Who we are

No 6 Kildare Street stairwell

National Immunisation Advisory Committee

Our Members

role/organisation representative
Department of Health Dr Colette Bonner, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Department of Health Northern Ireland Martin Coleman, Head of COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Branch
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, RCPI Dr Conor McDonnell, Consultant Occupational Health Physician
Faculty of Paediatrics, RCPI Dr Edina Moylett, Consultant Paediatrician UHG, Senior Lecturer Paediatrics, NUI Galway
Faculty of Pathology, RCPI Dr Marianne Nolan, Consultant Microbiologist, Cork University Hospital
Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RCPI Dr Mary Ward, Specialist in Public Health Medicine
Health Products Regulatory Authority Dr Donal O'Connor, Vigilance Assessment Manager
(alternate – Sinead Curran, Director of Human Products Monitoring)
Health Protection Surveillance Centre Dr Suzanne Cotter, Specialist in Public Health Medicine
Health Service Executive Dr Rose Fitzgerald, Specialist in Public Health Medicine
Infectious Diseases Society of Ireland Dr Corinna Sadlier, Consultant in Infectious Diseases

Dr Cathal O’Broin, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine
Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Dr Cliona Murphy, Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Irish College of General Practitioners Dr Conor Maguire, General Practitioner
National Immunisation Office Dr Lucy Jessop, Director of Public Health, National Immunisation Office or designate (Chantal Migone, Specialist in Public Health Medicine)
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Essene Cassidy, Registered Children's, General and Public Health Nurse
Health Service Executive Dr Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director for Public Health and Child Health HSE
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Dr Anna Clarke, Specialist in Public Health Medicine and former Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Dr Brian Cleary, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, RCSI/Rotunda Hospital
Travel Medicine Society of Ireland Dr Astrid Weidenhammer
Virus Reference Laboratory, UCD Prof Cillian De Gascun, Consultant Virologist and Director of the National Virus Reference Laboratory and Chair of the Expert Advisory Group on COVID-19
Medical Secretary Dr Niamh Bambury, Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine
Medical Secretary Dr Peter O'Reilly, Paediatric Specialist Registrar, RCPI Higher Specialist Training Programme
Lay Member Dr Ciara Keane, PhD MBA
Lay Member Alan Hughes
Programme Manager, RCPI Rachel MacDonell