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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
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NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Anne Browne
Clinical Sciences Institute
2018 Present: Lecturer above the Bar, Medical Education, NUI Galway.
2017 Present: General Practitioner, Galway Primary Care, Tuam Rd, Galway
Previous Appointments (Selected)ACADEMIC
2016 2018: Assistant Professor, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
2013 2016: Lecturer, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
2006 2012: Clinical Examiner, Department of Paediatrics, National University of Ireland, Galway.
2001 2002: Clinical tutor, Department of General Practice, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Mercers Medical Centre, RCSI
2013 2017: Staff Physician, Dept of Family Medicine, St Michaels Hospital, Toronto Practice based at St Jamestown Health Centre,
2010 2012: Principal in General Practice, Galway Primary Care (www.galwayprimarycare.ie) General Medical Services (GMS), National Health Service Executive, Ireland.
Degrees and Diplomas2017 - 2019 Certificate in Health Practitioner Teacher Education, Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health, University of Toronto.
2013 Certification in the College of Family Physicians, Canada
2008 - 2009 Diploma in Therapeutics, Irish College General Practitioners,
2000 - 2001 Certificate in Family Planning, Irish Family Planning Association, Dublin, Ireland
1999 - 2000 Certificate in Wound Care, University of Toronto, Canada
1997 - 1998 Diploma in Medicine for the Elderly, Royal College of Physicians, Dublin
1995 - 1996 Higher Diploma Occupational Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
1993 - 1996 Membership, Irish College General Practitioners (MICGP), Dublin, Ireland
1994 - 1995 Diploma Obstetrics (DObs), University College Dublin, Ireland
1993 - 1994 Diploma Child Health (DCh), University College Dublin, Ireland
1958 - 1992 Degree in Medicine (MB, BCh, BAO), NUI Galway, Ireland
Postgraduate, Research and Specialty TrainingPost-Vocational Training in Geriatric Medicine and Dermatology
July 1998 - July 2000: Clinical Fellow in Dermatology, University of Toronto
Jan 1998- Jun 1998: Geriatric Senior House Officer, Royal Hospital Donnybrook (Long Term Care)
Jan 1998- Jun 1998: Locum Geriatric Registrar Geriatric Assessment Unit, St Vincents University Hospital, Dublin
Jan1997·Dec 1997: Dermatology Senior House Officer, Mater Hospital, Dublin
July 1996-Dec 1996: Geriatric Senior House Officer, Geriatric outpatient Assessment and Long Term Care Facility St. Marys Hospital Phoenix Park, Dublin
Family Medicine Residency, Ireland (Midland Vocational Training Scheme), 1993-1996 July 1993 Dec 1993: Medical Senior House Officer Tullamore General Hospital
Jan 1994 June 1994: Paediatric Senior House Officer, Portlaoise General Hospital
Jul 1994 Dec 1994:Obstetric/Gynaecological Senior House Officer, Mullingar General Hospital
Jan 1995 Mar 1995: Psychiatry Senior House Officer, St Lomans Hospital, Mullingar.
Apr 1995 Jun 1995: ENT Senior House Officer, Tullamore General Hospital
Jul 1995 July 1996: General Practice Trainee year, St. Kyrans Medical Centre, Tullamore
Qualifications, Certifications and LicensesSpring 2016: GP focused practice designation in the Care of the Elderly, Ontario Medical Association. Spring 2013: Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (Reg No 120846),
Spring 2013: Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada CCFP
Spring 2013:College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Independent License (Reg No 73030) Spring 2013: MCCQUE Part 2, Medical Council of Canada
Fall 2012: MCCQUE Part 1, Medical Council of Canada
Fall 1997: Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE)
Summer 1992: Irish Medical Council Specialist Registration in General Practice (Reg No 14682)
Distinctions and AwardsINTERNATIONAL
1999: Hill Award Research Competition, Sunnybrook & Womens College Health Science, Centre, University of Toronto, May 1999
Title: The Microbial Flora in Diabetic Foot Ulcers without Clinical Signs of Infection
Professional Associations2017 to Date: Physician Membership, Irish Medical Council
2013: Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (Reg No 120846)
2013: Membership of the College of Family Physicians of Canada CCFP
2013: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Independent License (Reg No 73030) 2001: Member, Irish Society of Occupational Medicine
1996: Irish Medical Council Specialist Registration in General Practice (Reg No 14682)
1996: Member, Irish College General Practitioners (MICGP), Dublin, Ireland
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2001)|| 'Screening evaluation of an ionized nanocrystalline silver dressing in chronic wound care'
Sibbald RG;Browne AC;Coutts P;Queen D; (2001) 'Screening evaluation of an ionized nanocrystalline silver dressing in chronic wound care'. Ostomy Wound Management, 47 (10) [Details]
|(2001)|| 'High bacterial load in asymptomatic diabetic patients with neurotrophic ulcers retards wound healing after application of Dermagraft'
Browne AC;Vearncombe M;Sibbald RG; (2001) 'High bacterial load in asymptomatic diabetic patients with neurotrophic ulcers retards wound healing after application of Dermagraft'. Ostomy Wound Management, 47 (10) [Details]
|(2000)|| 'Mycosis fungoides bullosa simulating pyoderma gangrenosum'
Ho KK;Browne A;Fitzgibbons J;Carney D;Powell FC; (2000) 'Mycosis fungoides bullosa simulating pyoderma gangrenosum'. British Journal Of Dermatology, 142 (1) [DOI] [Details]
|(2000)|| 'Diabetic Foot Ulcers'
Sibbald RG, Browne AC (2000) 'Diabetic Foot Ulcers'. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, [Details]
|(1999)|| 'Infection in chronic wounds: controversies in diagnosis and treatment'
Dow G;Browne A;Sibbald RG; (1999) 'Infection in chronic wounds: controversies in diagnosis and treatment'. Ostomy Wound Management, 45 (8) [Details]
|(1999)|| 'The diabetic neuropathic ulcer: an overview'
Browne AC;Sibbald RG; (1999) 'The diabetic neuropathic ulcer: an overview'. Ostomy Wound Management, 45 (1A Suppl) [Details]
|(2002)|| 'Compression Therapies'
Browne AC, Sibbald RG (2002) 'Compression Therapies' In: Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals. US: Wayne PA. Health Management Publications. [Details]
|(2000)|| 'Infected Wounds. Definitions and Controversies'
Browne AC, Sibbald R.G (2000) 'Infected Wounds. Definitions and Controversies' In: Wound Healing and the Skin. London: Dunitz Publishers. [Details]