Aileen Sheehy

Communications & Community Engagement Officer

Aileen Sheehy joined WWARN in April 2014 as Communication’s Officer. As part of her role, Aileen is responsible for collecting, preparing and updating content and materials for WWARN key digital platforms to ensure different target audiences have a clear understanding in WWARN’s role in supporting the optimal use of antimalarial medicines. Before WWARN, Aileen worked for nearly three years as Media Officer for the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK, and 18 months as a freelance writer for UK-based online science magazines and Tokyo-based English language websites. Aileen has a BSc. in Chemistry from University College Cork, Ireland, and a MSc. in Chemistry and Science Communications from the University of Warwick, UK.