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Full NameProfessor Michael Liam Doherty

School of Veterinary Medicine

University College Dublin

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Research Fields
  • one health
  • preventive medicine/behavioural change interventions
Postgrad Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Medicine
Medical Subspecialties
  • Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Veterinary Public Health
My Work

Development of risk-based health management systems for dairy herds. Understanding the intention-behaviour deficit as it applies to farmer implementation of preventive medicine programmes for dairy herds.

Development of optimal health management systems for small ruminants.

Ring, S. C., McCarthy, J., Kelleher, M. M., Doherty, M. L., & Berry, D. P. (2018). Risk factors associated with animal mortality in pasture-based, seasonal-calving dairy and beef herds. Journal of Animal Science, 96 (1), 35-55. doi:10.1093/jas/skx072
Thulke, H. H., Lange, M., Tratalos, J. A., Clegg, T. A., McGrath, G., O'Grady, L., . . . More, S. J. (2018). Eradicating BVD, reviewing Irish programme data and model predictions to support prospective decision making. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 150, 151-161. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.11.017
Fenlon, C., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M. L., & Dunnion, J. (2018). A discussion of calibration techniques for evaluating binary and categorical predictive models. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 149, 107-114. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.11.018
Fenlon, C., O'Grady, L., Mee, J. F., Butler, S. T., Doherty, M. L., & Dunnion, J. (2017). A comparison of 4 predictive models of calving assistance and difficulty in dairy heifers and cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(12), 9746-9758. doi:10.3168/jds.2017-12931
McAloon, C. G., Doherty, M. L., Whyte, P., More, S. J., O'Grady, L., Citer, L., & Green, M. J. (2017). Relative importance of herd-level risk factors for probability of infection with paratuberculosis in Irish dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11), 9245-9257. doi:10.3168/jds.2017-12985
Fenlon, C., O'Grady, L., Doherty, M. L., Dunnion, J., Shalloo, L., & Butler, S. T. (2017). The creation and evaluation of a model predicting the probability of conception in seasonal-calving, pasture-based dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(7), 5550-5563. doi:10.3168/jds.2016-11830
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Johne's disease in the eyes of Irish cattle farmers: A qualitative narrative research approach to understanding implications for disease management. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 141, 7-13. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.04.001

Potential Projects

Using foot lameness control as a template - exploring the challenges for the implementation of flock health programmes in the Irish sheep industry - an innovative project in participatory research.