School of Medicine, TRinity College Dublin and Consultant, Geriatric Medicine
Medical aspects of driving for work
Summary of Presentation:
Professor Desmond O’Neill is Director of the Irish National Office for Traffic Medicine and a consultant geriatrician at Tallaght University Hospital and Trinity College Dublin. His research is rooted in gerontology and the neurosciences, with a strong emphasis on transport and ageing. With over 500 peer-reviewed publications on a range of gerontological topics, his research in traffic medicine has been through national, European and international initiatives, and he has been involved in working groups of the OECD, WHO and US Transportation Research Board on older people and transport, and recently developed Certificates in Traffic Medicine, and Road Safety and Health, for the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.