Dr John Gallagher, Occupational Health
Dr John Gallagher is a Specialist in Occupational Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He has a Masters degree in Occupational Health from the Institute of Occupational Health University of Birmingham and was the inaugural John Darwall Prize winner there in 1991.
He has held a number of posts with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine including those of Vice Dean, National Specialty Director and he was elected Dean of the Faculty in 2004. Dr Gallagher has been in full time occupational medical practice since 1991 and has wide experience of occupational health in a variety of settings including internationally, he has been involved with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine examinations in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia for a number of years.
He is currently Managing Director of Employment Health Advisors, a multidisciplinary occupational health and safety consultancy established in 1992. He is the Head of the Occupational Health Department for the Health Services Executive Southern Area.
He is a College lecturer in Occupational Medicine at University College Cork and is the Academic Director of the Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work at the University. He is also an examiner and a Specialist Trainer for the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. He has published in a number of peer reviewed journals in the field of Occupational Medicine and contributes on a regular basis to periodicals and conferences nationally and internationally.