Academic work and Research
Dr Coughlin has published many peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters on prostate cancer and robotic surgery. In 2008 he was conferred the title of Assistant Professor in Urology by the University of Central Florida. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland. Dr Coughlin was awarded the best video at the 2008 European Robotic Urology Symposium for his work titled "Techniques in Nerve Sparing during Robotic Prostatectomy".
Dr Coughlin is on the editorial board of the Journal of Robotic Surgery and a reviewer for the Journal of Endourology and the British Journal of Urology International.