Ms Helen Heneghan (MB BCh BAO, PhD, FRCS) is currently a Bariatric Surgery Fellow in Liverpool & Chester. She is a graduate of NUI Galway, and completed basic surgical training in Galway University Hospital. In 2012 she was awarded a PhD in the analysis of MicroRNA expression in breast cancer and obesity from NUI Galway. She then completed the RCSI Higher Surgical Training scheme in General Surgery in 2016. During her training, she spent two years in the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute in Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. She has co-authored >60 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has written 5 book chapters on the topics of bariatric and endocrine surgery.