As Chair, Dr Peter Boylan is responsible for overseeing all matters of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists with the support of our Executive Council and Committees.
He represents the Institute on the RCPI Council and on other national and international bodies.
Dr Peter Boylan sits on Council as Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Dr Boylan began his medical career in University College Dublin, from which he graduated in 1974. Following this he completed his training at the National Maternity Hospital Dublin, Queen Charlotte's Hospital London, and Chelsea Hospital for Women London. Dr Boylan also spent some time in the University of Texas, Houston where he held an academic position. On his return to Ireland, Dr Boylan was appointed Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist at the National Maternity Hospital, a role he held until his retirement at the end of last year. During his time at the National Maternity Hospital, Dr Boylan was appointed Master for seven years, from 1991-1997. One of his major achievements as Master includes the development of foetal medicine as a stand-alone specialty. As Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Dr Boylan is responsible for overseeing all matters of the Institute with the support of the Executive Council and the Institute Committees. He represents the Institute on a number of national and international bodies relating to the specialty.
We are governed by an Executive Council.
The Executive Council 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.
|eXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER||TITLE|
|Dr Peter Boylan||Chair|
|Dr Karen Flood||Honorary Secretary & Forum Representative|
|Dr Carole Barry-Kinsella||Honorary Treasurer|
|Dr Suzanne O'Sullivan||Co-Chair of the Specialty Training Committee and Advisory Committee representative|
|Dr Meabh Ni Bhuinneain||National Specialty Director, Basic Specialist Training|
|Prof Colm O’Herlihy||Chair of the Examinations Committee|
|Dr Seosamh O Coigligh||Chair of Hospital Inspections|
|Dr Sharon Cooley||Chair of the Communications and Public Relations Committee|
|Dr Sam Thomas||Institute Representative on RCPI Education and Professional Development Committee|
|Dr Sharon Sheehan||Member|
|Dr Michael Gannon||Member|
|Dr Rhona Mahony||Member|
|Prof Michael O’Hare||Member|
|Prof Harith Lamki||Member|
|Dr Mona Joyce||Member|
|Dr Vimla Sharma||Member|
|Dr John Stratton||Member|
|Dr Naveed Khawaja||Member|
|Dr Fergal Malone||Member|
|Dr Rosemary Harkin||Member|
|Dr Paul Hughes||Member|
|Dr Peter McKenna||Member|
|Dr John Morrison||Member|
|Dr Nadine Farah||Member|
|Dr Gerry Burke||Member|
|Prof Michael Turner||Member|
|Dr Shane Higgins||Member|
|Dr Richard De Courcey Wheeler||Member|
|Dr Cliona Murphy||Associate Members representative|
|Dr Vicky O’Dwyer||Junior Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society Representative|
|Dr Katie Field||Junior Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society Representative|
|Dr Jennifer Donnelly||Convenor of Meetings|
|Dr Maeve Eogan||Co-Chair of the Specialty Training Committee|
Contact Barbara for information about Basic Specialist Training and Higher Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology