February 2013

Winners of 2nd Annual RAMI Section of Interns Study Day

Thu, 14 February 13 09:00

Congratulations to Dr. Olwen Murphy, Dr. Brian Moloney, Dr. Jack Woods and Dr C. Crowe, all of whom were awarded medals at the recent Royal Academy of Medicine Ireland (RAMI) Intern Study Day, which tool place on Saturday 26 January 2013.

The RAMI Section of Interns Study Day took place in the Corrigan and Graves Hall, Royal College of Physicians Ireland (RCPI), Kildare St on Saturday 26th January 2013.

More than 120 abstracts were received from interns across all Ireland. The presentations will consisted of both oral and poster presentations, with the RAMI Bronze Medal and a Bursary awarded to both the best poster and platform presentations.

All abstracts will be published in the Irish Journal of Medical Science.

Best Clinical Case presentation

Dr. Olwen Murphy, D Sadlier
A case of acute kidney injury secondary to near-drowning
Department of Nephrology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
UCD–Dublin-Midlands Intern Network

Best Audit-based Research presentation

Dr. Brian Moloney, O’Connor, P. Byrne, D. & Kerin, M.J.
A Time Use Diary Study of Surgical Interns
NUIG–West-North West Intern Network

Best Clinical Research presentation

Dr. Jack Woods, DeMarchi JA, Lowery A, Hill ADK
Investigation of the validity of a nomogram predicting the presence of sentinel lymph node metastasis in melanoma in an Irish population
Department of Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
RCSI – Dublin-South East Intern Network

Best Poster presentation

Dr C Crowe, I Binti Ahmed Fathil, C Dennedy, L Carmody, FM Finucane
Anthropometric and metabolic characteristics of a large cohort of Irish adults with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity
Bariatric Medicine Service, Galway University Hospitals;
NUIG–West-North West Intern Network

Organising Committee

  • Dr Dermot Power, Consultant Geriatrician, President, RAMI Section of Interns & Intern Network Coordinator
  • Ms. Helen Moore, Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
  • Ms. Sinéad Cleary, UCD-Dublin Midlands Intern Network Administrator


  • Dr. John Holian, Consultant Nephrologist, St. Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Prof. Pat Murray, Dean of Medicine & Head of UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
  • Mr. Jurgen Muslow, Special Lecturer in Surgery, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Dr. Denise Sadlier, Consultant Nephrologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Dr. Matthew Sadlier, Consultant Psychiatrist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
  • Prof. Cillian Twomey, Consultant Geriatrician, Intern Network Coordinator, UCC – South Intern Network


  • A Menarini Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd.