MGA Clinical Influencers Podcast - Series 4

Hosted by Professor Patrick Murray.

Episode 2, Series Four, Dr Pearse Keane

Dr Pearse Keane graduated from UCD Medicine in 2002. He is Professor of Artificial Medical Intelligence at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and a consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Since 2020, he has been funded by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) as a Future Leaders Fellow, and in 2023 he became a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator.

In 2022, he was listed in the “Top 10” of the “The Power List” by The Ophthalmologist magazine, a ranking of the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology.

Join Prof Pat Murray and Dr Keane as they discuss Pearse's hope that ophthalmology could be at the forefront of AI transforming healthcare, the importance of mentoring other clinical academics and how he was surrounded by family members working in medicine and always saw it as his career path.


Episode 1, Series Four, Dr Rhona Mahony

Dr Rhona Mahony graduated from UCD Medicine in 1994 and is an obstetrician and specialist in fetal and maternal medicine at the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin. She served as Master (CEO) of NMH from 2012 to 2018 and subsequently as Director of the Women’s Clinical Academic Directorate with Ireland East Healthcare until 2020. 

Dr Mahony established the National Maternity Hospital Foundation. She is currently chair of a government working group examining the rising cost of healthcare litigation.

Dr Mahony is clinical professor with RCSI, UCD and adjunct professor at Trinity Business School.