Dr. Ronan Curtin is a consultant cardiologist at Cork University Hospital. He is a graduate of University College Cork and completed his Higher Specialist Training in Cardiology in Ireland, followed by an Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship in Cleveland Clinic, USA. During his training years, he completed a Masters Degree in Cardiology (Trinity College, Dublin) and a Medical Doctorate (Royal College of Surgeons) on the topic of resistance to antiplatelet drugs. He was the recipient of a Young Investigator Award from the European Society of Cardiology in 2003. He went on faculty in the section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cleveland Clinic in 2007, before returning to Ireland and Cork University Hospital in 2009. His special interests in Cardiology include cardiac imaging, valvular heart disease and heart failure.