Kieran WalshYoung Academy Ireland Member
Senior HTA Analyst in the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) and an Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer UCC
Kieran Walsh is a Senior HTA Analyst in the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) and an Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy in University College Cork (UCC). He leads on national evidence synthesis, economic evaluation and HTA projects, with the overarching aim of providing evidence-based advice to national policy- and decision-makers in the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Department of Health. Kieran is a registered pharmacist with experience in community, hospital and clinical trial settings. He undertook his PhD in UCC, between 2014 and 2018, on the topic of antipsychotic prescribing to nursing home residents with dementia. He has a strong research profile and has won several national awards for his work including the HSE Open Access Research Awards and the Royal Academy of Medicine (RAMI) Awards.