Evidence Synthesis Ireland

Dr Rhea O’Regan

Dr Rhea O’Regan
University of Ottawa

A suite of rapid, living evidence syntheses with the University of Ottawa, for the Irish Dept. of Healths Expert Advisory Group on Rapid Testing (RTEAG)

Dr Rhea O’Regan graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2014 and began her clinical training in Glasgow.  She subsequently moved to Australia and after becoming a member of the Royal College of Rural and Remote Medicine, gained extensive clinical experience working with Indigenous communities throughout rural Queensland.

She began specialist training in Infectious Diseases in 2020 and has recently completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene with the University of Glasgow.

In 2018, she secured pharmaceutical grant aid which was used to improve clinical services for patients living with HIV in Shinyanga, Tanzania.  Rhea is passionate about improving healthcare outcomes in this corner of East Africa through both inservice training and mentoring provided during periodic visits to Shinyanga, as well as the development of telemedicine platforms offering remote support to district staff.