Professor Gregory Swanwick

Professor Greg Swanwick
TitleProf Gregory Swanwick
PContact Details01 463 5240
SpecialtyPsychiatry of Old Age

Special Interests

  • Psychiatry Services for Nursing Homes
  • Dementia
  • Service Development
  • Medical Education

Education

  • BA, MB, BCh, BAO (University of Dublin, Trinity College - June 1986)
  • MD (University of Dublin, Trinity College - 1995)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Psychotherapy (University of Dublin, Trinity College - 2006)
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland FRCPI (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - 2002)
  • Higher Diploma in Healthcare - Risk Management (University College Dublin - 1998)
  • Diploma in Management for Medical Doctors (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - 1996)
  • Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists MRCPsych (The Royal College of Psychiatrists - July 1992)
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland MRCPI (Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - June 1990)
  • Diploma in Child Health DCH
  • (University College Dublin - 1989)           

Experience

  • Consultant Psychiatrist in the Psychiatry of Old Age since 1999
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Dublin since 2008
  • Dean of Education of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland since 2013
  • Co-ordinator of Postgraduate Medical Education at Tallaght Hospital since 2002

Achievements

Previous positions include:

  • Board Member of the International Psychogeriatric Association
  • Director of the Postgraduate Education and Training Pillar of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland
  • Member of the Irish Psychiatric Training Committee
  • CPsychI nominee to HIQA committee for National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland.
  • HSE – member of the Residential Services Working Group – subgroup on dementia
  • Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland – Psychiatry Section President and Secretary

Professional Memberships

MCPsychI
MRCPsych
FRCPI