Speciality: Respiratory Medicine
Sub specialities: Plerual Disease
Dr Gleeson graduated from Medicine in Trinity College Dublin in 2010 before embarking upon her postgraduate clinical training, attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCPI) in 2013. She completed her higher specialist training in Respiratory Medicine in 2020, during which time she nurtured a particular interest in immunology and infection (particularly tuberculosis), lung cancer and interventional pulmonology. She subsequently spent two years undertaking a Clinical Fellowship in Pleural Disease and Interventional Pulmonology in Imperial NHS Trust in London, before returning to Ireland to establish the Ambulatory Pleural Service in St James’s Hospital.
MB BCh BAO BA, Trinity College Dublin, 2010
MRCPI, Royal College of Physicians Ireland, 2013
PhD in Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, 2017
Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (HERMES), European Respiratory Society, 2019
Dr Gleeson is actively involved in translational medical research, completing her PhD in Clinical Medicine in 2017 in which she examined metabolic changes in immune cells following infection with tuberculosis. In 2020 she was awarded the HRB Clinician Scientist Fellowship to continue her work in this important field, and currently holds the position of Associate Professor in Respiratory Medicine in Trinity College Dublin.
St James's Hospital