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Prof. John Gallagher


Dr John Gallagher M.Sc

Professor John Gallagher

Professor John Gallagher is a Specialist in Occupational Medicine and Adjunct Professor in Occupational Medicine at the College of Medicine and Health at UCC.

He is the Consultant Occupational Physician and Head of the Occupational Health Department for HSE South. He is Consultant in Occupational Medicine, Mercy University Hospital, Cork, South Infirmary/Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, Mater Private Hospital, Cork, Clinical Director, Healthcheck, Mater Private Hospital, Cork.

He was previously a Member of the Toxicology Committee of the Royal Irish Academy and External Examiner Cardiff University MSc in Occupational Health

He is a Clinical Senior lecturer in Occupational Medicine at UCC and the Academic Director of the Diploma in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work at UCC since 1992.  He is a Supervisor on the Cardiff University MSc in Occupational Health.

He is an examiner, trainer and past Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

John is founder and Managing Director of Cognate Health Ltd which delivers on a new vision of how occupational healthcare can be provided in the modern workplace.

He has published widely in the field of occupational medicine and has active research interests.





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