Michael Duane

HIHI Clinical Liaison and Principal Clinical Engineer, University Hospital Galway | UG

Michael Duane is a Principal Clinical Engineer and a member of the Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering department at University Hospital Galway for over 20 years. Before joining the HSE, Michael worked in a leading multinational medical device company. Working at the hospital, he is responsible for routine maintenance, repair and purchase of state-of-the-art medical technology. Within this role, Michael has a keen interest in remote patient monitoring and the growth of the Medical Device-IT convergence and how it should be used for the safe and effective use of medical devices.


Michael has an MSc. in Digital Health Transformation and Diplomas in Industrial Automation and Electronic Engineering. He also lectures for the MSc. in Medical Physics and Digital Health Transformation at the Universities of Galway and Limerick.

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
Professor Seamas Donnelly
HIHI PI, Trinity College Dublin
Professor Martin O’Donnell
HIHI Academic Advisor, HIHI PI, Executive Dean CMNHS, University of Galway
Professor Martin O’Halloran
HIHI PI, University of Galway
Dr Conor Judge
HIHI PI, University of Galway
Dr Tanya Mulcahy
HIHI Director, University College Cork
Jane O’Flynn
HIHI Manager, Munster Technological University
Eimear Galvin
HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin
Dr Steven Griffin
HIHI Manager, University of Galway
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
Eimer O’Connell
Project Manager, Health Innovation Hub Ireland, University of Galway
Michael Duane
HIHI Clinical Liaison and Principal Clinical Engineer, University Hospital Galway
Caroline McGarry
Communications and PR Lead
Professor Joe Eustace
HIHI Academic Advisor, CRF-Cork and University College Cork
Prof. Timothy O’Brien
HIHI Academic Advisor, University of Galway