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Dr Robert Briggs

Robert is a Consultant Geriatrician in St James's Hospital, and combines academic activities in TILDA with a busy clinical workload in Europe's largest Falls & Syncope Unit in Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA). He completed a Ph.D. in 2019 examining the role of cerebral perfusion deficits and orthostatic hypotension in mood disorders in later life. He has published over 100 papers in the area of geriatric medicine and falls and was awarded a clinician scientist fellowship by the Health Research Board in 2023 and is the Clinical Lead of the Irish National Falls Audit.