Professor Edna Roche
Professor in Paediatrics, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist, Children's' Health Ireland (CHI), Tallaght University Hospital
Edna Roche is a professor In paediatrics at the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and a consultant paediatric endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital Ireland at Tallaght University Hospital, where she leads a busy tertiary service in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. She holds an M.B, M.D, and MBA from the University of Dublin, postgraduate qualifications from the NUI, Membership and Fellowships from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Edinburgh and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health London. Professor Roche established and leads the Irish Childhood Diabetes National Register.
She is also a member of the international Hvidore and EURODIAB Diabetes Research Groups. She chairs the Nutrition Council of the Irish Heart Foundation and is a member of the Paediatrics and Child Health Clinical Advisory Group of the Faculty of Paediatrics, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). She was appointed to the Board of the Irish Medical Council by the Minister for Health. Her research interests include diabetes–epidemiology and clinical care, down syndrome – epidemiology, health issues, health service utilisation, clinical care, growth and development (SGA and Obesity) and rare disorders of Prader-Willi and Turner syndromes.