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Patricia Ruane from Monivea, County Galway has opened a new Podiatry Practice in Cloon, Claregalway.

Patricia attended Fiorello H. La Guardia College in the US where she excelled as a student, receiving numerous awards for outstanding academic achievement, including placement on the Dean’s List each year. She also obtained her Nursing Degree at the college. She was also placed on the National Dean’s List of America and was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honour Society.

Patricia went on to work as a Charge Nurse in Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, which is ranked as one of the top hospitals in the United States. She also worked for Wagner Homecare Nursing Agency in New York and worked for the actor Robert De Niro, caring for his father.

Patricia continued her nursing education at Hunter University in New York, completing two years of the Nurse Practitioner Program where she again was a high honours student.

She returned to Ireland due to a family tragedy and enrolled in the Podiatry (Podiatric Medicine) Program at NUI Galway in 2010. Patricia received numerous awards at NUI Galway for Outstanding Academic Achievement including: Scholarship Awards for Years 2010–2011, 2011–2012 and was First Prize winner of the prestigious Dr H.H. Stewart Medical Scholarship Award in Podiatry 2012 in Ireland.

Patricia attended a ceremony at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin, where she was presented with a medal and €1,000 from Chancellor of the National University of Ireland, Dr Maurice Manning. Patricia graduated from NUI Galway in June 2014 with a higher Honours Bachelors Degree in Podiatry (Podiatric Medicine).

With her long history of working in the medical field and numerous awards and achievements, clients are sure to receive high quality Podiatric treatment at Galway Podiatry Practice.

For appointments, contact Patricia at 087 348 0810.