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Garda Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Oghenovo Oghuvbu

Title: Garda Chief Medical Officer

Name: Dr. Oghenovo (Ovo) Oghuvbu

Native Of: Delta State, Nigeria

Appointed: 3rd July 2017

Joined: 2010

Career Highlights:

1991 -  Medical Internship and Senior House Officer posts, Ministry of Health Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.

1996 -  Pre-specialist medical training (Senior House Officer and Medical Registrar posts), Ireland

2002 -  Specialist Registrar in Occupational Medicine, Ireland

2006 - Specialist Occupational Physician, Corporate Health Ireland, Ireland

2009 -  Specialist Occupational Physician, HSE West, Ireland

2010 -  Specialist Occupational Physician, An Garda Siochana

2009 -  Member, Board of Faculty of Occupational Medicine

2011 - Member, Emergency Management of Injuries and Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) sub-committee of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)

2012 -  Fellow, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

2015 - Member, Scientific Steering Committee for National Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Conference


Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria (1991)

Advanced Diploma in Occupational Medicine, University of Manchester (2001)

Membership, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (2002)

Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2004)

Membership, Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (2005)

Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training in Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland & Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training (2007)

Certificate in Effective Leadership and Management for Occupational Health professionals, University of Glasgow (2013)