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Your Point of Contact for RCPI Spokespeople

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 Communications Department.

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Yvonne McCahill

Press Officer, Communications Department

Tel: +353 1 8639 627 | Mobile 086 7723056

For general press enquiries or if you want to speak to a trusted medical expert, contact Yvonne in our Communications Department.

Looking For a Medical Expert?

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, President RCPI, Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland, Alcohol (health effects)
Professor Conor O'Keane, Treasurer RCPI
Dr Diarmuid O'Shea, Registrar RCPI, National Clinical Programme for Older People
Mr Leo Kearns, CEO RCPI
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)
Professor Ray Barry, 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, Archivist 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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