Published: 23 February 2018

Dr Marion Rowland

Marion Rowland is a Clinical Epidemiologist at the School of Medicine and Medical Science at UCD ...

Dr Marion Rowland

Marion Rowland is a Clinical Epidemiologist at the School of Medicine and Medical Science at UCD with a special interest in research on pediatric gastrointestinal diseases.  Marion graduated from NUI Galway in 1979.  She worked in Nigeria providing Medical, Pediatric and Obstetric care, in a 200-bed hospital in a densely populated area of Cross River State. Between 1985 and 1989 she provided long-term family practice/ general practitioner locum cover in isolated, mainly Native Indian communities across several provinces in Canada.

On returning to Ireland Marion completed a Masters in Public Health and a PHD (Epidemiology) at UCD.  Marion’s work has been published on several occasions in the highest impact journals in both Gastroenterology and Pediatrics. She has twice been an invited editorial/commentary provider to the Lancet. Marion maintains her interest in the developing world through her involvement with a number of nongovernmental organizations.