Our Dean and Board


Professor Louise Burke is Dean of the Faculty of Pathology

As Dean, Prof Louise Burke is responsible for overseeing all matters of the Faculty with the support of the Faculty Board and Committees.

She represents the Faculty on the RCPI Executive Board and on other national and international bodies.

Our Board

We are governed by the Board of the Faculty of Pathology.

The Board is our ultimate decision-making body and is responsible for ensuring that the aim and functions of the Faculty are fulfilled on behalf of its members.

Prof Louise Burke Dean
Prof Mary Keogan Dean Elect
Dr Ronan Desmond Honorary Secretary
Dr Maeve Doyle Director of Training and Education
Dr Deirbhile Keady Honorary Treasurer
Prof Ken Mills RCPath Northern Ireland (Observer)
Dr Mike Obsborn President of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK (Observer)
Prof Aurelie Fabre Fellow
Dr Shari Srinivasan Fellow
Dr Joan Power Fellow, Observer
Dr Linda Mulligan Fellow
Dr Cynthia Heffron Fellow
Prof Robert Landers Fellow
Dr Marie Staunton Fellow
Dr Karen Burns Fellow
Dr Sine Phelan Fellow
Dr Niamh Nolan Fellow, Observer
Dr Muiris O'Ceidigh Lay Member
Ms Terry Prone Lay Member

Contact Us


Darragh Whelan

Faculty and Institute Coordinator

Tel: +353 (0)1 4853 461

Contact Darragh for information regarding Faculty of Pathology and Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists board of management activities such as advocacy, governance, representation, annual reporting, AGMs and admission to Membership/ Fellowship of FPath and IOG.