Dr. Kate McCann
Lifestyle medicine physician
Dr. McCann received her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and MB BCh (Hons) from University College Cork 2006. She is a Member of Royal College of Surgeons Ireland. She is a former post-doctoral research associate in molecular biology at the Indiana University School of Medicine and former Fellow at the Eck Institute for Global Health.
Dr. McCann is certified in lifestyle medicine, and is a Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine. She has an international diploma in lifestyle medicine and certification from The Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE). In 2018, she began a community health promotion project on social media, which is still ongoing, focusing on family health and urban mythbusting.
Since March 2020, Dr. McCann has held a position in clinical covid research at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, in collaboration with UCD and CEPHR, and has co-authored multiple papers. Dr. McCann also contributes as a lecturer in RCSI. She is a member of Women in Medicine in Ireland, and has been active in the development of the newly formed Irish Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr. McCann enjoys cooking, hill-walking, and going to the beach with her husband, two young sons, and their rescue terrier, Lucy.