Professor Jérôme Fennell

Jerome Fennell
Name Professor Jérôme Fennell
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Tel: 01 414 3936
SpecialtyClinical Microbiology

Special Interests

Epidemiology of resistant Gram Negative infections, Orthopaedic and Urinary Tract Infections, application of technology to improve patient treatment, surveillance and infection control.


1996 MB BCh BAO, University College Galway
1998 MSc, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Glasgow
2002PhD University of Glasgow
2005 Certificate in Bioinformatics, University of Oxford
2008FRCPath in Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Pathologists
2009 Postgraduate Cert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, NUIG
2013 Diploma in Leadership and Quality in Healthcare, RCPI
2020 Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland


Consultant Microbiologist 2009 – Present
Head of Clinical Microbiology Dept 2013-2015
Lab Director Naas Hospital 2010 – 2015
Lecturer Trinity College Dublin 2002-2003, 2009- 2019
Senior Clinical Lecturer 2019-2022
Clinical Associate Professor 2022- present


PhD Dept of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow
Over 40 peer reviewed publications and 1,100 citations
2008 Irish Society of Clinical Microbiologists Prize
2001 Young Investigator’s Prize, IAS

Professional Memberships

Member of the Irish Society of Clinical Microbiologists
Member of the British Infection Association
Member of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Fellow of the Royal College of Pathology, UK
Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology, RCPI
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland