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Dr Cormac Kennedy

Consultant Pharmacologist

Speciality: Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

Sub specialities: General internal medicine, lipidology, hypertension, clinical trials, prescribing

Dr Kennedy is a clinical pharmacologist and general physician at St James’s Hospital. He is assistant director of the Wellcome – HRB Clinical Research Facility at St James’s Hospital.

He is clinical advisor to the Medicines Management Programme, National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics and is a lecturer at the Department of Pharmacology, Trinity College Dublin.

    • Higher Specialist Training in Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
    • Masters in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management at the London School of Economics
    • Quality Improvement Scholarship at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
    • Fellowship with the International Society for Quality in Healthcare
    • European Society of Hypertension Summer School Scholarship
    • Higher Diploma in Business Studies from the Michael Smurfit Business School, UCD
  • Dr Kennedy has specialist clinical interests in hypertension and dyslipidemia. He created a patented technology to accelerate wound healing.

    • Previous council member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI)
    • Previous Chair of the RCPI Trainee Committee
    • Member of the New Consultants Community, British Pharmacological Society
    • Memberships – MRCPI, MPSI, BPS, BIHS, ESC, EAS, ISPOR
    • Publications and presentations in the areas of drug development, drug interactions, prescribing, health economics and the rational use of drugs
    • Current projects are in the areas of hypertension, dyslipidaemias, pharmacoepidemiology