Mick Molloy

MB, Dip Sp Med, MCEM MFSEM(RCSI & RCPI) MFSEM(UK) EMDM
Director of Research, BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine
Consultant emergency Physician, Connolly Hospital, Dublin

Years as a fellow: 2009-2010
Special Interest: Mass gathering
Fellowship Completed: Harvard Affiliated Fellowship in Disaster Medicine
Current Residence: Dublin, Ireland

Brief Biography:

Dr Molloy is currently working as a Consultant Emergency Physician at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown a teaching hospital of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and was one of the first fellows to complete Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship in Disaster Medicine (2009-2010). Dr Molloy was awarded the Dr Richard Stevens scholarship by the Health Services Executive in Ireland to pursue further work in Disaster Medicine. He met Dr Ciottone when the latter was lecturing on the European Masters in Disaster Medicine program and joined the fellowship program in the Summer of 2009 and completed the fellowship in August 2010. During his time on the program Dr Molloy participated, with members of the faculty and the International Center for Disaster Resilience (ICDR), in assessment missions to Haiti in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake and co chaired the response activities of the Disaster Division at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians. Partners in Health also requested assistance providing a team to run night shift medical services at the University Hospital Port au Prence (HUEH), Dr Molloy was chosen to lead the team on this challenging mission.
His specialist interest is mass gathering medical care and he has lectured widely and published on this topic including authoring a chapter on Mass Gathering Medical Care in Koenig and Schulz Disaster medicine. He currently works with the Football Association of Ireland organising stadium medical care at Aviva Stadium and has directed medical care at many other mass gatherings including rock concerts, pop festivals with attendances over 80,000 and other sporting events. Dr Molloy is an instructor in Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) in Ireland and the UK and is involved in researching and developing standards of medical care at mass gatherings worldwide.
Dr Molloy completed basic and higher specialist training in emergency medicine in Ireland and during this time gained further post graduate qualifications in medical informatics from University College Dublin, and a masters degree in disaster medicine jointly awarded by the University of Novara, Italy and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
Politically active for most of his medical career Dr Molloy has served as the Secretary, Vice President and President of the Irish Medical Organisation while a resident and was also elected by his medical peers to serve on the Eastern Regional Health Authority governing the provision of medical care to around a third of the population of Ireland with a budget at the time of €2 billion.
Dr Molloy is a member of the Disaster Medicine section of the European Society of Emergency Medicine (EUSEM) and has recently been nominated by the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) as one of two Irish delegates to serve on the European Board and Section of Emergency Medicine of the European Union of Medical specialists (UEMS) having served for a number of years on its predecessor the Multidisciplinary Joint committee on Emergency medicine. He now serves as Adjunct Faculty of the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine and has been recently appointed as Director of the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine Satellite Center – Dublin.