Dr Andrew O’Regan is Senior Lecturer in General Practice at the University of Limerick Graduate Entry Medical School. He also works as a General Practitioner in Killarney Co. Kerry.
His qualifications include:
Masters in Sports Medicine, MMedSc, 2010 (University College Cork)
Diploma in Clinical Education, DCE, 2012 (NUI, Galway)
Membership of Irish College of General Practitioners, MICGP, 2011 (Irish College of General Practitioners)
Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DRCOG, 2011 (Royal College of Obstetricians& Gynaecologists)
Diploma in Medicine for the Elderly, DME, 2010 (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland)
Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, DCP, 2008 (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland)
Diploma i Léann an Traidisiúin, DLT, 2010-2012 (NUI, Galway)
Degree in Medicine, MBBChBAO, 2006 (University College Dublin)
Degree in Medical Science, BMedSc, 2006 (University College Dublin)
His research interests include lifestyle factors and their interaction with mental and physical health, particularly, the role of physical activity in adults.
Currently, Dr O’Regan is an investigator in the Move for Life project, a collaboration involving the University of Limerick, HSE, Local Sports Partnership and other health promotion agencies.
Dr O’Regan was awarded the Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland research award for General Practice for his paper on alcohol consumption among patients attending general practice in Ireland.
- Cassarino M, Robinson K, Quinn R, Naddy B, O’Regan A, Ryan D, Boland F, Ward ME, McNamara R, McCarthy G, Galvin R. Effectiveness of early assessment and intervention by interdisciplinary teams including health and social care professionals in the emergency department: protocol for a systematic review. BMJ open. 2018 Jul 1; 8(7):e023464. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023464. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/7/e023464
- O’Regan A, Cullen W, Hickey L, Meagher D, Hannigan A. Is problem alcohol use being detected and treated in Irish general practice?. BMC family practice. 2018 Dec; 19(1):30. DOI: 10.1186/s12875-018-0718-5. https://bmcfampract.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12875-018-0718-5
- O’Regan A, Smithson WH, Spain E. Social media and professional identity: Pitfalls and potential. Medical teacher. 2018 Feb 1; 40(2):112-6. DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2017.1396308.https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0142159X.2017.1396308
- O’Regan A, Cullen W, O’Gorman C, Hickey L, O’Neill E, O’Doherty J, Hannigan A. What effect do point of care fees have on childhood consultations in general practice? BMC Health Services Research. 2018; Dec;18(1):979. DOI:10.1186/s12913-018-3800-8. https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-018-3800-8
- Noonan M, Doody O, O’Regan A, Jomeen J, Galvin R. Irish general practitioners' view of perinatal mental health in general practice: a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice. 2018 Dec; 19(1):196. DOI: 10.1186/s12875-018-0884. https://bmcfampract.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12875-018-0884-5