Croí wins at Irish Medical Times Health Care Awards

We’re delighted to announce that for the third successive year Croí have winners in the Student Project of the Year category as part of the Irish Medical Times Health Care awards. Dr. Liam Martin a graduate from NUI Galway won the prestigious award for his novel research entitled ‘The Galway Taxi Driver Study’ which he conducted as part of his MSc in Preventive Cardiology, a Croí, NUIG collaboration.

The Croí CLANN (Changing Lifestyle through Activity and Nutrition) programme was a winner in the best patient educational category. The programme which is a collaboration with Dr. Francis Finucane at the Bariatric Medicine service is a dynamic 10-week intensive lifestyle intervention designed to help individuals achieve a healthy weight and shape. To date over 400 people from across the West of Ireland have engaged in this evidence-based programme, which yields very positive results across both lifestyle and medical risk factors.

Pictured at the awards are (L to R) Dr. Francis Finucane, Ailish Houlihan, Croí, Bobby Kerr, Ainne Costelloe, Croí and Dr. Liam Martin.