Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, FRCP, FACP, FACG, FRCPI, is a Professor of Medicine
and Human Physiology at the National University of Ireland in Cork.
He received his medical degree from the National University of Ireland and
completed training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the University
of Glasgow; the Mayo Clinic; Hope Hospital, Salford; and the University of
Manchester, United Kingdom.
Dr. Quigley's academic career began with a faculty appointment
in the section of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University
of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. He was an attending gastroenterologist
at the University Hospital, the Veterans Administration
Hospital, and Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital. After earning academic
tenure and serving as chief of gastroenterology and hepatology
at the University of Nebraska, he returned to Ireland in 1998.
His primary research interests and numerous publications have
revolved around gastrointestinal motility, functional gastrointestinal
disorders, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dr. Quigley served
as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Gastroenterology from 1997
to 2003 and is currently president of the World Organization of
Gastroenterology (WGO-OMGE) and president-elect of the American
College of Gastroenterology.