I am a Consultant Histopathologist at St Vincent's University Hospital Dublin in the Ireland East Hospital Group and Clinical Professor at UCD School of Medicine with a special interest in Thoracic Pathology. I am also the Heart and Lung Transplant Pathologist of the National Transplant Unit at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. I graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1996, then got a Master in Medical Sciences in Pathology at University College Dublin in 1998 and went on to train in Histopathology in Paris and in London, where I got my MRCPath in 2002. I than completed a PhD thesis in lung fibrosis in parallel to a Fellowship in Thoracic Pathology at Bichat Hospital, Paris in 2007. My main interests include interstitial lung diseases, heart and lung transplant pathology, lung cancer and cardiac/cardiovascular pathology.I provide national expertise in interstitial lung diseases and in adult sudden cardiac death, working closely with respiratory consultants and cardiothroacic surgeons, the Irish Heart Foundation, The Heart House at the Mater Hospital and the C.R.Y clinic at Tallaght Hospital. At research levels, I provide expertise in tissue and cell morphology, image analysis, animal models and immunohistochemistry. I regularly teach respiratory and cardiovascular pathology at undergraduate level at the UCD School of Medicine and at postgraduate level to trainees in Histopathology and Respiratory Medicine. I was the President of the Pathology section of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland 2012-2017 which provides Continuous Medical Education for Consultant and trainee Pathologists in Ireland. I regularly present at national and international conferences. I also review for pathology, cardiovascular and respiratory journals.