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The friends, past students and admirers of Dr. R.G.G. Barry, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, DCH, who was first Professor of Paediatrics from 1970-1977, subscribed a fund for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The R.G.G. Barry Prize in Paediatrics". The prize is awarded to the candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Paediatrics at the Final Medical Examination (Part II), the award being made by the Extern Examiner in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health provided that:
The Academic Council considers a sufficiently high standard to have been attained.
The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the three years immediately preceding the Examination.
He/she had not passed the Third University Examination in Medicine more than three years before the Summer of the year in which the Final Medical Examination (Part II) is taken, provided that, in the case of a student who has interrupted his/her medical studies at any time subsequent to passing the Third University Examination in Medicine in order to proceed to the BSc Degree or to pursue any other non-medical programme of study approved by the Faculty of Medicine, the period of time devoted to such non-medical studies shall not be counted when computing the interval between his/her passing of the Third University Examination in Medicine and Final Medical Examination (Part II).
He/she has taken and passed the whole of the Final Medical Examination (Part II) and has taken each subject of the examination for the first time.
The R.G.G. Barry UCC Prizewinners 2003-2016 are as follows
2016 Dr Killian McCarthy
2015 Dr Roisin Ryan
2014 Dr Veronique La Rue Constantineau
2013 Dr Anne O'Mahony
2012 Dr Michael Murphy
2011 Dr Marie Rafferty
2011 Dr Grace Neville
2010 Dr Peter M. Barrett
2009 Dr Jennifer O'Sullivan
2008 Dr Ciara Ann McCarthy
2007 Dr David Ryan
2006 Dr Dearbhail O'Driscoll
2005 Dr Julie Burns
2004 Dr John Ryan
2003 Dr Grainne Murphy
The Final Medical class of 1990 subscribed to a fund for the provision of an annual prize to commemorate their late classmate Aodán Ó Donnchadha. The Extern for the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health will assess the best Paediatric projects under MX5090, and decide who should be awarded the prize, if necessary aided by advice from members of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Shortlisted candidates should keep all information gathered as this may be required by the External examiner. The award will be made provided the student chosen fulfils the other criteria:
The prize will be called "The Aodán Ó Donnchadha Memorial Prize".
The Academic Council considers that a sufficiently high standard has been attained.
The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the three years immediately preceding the Final Medical Examination.
He/she has taken and passed the whole of the Final Medical Examination and has taken each module for the first time.
The Aodán Ó Donnchadha Memorial Prize UCC winners from 2003-2016 are as follows:
2016 Dr Siobhan Rafferty
2015 Dr Emma Higgisson
2014 Dr Thomas Keane
2013 Dr Timothy Keady
2012 Dr Meredith Kinoshita
2011 Dr Ross Doyle
2010 Dr Daithi de Baroid
2009 Dr Aisling Jennings
2008 Dr Amit Singh Grover
2007 Dr Colin Hawkes
2006 Dr C. Monique Bohun
2005 Dr Ellen Byrne
2004 Dr Aoife Cotter
2003 Dr Katherine D'Arcy and Rosfaiizah Siran
Regulations for the Scholarship and Prizes, to be awarded annually:
- The award of the Scholarship and Prizes will be based on the written examination in Paediatrics for the MB, BCh, BAO degree examination in each of the NUI constituent universities and in the RCSI.
- Up to three of the top students in the written examination in Paediatrics for the MB, BCh, BAO degree examination in each of the NUI constituent universities and the RCSI are automatically put forward for the scholarship and prizes. In NUI institutions where the examination for Paediatrics is taken in the penultimate year of the MB, BCh, BAO degree examination, up to three of the top candidates in that examination are put forward as candidates for the scholarship and prizes.
- The recommendation with regard to the award of the scholarship and prizes will be determined by an Agreed Extern Examiner, having considered the submissions of all the candidates.
The Dr. Henry Hutchinson Stewart Scholarship and Prize in Paediatrics UCC winners from 2002-2015 are as follows:
2015 Jane Cudmore was awarded third prize.
2014 Leanne Cussen was awarded scholarship.
2013 Karen McCarthy was awarded scholarship and Daniel Mark Crowley was awarded second prize.
2011 Una Clancy was awarded third prize.
2011 Grace Neville was awarded second prize.
2010 Peter Barrett was awarded first prize.
2008 William Owen Healy was awarded second prize and Ciara Ann McCarthy was awarded third prize.
2007 David Ryan was awarded first prize and Sarah Moran was awarded third prize.
2006 Ruth Delaney was awarded first prize.
2005 James Dollard was awarded third prize.
2004 John Ryan was awarded first prize and Danielle M.M. Ní Chróinín received a commendation.
2003 Andrea Ryan was awarded first prize and Grainne P. Murphy was awarded second prize.
2002 Grainne M. Murphy was awarded second prize
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