M.IIMH, PhD, MSc.
Like other health care professionals my training involved the study of the biological sciences, clinical diagnostic techniques, and the tradition and science of plants that can be used therapeutically. I obtained an M.Sc in herbal medicine from the University of Wales, and a PhD from University College Cork. My peer reviewed publications include the following articles: Folk Medicine and Its Second Life. Estudios Irlandeses, 2017. 12(2): p. 91-106. The Evil Eye and Biomedicine. Béascna, 2017. 10: p. 65-83. A Tale of Two Bonesetters. Béascna, 2013. 8: p. 89-102 A brief examination of the therapeutic properties of some of the herbs mentioned in the National Folklore Schools Collection (NFCS), Co. Clare. Béascna, 2011. Book (Sept 2021) "Ireland's Hidden Medicine"