Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, University College Dublin
Dr. Aoife Cotter is an Infectious Diseases Consultant and has been looking after patients with HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and other infectious diseases at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH) since. She is the CEPHR (Centre for Experimental Pathogen Host Clinical (MMUH) and Data Programme Lead. Since completing a PhD in 2014 (co-supervisors at CEPHR, UCD & Institute for Global Health, University College Dublin), she has developed her interest in cohort methodology as an investigator for the HIV UPBEAT Cohort, the All Ireland Infectious Diseases Cohort, TRACER (hepatitis C treatment cohort study), SORTED (SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare workers), the UK- Ireland POPPY Trial (frailty and ageing in people with HIV) and the National Irish COVID Biobank. As site lead for the ID Clinical Trial Network, she is a PI for trials at MMUH including the SWIFT and LAPTOP Studies. She is a full member of the European AIDS Clinical Society Guidelines for the management of HIV.
Dr. Eavan Muldoon
MBBCh, MD, MPH, FRCPI
Dr Eavan Muldoon is a consultant in Infectious Diseases in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and the National Clinical Lead for the Clinical Programme in Infectious Diseases and OPAT in the HSE.
Dr Muldoon graduated from University College Dublin with honours and completed Infectious Diseases Specialist registrar training in Ireland, completing a Doctor of Medicine (Trinity College Dublin) during that time . Following her training in Ireland, she completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Transplant Infectious Diseases, in Tufts Medical Center Boston. She was the inaugural recipient of the Frank P. Tally Fellowship in Infectious Diseases in Tufts Medical Center, and was awarded the Kass award for clinical excellence from the Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society. She also completed a Masters of Public Health in Tufts University Boston.
On completion of fellowship, Dr Muldoon joined the team in the National Aspergillosis Centre in Manchester, where she worked as a Consultant in Infectious Diseases, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Manchester for four years. In April 2017 she returned to Dublin to take up a post as Consultant in Infectious Diseases in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
She has a keen interest in clinical mycology, antimicrobial stewardship and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT).