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Congratulations to Professor Colin Doherty announced as one of the Professorial Fellows of Trinity College Dublin 2021.

Professor Colin Doherty

Professor Colin Doherty is a consultant neurologist at St James's Hospital and holds the Ellen Mayston Bates Chair in Epileptology at Trinity College Dublin School of Health Sciences.

Professor Doherty has published widely in the areas of brain imaging in epilepsy, the genetics of epilepsy, functional imaging of language, dementia, clinical epileptology and brain injury.

In the past few years he has become interested in the challenges of population health, health services research and care delivery in epilepsy, particularly the development of co-designing services, and service transformation driven by patient preference, digital health and virtual care. He has published recently on national issues regarding epilepsy care including : evidence-based pathways, national mortality estimates and national prescribing rates.

Colin is a Principal investigator at the SFI funded FutureNeuro Center.

Fellowships are awarded to those showing excellence in research and scholarship and to acknowledge a professor's contribution to academic life and teaching in the College.