Published: 8 March 2018
Minister appoints new HRB Board members
Professor Jane Grimson becomes the new Chairperson of the HRB Board.
Prof Grimson is joined in this new round of appointments by:
- Professor Tom Fahey, Professor of General Practice in RCSI Medical School, Dublin and Principal Investigator for the HRB Centre for Primary Care Research.
- Dr Mairead Harding, Senior Lecturer in Dental Public Health and Deputy Director of the Oral Health Services Research Centre in Cork University Dental School and Hospital.
- Dr Susan Steele, Chair of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority.
Welcoming the new Board Members, Dr Mairead O Driscoll, Interim Chief Executive at the HRB said,
'We welcome the diversity of skills that these new members will bring to both the Board table and the organisation. Given our strong commitment to gender balance, it is great to see we have achieved this among HRB Board members for the first time. I look forward to working with the Board to advance our current strategy and strengthen the impact that research has on people’s health and health care delivery'.