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James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2015

James B. Coakley was Professor of Anatomy at University College Dublin from 1962 – 1988. To honour his distinguished career and his dedication to anatomy teaching, the Coakley Medal is awarded for the best dissection of a given body part. Applications are now invited for this highly sought after award that will provide a small select number of students a privileged opportunity to work with a precious educational resource. 

Ministerial Visit to Coombe Hospital

The Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar TD visited the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital recently to launch an important clinical practice guideline and to see first-hand, an initiative aimed at preventing gestational diabetes in pregnant women.

UCD Professor Calls for Updated National Folic Acid Awareness Campaign

The findings of new research studies relating to levels of folic acid supplementation by women in Ireland have prompted Professor Michael Turner, UCD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital, to call for an updated public health campaign be mounted as a matter of urgency.