CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

HRB National Health Research Conference

Programme

08.30

Registration and Coffee

09.00 Welcome
Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive, Health Research Board
09.10 Official Opening
Simon Harris, Minister of Health TD

Session 1 Research and Evidence for Patient Benefit

Chair: Mr Graham Love, Chief Executive, Health Research Board

09.30 Keynote 1: Using Research and Evidence to improve outcomes and care in the Canadian Healthcare System
Speaker: Dr. Shoo K. Lee MBBS, PhD, FRCPC, Scientific Director, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
10.15 National Case Studies

  • Pregnancy and neonatology – a common denominator of unmet clinical need
    Professor Louise Kenny, Professor of Obstetrics and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Cork University Hospital
  • The considerable advantages of niche research in Ireland
    Professor Orla Hardiman, Head – Academic Unit of Neurology, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
  • Medicines and breast cancer: from population to patient
    Professor Kathleen Bennett, HRB Research Leader and specialist in pharmaco-epidemiology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
10.45 Q&A for Session 1
11.00 Coffee

Session 2 Research and Evidence for Healthcare

Chair: Ms Collette Cowan, Chief Executive of the UL Hospitals Group

11.30 Keynote 2: Primary Care and Shoe Leather Policy
Speaker: Professor Mike Kelly, Senior Visiting Fellow in the Primary Care Unit at the Institute of Public Health and a member of St John’s College at the University of Cambridge
12.15 National Case Studies

  • Behaviour change to promote health: what we know and how we can do better
    Professor Molly Byrne, HRB Research Leader, School of Psychology, NUI, Galway
  • Atlantic DIP: what have we learned and where to next?
    Professor Fidelma Dunne, Personal Professor, School of Medicine, NUI, Galway
  • Towards evidence-based interventions for suicide prevention: changing lives, enhancing positive futures.
    Professor Ella Arensman, HRB Research Leader and Director of Research, National Suicide Research Foundation
12.45 Q&A for Session 2
13.00 Lunch

Session 3 Research and Evidence for Policy and Practice

Chair: Ms Roisin Shortall, TD, Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

14.00 Keynote 3: Putting Research and Evidence into practice – The Irish Healthcare System
Speaker: Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
14.45 National Case Studies

  • Where evidence meets policy
    Doctor Sara Burke, Health policy analyst, journalist & post-doctoral research fellow, Trinity College Dublin
  • Research with a bite: Research for the Oral Health Services
    Professor Helen Whelton, Professor of Dental Public Health and Preventative Dentistry, University of Leeds
  • Challenging cultures and systems
    Professor Eilish McAuliffe, HRB Research Leader at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nursing, Health Sciences Centre, University College Dublin
15.15 Q&A for Session 3
15.30 Closing Remarks
Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive, Health Research Board

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