February 2014

New UCC Dean of Medicine

Mon, 3 February 14 09:00

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.