Dr Claire Buckley

Dr Claire Buckley

CDP-CDP Core Partner
Health Service Executive and University College Cork

Dr Claire Buckley is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine on the National Integrated Care Programme for the Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease within the HSE and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health in UCC.

Claire graduated with a degree in Medicine from UCC in 2003 and undertook General Practice Training until 2009. She completed a Master of Public Health in 2009 and then undertook a HRB-funded Academic Research Fellowship for Healthcare Professionals. Claire was awarded a PhD in 2014: her thesis was entitled ‘Lower Extremity Amputations in People with Diabetes: Trends and Determinants’.  Claire undertook Higher Specialist Training in Public Health Medicine from 2013-2016.

Claire has a keen interest in disease prevention and works at a national level to develop a more integrated healthcare system in Ireland for the management and prevention of chronic disease. Her background in general practice gives her a unique insight into the importance of a shared primary-secondary care approach to chronic disease.  In her role within the HSE, Claire works closely with the clinical leads for the major chronic diseases from both primary and secondary care.

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