Dr Suzanne McCarthy
Suzanne is a clinical pharmacy practice lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, University College Cork and a research pharmacist at Cork University Hospital. She has a research interest in drug safety and has published work on the prevalence of limited health literacy, the relationship between health literacy and medication taking, and interventions used to improve medication taking in patients with limited health literacy. She has collaborations both nationally and internationally in health literacy research. Suzanne is a key member of the “Health literacy initiatives to empower patients and improve medication adherence” and had applied to become a partner in the EIP AHA’s Specific Action Group on Medication Adherence (A1).