Associate Professor Danielle   Ni Chroinin
Conjoint Associate Professor

Associate Professor Danielle Ni Chroinin

MB BCh BAO (1st Hons), BMedSc, MD (Research), MRCPI, FRACP (Dual: Geriatric and General Medicine)

Professional memberships of ANZAHPE and ANZSGM.

Co-chair of the Models of Care working Group, Age and Ageing Clinical Academic Group, SPHERE. Co-Chair of Liverpool Hospital Falls Prevention and Management Committee.

SWS Clinical School

Associate Professor Danielle Ní Chróinín is a Staff Specialist in Geriatric Medicine, Liverpool Hospital, and holds dual fellowships in Geriatric and General Medicine, and has over a decade’s experience in clinical geriatric medicine, both here and in Ireland. She is a Conjoint Associate Professor with South Western Sydney Clinical School at UNSW Sydney.

Danielle completed her doctoral thesis in the field of stroke medicine, and most of her present research focusses on clinically meaningful, collaborative and multidisciplinary research applying to the care of older persons. This includes studies of frailty and mortality in primary care, advance care planning, strategies for caring for persons with dementia, and functional outcomes of older persons in hospital.

Danielle has an active interest in teaching and supervision, including supervising ILP/honours students and supporting early career researchers in the geriatric research sphere.

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  • U.C.C. Entrance Scholarship on basis of Leaving Certificate Results, 1999
  • Bord na Gaeilge / University College Cork Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta (Irish Scholarships), 2000, 2002
  • College Scholar award on basis of end-of-year exams, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • U.C.C. James M. O’Donovan Prize in Medicine, 2004 (Highest Score in class)
  • National Universities of Ireland Henry Hutchinson Stewart Scholarship in Medicine, 2004 (Highest score amongst all medical graduates at National Universities of Ireland)
  • National Universities of Ireland Henry Hutchinson Stewart Commendation in Paediatrics, 2004 (Fourth amongst National Universities of Ireland)
  • Clinical Dean’s Award for teaching (South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Sydney), 2018