Dr Teresa Bruen currently works as a lecturer in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in the Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Social Care. She holds a BSc in Nursing from NUI Galway and a H.Dip in Public Health Nursing from University College Dublin (UCD).
Teresa also holds a Masters in Primary Health Care from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Sheffield. She is currently lecturing on the BSc (Hons) Programmes in General and Psychiatric Nursing. She also lectures on the Bachelor of Arts Programme in Applied Social Care.
Teresa has a keen interest in education and works well with other people. She is a member of Academic Council and has experience as an external examiner. She hopes to make a valuable contribution to the Dietitians Registration Board and is particularly interested in education and widening participation.