Dr. William Hutch

Dr. William Hutch
Clinical Researcher

Will is currently working as a medical doctor in the South Training Network of Ireland. He also maintains his research interest at INFANT in EEG, seizure detection in preterm infants, NIRS in preterm infants, technology and its clinical applications, probiotics and cognition. Will has published and presented his work at national and international conferences. Will has also presented on behalf of INFANT at TED x UCC.

Will received a B.Sc. in Neuroscience from University College Cork (UCC) in 2007. Will obtained his PhD from UCC in 2012. His thesis focused on the use of EEG to investigate speech and language processing in patients post stroke. Will has lectured at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare Research, Statistics and Neuroanatomy. He has also undertaken clinical training and a research internship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York. In 2016, Will received his medical degree from UCC.

Career Profile:

  • 2012-present Clinical Researcher at INFANT
  • 2016 MB, BCh, BAO in Medicine at UCC
  • 2012 Ph.D (Medicine), Dept. of Speech & Language, UCC
  • 2007 B.Sc (hons) in Neuroscience at UCC

Professional Activities/Achievements:

  • 2015 1st Prize: Best Scientific Video Presentation at Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium, University of Cambridge
  • 2015 Health Research Board Summer Scholarship
  • 2015 1st Prize: Best Poster at the Surgical Society Conference, UCC
  • 2014 TEDx Speaker at University College Cork
  • 2014 1st Prize: Best Poster at The Atlantic Corridor Conference, UCC
  • 2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Scholarship, UCC
  • 2007-2010  Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) PhD Scholarship

Most Recent Publications

  • 2016:  Lloyd RO, O’Toole JM, Livingstone V, Hutch W, Pavlidis E, Cronin AM, Dempsey EM, Filan P, Boylan GB. Predicting two-year outcome in preterm infants using early multimodal physiological monitoring. Pediatr Res. 2016 May 18 doi: 10.1038/pr.2016.92.
  • 2016:  GlobalSurg Collaborative...Hutch W (2016), Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high-, middle- and low-income countries. Br J Surg, 103: 971–988. doi:10.1002/bjs.10151

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