Dr Alanna Hare is a consultant in Sleep and Ventilation based in London, UK. Upon her graduation in 1999 from Selwyn College, University of Cambridge she went on to complete her postgraduate training at St Mary’s, Imperial college School of Medicine in 2002. After training in respiratory and general medicine, she went on to complete a Masters in Clinical Education in 2013 and was awarded a distinction.
She has a specialist expertise in the treatment of sleep disorders including sleep apnoea, insomnia and the restless legs syndrome. Other areas of specialist interest include lung failure and the use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV). Drawing on her specialist experience, she developed a simulator-based training programme for other clinicians for which she was awarded a European Respiratory Society Education Grant.
Dr Hare is actively involved in medical education and training as the Programme Director for Core Medical Trainees, and is an educational and clinical supervisor, as well as leading the simulation-based training programme. She has spoken nationally and internationally on education and training in non-invasive ventilation, and has published a number of book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals.