Research Profile

Richeal Ni Riordain

Biography

Dr Richeal Ni Riordain is a Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine in Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Honorary Associate Professor of Oral Medicine in University College London Eastman Dental Institute and Health Education England’s Regional Academic and Research Advisor for London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. She has worked both in medicine and dentistry and her research interests include patient reported outcomes and educational research with an MA in Higher Education and a PhD in Oral Medicine.  Dr Ni Riordain was the Oral Health Research Fellow with the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement and is currently a member of the Steering Committee for the World Workshop on Oral Medicine. Dr Richeal Ni Riordain is a Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine in Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Honorary Associate Professor of Oral Medicine in University College London Eastman Dental Institute and Health Education England’s Regional Academic and Research Advisor for London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex. She has worked both in medicine and dentistry and her research interests include patient reported outcomes and educational research with an MA in Higher Education and a PhD in Oral Medicine.  Dr Ni Riordain was the Oral Health Research Fellow with the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement and is currently a member of the Steering Committee for the World Workshop on Oral Medicine. 

Research Interests

Dr Ni Riordain's PhD, in which she developed and validated an Oral Medicine specific quality of life questionnaire for patients with chronic oral mucosa disease, was the foundation of her work as an independent researcher. Since then, she has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, designed multiple research projects at Masters and Doctoral level, supervised over 20 research students, and secured approximately €150,000 in research funding. She reviews articles on a monthly basis for the major Oral Medicine journals, along with some Dermatology, Rheumatology and Dental Education journals. Dr Ni Riordain an active member of the British, European and American Oral Medicine societies along with the Association of Dental Education in Europe, presenting annually at meetings in the US and Europe. She is a Steering Committee Member for the forthcoming World Workshop on Oral Medicine VIII. She is the current President of the Irish Division of the International Association for Dental Research. Her leadership in Oral Medicine in the field of outcomes research has facilitated the establishment of worldwide academic and industry collaborations. 

ORCID iD https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1937-8105

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Core Outcome Set for Trigeminal NeuralgiaOther: Not Listed
Systematic Review on Outcomes in Trigeminal NeuralgiaOther: Not Listed
Industry Grant - DermTreat Pharmaceutical Company - PROM Dental School StudyForeign Industry01-SEP-1731-AUG-22€22,489.00
Defining the information needs of patients with Sjögren’s Syndrome and development of a Sjögren’s Syndrome-specific Informational Needs Questionnaire (SS-INQ)Other: Not Listed

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2018)'Laboratory Medicine and Diagnostic Pathology'
Hodgson T, Farthing P, Carey B, Hayes E, Ni Riordain R, Thakrar P, Viggor S (2018) 'Laboratory Medicine and Diagnostic Pathology' In: Contemporary Oral Medicine. Switzerland: Springer. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2020)'Validation of the HADS and PSS-10 and psychological status in patients with oral lichen planus'
Wiriyakijja, P;Porter, S;Fedele, S;Hodgson, T;McMillan, R;Shephard, M;Ni Riordain, R (2020) 'Validation of the HADS and PSS-10 and psychological status in patients with oral lichen planus'. Oral Diseases, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Evaluating the measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures in radiotherapy-induced xerostomia'
Assas M;Wiriyakijja P;Fedele S;Porter S;Ní Ríordáin R; (2020) 'Evaluating the measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures in radiotherapy-induced xerostomia'. Oral Diseases, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Validation of the HADS and PSS-10 and a cross-sectional study of psychological status in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis'
Wiriyakijja, P;Porter, S;Fedele, S;Hodgson, T;McMillan, R;Shephard, M;Ni Riordain, R (2020) 'Validation of the HADS and PSS-10 and a cross-sectional study of psychological status in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Development and validation of a short version of Chronic Oral Mucosal Disease Questionnaire (COMDQ-15)'
Wiriyakijja, P;Porter, S;Fedele, S;Hodgson, T;McMillan, R;Shephard, M;Ni Riordain, R (2020) 'Development and validation of a short version of Chronic Oral Mucosal Disease Questionnaire (COMDQ-15)'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Human disease/clinical medical sciences in dentistry: Current state and future development of undergraduate assessments in the UK and Ireland'
Atkin, P. A.; Willis, A.; Doncahie, C.; Elledge, R. O. C.; Thomas, S. J.; Ni Riordain, Richeal; Galvin, S.; Marney, C.; Setterfield, J. F.; Smith, P. M.; Hammond, D. (2020) 'Human disease/clinical medical sciences in dentistry: Current state and future development of undergraduate assessments in the UK and Ireland'. European Journal of Dental Education,   [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2020)'Treatment Outcomes in Trigeminal Neuralgia-A Systematic Review of Domains, Dimensions and Measures'
Venda Nova C;Zakrzewska JM;Baker SR;Ni Riordain R; (2020) 'Treatment Outcomes in Trigeminal Neuralgia-A Systematic Review of Domains, Dimensions and Measures'. World Neurosurgery: X, 6 [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Readability and quality of online information regarding dental treatment for patients with ischaemic heart disease'
Leung JY;Ni Riordain R;Porter S; (2020) 'Readability and quality of online information regarding dental treatment for patients with ischaemic heart disease'. British dental journal, 228 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Novel Oral Lichen Planus Symptom Severity Measure for assessing patients' daily symptom experience'
Burke, LB;Brennan, MT;Ni Riordain, R;Madsen, LS (2019) 'Novel Oral Lichen Planus Symptom Severity Measure for assessing patients' daily symptom experience'. Oral Diseases, 25 :1564-1572 [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures in radiotherapy-induced trismus'
Assas M;Wiriyakijja P;Fedele S;Porter S;Ní Ríordáin R; (2019) 'Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures in radiotherapy-induced trismus'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 48 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Burning mouth syndrome-a diagnostic dilemma'
Ni Riordain, R;O'Dwyer, S;McCreary, C (2019) 'Burning mouth syndrome-a diagnostic dilemma'. Irish Journal of Medicine, 188 :731-734 [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Web-based information on oral dysplasia and precancer of the mouth - Quality and readability'
Alsoghier A;Ni Riordain R;Fedele S;Porter S; (2018) 'Web-based information on oral dysplasia and precancer of the mouth - Quality and readability'. Oral oncology, 82 [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Patient-reported outcome measures in oral lichen planus: A comprehensive review of the literature with focus on psychometric properties and interpretability'
Wiriyakijja P;Fedele S;Porter SR;Mercadante V;Ni Riordain R; (2018) 'Patient-reported outcome measures in oral lichen planus: A comprehensive review of the literature with focus on psychometric properties and interpretability'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 47 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry: Current state and future directions of undergraduate teaching in the UK and Ireland'
Atkin, PA;Thomas, S;Cook, RJ;Greenwood, M;Bennett, JH;Willis, A;Donachie, C;Ni Riordain, R;Galvin, S;Crighton, A;Mighell, AJ;Bakri, I (2018) 'Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry: Current state and future directions of undergraduate teaching in the UK and Ireland'. European Journal of Dental Education, 22 :588-593 [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Patient-reported outcome measures in recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A critical assessment of quality properties'
Wiriyakijja P;Fedele S;Porter S;Mercadante V;Ni Riordain R; (2017) 'Patient-reported outcome measures in recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A critical assessment of quality properties'. Oral Diseases, 23 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Online Information on the Treatment of Burning Mouth Syndrome: Quality and Readability'
Alnafea S;Fedele S;Porter S;Ni Riordain R; (2017) 'Online Information on the Treatment of Burning Mouth Syndrome: Quality and Readability'. Journal Of Oral & Facial Pain And Headache, 31 (2) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Patient reported outcome and experience measures of oral disease in oral medicine'
Ní Ríordáin R;Wiriyakijja P; (2017) 'Patient reported outcome and experience measures of oral disease in oral medicine'. British dental journal, 223 (9) [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Validity and reliability of the Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases Questionnaire in a UK population'
Ni Riordain R;Hodgson T;Porter S;Fedele S; (2016) 'Validity and reliability of the Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases Questionnaire in a UK population'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 45 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Web-based information on the treatment of oral leukoplakia - quality and readability'
Wiriyakijja P;Fedele S;Porter S;Ni Riordain R; (2016) 'Web-based information on the treatment of oral leukoplakia - quality and readability'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 45 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Cost of illness of oral lichen planus in a U.K. population--a pilot study'
Ni Riordain R;Christou J;Pinder D;Squires V;Hodgson T; (2016) 'Cost of illness of oral lichen planus in a U.K. population--a pilot study'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 45 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Complementary therapies for bladder pain syndrome: a systematic review'
Verghese TS;Ni Riordain R;Champaneria R;Latthe PM; (2016) 'Complementary therapies for bladder pain syndrome: a systematic review'. International Urogynecology Journal, 27 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'World Workshop on Oral Medicine VI: Patient-reported outcome measures and oral mucosal disease: current status and future direction'
Ni Riordain, R,Shirlaw, P,Alajbeg, I,Al Zamel, GY,Fung, PL,Yuan, AD,McCreary, C,Stoopler, ET,De Rossi, SS,Lodi, G,Greenberg, MS,Brennan, MT (2015) 'World Workshop on Oral Medicine VI: Patient-reported outcome measures and oral mucosal disease: current status and future direction'. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology, 120 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Variations in the reporting of outcomes used in systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness research in bladder pain syndrome'
Tirlapur SA;Ni Riordain R;Khan KS; ; (2014) 'Variations in the reporting of outcomes used in systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness research in bladder pain syndrome'. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 180 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Content and quality of website information on the treatment of oral ulcers'
Ni Riordain R;Hodgson T; (2014) 'Content and quality of website information on the treatment of oral ulcers'. British dental journal, 217 (7) [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Summary of: Communicating new policy on antibiotic prophylaxis with patients: a randomised controlled trial'
McCreary C;Ni Riordain R; (2013) 'Summary of: Communicating new policy on antibiotic prophylaxis with patients: a randomised controlled trial'. British dental journal, 215 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Patient-reported outcome measures in burning mouth syndrome - a review of the literature'
Ni Riordain R;McCreary C; (2013) 'Patient-reported outcome measures in burning mouth syndrome - a review of the literature'. Oral Diseases, 19 (3) [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'Further reliability and responsiveness of the Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases Questionnaire'
Ni Riordain, R;McCreary, C (2012) 'Further reliability and responsiveness of the Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases Questionnaire'. Oral Diseases, 18 :60-66 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Retrospective Evaluation of the Referral Pattern to an Oral Medicine Unit in Ireland'
Ni Ríordáin, R., O'Sullivan, K., McCreary, C. (2011) 'Retrospective Evaluation of the Referral Pattern to an Oral Medicine Unit in Ireland'. Community Dental Health, 28 (1):107-110 [Details]
(2011)'A Patient-Centred Approach to Developing a Quality of Life Questionnaire for Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases'
Ní Ríordáin R, Meaney S, McCreary C; (2011) 'A Patient-Centred Approach to Developing a Quality of Life Questionnaire for Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases'. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology, 111 (5):578-586 [Details]
(2011)'Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy'
Schleyer T, Mattsson U, Ní Ríordáin R, Brailo V, Glick M, Zain RB, Jontell M; (2011) 'Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy'. Oral Diseases, 17 :85-94 [Details]
(2011)'Validity and reliability of patient-centered outcome measures in oral dysesthesia'
Ni Riordain, R;Moloney, E;O'Sullivan, K;McCreary, C (2011) 'Validity and reliability of patient-centered outcome measures in oral dysesthesia'. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology, 112 :597-196 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Validity and reliability of a newly developed quality of life questionnaire for patients with chronic oral mucosal diseases'
Riordain, RN;McCreary, C (2011) 'Validity and reliability of a newly developed quality of life questionnaire for patients with chronic oral mucosal diseases'. Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, 40 :604-609 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy'
Schleyer, T;Mattsson, U;Riordain, RN;Brailo, V;Glick, M;Zain, RB;Jontell, M (2011) 'Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy'. Oral Diseases, 17 :85-94 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Endodontic treatment completion following emergency pulpectomy'
Lynch, CD; Burke, FM; Ní Ríordáin, R; Hannigan, A; (2010) 'Endodontic treatment completion following emergency pulpectomy'. Community Dental Health, 27 (2):114-117 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Systemic Diseases and the Elderly'
McCreary, C; Ní Ríordáin, R; (2010) 'Systemic Diseases and the Elderly'. Dental Update, 37 (9):604-607 [Details]
(2010)'Impact of chronic oral mucosal disease on daily life: preliminary observations from a qualitative study'
Ní Ríordáin, R; Meaney, S; McCreary, C; (2010) 'Impact of chronic oral mucosal disease on daily life: preliminary observations from a qualitative study'. Oral Diseases, [Details]
(2010)'Burning Mouth Syndrome and Oral Health Related Quality of Life: Is there a change over time?'
Ní Ríordáin, R; Moloney, E; O'Sullivan, K; McCreary, C; (2010) 'Burning Mouth Syndrome and Oral Health Related Quality of Life: Is there a change over time?'. Oral Diseases, 16 :643-647 [Details]
(2010)'The use of quality of life measures in oral medicine: a review of the literature'
Ni Riordain R;McCreary C; (2010) 'The use of quality of life measures in oral medicine: a review of the literature'. Oral Diseases, 16 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'NICE guideline on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: attitudes to the guideline and implications for dental practice in Ireland'
Ni Riordain, R;McCreary, C (2009) 'NICE guideline on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: attitudes to the guideline and implications for dental practice in Ireland'. British dental journal, 206 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Technical quality of root canal fillings performed in a dental school and the associated retention of root-filled teeth: a clinical follow-up study over a 5-year period'
Burke, FM;Lynch, CD;Ni Riordain, R;Hannigan, A (2009) 'Technical quality of root canal fillings performed in a dental school and the associated retention of root-filled teeth: a clinical follow-up study over a 5-year period'. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 36 :508-515 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Dental patients' use of the Internet'
NI Riordain, R;McCreary, C (2009) 'Dental patients' use of the Internet'. British dental journal, 207 :583-586 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Head and neck cancer information on the internet: Type, accuracy and content'
Ni Riordain, R;McCreary, C (2009) 'Head and neck cancer information on the internet: Type, accuracy and content'. Oral oncology, 45 :675-677 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Oral cancer - Current knowledge, practices and implications for training among an Irish general medical practitioner cohort'
Ni Riordain, R;McCreary, C (2009) 'Oral cancer - Current knowledge, practices and implications for training among an Irish general medical practitioner cohort'. Oral oncology, 45 :958-962 [DOI] [Details]
(2004)'The influence of coronal restoration type on the survival of endodontically treated teeth'
Lynch CD;Burke FM;Ní Ríordáin R;Hannigan A; (2004) 'The influence of coronal restoration type on the survival of endodontically treated teeth'. The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, 12 (4) [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2018BSOM Original Investigation, Oral Presentation Prize British Society for Oral Medicine
2017AAOM Robert Schattner Award, Oral Presentation Prize American Academy of Oral Medicine
2014BSOM Basic Science & Translational Research, Oral Presentation Prize British Society for Oral Medicine
2014Reviewer World Workshop in Oral Medicine VI World Workshop in Oral Medicine
2009IADR, Irish Division, Clinical Award, 2nd Prize International Association for Dental Research, Irish Division,
2010Assistant Reviewer at the World Workshop in Oral Medicine V World Workshop in Oral Medicine
2010IADR Irish Division Scholarship to present at the International Association for Dental Research, General Session and Exhibition, Barcelona IADR Irish Division

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2019)North Munster Branch of Irish Dental Association CPD Programme,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2019) Hot Topics in Oral Medicine. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], North Munster Branch of Irish Dental Association CPD Programme, Limerick . [Details]
(2019)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
N Tariq*, W Almoudi, R Al-Jalili, R Ni Riordain, S Porter (2019) Preliminary psychometric property assessment of Beck Depression Inventory in OLP. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Bristol . [Details]
(2019)Association for Dental Education in Europe, Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, B Supple (2019) ‘Don’t just think about the mouth, think about the patient’. [Poster Presentation], Association for Dental Education in Europe, Annual Scientific Meeting, Berlin . [Details]
(2019)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ni Riordain*, LB Burke, MT Brennan, LS Madsen, MH Gormsen (2019) Using The Patient Voice To Explore Oral Lichen Planus Symptoms. [Oral Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Bristol . [Details]
(2019)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ni Riordain*, LB Burke, MT Brennan, LS Madsen, MH Gormsen (2019) Novel Oral Lichen Planus Symptom Severity Measure for Assessing Patients’ Daily Symptom Experience. [Poster Presentation], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans . [Details]
(2019)Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Postgraduate Dental Education Programme,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2019) Oral Cancer and Potentially Malignant Oral Disease – Risk and Referral. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Postgraduate Dental Education Programme, Dublin . [Details]
(2019)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
A Alsoghier*, R Ni Riordain, S Fedele, S Porter (2019) Information Needs in Oral Epithelial Dysplasia. [Oral Presentation], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans . [Details]
(2018)International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress,
P Wiriyakijja*, M Assas, S Porter, S Fedele, R Ní Ríordáin (2018) Measurement properties of available quality-of-life instruments in oral lichen planus. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress, London . [Details]
(2018)International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress,
I M Abdouh*, S Porter, S Fedele, R Ní Ríordáin (2018) Web-Based Information on the Treatment of the Mouth in Scleroderma. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress, London . [Details]
(2018)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
T Ruzicka, M Seegräber, T Bieber, B Homey, R Ní Ríordáin*, L Siim Madsen, J Hansen (2018) The Rivelin® patch – A new treatment strategy for oral lichen planus (OLP). [Oral Presentation], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio . [Details]
(2018)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
P Wiriyakijja*, M Assas, S Fedele, S Porter, R Ní Ríordáin (2018) Measurement properties of self-administered health-related quality of life instruments used in recurrent aphthous stomatitis. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Gothenburg . [Details]
(2018)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
T Ruzicka, M Seegraber, T Bieber, B Homey, R Ní Ríordáin*, LS Madsen, J Hansen (2018) Update on the phases of development of a novel treatment for oral lichen planus – The Rivelin patch. [Poster Presentation], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Gothenburg . [Details]
(2018)Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Postgraduate Dental Education Programme,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2018) Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland Postgraduate Dental Education Programme, 2018 . [Details]
(2018)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, E Caminschi, S Curtin, A Trace, C McCreary (2018) ‘I thought I was crackers’: a qualitative study in BMS. [Oral Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Dundee . [Details]
(2018)International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress,
E Caminschi*, C McCreary, S Curtin, A Trace, R Ní Ríordáin (2018) Impact of Idiopathic Burning Mouth Syndrome – The Patient Perspective. [Poster Presentation], International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Regional Congress, London . [Details]
(2018)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
A Alsoghier*, R Ní Ríordáin, S Fedele, SR Porter (2018) Assessment of Patient-Oriented Online Information of Oral Epithelial Dysplasia. [Poster Presentation], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio . [Details]
(2018)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
I Abdouh*, S Fedele, S Porter, R Ní Ríordáin (2018) Self-reported oral and dental experience if patients with scleroderma. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Gothenburg . [Details]
(2018)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, T Hodgson (2018) Value-Based Healthcare in Oral Medicine. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio . [Details]
(2018)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
M Assas*, P Wiriyakijja, V Mercadante, R Ní Ríordáin, S Fedele, S Porter (2018) Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures in radiotherapy-induced trismus. [Poster Presentation], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Gothenburg . [Details]
(2018)British Dental Association Community Dental Services Group Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2018) Hot Topics in Oral Medicine. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], British Dental Association Community Dental Services Group Annual Scientific Meeting, Derry . [Details]
(2018)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
W Alamoudi*, R Al-Jalili, N Tariq, R Ní Ríordáin, S Porter (2018) Assessment of the psychometric properties of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in patients with chronic ulcerating oral mucosal disease (Poster). [Poster Presentation], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Gothenburg . [Details]
(2017)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
M Hennigan*, C Gallagher, C McCreary, R Ní Ríordáin (2017) Patient Safety During Oral Mucosal Biopsy – WHO cares?. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin . [Details]
(2017)Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK Study Day,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2017) Outcome Measures in Trigeminal Neuralgia. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK Study Day, London . [Details]
(2017)American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, C McCreary, TA Hodgson (2017) Willingness To Pay, Health Utility and Quality Of Life In Oral Lichen Planus – A Comparative Study Across Health Economies. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando . [Details]
(2016)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2016) Patient Reported Outcomes in Oral Medicine. [Plenary Lecture], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Turin . [Details]
(2015)International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland,
R Ní Ríordáin*, F Ejtehadi, A Sinha (2015) Time to laparoscopic cholecystectomy – a pilot retrospective study. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Manchester . [Details]
(2015)International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland,
R Ní Ríordáin*, F Ejtehadi, A Sinha (2015) Cost of delay in elective cholecystectomy – a pilot study. [Poster Presentation], International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, Manchester . [Details]
(2014)Frontiers in Oral Medicine in Conjunction with the World Workshop in Oral Medicine,
R Ní Ríordáin*, J Christou, D Pinder, V Squires, TA Hodgson (2014) Cost-of-Illness of Oral Lichen Planus in a UK Population-A Pilot Study. [Oral Presentation], Frontiers in Oral Medicine in Conjunction with the World Workshop in Oral Medicine, Orlando . [Details]
(2012)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
R Ní Ríordáin*, C McCreary (2012) Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Oral Lichen Planus – A Comparison. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, Athens . [Details]
(2012)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin* (2012) Quality of Life in Oral Medicine – an update. [Plenary Lecture], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Liverpool . [Details]
(2011)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, C McCreary (2011) Reliability and Responsiveness of The Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases Questionnaire. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Sheffield . [Details]
(2010)IADR Irish Division,
Curtin S., McCreary C., Ni Riordain R., Hammond S.; (2010) Interpersonal Styles and Personality Profiles of Dental Clinicians: A Pilot Study. [Oral Presentation], IADR Irish Division, Dublin Dental Hospital , 15-OCT-10 - 15-OCT-10. [Details]
(2010)European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference,
R Ní Ríordáin*, E Moloney, K O’Sullivan, C McCreary (2010) Validity and Reliability of Patient-Centred Outcome Measures in Oral Dysaesthesia. [Poster Presentation], European Association of Oral Medicine Biennial Conference, London . [Details]
(2010)International Association for Dental Research, Irish Division Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin*, S Meaney, C McCreary (2010) Development of a Quality of Life Questionnaire in Oral Medicine. [Poster Presentation], International Association for Dental Research, Irish Division Meeting, Dublin . [Details]
(2010)University College Cork, Doctoral Research Showcase,,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary; (2010) Development and Validation of a Quality of Life Questionnaire for Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases. [Oral Presentation], University College Cork, Doctoral Research Showcase,, Cork Ireland , 02-JUN-10 - 02-JUN-10. [Details]
(2010)International Association for Dental Research, General Session and Exhibition,
R Ní Ríordáin, S Meaney, C McCreary; (2010) Chronic Oral Mucosal Diseases and Quality of Life: A Qualitative Study. [Poster Presentation], International Association for Dental Research, General Session and Exhibition, Barcelona, Splain , 14-JUL-10 - 17-JUL-10. [Details]
(2009)Association of Dental Education in Europe Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary (2009) The introduction of mandatory CPD in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Association of Dental Education in Europe Meeting, Helsinki, Finland , 26-AUG-09 - 29-AUG-09. [Details]
(2009)International Association for Dental Research, Irish Division Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary; (2009) A randomised crossover study for the treatment of oral lichen planus. [Oral Presentation], International Association for Dental Research, Irish Division Meeting, Limerick, Ireland , 15-OCT-09 - 16-OCT-09. [Details]
(2009)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C Healy, S Flint, C McCreary; (2009) An unusual presentation of lip swelling. A Case Report. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Cork Ireland , 13-MAY-09 - 15-MAY-09. [Details]
(2009)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary; (2009) Oral Medicine patients¿ use of the Internet. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Cork, Ireland , 13-MAY-09 - 15-MAY-09. [Details]
(2008)Biennial Congress of the European Association of Oral Medicine,
R Ní Ríordáin, E Moloney, C McCreary; (2008) Oral Dysaesthesia and Quality of Life. [Poster Presentation], Biennial Congress of the European Association of Oral Medicine, Salzburg, Austria , 18-SEP-08 - 20-SEP-08. [Details]
(2008)International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Federation Conference,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary; (2008) Referral Pattern to an Oral Medicine Unit in Southwest Ireland. [Poster Presentation], International Association for Dental Research, Pan European Federation Conference, London UK , 17-SEP-08 - 20-SEP-08. [Details]
(2008)British Society for Oral Medicine Juniors Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary ; (2008) Lichen Planus and Sarcoidosis: histopathology, systemic manifestations and management. A case report. [Oral Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Juniors Meeting, London UK , 06-DEC-08 - 06-DEC-08. [Details]
(2008)British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
R Ní Ríordáin, C McCreary; (2008) Demand for Oral Medicine Services in Southwest Ireland. [Poster Presentation], British Society for Oral Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow, UK , 21-MAY-08 - 23-MAY-08. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Health Education England London, Kent Surrey and Sussex Regional Dental Academic & Research Advisor02-SEP-19 /
University College London Eastman Dental Institute Honorary Associate Professor in Oral Medicine25-FEB-19 /
University College Cork Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine25-FEB-19 /
Centre for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), University College Cork Teaching Fellow03-SEP-18 /
International Collaboration on Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) Oral Health Research Fellow19-DEC-16 / 01-JUL-19
University College London Eastman Dental Institute NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Medicine22-FEB-16 / 21-FEB-19
University College Cork Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Oral Medicine22-FEB-16 / 21-FEB-19
University Hospital Limerick Senior House Officer in General + Internal Medicine, Basic Specialist Trainee in General & Internal Medicine04-AUG-15 / 30-JAN-16
Barts Health NHS Trust Academic Foundation Doctor Year 104-AUG-14 / 01-AUG-15
General Dental Council Examiner, Overseas Registration Examination03-OCT-11 /
UCLH Eastman Dental Hospital Specialty Doctor in Oral Medicine02-AUG-11 / 01-JUN-14
University College Cork Clinical Fellow in Oral Medicine01-SEP-08 / 01-AUG-11
Private Dental Practice Dental Surgeon09-FEB-04 / 02-JUN-06
UCC, Univeristy Dental School and Hospital Clinical Demonstrator09-JAN-03 / 08-AUG-08
HSE General Dental Surgeon06-AUG-02 / 06-FEB-04

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
British Society for Oral Medicine Member/
American Academy of Oral Medicine Member/
European Association of Oral Medicine Member/
International Assocation for Dental Research Member/

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Journal Of Oral Pathology And Medicine Referee-
Head And Neck-Journal For The Sciences And Specialties Of The Head And Neck Referee-
Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology Referee-
British Medical Journal Referee-
Health And Quality Of Life Outcomes Referee-
Oral Diseases Referee-
British Dental Journal Referee-
Journal Of The Eurpoean Academy Of Dermatology And Venerology Referee-
Therapeutics And Clinical Risk Management Referee-

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2020Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Fellowship (Ad Eundem)Faculty of Dentistry
2019Royal College of Surgeons England Fellowship in Oral Medicine (FDS RCSEng)Faculty of Dental Surgery
2018Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in Oral MedicineOral Medicine
2018University College Cork Master of Arts in Education - Teaching and Learning in Higher EducationTeaching and Learning in Higher Education
2018University College Dublin, Smurfit Business School Certificate in Healthcare ManagementHealthcare Management
2014University of London Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of SurgeryMedicine
2011University College Cork PhD in Oral MedicineOral Medicine
2007Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Member of the Faculty of DentistryDental Surgery
2004Cork School of Music, CIT Master of Arts in Violin PerformanceMusic Performance
2002University College Cork Bachelor of Dental SurgeryDental Surgery

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Dr Ni Riordain's teaching experience spans 20 years across dentistry, medicine, music and education, with excellent student-feedback over the two decades. She has taught Oral Medicine at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; with recent recognition of her educational expertise in her appointment by Health Education England as Regional Dental Academic and Research Advisor for London and Kent Surrey Sussex. In 2018 she completed a MA in Teaching and Learning in Higher Eduction with a dissertation based on universal design for learning. Along with teaching commitments in the Dental School, she is also a Teaching Fellow with the Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning in UCC contributing to teaching on the PGCert TLHE. 

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2021Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry DS4003Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry
2021Oral Medicine and Pathology DS7005Oral Medicine and Pathology

Research Information

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Professor Stephen Porter University College London Eastman Dental InstituteUNITED KINGDOM
Professor Stefano Fedele University College London Eastman Dental InstituteUNITED KINGDOM
Der Tim Hodgson UCLH Eastman Dental HospitalUNITED KINGDOM
Professor Joanna Zakrzewska UCLH Eastman Dental HospitalUNITED KINGDOM
Professor Sarah R Baker University of SheffieldUNITED KINGDOM
Professor David Williams Barts and The London School of Medicine and DentistryUNITED KINGDOM
Professor Michael Glick University of BuffaloU.S.A.
Dr Michael T Brennan Carolina Medical CenterU.S.A.

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Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland

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