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The 2017 Health Research Symposium will take place at the new Clinical, Education and Research Centre (CERC) located on the University Hospital Limerick campus on Friday 17th November 2017.

Guest Speakers

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Dr Leonard O’Sullivan
Senior Lecturer in Human Factors in Design,
School of Design & Health Research
Institute, University of Limerick

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Prof Martin O’Donnell
Professor of Translational Medicine at NUI Galway
and Associate Director of the HRB Clinical Research
Facility Galway

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Prof Richard McManus
Professor of Primary Care Research,
Nuffield Department of Primary Care
Health Services, University of Oxford

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Prof Harry Hemmingway
NIHR Senior Investigator, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology,
Director of the Farr Institute, London,

Director of the UCL,
Institute of Health Informatics,

Director, Healthcare Informatics,
Genomics/omics, Data Science (HiGODS, Cross-cutting Theme),
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University College London Hospital

Event content:

08:00 - 08:45
Registration, Poster & Stand Set-up, Tea/ Coffee
Venue CERC Foyer

08:45 - 08:50
Opening Address - Prof Austin Stack, GEMS UL and UHL
Venue CERC Auditorium

08:50 - 09:00
Welcome Address - Prof Colette Cowan, CEO ULHG and Prof Des Leddin, Head of School, GEMS, UL
Venue CERC Auditorium

09:00 - 09:45
Chair: Professor Austin Stack
Keynote: "Emerging research opportunities in large scale electronic health records"
Prof Harry Hemmingway FFPH, FRCP, NIHR Senior Investigator, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Director of The Farr Institute, London
Venue CERC Auditorium

09:50 - 10:50
Session 1 Health Services & Population Health Research
Chairs: Dr Rose Galvin and Dr Damien Ryan
Venue CERC Auditorium

10:50 - 11:10
COFFEE BREAK Venue CERC FOYER

11:10 - 11:55
Chair: Mr Brian Lenehan
Keynote: “Participatory design of novel medical devices addressing high clinical impact opportunities" Dr Leonard O’Sullivan Ph.D., M.Tech, B.Tech, Senior Lecturer in Human Factors in Design, School of Design & Health Research Institute, University of Limerick
Venue CERC Auditorium

12:00 - 13:00
NETWORKING LUNCH & POSTER VIEWING
Venue CERC FOYER

13:00 - 14:00
Session 2 Lifestyle, Technology and Health
Chairs: Dr John-Paul Doran and Prof Fiona Murphy
Venue CERC Auditorium

14:05 - 14:55
Chair: Dr Damien Ryan
Keynote "Patient self-monitoring and patient self-management in hypertension";
Prof Richard McManus, Prof of Primary Care Research, Nuffield Dept of Primary Care Health Services, University of Oxford
Venue CERC Auditorium

14:55 - 15:10
COFFEE BREAK Venue CERC FOYER

15:10 - 16:10
Session 3 Clinical Research
Chairs: Dr Denis O’Keeffe and Prof Liam Glynn
Venue CERC Auditorium

16:15 - 17:00
Chair: Dr Wael Hussein
Keynote: "The Evolving Landscape of Clinical Research in Ireland";
Prof Martin O'Donnell, Prof of Translational Medicine and Associate Director NUI Galway and HRB Clinical Research Facility, Galway
Venue CERC Auditorium

17:00 - 17:30
Prize Presentations Venue CERC Auditorium

Please note that this event is no longer accepting abstract submissions.