As Dean, Dr Blanaid Hayes is responsible for supervising all matters of the Faculty with the support of the Board and the Faculty Committees.
She also represents the Faculty on the Council of the College, and on national and international bodies and organisations.
Dr Blánaid Hayes is Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Blánaid has worked as a consultant occupational physician at Beaumont Hospital for over 20 years. She also has experience in providing occupational medical advice to industry, having worked with IBM Ireland over a ten year period. She is a former National Specialty Director in Occupational Medicine and former president of the Irish Society of Occupational Medicine (2000). She obtained Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (MFOM) in 1994, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 1997 and Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in 1998. She completed her MD (RCSI) in 2016. Her research interests include doctors’ wellbeing, needlestick injury and influenza immunisation in healthcare workers. She is currently lead investigator in a national study on wellbeing in hospital doctors in Ireland, the first of its kind in this country.
We are governed by the Board of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
The Board is our ultimate decision-making body and is responsible for ensuring that the aim and functions of the Institute are fulfilled on behalf of its members.
|Dr Blanaid Hayes||Dean|
|Dr Declan Whelan
||Immediate Past Dean|
|Dr Tom O'Connell||Professional Competence Director|
|Dr Anthony Corcoran||Honorary Secretary|
|Dr Robert Ryan||Honorary Treasurer|
|Dr Alan Bray||Chief Examiner|
|Dr Lynda Sisson||Vice Dean|
|Dr Peter Noone||Fellow|
|Dr Deirdre Sugrue||Fellow|
|Dr Edwin Whiteside||Fellow|
|Dr Paul Gannon||Fellow|
|Dr Martin Hogan||Fellow|
|Dr Deirdre Fitzgerald||Member|
|Dr Oghenovo Oghuvbu
|Dr Hemal Thakore||Member - Licentiate|
|Dr Tony McGread||Research Champion|
|Dr Susan Power||NSD|
|Dr David Poots||Co-opted Member|
|Prof Ken Addley||Fellow|
|Dr Zakiah Amir||Member|
|Dr Tom Donnelly||Fellow|
|Dr Conor McDonnell||Fellow|
|Dr Noirin Noonan||Fellow|
Contact Barbara for queries relating to the Faculty of Occupational Medicine or the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.