Appointments to the Dublin Dental Hospital Board

Following a recent Public Appointments Service campaign for appointment of members to the Dublin Dental Hospital Board, the Minister for Health has appointed the following persons. These appointments are for a period 23rd November 2017 until 10th May 2019.

Dr. Aislinn Joy is Lecturer in Medical Education at University College Cork since 2007.  Before this, she worked in adult and paediatric emergency-based hospital practice for over ten years.  She is also a graduate of the School of Medicine at UCC (1995).

As lecturer, she is lead for Interprofessional Learning (IPL) within the Medical Education Unit (MEU) and acts as clinical site coordinator for final year medicine at the Mercy University Hospital (MUH), Cork.

Since 2014, she has been actively involved in the approval of standards for, and regulation of, healthcare professional education programmes on a national scale. Related to this, she is an accreditation panel member for the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) and the Irish Medical Council (IMC).

She is a member of the executive of the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) since 2015, and serves on the INMED Executive research subcommittee.

Ms Sinéad O’Loghlin is the managing partner of O’Loghlin Hughes Solicitors.  A graduate of the law schools of Trinity College Dublin, the Honorable Society of King’s Inns and the Law Society of Ireland, Sinéad is a practising solicitor.

Sinéad specialises in health law and regulation with particular expertise in the areas of consumer protection law, competition law, healthcare and EU/Irish insurance law.

She recently advised the Department of Finance, on secondment, on the transposition into Irish law of the EU Solvency II insurance framework.

Sinéad advises on contractual and commercial issues across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, both for domestic and international clients, has published broadly in these areas and is a regulator contributor to industry forums.

Dr Ronan Donelan has a background in pharmaceutical research and registration of new medicines. He has been an active member of multidisciplinary teams conducting clinical trials and delivering approval of new medicines across various therapeutic disease areas. He worked for over 20 years with a global clinical research organisation before taking on his current position in November 2016 as Head of Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance, and Corporate Compliance Officer with a Dublin based global pharma company.  He his areas of professional interest include  Corporate Governance, Risk Management Frameworks and Decision-Making at the individual and Organisation level. He holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine from TCD,  a PhD from Cardiff School of Pharmacy.