Professor Walsh is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and is the Chair of Vascular Surgery at NUI Galway. He has extensive experience in the management of patients with lower limb venous and arterial disease. He has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, edited two books and received a number of grant awards from bodies such as the Health Research Board. He acts as Co-Director and Lead Clinician at LUCI.
Marie is an Advanced Nurse Practitoner in Tissue Viability and Wound Management. After training as a nurse in the UK, she obtained a BA in Health Services Management from the University of Westminster. She was awarded an MA Health Sciences from NUI Galway in 2014. Marie currently acts as Co-Director of LUCI. She works with Sligo / Leitrim Community Services. Marie has a special interest in the management of patients with venous ulceration.
Gillian is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability with Sligo / Leitrim Community Services. Previously, she was Clinical Nurse Manager with Surgical Services in Sligo University Hospital. She holds a Masters Degree in Human Factors and Patient Safety from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Gillian focuses on management of patients with arterial ulceration and lower limb arterial disease.
Liz is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability with Galway Community Services. She holds higher diplomas in Tissue Viability and Wound Management from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and Public Health Nursing from NUI Galway. Liz has a special interest in the management of lower limb venous disease.
Prof O’Sullivan is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist and Professor of Interventional Radiology at NUI Galway. He has a global reputation for expertise in the management of deep vein problems using x-ray guided techniques. He is a frequent invited speaker on the topic at international meetings and has published a number of books in the area.
Ms Deirdre Jones
Ms Jones is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Saolta Hospital Group. She has extensive experience in the management of skin cancers. Prior to taking up her post in the West of Ireland, she spent time at the world-leading Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in the United States. Deirdre and her team lead the management of patients whose ulcers are found to be cancerous at LUCI.