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Dr Emmy Racine

Dr Emmy Racine is the Programme Manager for PPI Ignite Network @ UCC and has over seven years’ experience in conducting, researching, and promoting Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) and has extensive in-depth knowledge of PPI theory and practice. 

Emmy's research interests include Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) approaches and impact, participatory and engaged research processes and patient experience research. She completed her PhD in 2020 which was entitled: ‘It’s a nice thing to do but…’: Exploring the methods and impact of PPI in trials. This research explored PPI contributors' experiences and contributions at the design, conduct and dissemination stages of trials.


PPI Ignite Network@UCC

4th Floor Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, T12 XF62