Former Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Health Tony Holohan has taken up a new role with Enfer Medical, a firm that provides clinical laboratory services.
Dr Holohan will take up the role of Chair on the firm's Medical Advisory Board.
"The Medical Advisory Board supports the company in delivering its vision to provide transformative laboratory services which enhance personalised and population health for healthcare providers and their patients," Enfer Medical, part of the Enfer Group, said in a statement.
"The membership of the Medical Advisory Board includes medical consultants working within the Irish healthcare system, providing key insights to shape the strategic direction of the company and support true innovation in delivering laboratory healthcare solutions for Ireland’s tomorrow."
The firm said it was "delighted" to announce Dr Holohan's appointment to the new role.
Dr Holohan left the Department of Health in July, with Prof Breda Smyth now serving in the role of CMO.
Dr Holohan also serves on the board of the Irish Hospice Foundation, and is an adjunct professor of public health at University College Dublin.
Enfer Medical have carried out Covid-19 testing at the behest of the HSE. The firm also works in the areas of sexual health, respiratory health, gut health and genomics.