Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Dr Aaron Doherty

Dr Aaron Doherty
University of Birmingham, Cochrane COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Accuracy Group

Rapid, point‐of‐care antigen and molecular‐based tests for diagnosis of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection and prioritised review of the impact of testing strategies with the World Health Organisation

Dr Aaron Doherty is completing higher specialist training in Clinical Microbiology.  Aaron graduated  from University College Cork in 2013.  He obtained MRCPI in 2015, and completed basic specialist training in general medicine in 2016.  He obtained FRCPath(UK) in Clinical Microbiology in 2020.

He is currently working as a Clinical lecturer with the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and has commenced a MD in the area of novel anti-infective agents.  He has experience in clinical audit and research, presenting and publishing both nationally and internationally.  He is the Irish trainee representative for his specialty at the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and the outgoing representative for Clinical Microbiology trainees in Ireland.  Through the pandemic Aaron has worked in adult and paediatric centres, as well as the National Virus Reference Laboratory.

He looks forward to working with the team to establish and assimilate the best current evidence relating to SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics.