Dr Carew is a researcher working in the area of health information systems. In her current role at the Health Research Board, she manages the Irish Treatment Demand Indicator. Dr Carew has over 10 years of experience working in health information systems which followed earlier work in the field of data analytics consultancy. Her research interests are drug treatment, ageing drug users and data modelling.
Recently her work has focused on the topics of ageing and the gaps between drug use among the general population and the treatment seeking population. He work has informed international publications such as the UNODC’s World Drug Report, and has been recognised through several awards, including the NIDA international programme and the FuturiZe future-oriented policy thinking in the addictions area.