KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr Sara Burke

Health policy analyst, journalist & post-doctoral research fellow, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Sara Burke

Dr Sara Burke is a health policy analyst, working as a research fellow in the Centre for Health Policy and Management in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin. She is currently co-ordinator of a research project called ‘Mapping the pathways to universal healthcare’. Her research interests include how to deliver universal healthcare in Ireland, what happens health systems during economic crises, inequalities in access to health services, as well as international and national health policy analysis.
She was a Health Research Board Health Services Research PhD Scholar between 2008 and 2012. Her PhD was an in-depth analysis of Irish health policy making processes. She has also worked for over 12 years as a journalist and broadcaster. Her book entitled Irish Apartheid, Healthcare Inequality in Ireland was published in 2009.
More https://medicine.tcd.ie/health-systems-research/ & www.saraburke.com