HIHI Team

Eimear Galvin

HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin | Trinity College

Eimear manages HIHI, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), based in St James’ Hospital. Her primary area of expertise is supporting the development and commercialisation of connected health solutions. In 2020, Eimear completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation at NUIG, focusing her research entirely on the commercialisation pathway of connected health solutions in the Irish public healthcare system. Eimear provides leadership in HIHI TCD and contributes to the strategic direction of HIHI nationally. Growth through wider industry stakeholder engagement and developing networks to drive health professionals, start-ups and expanding healthcare compnaies towards the Hub is central to her role. She has achieved solid partnership work with Dublin Midlands Hospital Group and acute sites across the city, Dublin City Council, The Digital Hub, Start Up Week Dublin, BOI Technology, Ibec, Dublin BIC and investor network HALO. Eimear holds an MA in Public Relations, a BA in European Studies, a Digital Marketing Diploma (QQI) and is currently completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation through Design Thinking in UCC.  She contributes to the ‘Irish Health Innovators’ series for the Irish Times.

Eimear has worked in house for multinational pharma, with public health bodies, NGOs and in agency communications, providing insight-led solutions to meet strategic challenges across EU markets. She is expert in stakeholder engagement, creating reputation-defining communications and has extensive experience in management and change strategies. Eimear’s experience incorporates both private and public healthcare providers across ethical and consumer health covering strategic partnerships, brand building, business development, reputation management, patient advocacy and marketing/communications.

Team Members

Mr Dave Shanahan
Chair of the National Oversight Group of Health Innovation Hub Ireland
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
Dr. Colman Casey
HIHI National Director, University College Cork
Dr. Tanya Mulcahy
HIHI National Manager, University College Cork
Gillian Dwyer O’Mahony
HIHI Research Support Officer, University College Cork
Noel Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Biomedical Engineer, Cork University Hospital
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
Jane O’Flynn
HIHI Manager, Cork Institute of Technology
Caroline McGarry
Communications and PR Lead
Eimear Galvin
HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Jenny Gannon
HSE Clinical Iiasion
Prof. Dan Maher
Course Tutor HIHI/TCD Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Innovation
Dr. Nina Holmes
HIHI Executive Officer, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Diana Hogan Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, University Hospital Galway
Eimer O’Connell
Research Associate, Health Innovation Hub Ireland
Dr. Steven Griffin
Innovation from Healthcare Lead, NUI Galway
Professor Joe Eustace
HIHI Academic Advisor, CRF-Cork and University College Cork
Professor Martin O’Donnell
HIHI Academic Advisor, HIHI PI, CRF-Galway and NUI Galway
Prof. Timothy O’Brien
HIHI Academic Advisor, NUI Galway