Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine Section, 2021 Jacqueline Horgan Bronze Medal Meeting, Thursday 28th October 2021

28/10/2021 in MS Teams

The 2021 Jacqueline Horgan Bronze Medal meeting, which was held on Thursday, October 28th, 2021, was very successful with eight excellent papers being presented. The judges, Professor Emer Shelley, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, and Dr Anne O’Farrell, Senior Researcher and Epidemiologist with the Health Intelligence Unit, selected the three best papers to be presented at a European Public Health Association (EUPHA) pre-conference session at 9am on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, where the winner of the 2021 Bronze Medal will be announced. The three papers in no particular order to be presented at the European Public Health Conference are:

 Below Average Cognitive Ability in Early Childhood – An Under-Researched Risk Factor For Emotional-Behavioural Difficulties presented by Dr Andrea Bowe

Keep schools open – minimal transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the school setting in Ireland during the 2020-2021 school year presented by Dr Ciara Kelly

Travel in the time of Covid Development of a Public Health Approach and Risk Methodology for Informing Travel Policy presented by Dr Louise Hendrick

 The European Public Health Conference starts on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, and runs for three days virtually. More information about this important conference and about registration can be found at ephconference.eu