About uControlHealth

We are a Medtech company which creates web and mobile-based programs that deliver digital healthcare and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for mental health and addiction. Founder Dr. Conor Farren is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin. He has been part of several research projects highlighting the effectiveness of computerised cognitive therapy and supportive text messages. Additionally, he has explored the effectiveness of Smartphone use on Alcohol and Drug Misuse. He is the author of two books on mental health and alcohol misuse.

Our Team

Dr Conor Farren, MB, Ph D, DABPN, FRCPI, MRCPsych
Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Dr Farren is a consultant psychiatrist & the Director of Addictions at St Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin and an Associate Professor in Psychiatry, at Trinity College Dublin. He has published 2 books, written 80+ research articles, & is a renowned addiction expert with an extensive network in Ireland, the UK, and the US.

Diane Lanigan
Chief Executive Officer 

Diane was previously COO of CCBT UK Ltd, a pioneer of digital delivery for mental health solutions. She managed the commercialisation of a suite of digital mental health technologies into UK, Ireland & Europe for 5 years.

Vess Christoph
VP of Technology 

Vess is an multi award winning serial entrepreneur, who has won multiple technology awards. He has successfully developed the strategy and technology behind several companies that serve over 10,000 clients throughout Europe and the US.

Sharon Kerr
VP of Marketing

Sharon has 15+ years of marketing experience and has worked with clients such as EverydayHealth, AT&T, Johnsons, & many Silicon Valley startups.

Dr Cliodhna McHugh BSc, MSc, Phd
VP of Research

Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, School of Medicine.

Dr Erin Stair MD, MPH, MSc
Head of US Operations

Erin heads up operations in the US and has worked for 10 years for international digital health companies in roles such as data analysis, business strategy and clinical oversight.

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Get in touch for a demo: dlanigan@ucontrolhealth.com