Head of School

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

Academic Staff

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

Postdoctoral Researchers

Name Email
Dr Ziad Sartawi

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


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