All IPPOSI members form part of the EUPATI National Platform in Ireland, and the National Platform is a sub-committee of the IPPOSI Board.

The Platform is guided by an Executive Committee of patients, academics and industry, including trainees and fellows from the EUPATI course, and more recently, students of the IPPOSI Patient Education Programme.

EUPATI Fellows

  • Jacqui Browne, Irish Thalidomide Association
  • John Dowling, Men Against Cancer
  • Caitriona Dunne, Fighting Blindness
  • Gerard Eastwood, Fighting Blindness
  • Joan Jordan, MS Ireland
  • Rachel Lynch, FibroIreland
  • Noirin O’Neill, general patient advocate
  • Julie Power, Vasculitis Ireland Awareness
  • Olivia Shiel, Spinal Injuries Ireland
  • Sharon Thompson, general patient advocate

IPPOSI Education Programme Graduates

  • John Acton, Dublin
  • Caroline Carswell, Dublin
  • Wendy Costello, Tipperary
  • Kay Curtin, Tipperary
  • Richard Dalton, Dublin
  • Mandy Daly, Wicklow
  • Kathryn Daniel, Dublin
  • Aishling Deegan, Dublin
  • Sheila Fitzgerald, Kerry
  • Susanne Grampe, Dublin
  • Stacey Grealis, Mayo
  • Ursula Hakman, Dublin
  • Marion Anne McAuliffe, Cork
  • Sarah McLoughlin, Dublin
  • Marian O’Mahony, Cork
  • Melissa Redmond, Meath
  • Patricia Ryan, Galway
  • Sven Schubert, Meath
  • Stephanie Skeffington, Tipperary
  • Rosario Walsh, Tipperary
  • Jane Whelan, Dublin

Scientific representatives

  • Deirdre Hyland, RCSI
  • Dr. Fiona Manning, RCSI
  • Prof. Jason Last, UCD
  • Prof. Peter Doran, UCD
  • Dr. Deborah Wallace, UCD
  • Dr. Laura McCullagh, TCD and NCPE
  • Claire Gorry, NCPE
  • Vanessa Lyons, HPRA

Industry representatives

  • Dr. Colm Galligan, MSD
  • Eleanor Hannon, Biomarin

Patient members of the Irish EUPATI National Platform are actively encouraged to avail of the opportunities that IPPOSI receives from a number of sources, to become more involved in the Health Innovation space.  The list of opportunities (i.e. panels, conferences, workshops, meetings in Ireland and abroad) that ENP patient members availed of in 2017 are available by clicking on the button below:

2018 Patient Member Opportunities
2017 Patient Member Opportunities



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