Vivienne Byers is a Lecturer in the College of Business at DIT and lectures in public sector policy, planning & management, as well as in organisational behaviour and change. She also lectures as adjunct faculty in University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin in the area of public sector management in health care at postgraduate level and has carried out consultancy in the health sector.
She is currently working with faculty at the Eastern Michigan University in examining the implementation of Healthcare Reform. She has extensive experience working in the public sector in Ireland, Canada and the UK as both a health professional and as a health care manager. She has just completed her tenure of 8 years as external examiner with the Institute of Public Administration on postgraduate and undergraduate offerings to health services managers.