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Professor Gerry Wilson


Gerry Wilson

Full Professor In Rheumatology
School of Medicine
01 716 6801
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, Conway Institute Belfield Dublin 4


Professor Gerry Wilson graduated in Medicine from Queen's University Belfast in 1983. He was awarded an ARC Clinical Fellowship for a PhD thesis which he undertook at the University of Sheffield and successfully completed in 1995. He was subsequently awarded an ARC Copeman Fellowship for research at Stanford University. He was appointed Professor in Rheumatology and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the University of Sheffield Medical School and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he was Head of the Sheffield EULAR Centre of Excellence for Rheumatology.Prof Wilson was appointed to the Arthritis Ireland/UCD Chair of Rheumatology in 2013. He joins Ireland's leading rheumatology group comprising seven existing consultant rheumatologists based Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and St Vincent's University Hospital. Prof Wilson is the head of the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research.


  • MB BCh BAO
    Queen's University of Belfast
  • DCH
    Royal College of Physicians Ir
  • MRCP
    Royal College of Physicians UK
  • PhD
    University of Sheffield