Dr. Durkan completed undergraduate training in Ireland at the Royal College of Surgeons, graduating with Honors 1989. She then completed post graduate medical, and sub specialty Endocrinology training in the UK. Following this she completed a second residency in Internal Medicine at St Raphael’s Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, USA and a fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism at Brown University School of Medicine, USA.
Dr. Durkan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Diplomat of the American Board of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She was awarded a Masters in Clinical Education NUI Galway in 2012
She is the former Dean of Academy , NUIG ( National University of Galway) School of Medicine, and on relocating to Cork she is practicing as a Consultant Diabetologist / Endocrinologist at the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork and Cork Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinic. She has also been appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medicine, in UCC ( University College Cork ) School of Medicine.
She is currently the President Elect of UEMS (European Union Committee for Medical Specialties),Board of Endocrinology and has been appointed to the UEMS Examination committee to progress the European Board Exam in Endocrinology in partnership with the ESE ( European Society for Endocrinology ) and the RCPUK Federation.
She has just been nominated for Vice President of the UEMS CESMA ( Council for European Specialists Medical assessments ) having been appointed to CESMA in 2015 .
She is currently Chairman of the Diabetes division of the Irish Endocrine Society She remains an active member of the National Diabetes Clinical Advisory Group She is Co – Chair of the National Committee R3i (Residual Risk Reduction) Ireland and has become involved in establishing a National Lipid Screening Program that will implementing a national lipid & FH protocol.
She has just been appointed as the IES ( Irish Endocrine Society) representative to the National Committee for Chemical pathology.
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VENUE: CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE & HOTEL, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
The Future Health Summit 2017, will be run in over 115,000 sq foot of exhibition and Conference facilities at the Citywest Convention Centre & Hotel, Co Dublin, Ireland on May 24th & 25th, 2017
DIRECTIONS TO CITYWEST CONVENTION CENTRE, SAGGART, CO. DUBLIN, IRELAND
Coming from Dublin on the M7 take Exit 3A after the exit for Citywest Business Campus.
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The Convention Centre is located on the Red Luas Line, just 7 minutes walk from the terminus at Saggart
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