Ivan Perry – APC Faculty
Professor Ivan Perry MD, MSc (Epidemiology), PhD, is Professor of Public Health and Head of the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork. Following his appointment to UCC in 1997 he established de novo a flourishing multidisciplinary department of Epidemiology & Public Health with a national profile in cardiovascular disease and diabetes epidemiology and health services research. He is the founding Director of the Irish National Self Harm Register and co-Principal Investigator on the 3rd National Health and Lifestyle Survey (SLAN) and the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Professor Perry has led the development of a novel 4-year BSc programme in Public Health & Health Promotion and innovative masters programmes in population health sciences. He is interdisciplinary theme leader for “Health Services, Health Policy and Population Health” in UCC. He is a co-Principal Investigator on the Phd Scholar Programme in Health Services Research funded by the Health Research Board in 2007. He is Principal Investigator on the HRB Centre for Health and Diet Research (in collaboration with UCD).