IOS Annual Medical Conference 2016 Presentations on VIMEO

The Irish Osteoporosis Society held their

Annual Medical Conference on Saturday 22nd October in TCD.


All areas of Osteoporosis were covered including: vitamin D and the link with genetics; what GP’s can do as they are on the front line of seeing these patient; the significant link with Diabetes.

Professor Bernard Walsh was awarded the Irish Osteoporosis Society Lifetime achievement award for his outstanding work and commitment  in the area of Osteoporosis.

To see more images from the event please visit our Facebook page @IrishOsteoporosisSociety


The final conference Agenda can be viewed HERE.

The presentations from the conference are available to view on VIMEO.

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Professor Bernard Walsh,

Director, Mercer's Institute for Research on Ageing, Consultant Physician, MedEL Directorate, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin, Director, Bone Health and Osteoporosis Unit, St James's Hospital, Dublin.

Osteoporosis Treatments


Dr. Lina Zgaga,

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Trinity College Dublin.
Genetics and Vitamin D


Dr. Andrew Jordan,

General Practitioner.
Bone Health in Crisis: What can General Practice do to Help?


Ms. Aoife Ni Eochaigh,

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for women’s health and continence, Galway Clinic.
Advances in Incontinence Care

Mr. Derek Bennett, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Galway Clinic and Mayo General Hospital.
Update on surgical advances of the treatment of hip fractures

Mr. John McCabe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Galway University Hospitals & President of the Irish Spine Society.
Surgical Options for Osteoporosis


Ms. Louise Brent, National Irish Hip Fracture Database Coordinator.
Update on Hip Fracture Database

Dr. Donncha O’Gradaigh, Consultant Rheumatologist, Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital.
Fracture Liaison Services

Ms. Daragh Rodger, Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Care of the Older Adult, St Mary's Campus, Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Update on Fall Prevention

Mr. Peter Walshe, Consultant Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon, Department of Otolaryngologist and Cochlear implant department, Beaumont hospital, Dublin 9.
Parathyroid Adenoma and Osteoporosis

Ms. Fiona Pegum, Senior Physiotherapist in Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin.
Aquatic Therapy and its Benefits

Dr. Miriam Delaney, Endocrinologist, Metabolic Bone Specialist, NUI Galway, UCHG.
Interpretation of DXA reports


Dr. Joseph Browne, Consultant Physician and Geriatrician, St James Hospital, Dublin.

LVA When and Whom

Dr. Maeve Durkan, Consultant Endocrinologist at the Bon Secours Hospital and Cork Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinic.
Diabetes and Osteoporosis

Professor Malachi McKenna, Consultant Endocrinologist, St. Michael’s Hospital & St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Clinical Director Metabolism Laboratory & Director DXA Unit, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, UCD Associate Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
Paget's Disease

Annual Medical Conference for Health Professionals

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Trinity College Dublin


Trinity College Dublin








Click for Conference Agenda 2016


Award Categories

2 x Young Investigator Awards

Best Overall Scientific Abstract

Most Interesting Clinical Case

Best Poster