Denise is the Healthy Cities Coordinator for Cork City and Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Public Health in University College Cork.  Denise has extensive knowledge, experience and understanding of health promotion, wellbeing and a commitment to the social determinants of health and the reduction of health inequalities.  Denise graduated with a Degree in Sports & Exercise Science in 1998 and a Masters in Health Promotion in 1999.  Denise has over 25 years of experience working in Public Health and Health Promotion in the Health Service in Ireland.  Denise has a key role in a variety of health related Cork city based Inter-Agency projects and partnerships.  Denise also has a strong personal and professional interest and commitment to climate justice and environmental sustainability.  The Irish Examiner listed Denise among 100 Women ‘Blazing a Trail and Changing Ireland Today’ in 2023.

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