Dr. David Curran is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Mercy University Hospital, Cork. He is a graduate of University College Cork. He completed the Higher Specialist Training Programme in Respiratory Medicine in Ireland during which time he undertook a 2 year research project culminating in an MD degree. He pursued further clinical training and research at the Yale School of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine before returning to Cork to take up his current position in 2009.
His areas of clinical interest include obstructive sleep apnoea, non-invasive ventilation, asthma and COPD. He is a member of the Irish Sleep Society, European Sleep Research Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is currently the co-National Specialty Director for the Higher Specialist Training Programme in Respiratory Medicine.