Trinity College Dublin
Trinity is the highest ranked and oldest university in Ireland, with a proud tradition stretching back to its foundation in 1592. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences. Trinity’s tradition of independent intellectual inquiry has produced some of the world’s most original minds including Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Ernest Walton, Edmund Burke, and Mary Robinson. This tradition finds expression today in a campus culture of scholarship, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and dedication to societal reform.
Professor Charles Normand
Professor Charles Normand is an economist. He is Professor of Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin and Professor of the Economics of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation at the Cicely Saunders Institute at King’s College London. He has worked for nearly 40 years on economic aspects of health, focussing recently on ageing on palliative and end of life care. He has published over 200 journal articles and is a co-author on a bestselling textbook on health economics. His recent studies have focussed on the effects of palliative care interventions on patterns and trajectories of care, and on measuring benefits in palliative care. His role on DIAdIC is on the costs and outcomes for patients and families.