Dr Rebecca Maguire

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Dr Rebecca Maguire is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Maynooth University, who is also living with MS. She holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology, as well as an MA and PhD in Cognitive Science from University College Dublin. Rebecca is involved in a number of different research projects investigating the psychological wellbeing of those with chronic illness and their caregivers. She has a particular interest in furthering MS research, from both a professional and personal perspective. Rebecca is a strong advocate for all those affected by MS, and is actively involved in IPPOSI (which emphasises public and patient involvement in research), the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP), and the International Women in MS (IWiMS) community, where she is co-leading a rehabilitation/quality of life group. Rebecca is married with two children and lives in Co. Kildare.