Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospital and the Galway Clinic.
Francis Finucane is a consultant endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals and an honorary senior lecturer in medicine at NUI Galway. He completed an MRC-funded post-doctoral career development fellowship at the Institute of Metabolic Science in Cambridge, UK, where he led an aetiological randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention to reduce metabolic risk in older people. Since returning to Ireland, Dr. Finucane has established a regional bariatric service for patients with severe and complicated obesity. His clinical research focuses on the relationship between adiposity and insulin resistance.