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Cliona McGovern

Lecturer

School Of Medicine & Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166643
Email: cliona.mcgovern@ucd.ie

Professional

 

Associations

Association: The Faculty of Foresic & Legal Medicine (Royal College of Physicians), Function/Role: Member
Association: International Academy of Legal Medicine, Function/Role: Member
Association: Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe, Function/Role: Member
Association: Royal Society of Medicine, Function/Role: Fellow
Association: British Association of Human Identification, Function/Role: Member
       

Committees

Committee : School of Medicine Plagiarism Committee
Committee : SMMS Fitness to Practice
Committee : SMMS Admissions
Committee : DNR Guidlines Committee for the Dublin Academic Teaching Hospitals
Committee : National Steering Group on Ethical Issues in Pandemic Influenza (Dept of Health)
Committee : Irish College of General Practitioners Research Ethics Committee
 

Education

Year 2004 Institution: University of Sheffield
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1997 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MA Subject:
Year 1996 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:
         

Publications

Books

Payne-James, J., McGovern C., Jones R. (2014) Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition: Irish Version. London: Taylor & Francis CRC. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

McGovern C. (2015) 'Fitness to Practice Procedures in Healthcare' In: Payne-James J., Byard R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern C. (2015) 'Medical Malpractice Overview' In: Payne-James, J., Byard, R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern, C. (2015) 'Medical Records, Documentation, Confidentiality, and Obligations' In: Payne-James, J., Byard, R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern, C. (2015) 'Principles of Medical Ethics' In: Payne-James, J., Byard, R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
MCGovern, C. (2015) 'The Role of Research Ethics Committees' In: Payne-James, J., Byard, R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern, C (2015) 'Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment' In: Payne-James, J., Byard, R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern C (2015) 'Confidentiality and Disclosure' In: Payne-James J., Byard R (eds). Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine. London: Elsevier. [Details]
McGovern, C. (2012) 'Bringing the profession into disrepute - an ethical or legal issue?' In: Cowley C (eds). Reconceiving Medical Ethics. London: Bloomsbury / Continuum. , pp.189-204 Available Online [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

McGovern, C., Cusack, D.A. (2014) 'The case for a cost-effective central coronial database following an analysis of coronial records relating to deaths in nursing homes'. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 25 :21-25. [DOI] [Details]
McGovern C, Cusack D; (2004) 'A Study of Suicides in Kildare, 1995 - 2002'. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 11 (6):289-298. [Details]
McGovern C; (2003) 'Infectious Disease Testing of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe and the USA'. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 7 (1):13-19. [Details]
McGovern C, Saunderson TJ; (2002) 'The Identification of Deceased Foreign Nationals: A Commentary on Five Case Studies'. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 8 (2):66-74. [Details]
Sheikh AA, McGovern C; (2002) 'Medicine, Bioethics & Law: Their Interplay and Future'. Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 8 (1):2-6. [Details]

Other Journals

McGovern, C.; (2006) 'Road Safety Initiatives: Time for Action' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland . [Details]
McGovern, C; (2009) 'The Coroner Service in Ireland' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 13 (1) . [Details]
McGovern, C; (2008) 'Road Safety Initiatives: Time for Action' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 12 (1) . [Details]
Cusack D, McGovern C; (2007) 'Current road traffic legislation is not realising its potential to save lives and reduce serious injuries' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland . [Details]
Last J, McGovern C, Gapert R; (2005) 'Introducing Forensic Anthropology to Ireland: A Case Report on Discovered Skeletal Remains in Kildare' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 10 (1) :5-15. [Details]
McGovern C; (2003) 'What's the point of Road Deaths?' Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 9 (1) :2-5. [Details]

Conference Publications

O¿Sullivan, R., Menzies, D., McGovern, C. (2014) PROMT (PReHospital Outcomes from Major Trauma) Irish Academy of Emergency Medicine [Details]
Cusack, D., McGovern, C. (2012) Geriatric Aspects of Domestic Violence International Academy of Legal Medicine [Details]
McGovern C; (2010) Professional Clinical Practice in Univeristy College Dublin: A New Approach Teaching Professional Ethics [Details]
Cusack D, McGovern C; (2010) The adequacy of protecting older people from abuse and neglect: Legal provision, medico-legal inviestigation and reporting National Centre for the Protection of Older People [Details]
McGovern C; (2007) The Irish Coroner Service Reform: From 2008 and beyond Irish Healthcare Risk Managers Association [Details]
McGovern C, Wilkinson AR, Cusack D; (2007) Study of Deaths in RTCs in Kildare from Coroner's Reports May 1995 - June 2006. Incidence of pre-existing medical conditions Royal Society of Medicine [Details]
McGovern C, Cusack D; (2006) A Study of Epidemiology, Intoxicants and Suicide in Fatal Single Vehicle Crashes, Kildare 1994-2004 International Association of Forensic Sciences [Details]
Levy P, McGovern C; (2006) Drugs & Alcohol: Research Update and Future Plans - Kildare Fatal Road Collisions British & Irish Council: Research and Communications Meeting [Details]
Cusack D, McGovern C; (2005) Co-incidental unnatural death of four members of a single family International Academy of Legal Medicine [Details]
Cusack D, McGovern C; (2006) The Bermuda Triangle Effect: Criminal Prosecutions for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) in Ireland 1993-2003 International Association of Forensic Sciences [Details]
McGovern C; (2005) The Irish Coroner Service and Proposed Reforms British Association of Human Identification [Details]
McGovern C, Cusack D; (2003) Analysis of the Kildare County Coroner Suspicious Death Investigations 1995 - 2002 International Academy of Legal Medicine [Details]

Published Reports

Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform (2000) Review of the Coroner Service. Government Publications, Department of Justice. Available Online [Details]
           

Reports

McGovern, C., Cusack, D. (2006) Single Vehicle Collisions in Kildare 1994 - 2004. Department of Transport, Dublin: Reports [Details]
McGovern, C (2003) A Comparative Study of Health Legislation for Asylum Seekers & Refugees. Department of Health and Children, Dublin: Reports [Details]
       

Abstract

Goodchild, C,McGovern, C,Cusack, DA (2011) CORONER'S DEATH INVESTIGATION INTO NURSING HOME DEATHS AND ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISIONS IN COUNTY KILDARE. Abstract [Details]
                                                               

Research

 

Research Projects

Sponsor : EC Framework (FP7)
Title : Legislative Impact and Harmonisation Analysis of Ethical and Legal Approached to the Procurement and Storage of Human Tissues and Cells in the European Union. (tiss.EU)
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-08 / 31-MAR-11
   

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201400   FLME41020     Forensic & Legal Medicine: Legal Medicine (Radiography)
201400   FLME41030     Forensic & Legal Medicine: Legal Medicine (Physiotherapy)
201400   FLME40130     Forensic & Legal Medicine: Forensic & Legal Medicine
201400   RDGY30160     Radiography: Legal Medicine / IV Theory
       

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Mr Asim Sheikh
Dr David Menzies 

External Collaborators

Dr Jason Payne-James