Head of School

Name Tel. Email
Prof Brendan Griffin +353 (0)21 4901657 

Academic Staff


Name Role Tel. Email
Dr Evin Allen Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901676
Dr Teresa Barbosa Clinical Practice, Lecturer and MSc Clinical course coordinator  +353 (0)21 4901792
Dr Lorraine Bateman Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry +353 (0)21 4901793
Dr Harriet Bennett-Lenane Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901690 
Dr Margaret Bermingham Clinical Practice, Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901669 
Prof Stephen Byrne Clinical Practice, Prof of Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4902250  
Prof Abina Crean Pharmaceutics, Prof of Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901667 
Dr Kieran Dalton Clinical Practice, Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901690 
Dr Maria Donovan Clinical Practice, Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901789 
Dr Aoife Fleming Clinical Practice, Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901666 
Dr Eoin Fleming Biochemistry, Lecturer in Biochemistry +353 (0)21 4901679 
Prof Cormac Gahan Microbiology, Prof of Pharmaceutical Microbiology +353 (0)21 4901363/3101 
Prof Brendan Griffin Pharmaceutics, Head of School / Prof of Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901657 
Dr J J Keating Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lecturer in Pharm Chemistry +353 (0)21 4901692 
Dr Piotr Kowalski Pharmaceutics, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901735
Prof Anita Maguire Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Prof of Pharm Chemistry / Director ABCRF +353 (0)21 4901693/1694 
Dr Suzanne McCarthy Clinical Practice, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901714 
Dr Rachel Moloney Pharmacology, Lecturer in Pharmacology +353 (0)21 4901779 
Dr Kevin Murphy Clinical Practice, Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901681 
Dr Jatin Nagpal Pharmacology, Lecturer in Pharmacology +353 (0)21 4901779 
Prof Caitriona O'Driscoll Pharmaceutics, Prof of Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901396 
Dr Patrick O'Dwyer Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901736 
Dr Joey O'Shea Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901665 
Dr Tim O'Sullivan Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lecturer in Pharm Chem +353 (0)21 4901655 
Dr Katie Ryan Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901680 
Dr Laura Sahm Clinical Practice, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901688 
Dr Sonja Vucen Pharmaceutics, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901686 
Prof Christian Waeber Pharmacology, Prof of Pharmacology +353 (0)21 4901791 

Project manager, Career-Fit Fellow

Name Tel. Email
Dr Waleed Faisal +353 (0)21 4901683

Practice Educators

The School of Pharmacy is delighted to have the expertise of Teacher Practitioners who enhance student learning by bringing their day to day experience of pharmacy life into the classroom in such a coherent and learning friendly manner.    Please meet these Teacher Practitioners:

Lisa Buckley 
Fiona Coulter
Maedhbh Flannery
Ruth McCarthy 
Eimear Murphy


Name Role Tel. Email
Ms Noreen Moynihan School Manager +353 (0)21 4901661 
Ms Aisha Murphy Senior Executive Assistant +353 (0)21 4901663
Ms Kathleen Williamson Senior Executive Assistant +353 (0)21 4901662
Ms Beth Buchanan Instructional Designer
Ms Linda McGuire Course Co-Ordinator, MSc Pharmaceutical Technology & Quality Systems


Technical Staff

Name Role Email
Dr Michael Cronin Chief Technical Officer
Dr. Ken Devine Chief Technical Officer
Dr Fatma Farag Technical Officer
Ms Aine Healy Senior Technical Officer

MSc in Clinical Pharmacy contributing practitioners


  • Anne-Marie Tobin, Consultant Dermatologist, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin and Clinical Lead National Clinical Programme in Dermatology, HSE
  • Hilary Ward, Lead Oncology Pharmacist, Beacon Hospital, Dublin
  • Dr John Waterstone, Waterstone Clinic, Cork
  • Ms Derina Byrne, Senior Pharmacist, Mercy University Hospital, Cork
  • Dr Martin Buckley, Consultant Gastroenterologist/Physician at Mercy University Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine at University College Cork.
  • Ronan Quirke, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Liam Plant, Clinical Professor in Renal Medicine, Cork University Hospital; Vice Dean for Clinical & Strategic Partnerships, UCC
  • Claire Keane, Pharmacy Department, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
  • Brian Sweeney, Neurologist, Cork University Hospital /School of Medicines, UCC
  • Shirley Guerin, Pharmacy Department, St. Marys Hospital, Dublin
  • Maeve Durkan, Endocrinologist, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
  • Peter Duddy, Pharmacy Department, The Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Aisling O’Leary, National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Mala Shah, Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare (CHO4), Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Stephen P. Power, Cork University Hospital
  • Ciara Kirke, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety, HSE Quality Improvement Division
  • Muriel Pate, Medication Safety Specialist Pharmacist, HSE Quality Improvement Division
  • Marie Keane, Critical Care Pharmacist, University Hospital Limerick, Adjunct Clinical Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Norma Harnedy, National Liaison Pharmacist, HSE Addiction Services
  • Nicola Ronan, Bantry General Hospital
  • Martin Kantchev, MPSI, MSc Clinical Pharmacy, affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Niamh O’Connell, Pharmacy Department, SIVUH, Cork
  • Aileen Barry, Acting Chief Pharmacist, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork
  • Michael Curtin, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street
  • Barry O’ Sullivan, Senior Pharmacist, Mater Private Cork and Adjunct Clinical Lecturer, UCC School of Pharmacy
  • Ms Stephanie Slevin, MPSI, affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC

School of Pharmacy


Cavanagh Pharmacy Building Room UG06 University College Cork