Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Dr Jennifer Walsh

Dr Jennifer Walsh
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 Jennifer Walsh is a specialist registrar in Clinical Microbiology currently working at The National Virus Reference Laboratory. She graduated from University College Cork in 2012 and was awarded the Medical Intern of the Year. She subsequently completed Medical Basic Specialist Training at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.

Jennifer began her specialist training in Clinical Microbiology in 2017. She has won awards for research in the area of multidrug resistant pathogens and the investigation of meningitis. She has published works in relation to COVID-19, antimicrobial stewardship and prosthetic joint infection.

She is a fellow of The Royal College of Pathologists and a member of The Hospital Infection Society’s trainee committee.