Peter Dervan Memorial Medal for Excellence in Cancer​ Pathology

Tue, 10 February 15 15:40

The Peter Dervan Medal for Excellence in Cancer​ Pathology 

Peter A. Dervan (1945-2013) was appointed Consultant Pathologist to the Mater (and initially Richmond) Hospitals, Dublin in 1978 and Professor of Pathology at University College Dublin and the Mater Hospital in 1991. During his tenure, until his retirement in 2008, he excelled as a histopathologist; leading to innovative research in areas like breast and bone cancer positively affecting the lives of 1000's of cancer patients both in Ireland and abroad. This award recognises Prof. Dervan as a leading medical researcher and outstanding, innovative teacher.

 

Selection Process

Direct entry undergraduate medicine students wishing to be considered in the competition are asked to submit their results for two specific modules taken at the identified semesters:

  • ONCOLOGY IMMUNOPATHOLOGY: Taken in the January - May Semester 2014
  • HAEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOSUPPRESSION: Taken in the September - December Semester 2014

Graduate entry medicine students wishing to be considered in the competition are asked to submit their results for:

  • ONCOLOGY IMMUNOPATHOLOGY: Taken in the January - May Semester 2014
  • HAEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOSUPPRESSION: Taken in the September - December  Semester 2013

Results for these two modules should be sent to Ms Aisling O’Keeffe by Friday 27th February 2015 by 5pm, with the phrase PROFESSOR PETER DERVAN MEMORIAL MEDAL in the subject/header of the email. 

Applicant students will be ranked by the averaged for the two modules and the top 4 – 6 students will be invited to present for a Viva Voce to a panel of pathologists in the week beginning Monday 16th March 2015. 

(The exact time date and venue for the Viva Voce  to be confirmed)

Although this is likely to be an extremely competitive process, all interested students are encouraged to apply for the competition.

APPLICATIONS
Aisling O’Keeffe
Award Administrator
E: aisling.okeeffe@ucd.ie
T: +353 1 716 6606 

Closing date: Friday, 6th March 2015