Dr Grace O Malley
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Paediatric Endocrinology
Dr Grace O’Malley is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Paediatric Endocrinology based at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and specialises in the evidence-based assessment and treatment of child and adolescent obesity. In 2009 Grace was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to develop her line of research at the Dept of Paediatrics, Yale School of Medicine and in 2010 Grace was awarded a HRB PhD Clinical Fellowship to undertake a PhD in Medicine (Epidemiology & Public Health) at UCC.
Throughout her PhD and post-doctoral work Grace has developed, implemented and evaluated a range of evidence-based multidisciplinary obesity interventions including individualized face-to-face family treatment, family group-based treatments (W82GO Programme) and connected health treatment using mobile applications. She is Chair of the Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland and Secretary of the European Childhood Obesity Group and the EASO Childhood Obesity Task Force.