parallax background

Supervisor Database Search

Search for supervisors below. You can filter your search using the options and select
multiple fields by holding CTRL (Cmd on Mac) + clicking multiple options in a list.

The ICAT Supervisor list is reviewed annually by the partner universities and updated online in March/April each year. You can read the ICAT supervisor policy here.

Full NameProfessor Diarmuid O'Donovan

Department:Centre for Public Health

Organisation:Queen's University Belfast

Email Address:Email hidden; Javascript is required.

Research Fields
  • infectious disease and the immune system
  • epidemiology/population health research
  • Other
Other Research Fields:

global health, inclusion health, health services research

Postgrad Medical Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Practice
  • Public Health
Medical Subspecialties
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Community Medicine
  • Health Informatics
  • Infectious diseases
  • Other
Other Medical Specialties:

Global Health, Inclusion Health, Medical Education

My Work

Interests include global and local health and development issues including inequities in health and excluded populations, social and environmental determinants of health, health policy and systems, communicable disease control, sexual and reproductive health, violence, substance misuse, and the right to health.

Potential Projects

Possible interdisciplinary research areas:
Access to health services for homeless people, vulnerable migrants.
Rights based approaches to access to healthcare.
Human resources for health in low resource settings - training of healthcare workers, postgraduate medical education.
Substance misuse, mental health in adolescents.
Burden of alcohol / drugs on health services.
Vaccine hesitancy.