Head of School

Prof Brendan Griffin +353 (0)21 4901657 

Academic Staff

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 Margaret Bermingham Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901669 
Professor Stephen Byrne Prof in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4902250  
Professor Abina Crean Prof in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901667 
Dr Erin Crowley Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901736  
Dr Kieran Dalton Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901676 
Dr Maria Donovan Practice Educator/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 
Professor Cormac Gahan Prof in Pharmaceutical Microbiology +353 (0)21 4901363/3101 
Prof Brendan Griffin Head of School / Prof in Pharmaceutics +353 (0)21 4901657 
Dr Oisín Kavanagh Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901662 
Dr J J Keating Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry +353 (0)21 4901692 
Prof Anita Maguire Prof in Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Director ABCRF +353 (0)21 4901693/1694 
Dr Florence McCarthy Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry +353 (0)21 4901695 
Dr Suzanne McCarthy Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901714 
Dr Rachel Moloney Lecturer in Pharmacology +353 (0)21 4901779 
Dr Humphrey Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry  +353 (0)21 490 
Dr Kevin Murphy Lecturer in Clinical Practice +353 (0)21 4901681 
Prof Caitriona O'Driscoll Prof in 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 in Pharmacology +353 (0)21 4901791 

HRB Emerging Investigator for Health

Dr Piotr Kowalski +353 (0)21 4901735

Project manager, Career-Fit Fellow

Dr Waleed Faisal +353 (0)21 4901683

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:

Name Email
Ms Lisa Buckley
Dr Maria Donovan
Ruth McCarthy 


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

Technical Staff

Dr Michael Cronin Chief Technical Officer +353 (0)21 4901651
Dr. Ken Devine Senior Technical Officer +353 (0)21 4901650
Dr Fatma Farag Technical Officer +353 (0)21 4901672
Ms Aine Healy Senior Technical Officer +353 (0)21 4901668

Instructional Designers

Ms Beth Buchanan
Ms Rebecca Leigh 

MSc in Clinical Pharmacy contributing practitioners


  • Anne-Marie Tobin, Consultant Dermatologist, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin and Clinical Lead National Clinical Programme in Dermatology, HSE
  • Grant Carroll, National Cancer Control Programme, Ireland
  • John Waterstone, Waterstone Clinic, Cork
  • Derina Byrne, Senior Pharmacist, Mercy University Hospital, Cork
  • 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
  • Susan Murray, Kidney Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
  • 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, Pharmacy Department, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Stephen P. Power, Clinical Fellow, Joint Department of Medical Imaging, Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
  • Ciara Kirke, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety, HSE Quality Improvement Division
  • Muriel Pate, Medication Safety Specialist Pharmacist, HSE Quality Improvement Division
  • Marie Keane, Department of Pharmacy, University Hospital Limerick
  • Norma Harnedy, National Liaison Pharmacist, HSE Addiction Services
  • Nicola Ronan, Bantry General Hospital
  • Ciara O’Riordan, Pharmacy Department, Cork University Hospital
  • Martin Kantchev, MPSI, MSc Clinical Pharmacy, affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Paul Ryan, General Practitioner, Cork
  • Niamh O’Connell, Pharmacy Department, SIVUH, Cork
  • Aileen Barry, Pharmacy Department, Marymount Hospice, Cork
  • Anne-Marie Maher, MPSI, MSc Clinical Pharmacy, affiliated to the School of Pharmacy, UCC
  • Michael Curtin, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at temple Street.

School of Pharmacy


Cavanagh Pharmacy Building Room UG06 University College Cork