Nursing & Midwifery
University College Cork

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: D.Farrell@ucc.ie
College Lecturer
Nursing and Midwifery
Catherine Mcauley School of Nursing and Midwifery
Brookfield Health Sciences Complex
University College Cork
Cork, Ireland

T: +353 214901622
F: +353 214901493
E: d.farrell@ucc.ie

Dawn Farrell has recently completed her PhD in Medicine and Health at Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork. Currently, she is a College Lecturer at the School. Her role includes teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. For three years Dawn was employed as a research assistant at the School, where she was involved in many projects, including systematic reviews and Cochrane reviews. Dawn was a sucessful recipient of a Postgraduate Studentship in 2011/2012. She is a Registered General Nurse with extensive clinical nursing experience. She holds a BSc in General Nursing, a Diploma in Health Service Management and a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. For her PhD, Dawn investigated the symptom burden experiences of individuals with inflammatory bowel disease using a mixed methods methodology. To date from her thesis she has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and at both national and international conferences. Dawn has also been sucessful in securing a number of grants. Following the defence of her PhD, Dawn was made a member of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation for her contribution to inflammatory bowel disease research.   Her research interests include; Symptom research, symptom burden and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)