Dr. Tony Holohan

Tony Holohan  was appointed in July 2022  as an Adjunct Full Professor of Public Health in University College Dublin (UCD) College of Health and Agricultural Sciences. In 2023 he was appointed as Director of a new Centre for One Health in the College of Health and Agricultural Sciences in University College Dublin (UCD).

He was awarded an Adjunct Full Professorship in the School of Public Health and Primary Care in Trinity College Dublin in March 2024. He was appointed as chair of the governance committee of FutureNeuro, a Science Foundation Ireland research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases in early 2024.
Tony is also a board member of the Irish Hospice Foundation.

He also works as an external consultant on some specific projects with the WHO at the European level including in relation to public health leadership, health and the wellbeing economy and One Health.
Tony served as Chief Medical Officer in Ireland for 14 years from 2008 to 2022. He led the public health response to Covid 19 pandemic in Ireland. During this time, he became the public face of the pandemic, helping to steer the nation through the biggest public health crisis in Ireland’s modern history. He works as a consultant in public health medicine in the National Cancer Control Programme.


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