Eamonn Quigley, MD

Eamonn Quigley, MD

Dr. Eamonn M M Quigley is David M Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College at Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA and a Principal Investigator at the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) in Cork, Ireland. A graduate of University College Cork, Dr. Quigley trained in internal medicine in Glasgow and Manchester and in gastroenterology in Glasgow, the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and Manchester. In 1986 he joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska where he ultimately served as Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Returning to Cork in 1998 he served as Dean of the Medical School at UCC for 7 years and has been a principal investigator at the APC since its inception. He took up his current position in January 2013. He served as president of both the American College of Gastroenterology and the World Gastroenterology Organization and is a past editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Clinical and research interests include irritable bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal motility and the role of the gut microbiota in health and in gastrointestinal and metabolic disorders. He has authored over 800 publications and edited or co-edited 16 books or monographs. He has received numerous awards world-wide.