Prof. Martin Cormican

National Clinical Lead for HCAI and AMR. Professor of Bacteriology at NUI Galway. Consultant Microbiologist



Prof.Martin Cormican graduated from NUI Galway Medical School in 1986. He trained in Ireland, UK and USA and was appointed Professor of Bacteriology at NUI Galway and Consultant Microbiologist in 1999.  He is director of the GUH National Microbiology Reference Laboratory services which include services for Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae and has recently been appointed as National Clinical Lead for HCAI and AMR to support and urgent response to the epidemic spread of CPE.  His research interests include antibiotic resistance and food borne infection. With colleagues he established a Centre for Health from Environment at NUI Galway to promote research and advocacy on the central role of the environment in enabling people to live fulfilling and joyful lives.

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