Prof Derek O’Keeffe
Professor of Medical Device Technology NUIG.
Prof Derek O’Keeffe (@Physicianeer) holds dual first class honours degrees in Engineering and Medicine as well as a Masters and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Limerick and NUIG. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard and is a graduate of the Endocrinology Clinical Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, USA. As well as multiple academic publications, he holds two biomedical patents and several international research prizes. He was awarded The Outstanding Young Person of the World by JCI. He is a Black Belt Taekwondo Instructor, Qualified Pilot & Advanced Scuba Diver. He works as a Consultant Endocrinologist at UHG and is the Professor of Medical Device Technology at NUIG.