Dr Carol Sinnott
MB BAO BCh MMedSci MRCPI MICGP PhD
Dr Carol Sinnott was the first HRB HSE National Academic Research Fellow in General Practice in Ireland. She completed her doctoral research at the Department of GP in University College Cork (2011- 16), and now works as Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCC. Carol’s work focuses on the challenges associated with medication management in patients with multimorbidity, and interventions to improve the quality of care in multimorbidity. She has been awarded the Early Career Researcher Award from the Society for Social Medicine UK, the Royal College of General Practitioners’ Sheppard Memorial Prize, the Professor William Shannon Prize for Primary Care Research and the Research Paper of the Year from the Irish College of General Practitioners 2016. She has funded her research with grant awards from the Health Research Board, Irish Research Council, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Irish College of General Practitioners. In addition to her research, Carol works as a tutor on the South East GP Training Scheme and works as a GP in the Rowe Creavin practice, Waterford.