Departmental Staff 

Prof Deirdre Murray

Chair of Paediatrics/

Head of Department


Prof Gene Dempsey Horgan Chair of Neonatology
Prof Geraldine Boylan  Professor of  Neonatal Physiology 
Prof Colin Hawkes Associate Professor in Paediatrics  Headshot of Dr Hawkes
Dr Louise Gibson Senior Lecturer
Dr Daragh Finn

Senior Lecturer

Programme Director - Paediatrics & Child Health Postgraduate Programme

Dr Jackelina Pando Kelly Lecturer
Dr Juan Trujillo

Programme Director - Allergy & Clinical Immunology Postgraduate Programme

Dr Anda Dumitrescu  Lecturer
Ms Aoife Crowley Department Manager


Dr Deanna Santoro

Instructional Designer

Ms Ciara Burke

Executive Assistant Headshot

Adjunct Professors

Prof Blandina Theophil Mmbaga  Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute
Prof Mark Turner University of Liverpool
Prof Francesco Pisani University of Parma

University Hospital WaterfordÈ

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dr David Mullane   Cork University Hospital
Dr Muireann Ní Chroinin  Cork University Hospital
Dr Niamh McSweeney Cork University Hospital 
Dr Olivia O'Mahony Cork University Hospital 
Dr Stephen O'Riordan Cork University Hospital
Dr Juan Trujillo  Cork University Hospital
Dr Colin Hawkes Cork University Hospital
Dr Zaheera Yusuf Cork University Hospital
Dr Ahmad Khan Cork University Hospital
Dr Liam O'Connell Cork University Maternity Hospital
Dr Brian Walsh Cork University Maternity Hospital
Dr Ioana Maris Bon Secours Hospital Cork
Dr Niamh Lynch Bon Secours Hospital Cork
Dr Waqar Ahmed Bon Secours Hospital Cork
Dr Frances Enright Mercy University Hospital
Dr Ray Barry Mercy University Hospital
Dr Clodagh Ryan Mercy University Hospital
Dr Akhtar Khan  University Hospital Kerry
Dr Alok Kumar University Hospital Kerry
Dr Daniel Onyekwere University Hospital Kerry
Dr George Philip University Hospital Kerry
Dr Malik Hussain University Hospital Kerry
Dr John Walsh Tipperary University Hospital 
Dr Alan Macken Tipperary University Hospital 
Dr Mihaela Alim Tipperary University Hospital 
Dr Justin Roche Tipperary University Hospital 
Dr Animitra Das University Hospital Waterford
Dr Dhani Bux University Hospital Waterford
Dr Norma Goggin University Hospital Waterford
Dr Aoife Carroll University Hospital Waterford
Dr Julie Lucey University Hospital Waterford
Dr Dean Huggard University Hospital Waterford
Dr Brendan Murphy University Hospital Waterford
Dr Nadeem Khan University Hospital Waterford 
Dr Muhammad Riazat University Hospital Waterford 

Clinical Site Tutors

Dr Issam Shanaa  South Tipperpary General Hospital

Adjunct Clinical Lecturers 

Dr Francois Meyer Cork Unviersity Hospital 
Dr Aoife Gallagher Cork University Hospital
Dr Dermot Wildes Cork University Hospital/ mercy University Hospital 
Dr Sadhbh Heneghan Mercy University Hospita/ Cork University Hospital 
Dr Cian Duggan Mercy University Hospital
Dr Niofa Canty University Hospital Waterford
Dr Valerie Bell  University Hospital Waterford 
Dr Anna Prenderville University Hospital Waterford
Dr Abdalla Omer Hassan Ali  University Hospital Kerry

Department of Paediatrics & Child Health

Péidiatraic agus Sláinte Leanaí

Floor 2, Paediatric Unit, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, T12 DC4A