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Denise Proudfoot

Dr

Contact Details


H218

T: Ext. 8544
E: denise.proudfoot@dcu.ie

Biography

As an Assistant Professor Denise lectures primarily on the mental health nursing pathway here in the school. She has many years experience lecturing across a variety of nursing topics including  assessment in mental health nursing , health and marginalisation and primary care and mental health.She developed and now runs a undergraduate nursing module titled Sexuality and Sexual health for nursing practice. 

Her research interests include narrative research, life with HIV,sexual health promotion in nursing  and marginalisation and health. Her doctorate research ( University of Bath) was a narrative study with mothers living with HIV. Her particular interest in gender and HIV continues in her post-doc research endeavours. During 2019 she is leading a community inquiry project about the impact of Dual Diagnosis.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Narrative in nursing research: an overview of three approaches'
Casey, B;Proudfoot, D;Corbally, M (2016) 'Narrative in nursing research: an overview of three approaches'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72 :1203-1215 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2015 2nd Irish Narrative Conference,
Proudfoot D (2015) Managing Stigma stories from Irish based HIV positive mothers. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 2nd Irish Narrative Conference, Maynooth Univeristy , 19-MAR-15 - 20-MAR-15 [Details]
2014 Narrative Inquiry Conference,
Proudfoot D (2014) A narrative study with Irish based mothers living with HIV, one woman’s story “At the top of my road was a pre-school and the bottom of my road a hospice”. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Narrative Inquiry Conference, Centre for Research in the Social Professions, IT, Sligo , 16-APR-14 - 16-APR-14 [Details]
2013 PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH & MEDICINE PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH & MEDICINE 10th ANNUAL CONFERENCE ,
Proudfoot D (2013) STORIES OF MOTHERING WHILE HIV POSITIVE. [Conference Organising Committee Member], PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH & MEDICINE PSYCHOLOGY, HEALTH & MEDICINE 10th ANNUAL CONFERENCE , Dublin City University, , 01-MAY-13 - 01-MAY-13 [Details]
2013 National Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference,
Proudfoot D (2013) Mental Health is everyone's business. [], National Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference, University of Warwick , 19-SEP-13 - 20-SEP-13 [Details]
2012 Narrative Matters 2012,
Proudfoot D (2012) [], Narrative Matters 2012, Paris France , 23-JUN-12 - 27-JUN-12 [Details]
2011 To Think is to experment,
Proudfoot D (2011) Mothers living with HIV telling their stories. [Conference Organising Committee Member], To Think is to experment, Centre for Narrative Studies, UEL, London. UK , 18-MAY-11 - 18-MAY-11 [Details]
2011 The Narrative Practitioner Conference ,Glyndwn, Wales,
Proudfoot D (2011) I am just a normal mother..Mothers living with HIV, tell their stories. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Narrative Practitioner Conference ,Glyndwn, Wales, Wales , 20-JUN-11 - 21-JUN-11 [Details]
2010 Self,Selves Sexuality Conference,
Proudfoot D (2010) Sin Sceal Eile; HIV positive mothers telling their stories. [], Self,Selves Sexuality Conference, Dublin City University , 06-MAR-10 - 08-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 12th Annual Conference National HIV Nurses Association June 2010,
Proudfoot D (2010) Mothering & HIV what the literature tells us. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 12th Annual Conference National HIV Nurses Association June 2010, Brighton UK , 19-JUN-10 - 20-JUN-10 [Details]

Research Interests

Denise has knowledge and expertise in HIV qualitative research design, specifically using narrative methods.She is a member of SWIFT (Supporting Women with HIV; Forum and Information) which is a UK and Irish group of clinicians, academics and service users who want to further the research agenda with HIV positive women.
Denise has research interests in the areas of HIV, sexual health and mental health nursing,health and marginalisation & health promotion.

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2019 Description of 2019_NS464 NS464Subject of 2019_NS464
2019 Description of 2019_NS5009 NS5009Subject of 2019_NS5009
2019 Description of 2019_NS438 NS438Subject of 2019_NS438
2019 Description of 2019_NS4509 NS4509Subject of 2019_NS4509
2019 Description of 2019_NS155 NS155Subject of 2019_NS155