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Dr Fintan SheerinHead of School of Nursing & Midwifery / Associate Professor in Intellectual Disability Nursing
Dr. Fintan Sheerin leads the School and its five nursing disciplines and midwifery. He is responsible for the overall strategic development, leadership and running of the School. Fintan is also a member of the intellectual disability nursing teaching team. His research and activity focuses on human rights, mental wellbeing and marginalisation.
Dr. Aileen LynchDirector of Teaching and Learning (Undergraduate)/ Assistant Professor
Dr. Mary HughesDirector of Postgraduate Teaching & Learning/ Associate Professor in Children’s Nursing
Mary is an Associate Professor and researcher, with expertise in Health and Wellbeing in Chronic Childhood Illness; adolescent health, asthma, and development of mobile health technology.
Dr. Sharon O’ DonnellDirector of Research/Associate Professor in Critical Care Nursing
Sharon has strong clinical, teaching and research expertise in Critical Care Nursing, with a particular emphasis on Acute Coronary Syndrome
Professor Amanda PhelanDirector of Global Relations / Professor in Ageing & Community Nursing
Amanda is Postgraduate Course Co-Ordinator on Dementia and Community Health programmes.
Sylvia Huntley-MooreDirector of Staff Education and Development / Associate Professor
Sylvias primary responsibilities: promoting good practice and innovation in teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design and managing the School’s system for evaluation of teaching, modules and programmes
Dr. Vivienne BradyHead of Discipline of Midwifery/Assistant Professor and Director of Midwifery Programmes
Vivienne teaches and supervises across undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes. Her specific research interests are in action research, womens health and maternity care. Vivienne is Postgraduate Course Co-Ordinator on Higher Diploma in Midwifery.
Maryanne MurphyHead of Discipline (Children’s Nursing)/Assistant Professor
Ms. Maryanne Murphy has been teaching in the School of Nursing and Midwifery since 2006. She is a member of the Children’s Nursing Discipline. She has significant teaching experience in both undergraduate and postgraduate children’s nursing programmes.
Dr. Louise DalyHead of Discipline (General Nursing)/ Associate Professor in Ageing and Community Nursing
Louise’s role involves leadership and oversight of academic, research and professional interests relating to general nursing within the School. Her own teaching and research interests include care of the older adult, dementia care and healthcare ethics.
Dr. Carmel DoyleHead of Discipline (Intellectual Disability Nursing)/ Assistant Professor
Carmel is responsible for providing leadership, direction and recommendations for the academic, research and professional development of Intellectual Disability Nursing within the School of Nursing & Midwifery
Dr. Michael NashHead of Discipline (Mental Health)/ Assistant Professor Mental Health Nursing
Teaching and research interests include physical health and wellbeing in severe mental illness, clinical risk assessment and management, models of community mental hea lthcare, social inclusion and mental illness and continuing education and training needs for nurses.
Frank O’RourkeSchool Manager
Frank leads the support team in the School. His responsibilities include strategic, financial and HR management. He advises the Head of School and School Executive on all key strategic and governance decisions. Frank has an MSc in Education and Training Management.