Edel is a 25 year old tea enthusiast from Roscommon. She graduated from UL with a masters in Occupational Therapy in June 2014.
Interested in all things science Edel started out with a physiology degree from UCD in 2011. Always harboring a desire to work as a health professional she opted for a change of career path with a masters in Occupational Therapy in UL. Occupational therapy presented an opportunity to empower individuals to manage their own health similar to the principals of the Health Futures Lab. Edel is passionate about mental health and navigating stigma within this arena. Edel carried out her research on early intervention in First Episode Psychosis and graduted with a first class honours in June 2014.