New UCC Dean of Medicine
Our congratulations to Professor Mary Horgan (UCD Medicine, 1986) who was recently appointed as Dean of the School of Medicine, University College Cork.
A specialist in infectious diseases, Prof Mary Horgan undertook her training at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, US. She is a consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine at Cork University Hospital.
She assumes her three-year role as Dean having been overseeing the introduction of the UCC Graduate Entry Programme, which saw its first graduates in 2012. Prof Horgan is a Council Member, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland where she is Director of Development & Planning.
Her appointment means that Deans of Medicine/Professor of Medicine positions are held now held by UCD graduates in five of the six Irish Medical Schools.