Professor Colin Bradley a Fulbright Scholar Awardee
Congratulations to Professor Colin Bradley, Department of General Practice at UCC who has been awarded a Fulbright HRB Health Impact Award to conduct research in the United States. Colin has a long standing research interest in improving the prescribing of medicines in general medical practice. Excessive prescribing of opioids for non-cancer pain has emerged as a major problem in the US. As Fulbright-HRB Health Impact Scholar, Professor Bradley will collaborate with colleagues from the University of Oklahoma to undertake research on strategies to improve opioid prescribing by primary care physicians.
The Fulbright Program celebrates 60 years of educational and cultural exchange between Ireland and the US. Since 1957, the Program has provided Irish and European citizens with the opportunity to study, research, or lecture in America, and supported US citizens to do the same in Ireland. The program is now established in over 160 countries globally