Lorraine O’Neill is a graduate of the National University of Ireland Galway. Having completed higher speciality training in both Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine she undertook an MD with University College Dublin on the pathogenesis of vascular inflammation and re-modelling in giant cell arteritis. A vasculitis fellowship with the University of Oxford followed. Lorraine subsequently practiced as a Consultant Rheumatologist in the Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust for 4 years before returning to St Vincent’s University Hospital in 2019. Lorraine interests include systemic vasculitis and connective tissue disorders.