Ruth is the manager of the UCD Beacon Hospital Academy. She is involved in the CATCH training activities and also serves on the selection committee.
Ruth is the Manager of the UCD Beacon Hospital Academy. Ruth graduated from University College Dublin in 2000 with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy and received a first class honours Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from University College Dublin in 2005. Ruth worked for six years in St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. During this time, she was a Senior Physiotherapist in both Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Clinical Education and also lectured occasionally in Orthopaedics on the undergraduate programme for UCD School of Physiotherapy. Ruth joined Beacon Hospital in 2006 as the Physiotherapy Manager and went on to become Allied Therapy Manager in Beacon Hospital from 2009 to 2015. Ruth’s current research interest lies in quality of health care delivery and she currently sits on the CORU Physiotherapy Regulatory Board (2014-2018). In 2015, UCD Beacon Hospital Academy was launched and Ruth was delighted to be appointed manager in this new and exciting role. Under Ruth’s management, the academy has grown exponentially and continues to offer staff and students a best in the class educational experience.