Professor Louise Burke

“Pathology – a bridge between science and medicine”

Date: Tuesday, 21st June 2022 at 2pm - 3pm
Link to Join Inaugural Lecture: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82010433485?pwd=dzhkb0xxYTJrc3NkQTE4TisxWExxZz09

Biography:
Professor Louise Burke, MD, FRCPath, FRCPI, FFPath (FRCPI)

Professor Louise Burke is Professor of Pathology, University College Cork / Consultant Histopathologist, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland and immediate Past Dean of the Faculty of Pathology, RCPI.

Prof. Burke obtained both her primary medical degree and Medical Doctorate (MD) from the National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, attained her FRCPath, UK, and completed fellowship training in Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC, USA, incorporating her doctoral research on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer at the Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Following further pathology training at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA, and further training on mesothelial lesions in France with the Chairperson of the French and International Mesothelioma Panel, Prof. Burke now leads the Thoracic Histopathology Service at CUH and is Head of the Academic Department of Pathology, UCC.

Expansion of pathology related activities key to enabling enhanced research collaborative links between clinical, diagnostic, research and academic activities in the region, including those closely aligned to Thoracic Pathology, are key research related workstreams. Expansion of molecular diagnostics and digital pathology services in collaboration with the Department of Pathology, CUH is a keen strategic workstream as well as enhancement of Biobanking activities.

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