DR TONY HOLOHAN
Dr Tony Holohan is a 1991 medical graduate of University College Dublin. He trained initially in general practice and subsequently in public health medicine. Dr Holohan was appointed as Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health and Children in Ireland in 2001 and has worked extensively on policy development in areas such as cancer control, prevention, primary care, health information and health technology assessment. In 2008, he was appointed as Chief Medical Officer. He has had an instrumental role in health policy for this country, including the ambitious crosssectoral Healthy Ireland Initiative. He is regarded as a leader in the field of evidence based Public Health Medicine in Ireland.