Professor Paddy Mallon is Professor of Microbial Diseases in University College Dublin (UCD) and an Infectious Diseases Specialist at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Professor Mallon trained in Infectious Diseases in Sydney Australia and completed a PhD in long-term toxicities of HIV under the supervision of Professor David Cooper and Professor Andrew Carr. He is the director of the UCD Centre for Experimental Pathogen Host Research (CEPHR), which focuses on translational research into outcomes of infections such as HIV, COVID and tuberculosis. His own research interests include age-related outcomes in HIV and host biological determinants of outcome from infection. He chairs the European AIDS Clinical Society Comorbidities Guidelines Panel and is a Director of the Wellcome Trust / HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme. @HIVTox
Dr Chie Wei Fan, more commonly known as Mimi, is a geriatrician at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and Community Medicine for Older Persons in Dublin North Central. Following completion of the Higher Specialist Training in Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine, she worked at St James Hospital in the Falls and Blackout clinic and where she also received Doctor in Medicine (MD) from TCD. Her special interests are: falls, orthostatic hypotension, nursing home and frailty.
Denise Hartigan is a CNM II for Stroke and Older Persons in Connolly Hospital. Over a 20 year nursing career, Denise has worked in a number of specialities including cardiology, stroke and gerontology. As an IMNO representative for Connolly Hospital, she is passionate about staff welfare and continuously advocates for the wider nursing profession. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Denise was tasked with restructuring the older person service to provide quality care to older adults diagnosed with virus. Throughout this tremendously difficult time, Denise and her nursing team faced incredibly challenges when communicating with patients and their loved ones. The Covid-19 pandemic was a steep learning curve for healthcare staff across the world, but perhaps particularly so for nurses working with older patients in such exceptional times.
Deirdre Lang, Director of Nursing/National Lead Older Persons Services, Clinical & Integrated Programmes Office Nursing & Midwifery Services Director, IGS Executive Committee Member
Dr Diarmuid O'Shea, IGS President. Consultant Geriatrician, St. Vincent's University Hospital
Dr Dan Ryan, Consultant Geriatrician and Stroke Physician, Tallaght University Hospital
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Recording of this completed event:
Dr Diarmuid O'Shea, IGS President, welcomes participants at 1m31s.
Dr Mimi Fan speaks at 5m. |
Prof Paddy Mallon speaks at 28m.
Denise Hartigan speaks at 54m.