RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ireland
Samuel McConkey graduated from the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 1989, quickly followed by membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and diplomas in Child Health and Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and augmented in 2000 with a Master of Arts in Mathematics and Statistics from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and a Doctor of Medicine in 2002 from Trinity College. During the 1990s and early 2000s, Samuel McConkey underwent extensive hands-on postgraduate training, followed by fellowships at Oxford Radcliffe Trust - Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford from where he was seconded to the Medical Research Council Laboratories in The Gambia. Samuel McConkey is a Deputy Dean, Associate Professor and has held the position of Head of Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland since 2006. He has over 59 publications in peer reviewed publications to his credit.
Samuel McConkey’s areas of expertise can be summarised as follows: HIV, Hepatitis B, HTLV1, Malaria and Tuberculosis, Clinical trials, social sciences.