Position: Surgical registrar and clinical tutor Beaumont Hospital
Doireann graduated from the school of medicine in National University of Ireland Galway in 2009. Upon completion of internship she commenced the basic surgical training scheme through the RCSI. She spent two years working as a surgical Senior House Officer in Beaumont and St Vincent’s University hospitals before accepting a post as clinical tutor in Beaumont Hospital. She currently participates in clinical and teaching activities as well as carrying out clinical research.
Doireann’s research interests include breast cancer and melanoma. She has presented at national surgical conferences. Doireann has published research papers on breast cancer and melanocytic skin lesions in the Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland. She is currently involved in clinical research aimed at formulating a clinical prediction rule for breast cancer risk which aims to stratify patients according to breast cancer risk in a primary care setting. She is also carrying out a meta-analysis to determine the clinical effectiveness of axillary lymph node dissection in the treatment of operable primary breast cancer.
Dr. Rose Galvin, Professor Tom Fahey, Professor Arnold Hill