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As an independent health organisation representing thousands of doctors, RCPI is a vital resource for expert, unbiased guidance and commentary on health issues.
No one knows more about the health service than our doctors, who work on the frontline in hospitals every day.
For general press enquiries or if you want to speak to a trusted medical expert, just get in touch with Yvonne in our press office.
For general press enquiries or if you want to speak to a trusted medical expert, contact Yvonne in our Communications Department.
If you want to speak to one of our spokespeople, just contact our Communications Department.
Remember, our spokespeople are not available for personal medical consultations.
|Spokesperson||Area of expertise|
|Professor Frank Murray, Past President||Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland, Alcohol (health effects)|
|Dr Diarmuid O'Shea, Registrar||RCPI, National Clinical Programme for Older People|
|Dr Stephen Stewart, RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol||Alcohol (health effects)|
|Dr Aidan McCormack, RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol||Alcohol (health effects)|
|Professor Donal O'Shea, RCPI Policy Group on Obesity||Obesity, Gender dysphoria (Transgender)|
|Dr Ellen Crushell, Faculty of Paediatrics||Child health, paediatrics|
|Dr Robert Cunney, RCPI Clinical Advisory Group on Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infection||Healthcare Associated Infections, MRSA, antibiotic resistance|
|Professor Anthony O'Regan, Dean of Postgraduate Specialist Training||Medical training, medical careers, Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors|
|Dr Sharon Cooley, Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists||Obstetrics, pregnancy, maternal health, miscarriage|
|Dr Blanaid Hayes, Faculty of Occupational Medicine||Occupational Medicine, Physician Wellbeing, medical fitness to work|
|Prof Hilary Humphreys, Faculty of Pathology||Pathology|
|Professor Hilary Hoey, Dean of Professional Competence||Professional competence|
|Dr Emer Shelley, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Ageing|
|Dr Declan Bedford, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Alcohol|
|Dr Fionnuala Cooney, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Breastfeeding|
|Dr Emer O’Connell, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health – HIV, Sexually transmitted diseases|
|Dr Catherine Hayes, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Obesity|
|Dr Fenton Howell, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Smoking|
|Dr Breda Smyth, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Stroke|
|Professor Ivan J Perry, Faculty of Public Health Medicine||Public Health - Suicide|
|Dr Peter Lachmann, Quality Improvement Lead Faculty for RCPI||Quality Improvement in healthcare|
|Dr Mary Holohan, Dean of Examinations||RCPI Examinations, MRCPI|
|Ms Harriet Wheelock, Keeper of Collections||RCPI Heritage Centre, medical history|
|Dr Maeve Eogan, RCPI Policy Group on Sexual Health||Sexual assault (women)|
|Dr Fiona Lyons, RCPI Policy Group on Sexual Health||Sexually-transmitted diseases/HIV|
|Professor Desmond O’Neill, National Programme Office for Traffic Medicine||Traffic Medicine, medical fitness to drive, aging|
|Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee||Vaccination, immunisation|
|Prof Karina Butler, National Immunisation Committee||Vaccination, immunisation|
|Dr Des Cox, RCPI Policy Group on Tobacco||Tobacco (health effects)|
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