Professor Anthony O'Regan was appointed as Foundation Dean of the Institute of Medicine in November 2018.
Professor Anthony O'Regan is Dean of the Institute of Medicine. A consultant in respiratory and internal medicine in University Hospital Galway, Professor O’Regan is Chief Academic Officer for Saolta University Healthcare Group and an honorary Professor of Medicine at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Professor O’Regan graduated from University College Dublin in 1990. He completed postgraduate training at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Boston University School of Medicine. In addition to holding Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Professor O’Regan is American board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and allergy and immunology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He was conferred with an MD doctorate from UCD in 2003 and has received several distinguished teaching awards in both Ireland and the USA. He is a past president of the Irish Thoracic Society.