Niamh Geaney joined The INFANT Centre in September 2013 as Clinical Trial Monitor for the HIP Study. The HIP Trial is an EU FP7 funded project which is investigating the role of dopamine in the management of extremely preterm infants who develop low blood pressure after birth.
Niamh’s role is to oversee the progress of the clinical trial, and to ensure that it is conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the applicable regulatory requirement(s).
Niamh’s previous experience in Research includes working as a Clinical Research Nurse in an independent, single-centre CRO which performed Phase I bioequivalence and bioavailability clinical trials and dental and cosmetic studies. She then moved into the role of Study Monitor where she gained a great deal of experience in overseeing the conducting, execution and reporting of clinical trials. She has also worked as a Pharmacovigilance Officer in a company providing contract Pharmacovigilance services to the Pharmaceutical Industry. She most recently worked as a Clinical Research Manager for an independent Clinical Research Organisation specialising in clinical trials in the area of food for health. She has worked in research for 13 years.