Profile of Current Lord Mayor

Councillor John Sheehan, Árdmhéara Chorcaí

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Personal & Education

Name

Cllr. John Sheehan, Lord Mayor of Cork 2019/2020

First Elected

Member of Cork City Council since 2014

WardCork City North West

Education:

Third Level

UCC, MB, BcH, BAO, Doctorate in Medicine (Epidemiology and Public Health), Diploma in Medicine of the Elderly DME, Diploma in Child Health DCH

Career

1996-1999Worked as a General Practitioner in New York
2003-PresentWorks as a GP in Blackpool

Involvements

  • Membership of Irish College of General Practitioners MICGP
  • Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners RCGP
  • Assistant Programme Director in the Cork Vocational Training Scheme, UCC
  • Chairperson of the Board of Management of Mount Cara

Interests

I enjoy running and have run 8 marathons including 4 Cork City Marathons.

My main areas of interest are Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Education, Diabetes, Elderly Care and Determinates of Health. I have published extensively on these subjects.