HRB Board

A ten-member Board oversees the work of the HRB. Board members are appointed by the Minister for Health and serve a five-year term.

The Board meets approximately eight times per year. A record of attendance at meetings and committees is published in our Annual Reports.

The current Chairperson of the Board is Professor Bernadette Hannigan. She has been a member of our Board since 2015, and was appointed to Chairperson by the Minister for Health on 26 April, 2021. 

 

Board members

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    Board Chairperson, Professor Bernadette Hannigan

    Bernie Hannigan is Director of Research, Translation and Innovation in Public Health England and previously (2008 – 2014) was Director of R&D and...

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    Dr Terry McWade

    Dr Terry McWade is CEO of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He previously held the positions of CEO and Co-Founder of Valitacell (an early...

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    Dr Julie Ling

    Julie Ling has been CEO of the European Association for Palliative Care since January 2015. The EAPC is the leading palliative care organisation in...

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    Dr Clíona Saidléar

    Dr Clíona Saidléar is the Executive Director of Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI), national policy specialists on sexual violence. Clíona is an NUI...

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    Professor Charles Normand

    Charles Normand is an economist and Emeritus Professor in the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. 

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    Professor Máiréad Harding

    Máiréad Harding is Professor of dental public health and preventive dentistry in Cork University Dental School and Hospital, University College Cork...

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    Professor Tom Fahey

    Tom Fahey is Professor of General Practice in RCSI Medical School, Dublin and Principal Investigator for the HRB Centre for Primary Care Research...

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    Professor Seamas Donnelly

    Seamas Donnelly is Professor of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. He is an international leader in Translational Medicine and his research...

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    Dr Tracy Cunningham

    Dr. Tracy Cunningham is the VP, Head of Development at Amryt Pharma, a biopharmaceutical rare and orphan diseases company, since April 2020, with...

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