Dr Conor Judge
Dr Conor Judge is a consultant nephrologist in Galway University Hospital. Conor did his PhD with the Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) programme and completed a fellowship in general nephrology and home dialysis therapies in McMaster University, Ontario, Canada (2020-2022). His PhD “Adaptive Clinical Trials of Sodium Lowering in Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis: Analytic and Methodologic Challenges” was completed in the HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway and the Translational Medical Device lab.
Prior to medicine, he trained as an electronic and computer engineer and has a passion for combining data analytics with medicine. As a trainee, Dr Judge created two electronic health record databases in Galway University Hospital that have been used for over 100,000 patients over the since 2017. His current research uses deep neural networks for decision support systems in Hypertension.
Dr Judge is developing a new MSc in Applied Clinical Data Analytics in the University of Galway to teach healthcare workers research methodology, coding and health data analytics.