3 Appointments to the Health Research Board
The Health Research Board (HRB) is the lead agency supporting and funding health research in Ireland. It has a key role in building capacity for research, creating opportunities for researchers, driving translation of discoveries into practice and providing solid evidence to support policy. It also plays a role in health system innovation and economic development.
The role of the Board of the HRB is to provide leadership, set strategy, ensure that the human and financial resources are utilised to achieve objectives, review management performance, set the HRB-s values and standards, ensure that the HRB-s obligations to its stakeholders and as a public sector organisation are understood and met.