Dr Orla Neylon
Dr. Orla Neylon holds a Bachelor of Medicine (MB BCh BAO (Hons) and a medical degree (MD). She is also is a fellowship of the Faculty of Paediatrics with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FFPaed, RCPI). She graduated from NUI Galway in 2002, entering general paediatric specialist training in 2004. After 5 years training in Ireland she completed a clinical & research fellowship in paediatric endocrinology at The Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne. She concurrently completed a thesis entitled “The Interface between Human Behaviour and Diabetes Technologies in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus” for which a Doctorate of Medicine was awarded by NUIG. She worked as a Consultant General Paediatrician and Endocrinologist in Sligo University Hospital from 2013 to 2017, then moving to a post as Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at University Hospital Limerick. She is the chair of the UHL Point-of-care committee and a member of several national committees including the RCPI Board of the Faculty of Paediatrics.