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 Council 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 Institute are fulfilled on behalf of its members.

Prof Louise Burke Dean
Prof Hilary Humphreys Immediate Past Dean
Dr Maeve Doyle Honorary Secretary
Prof Kieran Sheahan Director of Education
Prof Patrick Twomey Honorary Treasurer
Dr Ken Mills RCPath Northern Ireland (Observer)
Prof Jo Martin President of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK (Observer)
Prof Aurelie Fabre Fellow
Dr Clive Kilgallen Fellow
Dr John O'Dowd Fellow
Dr Joan Power Fellow
Dr Linda Mulligan Fellow
Dr Deirbhile Keady Fellow
Dr Cynthia Heffron Fellow
Dr Ronan Desmond Fellow
Dr Marie Staunton Fellow
Dr Ciaran O'Ríain Fellow
Dr Laura Aalto Trainee Representative
Ms Terry Prone Lay Member

Contact Us


Rita Dolan

Faculty Coordinator

Tel: + 353 1 863 9738

  • For queries relating to the Faculty of Pathology email pathology@rcpi.ie
  • For queries relating to the Faculty of Occupational Medicine email FOM@rcpi.ie
  • For queries relating to Occupational Medicine examinations email the RCPI Examinations Department: examinations@rcpi.ie