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Team BladderBoss is made up of leading experts in urogynecology, psychology, dietetics and physical therapy. We are passionate about women's health and are here to support your journey towards better bladder health. Together we are dedicated to helping the millions of women suffering from Overactive Bladder globally. Our mission is simple - empower women to take control of their Overactive Bladder.

We're a team of passionate healthcare professionals

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Brendan Staunton
Chief Executive Officer – BSc, MSc, MBA

Brendan Staunton is the co-founder and CEO of Amara Therapeutics. Brendan has over a decade of medical device commercialisation experience working with several international medical device companies at senior management level. Brendan studied Neuroscience at University College Dublin (UCD) and holds a Master’s degree in Medical Device Innovation from NUIG and an MBA from Smurfit Business School Dublin. Brendan is passionate about developing new medical device innovations that can have global impact. He identified to need to provide more effective early-stage treatments for pelvic and bladder health conditions during the Standford-affiliated Bioinnovate fellowship at the National University of Ireland, Galway back in in 2018. Since then, Brendan has worked tirelessly to develop solutions to these problems and is excited from the impact Amara Therapeutics can have in this field in the coming years.

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Dr. Emma Carr
Chief Scientific Officer – M.Ps.S.I, BA, H.Dip, MSc, PhD.

Emma Carr is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Amara Therapeutics. Emma is a health psychologist by training, with extensive experience in the development and execution of digital health interventions and clinical trials. Emma has led several digital health implementation projects for both National Research Institutions and industry. Emma is a thought leader in the space and has lectured on multiple programs including the MSc in Digital Health Transformation at UL and the MSc in Health Psychology at NUIG. She has been an invited speaker on the role of psychology in digital health for organisations such as EIT Health and Science Foundation Ireland. She is currently an Executive Committee member of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Division of Health Psychology.

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Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff
Chief Medical Officer – MD, FACOG, FACS, FRCSC

Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff is a co-founder and CMO of Amara Therapeutics. He is also a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia, where he is a research scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences and the Women’s Health Research Institute. He has active trials in urogynaecology, reconstructive surgery, and obstetrics, and has research interests bridging epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders and patient centered outcomes. Dr. Cundiff is a longstanding contributor to the medical literature with more than 10,000 citations. He has published 6 books, and more than 200 peer reviewed publications, and has led several multi-centered randomized trials. He has also advocated for women suffering from pelvic floor disorders through providing leadership of professional organizations, including serving as the President of the American Urogynecologic Society.

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Dr. Ultan Sharkey
Chief Technical Officer – BBLS, MBS, PhD

Ultan has vast academic and practical experience in business informatics and information systems. His Masters dissertation mapped success factors of traditional information systems to ecommerce platform performance. His Doctoral research developed a novel measurement instrument based on positive psychology theories to measure behavioural intentions within ecommerce software. Ultan’s work has been published in the International Journal of Ebusiness Research and he has presented research at numerous conferences. He has lectured in ecommerce strategy, decision systems, business analytics, application programming and lean methodologies. He is also an adjunct lecturer at the JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Galway Ireland.

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Katie Dunne
Quality Assurance – M.Ps.S.I, BA, MSc.

Katie Dunne is our Quality Assurance Lead at Amara Therapeutics. Katie has over nine years of experience working within large multi-national medical device companies, primarily as a Quality Engineer supporting manufacturing, problem-solving and continuous improvement activity, validations and large scale projects. Katie has an academic background in Psychology, with a Bachelor’s degree from University College Dublin (UCD) and a Master’s degree in Psychological Science from the University of Limerick (UL). She is a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Katie has a strong interest in improving patients’ lives through innovative healthcare technologies and approaches.

We’re proud of the work we do and the difference we’re making in the lives of women. We hope you’ll join us on this journey to better bladder health.

Dr. Emma Carr
Chief Operations Officer and Health Psychologist

What our users say

“I was at my wit’s end with my bladder and wasn’t sure if anything could help, but BladderBoss has been a lifesaver. The app has loads of useful tools and information, and I really felt supported the whole way through the program. I can’t thank you enough for the improvements I have experienced!”
Sam A. 48
“I actually feel that there is someone there who totally understands what I am going through, I love the videos!”
Dina M. 51
"It was great and encouraged me to change some behaviors that reduced my frequency of bathroom visits and helped me recognize the triggers."
Hannah B. 57

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