HIHI Team

Dr. Tanya Mulcahy

HIHI National Manager, University College Cork | UCC

Tanya joined the Health Innovation Hub in December 2013. She has a wealth of experience in the public and private sector; her most recent role was Manager of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC. She has an honours degree in Biochemistry and a PhD in Cancer Genetics from UCC.

She has conducted postdoctoral research in population based Neuropsychiatric Genetics at Trinity College Dublin and has over 10 years’ experience in biotechnology based research and development industries – Schering Plough (NJ, USA) and start-up Biotechnology company Orchid Biosciences (Princeton, NJ). Dr Mulcahy returned to Ireland from the USA in 2006 and worked with Science Foundation Ireland before joining UCC in 2009.

Tanya is a member of the Executive Management Board of Eureka Centre for inquiry based Education in Science and Mathematics. She is co-ordinator of the BioInnovate programme at UCC.

Team Members

Professor John R. Higgins
HIHI Lead PI, University College Cork and Cork University Maternity Hospital
Dr. Martin O’Halloran
HIHI PI, NUI Galway
Professor Seamas Donnelly
HIHI PI, Trinity College Dublin
Mr. Daithí Fallon
HIHI PI, Cork Institute of Technology
Gillian Dwyer O’Mahony
HIHI Research Support Officer, University College Cork
Dr. Colman Casey
HIHI National Director, University College Cork
Dr. Tanya Mulcahy
HIHI National Manager, University College Cork
Aisling Dolan
HIHI Manager, NUI Galway
Jane O’Flynn
HIHI Manager, Cork Institute of Technology
Eimear Galvin
HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin
Paddy McGowan
HIHI Technology Development Advisor, Cork Institute of Technology
Noel Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Biomedical Engineer, Cork University Hospital
Emily Naylor
HIHI Clinical Liasion: Clinical Research Nurse Manager, TCD
Noreen Lynch
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Clinical Nurse Manager, Bantry University Hospital
Niamh Allen
HIHI Clinical Liaison and Clinical Nurse Manager, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital
Dr. Diana Hogan Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, University Hospital Galway
Mr. Dan Maher
Education and Innovation Development Advisor, TCD
Leona Halton
HIHI Clinical Liaison and Clinical Nurse Manager, Saolta University Healthcare Group and NUI Galway
Dr. Jimmy Eaton-Evans
HIHI Technology Evaluator, NUI Galway
Professor Michael Gill
HIHI Academic Advisor, Trinity College Dublin
Professor Joe Eustace
HIHI Academic Advisor, CRF-Cork and University College Cork
Dr. Michael Conall Dennedy
HIHI Academic Advisor, NUI Galway
Professor Martin O’Donnell
HIHI Academic Advisor, CRF-Galway and NUI Galway
Prof. Timothy O’Brien
HIHI Academic Advisor, NUI Galway