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.