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Assoc Professor

Eleanor Dunican

Consultant Physician/Associate Professor
School of Medicine
01 221 3462
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital Elm Park Dublin 4

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BIO

Eleanor Dunican graduated from the National University of Ireland Galway in 2005 and completed higher specialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine in 2014. Dr. Dunican continued her post-graduate training at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where she completed an ACGME-accredited Clinical Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease, followed by a Research Fellowship in Advanced Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She was awarded her Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research from UCSF in 2015. Prior to her arrival to UCD, as senior lecturer in 2017, Dr. Dunican was a co-investigator in the multi-centre Severe Asthma Research Program, investigating the molecular pathways that drive severe asthma. Her particular research focus is in understanding the mechanisms that contribute to the heterogeneity in clinical phenotypes and treatment response in asthma, in order to advance precision medicine approaches to management of asthma.Dr. Dunican is a consultant respiratory physician within the St. Vincent's Hospital Group. Her clinical interests include general respiratory medicine and chronic airways disease; in particular, the management of severe, uncontrolled or exacerbation-prone asthma; pleural disease and pleural ultrasound; lung cancer; and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Jul 2017
  • Consultant Respiratory Physician
    St. Vincent's University Hospital, Ireland1 Jul 2017
  • Clinical Instructor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco1 Jul 2014 - 30 Jun 2017
  • Fellow, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco2012 - 2014

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Specialist Registrar; Internal Medicine
    Mullingar Regional Hospital1 Jul 2011 - 30 Jun 2012
  • Specialist Registrar; Respiratory Medicine
    Beaumont Hospital1 Jul 2010 - 30 Jun 2011
  • Specialist Registrar; Respiratory Medicine
    Mater Misericordiae University Hospital1 Jul 2009 - 30 Jun 2010
  • Medical Registrar; Respiratory Medicine
    Beaumont Hospital1 Jul 2008 - 30 Jun 2009
  • Senior House Officer; Internal Medicine
    Beaumont Hospital, Wexford General Hospital1 Jul 2006 - 30 Jun 2008
  • Intern; Medicine/Surgery
    Merlin Park University Hospital, Mayo General Hospital1 Jul 2005 - 30 Jun 2006

DEGREES

  • MB BCh BAO
    NUI Galway IRL
  • M.A.S.
    University of California San Francisco
  • MRCPI
    Royal College of Physicians Ir

CERTIFICATIONS

  • ECFMG
    Educational Commession for Foreign Medical Graduates, United States30 Jun 2011

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • Clinical Training Program in Pulmonary Disease
    University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, United States1 Jul 2012 - 30 Jun 2014
    Pulmonary MedicinePostdoctoral FellowshipSupervised by Lazarus SC
  • Advanced Pulmonary and Critical Care Research Program
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States1 Jul 2014 - 31 May 2017
    Postdoctoral ResearchSupervised by Fahy JV