2015)
  • University of Glasgow , PHD, ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS FOR HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES WITH AN EVOLVING EVIDENCE BASE: A CASE STUDY OF TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION (2013)
  • University College Cork , MEconSc, Master of Economic Science (2006)
  • University College Cork , BComm, Commerce (2005)
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Employment

  • Lecturer in the Department of Economics, University College Cork (/)
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Teaching Interests

  • Economic Evaluations Evaluating Health Outcomes Research Skills and Methods for Health Economics
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2018 Health technology assessment: A primer for ophthalmology
Murphy, A;McElnea, E;Byrne, S (2018) Health technology assessment: A primer for ophthalmology. : European Journal Of Ophthalmology [Details]
2018 Borderline personality disorder: resource utilisation costs in Ireland
Bourke, Jane; Murphy, Aileen; Flynn, Daniel; Kells, Mary; Joyce, Mary; Hurley, Justin (2018) Borderline personality disorder: resource utilisation costs in Ireland. : Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine [Details]
2018 Investigating the causal relationship between employment and informal caregiving of the elderly
Walsh, E., Murphy, A (2018) Investigating the causal relationship between employment and informal caregiving of the elderly. : BMC Research Notes [Details]
2018 Investigating the cost implications of including all respiratory medicinesin PCRS schemes
O'Dwyner, J., Murphy, A (2018) Investigating the cost implications of including all respiratory medicinesin PCRS schemes. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2018 Cost-effectiveness of a complex workplace dietary intervention: an economic evaluation of the Food Choice at Work study
Fitzgerald, S;Murphy, A;Kirby, A;Geaney, F;Perry, IJ (2018) Cost-effectiveness of a complex workplace dietary intervention: an economic evaluation of the Food Choice at Work study. : Bmj Open [Details]
2018 Multi-disciplinary decision making in general practice: A case study of switching between oral anticoagulants
Kirby, A;Murphy, A;Bradley, C (2018) Multi-disciplinary decision making in general practice: A case study of switching between oral anticoagulants. : Journal of health organization and management [Details]
2018 A protocol to measure the impact of intentional changes to nurse staffing and skill-mix in medical and surgical wards
Drennan, Jonathan; Duffield, Christine; Scott, Anne Philomena; Ball, Jane; Brady, Noeleen M.; Murphy, Aileen; Dahly, Darren; Savage, Eileen; Corcoran, Paul; Hegarty, Josephine; Griffiths, Peter (2018) A protocol to measure the impact of intentional changes to nurse staffing and skill-mix in medical and surgical wards. : Journal of Advanced Nursing [Details]
2018 Knowledge is power: general practitioners prescribing of new oral anticoagulants in Ireland
Murphy, A., Kirby, A., Bradley, C (2018) Knowledge is power: general practitioners prescribing of new oral anticoagulants in Ireland. : BMC Research Notes [Details]
2018 Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?
Loughnane, C., Murphy, A., Mulcahy, M., McInerney, C., Walsh, V (2018) Have bailouts shifted the burden of paying for healthcare from the state onto individuals?. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2018 Economics of Early Warning Scores for identifying clinical deterioration-a systematic review
Murphy A; Cronin J; Whelan R; Drummond FJ;Savage E;Hegarty J (2018) Economics of Early Warning Scores for identifying clinical deterioration-a systematic review. : Irish Journal of Medicine [Details]
2016 A Cost Minimisation Analysis of NOACs Compared to Warfarin to Attain Therapeutic Anticoagulation amongst AF Patients, Pre and Post Cardioversion O’Shea, M, Murphy, A, Kirby, A, Allen, G, O'Sh
O’Shea, M.; Murphy, A.; Kirby, A.; Allen, G.; O'Shea, S.; Curtin, R (2016) A Cost Minimisation Analysis of NOACs Compared to Warfarin to Attain Therapeutic Anticoagulation amongst AF Patients, Pre and Post Cardioversion O’Shea, M, Murphy, A, Kirby, A, Allen, G, O'Sh. : Irish Medical Journal [Details]
2013 At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery
Fawsitt, CG;Bourke, J;Greene, RA;Everard, CM;Murphy, A;Lutomski, JE (2013) At What Price? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Trial of Labour after Previous Caesarean versus Elective Repeat Caesarean Delivery. : Plos One [Details]
2017 Economics of Early Warning Scores for identifying clinical deterioration—a systematic review
Murphy, A., Cronin, J., Whelan, R., Drummond, F.J., Savage, E. and Hegarty, J (2017) Economics of Early Warning Scores for identifying clinical deterioration—a systematic review. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2017 Rapid reviews with health-technology assessments in reimbursement systems - an examination of Ireland as a case study
Murphy, A;Redmond, S (2017) Rapid reviews with health-technology assessments in reimbursement systems - an examination of Ireland as a case study. : Global &Amp; Regional Health Technology Assessment [Details]
2017 An evaluation of operating room throughput in a stand-alone soft-tissue trauma operating theatre
O'Donnell BD;Walsh K;Murphy A;McElroy B;Iohom G;Shorten GD (2017) An evaluation of operating room throughput in a stand-alone soft-tissue trauma operating theatre. : Romanian Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care [Details]
2013 TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION FOR SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS: THE COST-EFFECTIVENESS CASE FOR INOPERABLE PATIENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Murphy, A;Fenwick, E;Toff, WD;Neilson, MP;Berry, C;Uren, N;Oldroyd, KG;Briggs, AH (2013) TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION FOR SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS: THE COST-EFFECTIVENESS CASE FOR INOPERABLE PATIENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. : International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care [Details]
2017 A cost-benefit analysis of two alternative models of maternity care in Ireland
Fawsitt, Christopher G.; Bourke, Jane; Murphy, Aileen; McElroy, Brendan; Lutomski, Jennifer E.; Murphy, Rosemary; Greene, Richard A (2017) A cost-benefit analysis of two alternative models of maternity care in Ireland. : Applied Health Economics and Health Policy [Details]
2017 New Oral Anaticoagulant Prescribing Decisions amongst General Practitioners: Handle with Care
Kirby, A., Murphy, A., Bradley, C (2017) New Oral Anaticoagulant Prescribing Decisions amongst General Practitioners: Handle with Care. : Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research [Details]
2017 A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions
Fitzgerald, Sarah; Kirby, Ann; Murphy, Aileen; Geaney, Fiona; Perry, Ivan J (2017) A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions. : BMC Public Health [Details]
2017 Can chronic disease be managed through integrated care cost-effectively? Evidence from a systematic review
Cronin, J., Murphy, A., Savage, E (2017) Can chronic disease be managed through integrated care cost-effectively? Evidence from a systematic review. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2016 Economic (gross cost) analysis of systematically implementing a programme of advance care planning in three Irish nursing homes
O’Sullivan, Ronan; Murphy, Aileen; O’Caoimh, Rónán; Cornally, Nicola; Svendrovski, Anton; Daly, Brian; Fitzgerald, Carol; Twomey, Cillian; McGlade, Ciara; Molloy, D. William (2016) Economic (gross cost) analysis of systematically implementing a programme of advance care planning in three Irish nursing homes. : BMC Research Notes [Details]
2016 Day care versus inpatient management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: cost utility analysis of a randomised controlled trial
Murphy, A,McCarthy, FP,McElroy, B,Khashan, AS,Spillane, N,Marchocki, Z,Sarkar, RK,Higgins, JR (2016) Day care versus inpatient management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: cost utility analysis of a randomised controlled trial. : European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology [Details]
2016 Obesity, diet quality and absenteeism in a working population
Fitzgerald, S., Kirby, A., Murphy, A., Geaney, F (2016) Obesity, diet quality and absenteeism in a working population. : Public Health Nutrition [Details]
2014 An economic analysis of money follows the patient
McElroy, B., Murphy, A (2014) An economic analysis of money follows the patient. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
2014 Day Care versus Compared With Inpatient Management of Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: ARandomized Controlled Trial
Fergus P McCarthy, F.P., Murphy, A., Khashan, A.S., McElroy, B., Spillane, N., Marchocki, Z., Sarkar, R., Higgins, J.R (2014) Day Care versus Compared With Inpatient Management of Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy: ARandomized Controlled Trial. : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [Details]
2014 Retrospective Costing of Warfarin
Walsh, C., Murphy, A., Kirby, A., Vaughan, C (2014) Retrospective Costing of Warfarin. : Irish Medical Journal [Details]
2014 Patient level costing in Ireland: process, challenges and opportunities
Murphy, A., McElroy, B (2014) Patient level costing in Ireland: process, challenges and opportunities. : Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]

Other Journals

Year Publication
2018 Promoting men?s awareness, self-examination, and help-seeking for testicular disorders: a systematic review of interventions [version 1; referees: 1 approved]
Saab, MM and Davoren, M and Murphy, A and Murphy, D and Cooke, E and Landers, M and Fitzgerald, S and Richardson, N and Rovito, M and Von Wagner, C and Murphy, M and Dahly, D and Hegarty, J (2018) Promoting men?s awareness, self-examination, and help-seeking for testicular disorders: a systematic review of interventions [version 1; referees: 1 approved]. : HRB Open Research [Details]

Editorship

Year Publication
2017 Unknown type other_ed
Murphy, A (2017) Unknown type other_ed. [Details]

Published Reports

Year Publication
2010 Evidence Development Pilot Project: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Scotland. Report submitted to Scottish Health Technologies Group
Murphy, A., Fenwick, E., Briggs, A (2010) Evidence Development Pilot Project: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Scotland. Report submitted to Scottish Health Technologies Group. : Unpublished Reports [Details]

Working Paper

Year Publication
2014 Unknown type other_wp
Murphy, A., Kirby, A., McCullagh, R., Timmons, S (2014) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
2013 Unknown type other_wp
McElroy, B., Murphy, A (2013) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
2013 Unknown type other_wp
McElroy, B., Murphy, A (2013) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]
2010 Unknown type other_wp
Murphy, Aileen (2010) Unknown type other_wp. [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2015 An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland
Murphy, A., Walsh, E (2015) An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Details]
2011 How best to handle the evidence in a cost-effectiveness analysis of TAVI in the UK
Murphy, A., Fenwick, E., Briggs, A., Neilson, M (2011) How best to handle the evidence in a cost-effectiveness analysis of TAVI in the UK. [Details]
2014 Cost-effectiveness Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Amongst Operable Patients
Murphy, A., Fenwick, E., Neilson, M., Briggs, A (2014) Cost-effectiveness Of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Amongst Operable Patients. [Details]
2014 A Markov model of the Cost-Utility of Day Care versus Inpatient Care for Treatment of Nausea & Vomiting During Pregnancy
Murphy, A., McElroy, B., McCarthy, F., Khashan, A., Higgins, J (2014) A Markov model of the Cost-Utility of Day Care versus Inpatient Care for Treatment of Nausea & Vomiting During Pregnancy. [Details]
2012 Economic Evaluations - Is Once Enough?
Murphy, A., Fenwick, E., Neilson, M., Briggs, A (2012) Economic Evaluations - Is Once Enough?. [Details]
2011 The Cost Effectiveness of TAVI as Evidence Evolves
Murphy, A; Fenwick E,;Briggs A (2011) The Cost Effectiveness of TAVI as Evidence Evolves. [Details]
2011 Examining the Cost-Effectiveness of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations in the United Kingdom as Evidence Evolves
Murphy, A; Fenwick, E; Briggs A (2011) Examining the Cost-Effectiveness of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations in the United Kingdom as Evidence Evolves. [Details]
2011 TAVI in the UK Where do we go now?
Murphy, A; Fenwick, E.; Briggs, A (2011) TAVI in the UK Where do we go now?. [Details]
2011 How best to handle the evidence in a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of TAVI in the UK?
Murphy, A., Fenwick, E., Neilson, M., Briggs, A.H (2011) How best to handle the evidence in a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of TAVI in the UK?. [Details]
2010 Cost Effectiveness of Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Scotland
Murphy, A., Briggs, A., Fenwick, E (2010) Cost Effectiveness of Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Scotland. [Details]
2010 Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Scotland - TAVI a case for Access with Evidence Development?
Murphy, A., Briggs, A., Fenwick, E (2010) Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Scotland - TAVI a case for Access with Evidence Development?. [Details]
2010 Health Economics Study Group Conference
Murphy, A (2010) Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Details]
2010 Health Economics Study Group Conference
Murphy, A., Briggs, A., Fenwick E (2010) Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Details]
2008 An Analysis of Smoking Behaviour using Count Data Models
Murphy, Aileen (2008) An Analysis of Smoking Behaviour using Count Data Models. [Details]
2008 An Econometric Analysis of Cigarette Smoking in Ireland
Murphy, Aileen (2008) An Econometric Analysis of Cigarette Smoking in Ireland. [Details]
2007 An Econometric Analysis of Smoking Behaviour in Ireland¿s Regions
Murphy, Aileen (2007) An Econometric Analysis of Smoking Behaviour in Ireland¿s Regions. [Details]
2007 An Econometric Analysis of Smoking Behaviour in Ireland
Murphy, Aileen (2007) An Econometric Analysis of Smoking Behaviour in Ireland. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2018 An Analysis of Parents' Life Satisfaction in Ireland - Evidence from the European Social Survey 2016. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2018) An Analysis of Parents' Life Satisfaction in Ireland - Evidence from the European Social Survey 2016. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 Exploring Professional Identity in a Mixed Method Research Project. [Oral Presentation]
Halton, C., Harold, G., Murphy, A., & Walsh , E (2017) Exploring Professional Identity in a Mixed Method Research Project. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 Examining the effects of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) on Informal Caregiver Strain. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2017) Examining the effects of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) on Informal Caregiver Strain. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2017 A social and economic analysis of the use of legal services by Tusla : contradictions, challenges and opportunities of undertaking cross disciplinary research. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]
Halton,C Harold, G. Murphy, A. & Walsh, E (2017) A social and economic analysis of the use of legal services by Tusla : contradictions, challenges and opportunities of undertaking cross disciplinary research. [Invited Lectures (Conference)]. [Details]
2016 An Economic Costing of Long Term Care in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2016) An Economic Costing of Long Term Care in Ireland. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2016 A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions. [Poster Presentation]
Fitzgerald, S.*, Kirby, A., Murphy, A., Geaney F (2016) A cost-analysis of complex workplace nutrition education and environmental dietary modification interventions. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Cardioversion procedure for atrial fibrillation patients revealing the costs associated with Warfarin compared to NOACs. [Oral Presentation]
O'Shea M, Murphy A and Kirby A (2015) Cardioversion procedure for atrial fibrillation patients revealing the costs associated with Warfarin compared to NOACs. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Cardioversion procedure for atrial fibrillation patients revealing the costs associated with warfarin compared to the new oral anticoagulants (NOAC). [Oral Presentation]
O’Shea, M., Murphy, A., Kirby, A.*, Allen, G., Fahy, G (2015) Cardioversion procedure for atrial fibrillation patients revealing the costs associated with warfarin compared to the new oral anticoagulants (NOAC). [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 Absenteeism in the workplace: Results from Food Choice at Work Study. [Oral Presentation]
Fitzgerald, S.*, Kirby, A., Murphy, A (2015) Absenteeism in the workplace: Results from Food Choice at Work Study. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2015 International Health Economics Association. [Poster Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2015) International Health Economics Association. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2015 An Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]
Walsh, E & Murphy, A (2015) An Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2015 An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]
Murphy, A & Walsh, E (2015) An Economic Analysis of Informal Care Provision in Ireland. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2015 A systematic review of integrated care programmes for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. [Poster Presentation]
Weathers, E., Savage, E., O'Reilly, A., Mulligan, L., Hegarty, J., Cronly, J., Condon, C., McCarthy, V., Lehane, E., Brady, C., Hartigan, I., Horgan, A., Browne, J., Murphy, A., Cronin, J., Flynn, M., Drennan, J (2015) A systematic review of integrated care programmes for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. [Poster Presentation]. [Details]
2014 Scientific Committee. [N/A]
Walsh, E (2014) Scientific Committee. [N/A]. [Details]
2014 Scientific Committee. [Referee]
Murphy, A (2014) Scientific Committee. [Referee]. [Details]
2013 Scientific Committee Member. [N/A]
Murphy, A (2013) Scientific Committee Member. [N/A]. [Details]
2013 Financing Hospital Activity: Does Money Follows the Patient fit the bill?. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]
Murphy, A (2013) Financing Hospital Activity: Does Money Follows the Patient fit the bill?. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures]. [Details]
2010 Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Walsh,E (2010) Health Economics Study Group Conference. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
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