Programme Manager - R&D for National Health
Aoife received her PhD in 2004 from Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin. Following this she worked for a medical publishing company before joining the Health Research Board, Ireland in 2007 as a project officer in the Clinical and Applied Biomedical unit. In 2014 she joined the Post Award Management and Evaluation team as programme manager. During this time Aoife managed the careers, projects and programmes award portfolio. Aoife took up the position of programme manager, R&D for National Health in the Pre-award team in early 2018. Her current portfolio includes developing and implementing initiatives relating to national health research, implementation of the public and patient involvement (PPI) initiatives in research, representing the HRB within European initiatives and funding partnerships with the Health Services Executive and the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.