Our Dean and Board

Dr Robert Ryan is Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

As Dean, Dr Ryan is responsible for supervising all matters of the Faculty with the support of the Board and the Faculty Committees

He also represents the Faculty on the Executive Board of the College and on national and international bodies and organisations.

Dr Robert Ryan

Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Dr Robert Ryan is the Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. He is a Specialist Occupational Physician and Managing Partner of Medmark Occupational Healthcare. After graduation from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 he completed BST in in General Internal Medicine in Dublin and then BST in General Practice in Sheffield, UK. On his return to Ireland in 1995 he joined Medmark and has specialized in Occupational Medicine since then. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. To support him in his role as Managing Partner he completed a Masters in Management through the IMI & UCC in 2013. Dr Ryan manages a portfolio of clients in a number of sectors, is lead physician to the Dept of Education in the delivery of its occupational health programme, and leads a nationwide team of occupational physicians and nurses.

Our Board*

We are governed by the Board of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

The Board is our ultimate decision-making body and is responsible for ensuring that the aim and functions of the Faculty are fulfilled on behalf of its members.

(*=Please note, following its AGM on November 13 2020, the final composition of the next Faculty Board is still to be confirmed, per the adoption of changes to governance by the Faculty.  Further updates will be applied as they are confirmed after the Faculty's December 2020 Board meeting.)

Dr Robert Ryan Dean
Dr Sheelagh O'Brien Vice-Dean and National Specialty Director
Dr Hemal Thakore Treasurer
Dr Tom O'Connell Professional Competence Director
Dr Alan Bray Chief Examiner
Dr Fiona Kevitt Member
Dr Tom Donnelly Fellow
Dr Amy Carolan SpR Rep
Dr Mary McMahon Fellow
Dr Alex Reid Fellow
Dr Ciaran Bohane Licentiate Representative
Prof Ken Addley Fellow
Dr Paul McKeagney Fellow
Dr Mutasim Mohammed Licentiate
Dr Zakiah Amir Member
Prof Mary Horgan Member (Ex-Officio)
Dr Diarmuid O'Shea Member (Ex-Officio)

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