Dr. Dermot Power is a consultant in geriatric medicine at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital in Dublin and is Medical Director of St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin. In addition he is UCD Intern Network Coordinator and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education. A graduate of medicine in UCD, he has a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, an MD from UCD, a Diploma in Management for Medical Doctors jointly awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and the Irish Management Institute. He is a member of the British Geriatrics Society, the Irish Gerontological Society, the Irish Medical Organisation, and the Royal Society of Medicine.
Denise Sadlier graduated from University College Dublin in 1996. She entered the Specialist Registrar Training programme in Nephrology and General Internal Medicine in 1999 and subsequently completed a Harvard Fellowship in Nephrology and Renal Transplantation working in both Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. In December 2005, Dr Sadlier was awarded a PhD for research into the molecular pathogenesis of renal fibrosis. She returned to Dublin as a Consultant Nephrologist and Senior Lecturer in Medicine at University College Dublin in 2007 where her areas of interest clinically include cardio-renal syndrome, electrolyte disorders and glomerular disease. In addition, she continues to pursue an active research programme in diabetic nephropathy and renal fibrosis.
Professor and Chairman, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Subspecialist Maternal Fetal Medicine
Professor Geraldine McCarthy is a specialist in Rheumatology. She is interested in all aspects of Rheumatology but has a special interest in crystal-deposition diseases such as gout and inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis. She graduated in Medicine from University College Dublin. She completed her Fellowship in Rheumatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA in 1991.While in USA, she became certified by the American Board in Internal Medicine in both Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine. Her research is focused on the biological effects of calcium-containing crystals in degenerative joint disease as well as in atherosclerosis and breast cancer and has been facilitated by funding from many sources. These include the National Institutes of Health, American Federation for Aging Research, US Department of Defence and the Wellcome Trust. She was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1996 where she remained until her return to Dublin, Ireland in 1998 when she moved her laboratory to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where she was appointed Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics, where part of her research program continues and where she teaches in Medicine and Pharmacy. She was appointed Consultant in Rheumatology at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin in 1999 where runs a busy clinical practice and has established a clinical research program. She teaches as part of the University College Dublin Faculty of Medicine where she has been appointed Clinical Professor of Medicine. She is the author of over 90 publications and has spoken at many national and international meetings. She has established many national and international collaborations. She has been winner of several research and teaching awards and has mentored medicine and science graduates in clinical practice and in research.
Dr Lambert is a Consultant at the Mater and Rotunda hospitals in Dublin, specialising in Infectious Diseases, Tropical medicine and Genitourinary medicine. With 18 years experience in these fields, he is responsible for the training of GP and other health care providers in Ireland in the area of STI care provision, running the bi-annual STI Foundation course at the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. Dr Lambert has published widely and has contributed to local and national newspaper articles and TV broadcasts on the topic of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) and other infectious diseases.
John Thornton has a wealth of experience working as a Consultant Neuroradiologist in Beaumont Hospital. He the Clinical Director of Charter Radiology Services. His area of sub-specialty training is in Neuroradiology and he has spent over 10 years reporting MRI’s. He is a director of charter radiology services and oversees service quality in conjunction with Charter's Radiology Committee.
Dr. Logan works as Consultant Radiologist at Beaumont Hospital, Charter Medical, MRI Ireland, where he reports MRI's. His fellowship training is in Thoracic Radiology and in Musculo-Skeletal Radiology.
Dr. Deirdre Duke is a Consultant Radiologist at Beaumont Hospital. Her areas of subspecialist training are the breast and Musculo-Skeletal.
Dr. John O'Dwyer is a Consultant Radiologist and Beaumont Hospital and Charter Medical. His area of sub specialty is neuroradiology.
Dr. Martina Morrin is a Consultant Radiologist at Beaumont Hospital and Charter Medical. Her formal MRI training includes a fellow in CT, Ultrasound and MRI from Harvard Medical School. Her sub specialty area includes abdominal, chest and Musculo-Skeletal.
Head of Perinatal Medicine, Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital.
Sean Murphy was recently appointed as Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin having previously been a Consultant Physician at Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. He qualified in Medicine from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He subsequently trained in General Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals followed by a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA. He went on to complete his MD while a Research Fellow in Clinical Gerontology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge UK before completing his clinical training as a Senior Registrar in General and Geriatric Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. His clinical and research interests are in Stroke and Osteoporosis. He was appointed as an Associate Professor of Medicine at RCSI Medical School in 2008. He is a member of the Steering Group of a number of research programmes in Ireland including the Irish National Audit on Stroke Care, the Cost of Stroke in Ireland Study and the Dublin Mid-Leinster Stroke Telemedicine Project. He is a member of the Council on Stroke of the Irish Heart Foundation. He is Clinical Lead for the HSE Stroke Programme at the Mater Hospital, directs the Stroke Thrombolytic Training Course at RCPI and Director of Training for the soon to be rolled out National Stroke Thrombolytic Telemedicine Project (TRASNA). He is actively involved in several research protocols at the Mater Neuroscience Institute/UCD based in the Catherine McAuley Centre beside the Mater University Hospital.
Sean Patrick Gaine, MB, PhD, FRCPI is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin. Following his medical education at Trinity College in Dublin, he went on to complete a residency in medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA. While in the United States, he was a faculty member at both Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine. Dr Gaine established the Pulmonary Hypertension Centre at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1999 and subsequently a National Unit in Dublin on his return to Europe. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the European Respiratory Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and has authored over 50 publications. His interests include the role of Endothelial Dysfunction in Pulmonary Hypertension, and new Therapeutic Agents of Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
Dr. Brendan Keogh MD, FRCPI is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin. He is a graduate of University College Dublin and trained in Internal Medicine and subsequently Respiratory medicine at the Mater Hospital in Dublin and then in the United States at St Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury Connecticut, and at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland USA. he moved to the pulmonary division of the Albany Medical Centre of Union University in Albany New York. Subsequently he returned to Ireland as a Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Mater Hospital. Research and clinical areas of special interest include interstitial lung diseases, cardio- pulmonary exercise physiology and lung cancer in recent years his primary research interest has been in tuberculosis.
Dr. Lorraine Kyne is currently a consultant physician in Medicine for Older Persons at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at University College Dublin, Ireland. She is a former Paul Beeson Scholar and is currently a Health Research Board funded Clinician Scientist. She is actively involved in research on hospital-acquired infections and she runs a module in Community Medicine taught to final year medical students at UCD. She graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 1990 and completed fellowship training in Medicine for the Elderly at Harvard Medical School, Boston, where she achieved the rank of Assistant Professor of Medicine. She has a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kyne specialises in care of older persons. Her special interests are cognition and dementia, falls and osteoporosis and infection in older persons.