Dara Walsh(Medical illustration)

Biomedical Communicator/Robotic Surgery Tech

Dara Walsh is the senior biomedical communicator in the perioperative care department in University Hospital Limerick and medical illustrator with the University of Limerick. Having trained as an architect (tech), Dara moved to the Dept. of Surgery Limerick in 2012 to take up a position of medical illustrator and surgical technician. He develops surgical recordings involving new novel techniques and edits training modules for medical students and surgical trainees. His depictions of the Mesentery have been seen by tens of millions of people worldwide and featured in over 2500 news reports across over thirty languages. He generates high quality 3D medical/surgical animation, 3D and 2D infographics and 3D rich interactive real-time media and mobile applications for numerous centres internationally.