Michael J. Ryan Biography
Michael J. Ryan is an Irish Epidemiologist and Former Trauma Surgeon, who was born and brought up in Sligo, Ireland. He is widely known for specializing in infectious disease and public health. Currently, he serves as an executive director of the World Health Organization’s Health (WHO) Emergencies Programme.
Michael leads the WHO team that is responsible for the international containment and treatment of COVID-19. He is the founding member of Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), and a member of the Informal Advisory Group on the Ebola Virus Disease Response.
Michael J. Ryan Age
J. is 57 years old as of 2021, he was born in 1965 in Sligo, Ireland. He has not shared his exact date of birth making it difficult to establish when he celebrates his birthday. We will update this section once this information is available.
Michael J. Ryan Height
Ryan stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.
Michael J. Ryan Education
Michael attended the National University of Ireland in Galway, where he pursued medicine. He then enrolled at the University College Dublin, earning a Masters of Public Health. He also pursued orthopaedics in Scotland. He also completed the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET).
Michael J. Ryan Family
Ryan was born and raised by his parents in County Sligo. His father was a merchant sailor. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of J.’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
Michael J. Ryan Wife
Michael is currently married to his wife Máire Connolly, a professor of health security and infectious disease at the National University of Ireland Galway. The couple tied the knot in 1997, after they met in medical school in Galway. They are blessed with three children.
Michael J. Ryan Net Worth
Ryan has an estimated net worth of $9 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as an Epidemiologist and Former Trauma Surgeon. Through his various sources of income, J. has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Michael J. Ryan Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Michael J. Ryan.
Michael J. Ryan Wiki
- Full Names: Michael Joseph Ryan
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: Epidemiologist and Former Trauma Surgeon
- Nationality: Irish
- Race / Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Michael J. Ryan Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 57 years (2022)
- Zodiac Sign: Not Known
- Date of Birth: 1965
- Place of Birth: Sligo, Ireland
- Birthday: Not Known
Michael J. Ryan Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: Average
- Weight: Moderate
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Brown
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Michael J. Ryan Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Not Known
- Mother: Not Known
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Married to Máire Connolly
- Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable
- Children: Three (3)
Michael J. Ryan Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $9 Million
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Epidemiologist and Former Trauma Surgeon
Michael J. Ryan House and Cars
- Place of living: Geneva, Switzerland
- Cars: To be updated soon
Michael J. Ryan WHO
He joined the World Health Organization to work in a newly opened unit that focused on epidemics and infectious diseases under the direction of the infectious disease expert, David L. Heymann. Michael J. Ryan developed measles outbreak response guidelines as part of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) team who implemented surveillance for acute flaccid paralysis, which is how polio is eradicated.
From 2000 to 2003, Ryan was the coordinator of Epidemic Response at the WHO. In 2001, he was based in Uganda where he was head of a team of international experts involved in the containment of the Ebola epidemic. During this time, he was in areas of conflict in areas like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where aid workers were often attacked and murdered.
In 2003, he also worked as an Operational Coordinator on the SARS outbreak. From 2005 to 2011, Ryan was Director of Global Alert and Response Operations for the WHO. During this time he worked on the development of the WHO’s Strategic Health Operations Centre and Event Management System.
He worked on the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR), among other duties to do with infectious disease and emergency responses to pathogens and epidemics. In addition to his activities at WHO, Ryan has worked as a Professor of International Health at University College Dublin. Michael J. Ryan has taught and lectured on medicine and public health on the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Michael J. Ryan and Máire Connolly
Connolly is also a doctor and author who has specialized in infectious disease by training and also worked at the World Health Organization. He moved to Iraq with his girlfriend, later his wife, to train Iraqi doctors.
Very shortly after Michael J. Ryan arrival, the Invasion of Kuwait happened, which suspended his work and meant he and his wife were made to work as doctors under captivity, often working under duress. A military convoy ran a vehicle Ryan was in off the road, crushing multiple vertebrae.
Eventually, Michael J. Ryan and his wife were allowed to leave Iraq due to their injuries. Michael J. Ryan’s severe back injury prohibited him from working as a surgeon. He made a shift into the fields of public health and infectious disease.
Michael J. Ryan India
He said that India has a tremendous capacity to deal with the coronavirus outbreak situation as it has experience of eradicating two pandemics, namely small-pox and polio. “There is a need in the number of labs where a surge is seen. India is a very populous country and the future of this virus will be considered in a very highly and densely populated country.
India led the world in eradicating two pandemics, small-pox, and polio so India has a tremendous capacity,” Ryan said during a daily press brief on COVID-19 pandemic. “There are no easy answers. It is exceptionally important that countries like India show the way to the world as they have done before,” Michael added.
Frequently Asked Questions About Michael J. Ryan
Who is Michael J. Ryan?
Michael J. Ryan is a renowned Epidemiologist and Former Trauma Surgeon, who is widely known for specializing in infectious disease and public health.
How old is Michael J. Ryan?
Ryan is an American national born in 1965 in Sligo.
How tall is Michael J. Ryan?
J. stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Michael J. Ryan married?
Yes, Michael is married to Máire Connolly. They got married in 1997 and together they have three children. The couple resides in Geneva together with their children.
How much is Michael J. Ryan worth?
Ryan has an approximate net worth of $9 million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.
Where does Michael J. Ryan live?
J. is a resident of Geneva, Switzerland, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.
Is Michael J. Ryan dead or alive?
Michael is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Michael J. Ryan now?
Ryan is the executive director of the World Health Organization’s Health Emergencies Programme, leading the team responsible for the international containment and treatment of COVID-19.
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