Head of School

Professor Stephen Byrne

Teacher Practitioners

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:

Ms Lisa Buckley

Dr Maria Donovan

Ms Ruth McCarthy

Mr Tadhg O'Leary



Technical Staff

Chief Technical Officer:   Dr. Michael Cronin

Senior Technical Officer: Dr. Ken Devine

Senior Technical Officer: Ms. Aine Healy


School Manager: Noreen Moynihan

Senior Executive Assistant: Kathleen Williamson

Executive Assistant: Aisha Murphy

Executive Assistant: Eimear Blavin

MSc in Clinical Pharmacy contributing practitioners


  • Liam Plant, Department of Renal Medicine, Cork University Hospital
  • Susan Murray, Department of Renal Medicine, Cork University Hospital
  • 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. Brendan’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Maeve Durkan, Endocrinologist, Bon Secours Hospital Cork
  • Peter Duddy, Pharmacy Department, The Coombe Women’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Grant Carroll, Pharmacy Department, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
  • Aisling O’Leary, National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Mala Shah, Pharmacy Department, Cork University Hospital, Cork
  • Paul Ryan, General Practitioner and affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Ciara Kirke, Health Service Executive, Quality Improvement Division, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety
  • Lucina Jackson, Gastroenterology, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork
  • Joanne Nally, Department of Pharmacy, Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick.
  • Stephen P. Power, Radiology, Cork University Hospital
  • Marie Keane, Department of Pharmacy, University Hospital Limerick
  • Norma Harnedy, National Liaison Pharmacist, HSE Addiction Services
  • Nicola Ronan, Cork Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre, University College Cork, Cork University Hospital
  • Ciara O’Riordan, Pharmacy Department, Cork University Hospital
  • Lucy Fleming, General Practitioner, Cork
  • Anne-Marie Tobin, Consultant Dermatologist, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin and Clinical Lead National ClinicalProgramme in Dermatology at Health Service Executive
  • Martin Kantchev, affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Shane Cullinan, School of Pharmacy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
  • Maria Donovan, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Kieran Dalton, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Michelle Scott, Practice Review Project Lead for IIOP

School of Pharmacy


Cavanagh Pharmacy Building Room UG06 University College Cork