Joe Eustace – APC Faculty
Prof. Joe Eustace is the Director of the HRB Clinical Research Facility at UCC (CRF-C). The facility Is co-funded by the University and by the Health Research Board and supports the design, conduct and analysis of Patient Focused Research throughout UCC and its affiliated Medical Centres. He is also a Consultant Renal Physician at Cork University Hospital.
He graduated MB, BAO BCh (UCD) 1990 and undertook postgraduate training in General Internal Medicine and Nephrology in Dublin (1990-1996), Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore (1996-1999), and a NIH funded Fellowship in Clinical Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, (1997-1999), as part of which he undertook a MHS (Clin Epi) degree. He served as an Assistant Professor on both the Johns Hopkins Faculty of Internal Medicine and in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and served as State Commissioner for kidney disease, Maryland Kidney Commission (2002 – 2005). He was appointed Consultant (2005) and Professor (2012) in the Department of Nephrology at Cork University Hospital and Director of the CRF-C in 2012. His research has been funded by the NIH (NIDDK), NKF and the HRB and is focused on the nutritional management of CKD and investigations into bone and vascular health in renal transplant recipients.