Bachelor of Medicine, BCh, Bachelor of the Arts of Obstetrics, University College, Dublin, 1988. Master of Science in Neurosci., University London, 1996.
General medical doctor Mater Hospital, Dublin, 1988-1990. Psychiatry trainee Eastern Health Board, 1990-1994. Lecturer University College, 1994-1995.
Senior registrar St. Ita's Hospital, 1995-1996, St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, 1996-1997, St. Davnet's Hospital, Monaghan, since 1997. Lecturer training body Irish division Royal College Psychiatry, since 1994. Lecturer Dublin City University, 1997.
Consultant psychiatrist St. Ita's Hospital, Dublin, 1998-1999, Department Clinical Research, Crichton Royal Hospital, Dumfries, Scotland, since 1999.
Member Royal College Surgeons, Royal College Psychiatrists, Association Psychiatrists Training in Ireland (chairman 1995-1997), British Neuropsychiatry Association, British Association Psychopharmacology.
Married Catherine Noreen O'Boyle. Children: James, Emer, Helen.