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Professor Hannah McGee

Professor Hannah McGee took up the position of Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the RCSI in January 2010. She joined RCSI in 1987 as a Health Psychology Research Fellow. In 1997 she became Professor of Psychology and in 2006 she became the first Head of Population Health Sciences (PHS) at RCSI. She established RCSI's College-wide Research Ethics Committee in 1998 and in 2009 became Deputy Director of Research. Hannah graduated from Trinity College with a degree in Physiology in 1981 and obtained her PhD in Psychology in 1988.

Hannah has previously served as President of the Psychological Society of Ireland and the European Health Psychology Society, and is currently Chair of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Section, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Hannah has led on a number of important research and evaluation projects to inform national health and social policy in recent years. Much of her work has been in cardiovascular health - she has worked in cardiac rehabilitation to evaluate outcomes and to train coordinator staff in conjunction with the Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme at Beaumont Hospital Dublin.