Department: Operational Management Team
Cormac Kennedy is currently a Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist and Physician at St James Hospital as well as a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Trinity College Dublin. His experience gives him a perspective of the journey of medicines from the bench to the bedside including the pharmaceutical, regulatory, economic, policy and clinical contexts.
Cormac is a graduate of UCD Medical School and the School of Pharmacy Trinity College. He completed a PhD at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the product of which was subsequently patented.
He received a HSE-NDTP Management and Leadership Scholarship to undertake a Masters in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management at the London School of Economics and was awarded a Distinction. He is undertaking a Masters in Clinical Trials at Oxford University.
His clinical interests include the specialist treatment of hypertension and lipid disorders and he has presented internationally and published in these areas. His other research interests are across a spectrum of areas related to medicines including pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics and appropriate drug usage.