Professor Anne-Marie Brady Appointed Chair of Tallaght University Hospital Board

 Professor Anne-Marie Brady (March 11th 2024 ) Professor Anne-Marie Brady has been appointed the new Chair of the Tallaght University Hospital Board, taking over from the outgoing Chair Mr. Liam Dowdall. Professor Brady has served on the Hospital Board since 2018 and was until recently the Vice Chair of the Board. She had also previously served as Chair of the Quality, Safety & Risk Management Committee. 

Commenting on her appointment as Chair, Professor Brady said: “I would like to acknowledge the superb stewardship of Liam Dowdall during his tenure as Chair of the Hospital. During his tenure, there were many exciting developments but there were also some of the Hospitals greatest challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic and the cyberattack on the healthcare system. It is a great privilege to take on this role and I look forward to working with the Board, management team, and staff of the Hospital in delivering on the ambitious plans of the Hospital, developing our services further into the community.”

CEO of TUH Lucy Nugent said: “I warmly welcome the appointment of Professor Brady, her experience and leadership have greatly benefitted the board of the Hospital and I have no doubt her passion for healthcare and its development will benefit the Hospital, our patients, staff, and community. I and the management team look forward to working with her.”

Professor Anne-Marie Brady is Chair of Nursing & Chronic Illness in the School of Nursing & Midwifery and Director of Trinity Centre for Practice & Healthcare Innovation at Trinity College Dublin. She previously served as Head of School (2017-20); Director of the Trinity Centre for Practice & Healthcare Innovation (2014-17) and as Director of Teaching & Learning (Postgraduate) (2010-2014). She is a Registered General Nurse and Registered Nurse Tutor with over 35 years of clinical practice, management, education, and research experience in healthcare innovation.

Before joining Trinity College Dublin, Professor Brady gained extensive international experience working in healthcare systems in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the USA. Due to her clinical background, academic leadership, and governance experience, Professor Brady has gained a significant understanding of health service delivery issues in both the Irish and international contexts.

Her research work is focused on the development of and innovation of health systems and workforce development in healthcare. She has conducted research studies in collaboration with health service providers to examine issues around chronic illness, patient-related outcomes, unmet needs, workload measurement, healthcare innovation, and role development among healthcare workers.