CARMEN REGAN, MD, FRCPI, MRCOG
Consultant Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Coombe Women’s Hospital and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Subspecialist Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dr Regan qualified with an honours degree from University College Galway in 1985 and trained initially in general medicine gaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1988. She then entered the speciality of obstetrics and gynaecology and was conferred as a member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (UK) in 1991. Following a further period of training in general obstetrics and gynaecology she was awarded a Health Research Board Post Doctoral Fellowship in 1994. Her research investigated prostaglandin formation in hypertensive pregnancy and was conducted at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She was awarded an MD degree for her thesis in 2001.
In 1996 she travelled to the USA to pursue a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and is subspecialty trained in maternal fetal medicine. She has published widely on the role of low dose aspirin and oxidative stress in pre-eclampsia. She worked on faculty as a maternal fetal medicine specialist in the University of Pennsylvania until 1999 when she returned to Ireland. Dr Regan is currently a Consultant Senior Lecturer in the Royal College of Surgeon’s in Ireland and her clinical base is at the Coombe Women’s Hospital where she has specific responsibility for high risk pregnancies.
Her current research interests include pre-eclampsia, preterm delivery and she currently holds a HRB grant to investigate the role of prostanoids and smoking in the pathogenesis of intrauterine growth restriction.
Dr. Regan is married with four children.
Dr. Regan can be contacted at (01) 408 5400 or email@example.com