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Appointment to the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has appointed the following person as a member of the Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU).

This appointment is from 11th December 2017 to 20th March 2021.

Biography of Professor Emeritus Fred Powell

Fred Powell, B.Sc(Soc), M.A., M.Soc.Sc., Ph.D, has been Professor of Social Policy and Head of the School of Applied Social Studies at University College, Cork, since 1990. He has served as Head of the School of Applied Social Studies at University College, Cork, from 1989-2014 and was appointed Dean of Social Science at UCC from 2008-2014.

Born in Dublin, he holds degrees from Trinity College, Dublin, the University of Edinburgh and University College Dublin. Previously he lectured at the University of Ulster. He has been an Instructor on the Extension Programme of the University of California, San Diego, and has lectured in the UK, Italy, Portugal and France. He is chair of the Board of the M.Plan in UCC, Principal Investigator and Chair of the PRTLI4-funded Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century (ISS21) at UCC. Professor Powell is currently the Student Advisor and Ombudsman in UCC.