Dr Eoin Feeney joined the MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme (CSFP) in 2008. He undertook his PhD in UCD under the supervision of Dr Patrick Mallon and Dr Peter Doran.
In this video, Dr Feeney discusses his participation in the Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme, and in particular the value of the structured training element in facilitating PhD research.
Dr Feeney graduated from the CSFP in June 2012 and gained further experience as an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He is now Consultant in Infectious Diseases at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin.
Dr Feeney’s Alumni profile is available at molecularmedicineireland.ie/resources/mmi-alumni/mmi-csfp-alumni/
Find more information on Dr Feeney’s CSFP research project at molecularmedicineireland.ie/csfp-research/
About the Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme (CSFP)
Funded under PRTLI Cycle 4 in 2008, 22 medical graduates undertook PhD studies in five academic institutions as MMI Clinician Scientist Fellows. The CSFP is a structured PhD programme which has trained this key group of clinician scientists to graduate with the unique and specialised knowledge essential to fulfil Ireland’s research needs in translational medicine.
Further information on the CSFP can be found at the below link:
The MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme is funded under the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions (PRTLI) Cycle 4 and co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).