Deputy Lead - PRU BehSci PPIE Strategy Group
Irene is one of our Public and Patient representatives and acts as deputy to our PPIE Lead. She lives in the Newcastle upon Tyne area and she left school at 16 working as a secretary for 35 years. After a cancer diagnosis in 2003 and being successfully treated, she decided to take early retirement. Irene now enjoys getting involved with University and health research projects and has been volunteering for them for many years. She is a volunteer for the Institute of Neuroscience, and a member of Trial Steering Committees and Trial Management Groups. She also enjoys participating in focus groups and going to as many conferences as possible, looking upon this as “her University years”. Irene enjoys walking and going to the cinema and theatre.