Dr Muiris Houston

Columnist and Health Analyst
Dr Muiris Houston is an award-winning medical journalist and health analyst with The Irish Times. He also writes for the Irish Medical Times and the British Medical Journal. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Casebook, the Medical Protection Society Journal.

He is especially interested in the stories patients tell, which has led him to complete a Masters in Medical Humanities at the University of Sydney, Australia. Muiris is adjunct professor of medical humanities at Trinity College Dublin; he also teaches a narrative medicine module to medical students at NUI Galway. He is research fellow in narrative medicine at the Galway Clinic.

A regular contributor to TV and radio, he has made a number of radio documentaries and TV programmes.

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