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Dr. Ann Nolan

Assistant Professor (Public Health & Primary Care)

Ann Nolan is Assistant Professor in Global Health and Director of the MSc in Global Health at the Trinity Centre for Global Health (TCGH). She is a technical specialist in HIV and sexual health with research interests in sexual and reproductive health and rights; the transnational dimensions of health; inclusion health, and the regulation of sexuality and other contested policy domains. Ann is a former Executive Director and Chairperson of HIV Ireland Ltd and an advocate for the rights of sexual minorities and people living with HIV. She has led the development of global policy frameworks for adolescents and most-at-risk young people with UNICEF and UNAIDS, and has been an advisor to Ireland's International Development Cooperation programme at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Irish Aid. As team lead for social science research in the Houses of the Oireachtas she supported dialogue and debate with evidence around the Termination of Pregnancy Bill, safe access zones, school-based sex education and good governance for health through the Dáil and Seanad. Ann brings to academia a lengthy professional career that has emphasised the relationship between evidence and policy at national, bilateral and multilateral levels. She was among the first mature-student graduates of the B.A. modular night-degree in University College Dublin in 1991 from which she commenced an MSc in Social Policy funded by the European Commission. She was awarded a Postgraduate Research Studentship by the School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College, Dublin, to undertake doctoral research in HIV and sexual health in Ireland from which she graduated in 2014.
  ABORTION   Health policy analysis   HIV AND AIDS   relationship and sex education   Reproductive health   Sexuality and sexual health   SOCIAL POLICY
 Engaging Adolescents in Sexual Health Services in Ethiopia (EASE)
 The Political Economy of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in LMICs
 SASA! Raising Voices in South Sudan
 COVID-19 Toolbox for an 'all island' (CONTAIN) project: A cross border analysis in Ireland to disentangle psychological, behavioural, media and Governmental responses to COVID-19
 Period Poverty in Ireland

Martin Dempster, Nicola O'Connell, Christopher D. Graham, Cliodhna O'Connor, Lina Zgaga, Emma Burke, Luke Mather, Gail Nicolson, Joe Barry, Gabriel Scally, Ann Nolan. Katy Tobin, Philip Crowley and Catherine D. Darker , Non-adherence to COVID-19 containment behaviours: results from an all-Ireland telephone surv, BMC Public Health, 22, (898), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Martin Dempster, Nicola O'Connell, Christopher D. Graham, Cliodhna O'Connor, Lina Zgaga, Emma Burke, Luke Mather, Gail Nicolson, Joe Barry, Gabriel Scally, Ann Nolan. Katy Tobin, Philip Crowley and Catherine D. Darker , Non-adherence to COVID-19 containment behaviours: results from an all-Ireland telephone surv, BMC Public Health, 22, (898), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
"They have their bailiwick and I have mine": the leadership of Mary O'Rouke in the transformation of policy for school-based sex education in the era of AIDS in Ireland in, editor(s)Rosemary Morgan, Sulzan Bali, Roopa Dhatt, Kate Hawkins, Mehr Manzoor , Women in Global Health Leadership: Power and Transformation, Geneva, Springer Nature, 2021, [Ann Nolan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
PLOS ONE Global Public Health, San Francisco, California, Public Library of Science, [eds.], 2021, Editorial Board, PUBLISHED
Salla Atkins, Ananya Tina Banerjee, Kathleen Bachynski, Amrita Daftary, Gauri Desai, Aeyal Gross, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Emily Mendenhall, Benjamin Mason Meier, Stephanie A Nixon, Ann Nolan, Tia M Palermo, Alexandra Phelan, Oksana Pyzik, Pamela Roach, Thurka Sangaramoorthy, Claire J. Standley, Gavin Yamey, Seye Abimbola, Madhukar Pai, Using the COVID-19 pandemic to reimagine global health teaching in high-income countries, BMJ Global Health, 6, (e005649), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Nolan Ann, Burke Sara, Burke Emma, Darker Catherine, Barry Joe, O'Connell Nicola, Zgaga Lina, Mather Luke, Nicolson Gail, Dempster Martin, Graham Christopher, Crowley Philip, O'Connor Cliodhna, Tobin Katy, Scally Gabriel, Obstacles to Public Health that even Pandemics cannot Overcome: The , Irish Studies in International Affairs , 32 , (2 ), 2021, p225 - 246 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Cliodhna O'Connor, Nicola O'Connell, Emma Burke, Martin Dempster, Christopher D. Graham, Gabriel Scally, Lina Zgaga, Ann Nolan, Gail Nicolson, Luke Mather, Joseph Barry, Philip Crowley, Catherine D. Darker,, Bordering on crisis: A qualitative analysis of focus group, social media, and news media perspectives on the Republic of Ireland-Northern Ireland border during the 'first wave' of the COVID-19 pandemic, Social Science and Medicine, 282, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Daly M, MacLachlan M, Maguire FR, McHugh J, Nolan A, Shevlin M, Spikol E, Vallières F, Hyland P., Changes in PTSD, depression, and generalized anxiety before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland, Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 5, (100184), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ryan, M., Nolan, A., & Vallières, F., Lifting the cloak of secrecy: Experiences of providing crisis pregnancy counselling in a changing legislative context in Ireland, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 22, (1), 2021, p22 - 31, Notes: [], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Connor, C., O'Connell, N., Burke, E., Nolan, A., Dempster, M., Graham, C.D., Nicolson, G., Barry. J., Scally, G., Crowley, P., Zgaga, L., Mather,L., & Darker, C.D, Media Representations of Science during the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Analysis of News and Social Media on the Island of Ireland, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, (9542), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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United Nations Population Fund, State of the World's Population 2021, Launch of the State of the World's Population Report, Virtual, 2021, UNFPA and the IFPA, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
HIV Ireland Ltd and the Gay Health Network, The role of the gay community in the response to HIV and AIDS in Ireland, Irish AIDS Day 2021, Virtual, 15th June , 2021, HIV Ireland Ltd, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Centre for Cross Border Studies, The Politics of Covid-19 on the island of Ireland, CCBS 22nd Annual Conference, Belfast, 24th September , 2021, CCBS, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Professor Luke O'Neill, Professor Ian Young, Ass. Professor Ann Nolan and Pat Kenny, What Has the Science Taught Us? The last 18 months of pandemic and the state of global health, scientific advance, social awareness & medical advance. Moving toward new understandings of the previous months and how social realities aid understandings of advance in scientific development?, The Good Summit 2021, Trinity College Dublin, 27th October , 2021, The Good Summit, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Dr Ann Nolan, Dr Samuel Egyeigh, Jeremy Whitty, Dr Mirgissa Kaba, Decolonizing Global Health, Global Health Education Symposium, Virtual, 22nd October, 2021, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Irish Council of General Practitioners, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Maeve Scally and Ann Nolan, Report to World Vision Ireland on a Community Development intervention for gender-based violence in a humanitarian setting in South-Sudan during the COVID-19 pandemic. , Dublin, December, 2020, Report, PUBLISHED
Thomas S, Darker C, Nolan A, Burke S., HEPL blog series: Covid19 Pandemic - Ireland's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Blog, Health Economic Policy and Law, Cambridge Core Blog, April, 2020, Report, PUBLISHED
Ann Nolan, Lianne Reddy, The Impact of Anti-abortion Protest on Women Accessing Abortion Services: A Rapid Evidence Assessment, Dublin, Houses of the Oireachtas, November, 2019, Notes: [The publication was written in collaboration with a legal researcher in the Library and Research Service in the Houses of the Oireachtas to inform parliamentary debate in relation to the Safe Access Zones Bill, which was on the Programme for Government of the 32nd Dáil.], Report, PUBLISHED
Ann Nolan, Spotlight on Policy & Practice for School-based Sex Education, Dublin, Houses of the Oireachtas, September , 2018, Notes: [A rapid evidence assessment of the international evidence for comprehensive school-based sex education in support of the review undertaken by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment and the Joint Committee on Education and Skills of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in Ireland in 2018.], Report, PUBLISHED
Ann Nolan, Sexual and reproductive health and rights: A framework for the introduction of abortion services in Ireland, Dublin, Houses of the Oireachtas, October, 2018, Notes: [A national and international policy and context analysis to support political dialogue and decision making throughout the passage of the Health (Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 through the Houses of the Oireachtas.], Report, PUBLISHED


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