Medicine and Health

Improving Diabetes Care in Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities

Improving Diabetes Care in Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities presented by Sean F. Dineen, National Lead for the Diabetes Clinical Programme

Professor Seán Dinneen graduated from University College Cork Medical School. After a period of postgraduate training in the USA, Canada and the UK he returned to Ireland in 2005 as a Senior Lecturer in Medicine (NUI Galway) and Consultant Endocrinologist (Galway University Hospitals). He served as Head of the School of Medicine in NUI Galway from 2013 to 2016. In June 2016 he was appointed National Lead for the Diabetes Clinical Programme of the HSE’s Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division. His professional interests include developing and evaluating programmes of self-management education and support for people living with diabetes, developing optimal models of community-based diabetes care and understanding the diabetic foot. He has secured research funding from the Health Research Board, Enterprise Ireland, Diabetes Ireland, the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and Galway University Foundation. He was part of successful bids which brought a School of Podiatry and a Clinical Research Facility to NUI Galway. He is Clinical Lead for Schwartz Rounds in Galway University Hospitals.



Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Medicine and Health
Date:
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Location: Room 405, 4th Floor, Western Gateway Building
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Fiona Riordan
021 420 5532

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