Alison is an academic consultant at Dublin Dental University Dental Hospital and is a Special Care Dentist with responsibility for medically complex patients and people with disabilities. She teaches Clinical Special Care Dentistry and sedation at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level and has Clinical Consultant Posts at St James and St Vincents Hospital, Dublin. She is the chair of the education committee and honorary editor of the International Association for Disability and Oral Health. She is on the Medical Advisory Board for World Federation of Haemophilia, is past president of the Irish Society for Disability and Oral Health and is on the Irish academic reference panel working with the DOH on the new oral health policy.
She is an international speaker of repute having delivered keynote lectures in Europe, USA, Australia, South America and beyond. she has published many scientific articles and a clinical textbook of special care dentistry. She has extensive healthcare management experience and was Clinical Director of Salaried Services in Warwickshire, UK. She is currently the chair of the Clinical Audit Committee of the Dublin Dental University Hospital and the Winner of the HMI Health Leadership Award 2015
"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"Ian Addie, Patient Access Head, Novartis Ireland Ltd
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."Emma Carter ,Mobile Health Unit Manager ,Irish Heart
"‘I have spoken at and attended this event for the last six years and in a short space of time the Future Health Summit has become an annual meeting place for progressive healthcare leaders who want to drive change and improve healthcare delivery. "Mr. Bill Maher, Chief Executive, Bon Secours Health System
"“This Conference is another one of Ireland’s global contributions. The Future Health Summit is required attendance for all who wish to engage in a stimulating interchange on the future of healthcare – globally and domestically""Michael Dowling , Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health