Professor Seán Kennelly

Dr. Sean Kennelly
TitleProfessor Seán Kennelly MB PhD FRCPI
Contact Details01 414 2000
SpecialtyConsultant Physician in Geriatric & Stroke Medicine
Director of Cognitive Clinical Trials Unit & Memory Service at TUH


  • Trinity College Dublin MB BCh BAO 2001
  • PhD Trinity College Dublin 2010 


Clinical senior lecturer in the department of medical gerontology, Trinity College Dublin
Principle investigator in TCIN (Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience)
Co-principle investigator on the Irish National Audit of Dementia (INAD) care in acute hospitals.
Scientific and Medical Advisor on the EU FP-7 funded NILVAD project (
Member of the clinical and research advisory panel for the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland
National specialty director for the specialty of internal and acute medicine in the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.
Research interests include: dementia, delirium, stroke, healthcare service, and rehabilitation and residential care medicine

Professional Memberships

Honorary secretary of the Irish Society of Physicians in Geriatric Medicine
Executive member of Irish delirium Society and Irish Society of Acute and Internal Medicine
Member of Irish Gerontological Society, British Geriatrics Society and European Union Geriatric Medicine Society