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Dr Peter Valentine Coyle MD FRCPath
Senior Consultant – Head of Virology
Hamad Medical Corporation

Dr. Coyle joined HMC in March 2017 as a senior consultant and head of Virology. He developed a strong clinical interface with colleagues in the hospital and community sectors in Qatar and MOPH. During the first and second waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, he provided expert advice to the National Health Strategic Command Group and SWICC. He is qualified in medicine and trained in microbiology and virology in Belfast and Atlanta. He was admitted as Fellow of the College of Pathologists (London) and completed a Doctoral Thesis at Queens University Belfast before being employed as a consultant virologist in the Regional Virology Laboratory Belfast. He was also a past president of the European Society for Clinical Virology and currently a Board Editor for the Journal of Medical Microbiology. He holds an honorary post of Professor of Microbiology with the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute For Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast and an Adjunct Professorship in the Biomedical Research Center of Qatar University.