We offer our congratulations to Professor Jason Last, Associate Dean for Programmes & Educational Innovation who has been appointed as the inaugural UCD Dean of Students. In this senior University leadership role, Prof Last will be responsible for implementing the UCD strategic initiatives on enhancing the student experience. We wish Jason well in his new role and thank him for the tremendous efforts and achievements within the School over the past fifteen years.
We offer our congratulations to UCD Medicine alumnus Professor Mary Horgan who has been elected President Designate of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. She will become the first female President of the College in its 360-year history and their 142nd President in October 2017.
The School held a Farewell Ceremony recently for our Penang Medical College students on the occasion of their return to Penang to complete their clinical training.