Senior Pancreatic Cancer Dietitian, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Oonagh has worked as Senior Pancreatic Dietitian at the National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer at St Vincent’s University Hospital since 2011, establishing a specialist dietetic service for people with pancreatic cancer. Prior to taking up this role she spent over 7 years working in the NHS from 2003 to 2010, including Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and St
Bartholomew’s in London. Her final role in the NHS was as Dietetic Team Leader at the Royal Marsden Hospital where she was selected for the National Cancer Leadership Programme.
Oonagh is vice-chair of the Nutrition Interest Group of the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (PSGBI), co-ordinating educational activities and representing the group at PSGBI Council since 2017. In 2015 she received a Health Research Board Research Training Fellowship, allowing her to complete her PhD at Trinity College Dublin. She has recently been appointed as Adjunct Lecturer/Assistant Professor in University College Dublin where she will undertake her