2017 Conference Speakers
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Richard Kogan has a distinguished career both as a psychiatrist and as a concert pianist. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program.
Writer, Broadcaster and Critic
Internal Medicine Physician and Digital Health Innovator with a deep knowledge of clinical decision support software and how technology will ultimately augment the clinical work flow.
Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin
Authors of The Novel Cure - An A-Z of Literary Remedies and founders of the bibliotherapy service at The School of Life, Ella and Susan have been prescribing books either virtually or in person to patients all over the world.
Assistant Professor of emergency medicine and author
Jemma is a ceramicist from Co. Antrim. Inspired by events in her life and natural surroundings, Jemma uses her craft as her own personal therapy as well as an outlet for thoughts and emotions. Her work is inspired by her father's fight with dementia.
GP, broadcaster and journalist
Dr Ciara Kelly is a GP, Broadcaster and Award Winning Columnist. She writes a weekly column for the Irish Independent, is the medical expert of the George Hook Show, RTE's Operation Transformation programme, and appears regularly on TV and radio.
Professor of Psychiatry and author
Professor Brendan Kelly is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at University College Dublin and consultant psychiatrist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.