HIHI Team

Prof. Dan Maher

Education and Innovation Development Advisor, TCD | Trinity College

Dan is a health innovation advisor to the HIH, TCD. He is founder of innovation management company Nua Venture and has held multiple CEO, R&D, Operations & Marketing roles across a wide range of medical and information technology companies including Hemanua (Ireland), Hemacon (Düsseldorf & Bangalore), Biomedical Research Limited (Ireland), Medinet (New York), Siemens (Munich), and Digital Equipment Corporation (Boston & Sophia Antipolis).

He holds two patents in neuromuscular stimulation. In addition, as former Head of Technology Strategy at ACT Venture Capital, he has been a board member in a wide range of early-stage technology companies including AEP Networks Ltd. (Chairman), Cappella Inc. (Vice-Chair), Amphion Ltd (Director), Heartsine Inc. (Director) and Innovada Ltd. (Chairman). Dan holds an M.Eng.Sc in Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin and an MBA from INSEAD in France.

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
Paddy McGowan
HIHI Technology Development Advisor, Cork Institute of Technology
Eimear Galvin
HIHI Manager, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Jenny Gannon
HSE Clinical Iiasion
Prof. Dan Maher
Education and Innovation Development Advisor, TCD
Dr. Nina Holmes
HIHI Executive Officer, Trinity College Dublin
Lukas Gokas
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Clinical Engineer in TUH
Aisling Dolan
HIHI Manager, NUI Galway
Dr. Diana Hogan Murphy
HIHI Clinical Liaison and HSE Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, University Hospital Galway
Leona Halton
HIHI Clinical Liaison and Clinical Nurse Manager, Saolta University Healthcare Group and NUI Galway
Dr. Steven Griffin
Innovation from Healthcare Lead, 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, HIHI PI, CRF-Galway and NUI Galway
Prof. Timothy O’Brien
HIHI Academic Advisor, NUI Galway
Dr. Paul Anglim
HIHI Innovation Development Adviser