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Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion
St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) is an active member of the Irish Health Promoting Hospital (HPH) Network and is therefore committed to the attainment of health gain for our patients, staff and community. The hospital currently has two representatives on the Irish HPH National Executive and Scientific Committees.
The Department of Preventive Medicine and Health Promotion directs health promotion in SVUH under the leadership of Professor Cecily Kelleher, who is also the Head of the School of Public Health and Population Science in University College Dublin. The hospital team is supported by UCD School of Public Health and Population Science academic department.
The Department is a resource for departments within the healthcare group requiring support in relation to the development or evaluation of their health promotion initiatives.