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RCPI welcomes 18 Associate Members, Fellows and Honorary Fellows

RCPI welcomes 18 Associate Members, Fellows and Honorary Fellows

On 8 February 2024, the Faculty of Pathology at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland held a special ceremony to welcome 18 new Associate Members, Fellows, and Honorary Fellows at No. 6 Kildare Street. The conferring ceremony took place after the Faculty of Pathology's 43rd Annual Symposium and also recognised 13 CSCST recipients and 4 medal recipients. 

The recipients of CSCST, Associate Membership, and Fellowship were: 

  • Huda Fadlelseed – CSCST 

  • Margaret Creedon – CSCST 

  • Clare O'Donnell – CSCST 

  • Ruth Martin – CSCST 

  • Jillian Coll – CSCST  

  • Brian Pierce - CSCST 

  • Sophie Prendergast - CSCST 

  • Neil Fenelly – CSCST 

  • Mary Lucey – CSCST 

  • Aisling Barrett – CSCST 

  • James Nolan – CSCST 

  • Mairead O'Donovan – CSCST 

  • Fionnuala Cox – CSCST 

  • Leticia Gallego – Associate Membership 

  • Tahmina Gul – Associate Membership 

  • Blessing Obasi – Associate Membership 

  • Sean Whelan – Associate Membership 

  • Sally McGrath – Associate Membership 

  • Julieanne Houlihan – Associate Membership 

  • Emily Glynn – Associate Membership 

  • Niamh Mooney – Associate Membership 

  • Leah Timon – Associate Membership 

  • Daniel Hare - Fellowship 

  • Laura McKenna - Fellowship 

  • Roisin O'Connor – Fellowship 

  • Grace Chan – Fellowship 

  • Peter De La Harpe Golden – Fellowship 

  • Aaron Doherty – Fellowship 

  • Jennifer Walsh – Fellowship 

Honorary Fellowship, the highest category of membership of the College, was awarded to: 

  • Prof Ian Cree, Histopathologist, Honorary Professor of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London and Retired Head of WHO Classification of Tumours at the International Agency for Research on Cancer 

  • Prof Aleš Ryška, The Fingerland Department of Pathology, Charles University Medical Faculty Hospital, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic 

The Faculty also presented four distinguished medals: 

  • George Greene Medal: Dr Sarah Kelliher 

  • John D Kennedy Medal: Dr Sinead O'Donnell 

  • John O'Dowd Medal: Dr Sean Whelan 

  • Paule Cotter Medal: Prof Michael Farrell 

The Paule Cotter Medal, named in honour of a former Dean of the Faculty of Pathology, Dr Paule Cotter, recognises outstanding contributions to the field.