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Padraic Dunne

Dr Pádraic Dunne (PhD) is an immunologist, practicing psychotherapist, accredited senior coach and certified lifestyle medicine professional, based at the Centre for Positive Health Sciences (CPHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), University of Medicine and Health Sciences. As a Senior Lecturer, and lead researcher of the Digital Health Research Group, Pádraic is interested in the development of health coach-led health and wellbeing programmes for the public. Online health coaching platforms have the capacity to deliver motivational and educational support to citizens, in conjunction with existing community-based services like Slaintecare Healthy Communities and Healthy Ireland. Pádraic is also a co-director of the Centre's MSc in Positive Health Coaching.

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