24th Annual Multidisciplinary Health Research Conference
Friday, 10th November 2023, 9:00 – 16:00 GMT; Lecture Theatre, SUH

preceded by:

2nd Early Stage Health Researcher Forum
Thursday, 9th November 2023, 14:00 – 17:00 GMT; Lecture Theatre, SUH

Speaker 2023
Presentations 2023
‘Living With a Cancer Condition for 30 Years – Lessons Learned. – Patient perspective’

Tommie Gorman
RTE News and Current Affairs from 1980 to 2021 including European & NI Editor

‘The Extent to which Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) is incorporated into simulation training in the undergraduate medical curriculum: A systematic review of literature. – 
Local Research’

Dr. Bushra Karim
Clinical Lecturer, Sligo Medical Academy,
School of Medicine, University of Galway

‘Ochre Bio: Pioneering Novel RNAi Medicines for Liver Diseases. – Key Note’

Jack O’Meara
Co-founder and CEO of Ochre Bio

‘From NAFLD*) to MASLD**): The New Name for Fatty Liver Disease. – Key Note
*) Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
**)Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease’

Dr. Kathryn Jack, PhD RGN
Clinical Lead Nurse for Research and Innovation at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

‘Why did I Hack my Insulin Pump? –  Patient perspective’

Ken Barclay
Type-1-diabetes Support Group, thrivebetes.ie

‘DEXCOM® Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device Improves Hypoglycaemic Awareness and Quality of Life in People with Type 1 Diabetes. – Local Research’

Dr. Benái Paponette
Registrar, Sligo University Hospital

‘New and Current Practice in Diabetes Management. – Key Note’

Prof. Cathy McHugh
Consultant Endocrinologist & Associate Academic Officer, Sligo University Hospital

‘BRAIN-Diabetes Feasibility Trial: Evaluation of a Brain Health Intervention Among Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Living in Rural Areas in Ireland. – Key Note’

Dr. Claire McEvoy RD
Dietician, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast

‘Pharmacotherapy of Chronic Obesity Management. – Key Note’

Prof. Alexander Miras
Professor of Endocrinology, Ulster University

‘Dietary Management of Obesity. – Key Note’

Katriona Kilkenny
Clinical Specialist Dietitian in Obesity, Dietetics Department, University Hospital Galway

‘Susie Birney – Living with Obesity. –  Patient perspective’

Susie Birney
Executive Director, Irish Coalition of People Living with Obesity

‘A Game Plan for Long Term Health. – Key Note’

Daniel Davey
Performance Nutritionist to Leinster Rugby & Dublin GAA

Sponsors of the meetings in 2023

Sponsors 2023