Steering Committee Members

molly Professor Molly Byrne
Professor of Health Psychology and HRB Research Leader 
Director, Health Behaviour Change Research Group
School of Psychology
NUI Galway

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Sharon Conway
Senior Clinical Research Associate
HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway
 
Declan Professor Declan Devane 
Professor of Midwifery, NUI Galway 
Deputy Dean, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 
Scientific Director, HRB-Trials Methodology Research Network 
Director, Evidence Synthesis Ireland
Director, Cochrane Ireland

 

Professor Sean Dinneen
PPI Ignite @ NUI Galway Director
Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospital
Professor of Diabetic Medicine, NUI Galway

 

Tony Flaherty
Head of Research Development 
NUI Galway

 

Neil Johnson
Cheif Executive Officer 
Croi Heart and Stroke
Dr Lorraine McIlrath
Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI)
NUI Galway
 

 

Dr Ruth McMenamin
Discipline of Speech and Language Therapy
NUI Galway 
PPI Ignite @ NUI Galway Catalyst
Professor Andrew Murphy
Director, HRB Primary Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland
Professor of General Practice, NUI Galway
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Programme Manager
PPI Ignite @ NUI Galway 
Professor Martin O'Halloran
Director of the Translational Medical Device Lab 
PPI Ignite @ NUI Galway Catalyst
Non-Executive Director at BioInnovate
Health Innovation Hub Ireland Co-Lead
CURAM Investigator
Mary Clare O'Hara
National Programme Manager
Research & Development
HSE Strategic Planning and Transformation 
 
Professor Eamon O'Shea Professor Eamon O'Shea
HRB Research Leader, Director of Centre for Economic & Social Research on Dementia
Professor in the School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway
Sarah Simkin
Project Manager at Jigsaw Galway