Professor Tara Coughlan

Dr. Tara Coughlan
NameProfessor Tara Coughlan
TitleConsultant Geriatrician & Stroke Physician
SpecialityGeriatrics/Stroke Medicine/Bone Health
Contact number00 353 1 414 3211

Education & Experience

MB BCh BAO National University of Ireland Galway
Specialist Registrar Training in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine RCPI
Bone Health Fellow Dept of Gerontology TCD
Consultant Geriatrician and Stroke Physician at Tallaght University Hospital 2007-present


National Specialty Director for Geriatric Medicine 2010-2016
Secretary to Irish Committee for Higher Medical Training
Founding member and Executive Governance Member of the Irish Hip Fracture Database
Member of Clinical Advisory group to National Programme
Member of the Irish Society of Physicians in Geriatric Medicine, The American Geriatrics society and The British Geriatrics Society
Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Ireland and London
Member of ISCD and registered Clinical Densitometrist

Research Interests

Bone Health, Stroke, Dementia, Rehabilitation