Dr Eleanor Mullan
Eleanor is a medical graduate of Trinity College, Dublin (TCD) (1983). She is a member of the Irish College of Psychiatrists and has specialized in the mental health of older adults. She obtained a Masters Degree in Medical Science (MMedSc) when holding the post of lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at University College London, her thesis was entitled “Detection of Depression in Older People”. She spent a year in Nepal as a Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; working mainly with older people.
She currently holds the post of Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age at Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Clinical Lecturer at University College Cork (UCC). Research Interests include Management of Depression and Delivery of Personalised Care to People with Dementia. She was chair of the national group of Old Age Psychiatrists in Ireland (IACPOA)(2006-9). She is a partner in the D4 Specific Action Group of the EIP. She was on the management committee of Kinsale Community Response to Dementia (K-CORD) who have been awarded a GENIO-monitored grant. This is an exciting community initiative addressing the needs of people with dementia, particularly to provide them with the support to remain at home for longer.