Seán F. Dinneen, MD, MSc, FRCPI is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals and Professor of Diabetic Medicine at University of Galway, Galway, Ireland. Seán Dinneen completed Internal Medicine Residency and Endocrinology sub-specialty training at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN.
After a period of postgraduate training and work experience in the USA (Mayo Clinic), Canada (McMaster University) and the UK (Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge) he returned to Ireland as an Academic Endocrinologist in 2004. He served as Head of the School of Medicine from 2013 to 2016 and National Lead for the Diabetes Clinical Programme of the Irish Health Service Executive from 2016 to 2022. In March 2021 he became Programme Lead of a PPI Ignite Network aiming to increase the capacity for high quality Public and Patient Involvement in health and social care research in Ireland.
His clinical/research interests include developing and evaluating programmes of self-management education and support for people living with diabetes, developing optimal models of community-based diabetes care and understanding the diabetic foot. He has served as an Editor for Diabetic Medicine, Vice-Chair of Postgraduate Education for EASD and Clinical Lead for Schwartz Rounds in Galway University Hospitals.