HIHI Team

Leona Halton

HIHI Clinical Liaison and Clinical Nurse Manager, Saolta University Healthcare Group and NUI Galway |

Leona is a clinical nurse manager for Health Innovation Hub Ireland in Galway. Leona works within the Saolta University Healthcare Group and National University of Ireland Galway. Leona co-ordinates and supports projects from study set up through to implementation in healthcare.

Leona is an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in highly regulated and quality orientated environments in pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare sectors. She has extensive experience in managing health screening, health promotion, public health, sickness absence and rehabilitation and workplace assessment.  She is skilled in Occupational Health, Health Promotion and Public Health and has established successful networks across a range of industries and disciplines.

After qualifying with a Degree in Nursing from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Leona completed a Master’s in Occupational Health, Safety and Ergonomics and Post Graduate Diploma focused in Public Health Nursing from National University of Ireland, Galway. She has also has a Diploma in Management Studies from Dublin Business School.

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