Location: Panoz Institute, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Course Coordinator, M.Sc in Hospital Pharmacy
Niamh McMahon is a hospital pharmacist working in St.James’s hospital, Dublin, and a Course coordinator within the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College. She coordinates the M.Sc. in Hospital Pharmacy, a taught Masters programme with seven participating hospitals. She also coordinates the Cardiology in Clinical Pharmacy Practice CPD module (5 ECTS credits), which is targeted at both hospital and community pharmacists.
Her MSc. thesis was entitled ‘The Use of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors in the Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy’.
Her current research interests relate to the field of potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people and also the value of competency-based training in postgraduate programmes. She is currently Lead Liaison Pharmacist to the National Clinical Care Programme for Older People.