Professor Áine Carroll

Prof. Healthcare Integration & Improvement
University College Dublin

Biography

Áine is Professor of Healthcare Integration and Improvement at University College Dublin, Ireland and a consultant in rehabilitation medicine at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dublin.

She is a director and senior associate of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) and co-director of IFIC Ireland. Before this, she was national director of the Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division in the Health Services Executive.

During her tenure, Professor Carroll established the integrated care programmes for older persons, chronic disease, children’s health and patient flow to promote coordinated care and teamwork across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system.

Áine is acknowledged internationally for her expertise in whole system change and implementation. An experienced improvement advisor, she has provided advice, guidance and training on improvement and change to leaders of healthcare systems across the world. She is passionate about person-centred coordinated care and implementation science.