Beth Whitney is Administrative Officer with GBHI with responsibility for fellows support. Based at TCD, Beth is the point of contact for the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health. She is dedicated to using her extensive administrative and service skills to help support GBHI’s fellows to have an excellent learning and development experience.Beth has a varied administration and consultancy background. Having previously held an administration position in a veterinary hospital she has an awareness of the importance of clear communication of medical and technical language to the public. With an interest in information management and effective dissemination she has held administrative roles in the university sector since 2015. In University College Dublin, she held roles in the biomedical science section of the School of Medicine and in the agri-business and rural development section in the School of Agriculture.
In Trinity College Dublin she held a role in the Law School, as a research assistant to the PRILA project (Prisons: the Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights) and CPD event support administrator. She is motivated to support the Atlantic Fellows to become advocates of effective information dissemination and assist them as they seek to make progress in the prevention and treatment of dementia. With her previous experience acting as a conduit of information between medical professionals and members of the public her work is focused on engagement and personal interactions to improve the human experience through understanding.
Bio: Beth Whitney obtained a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Environmental Science from Trinity College Dublin in 2006. She completed a Master’s of Science in Library and Information Management at Dublin Business School in 2016, thesis title; Information Literacy Competencies and Schools Curricula. She joined the GBHI operations team in August 2018 as Administrative Officer.