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ICGP Board 2019-2020

The Board is the primary decision making body in the ICGP. It is responsible and accountable for decision making and the delivery of the ICGP's strategic objectives.

The key purpose of the Board is to ensure the organisation's prosperity by collectively directing the organisation's affairs while meeting the appropriate interests of its members and other relevant stakeholders, and complying with all necessary legislation and regulation.

Members of the Board include the ICGP president, chair, and committee chairs.

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Dr Mary Favier, President

Image for article titled 'Dr Mary Favier, President' Dr Mary Favier is a UCC graduate, completed GP training in the Cork GP Training Scheme and is a partner in a four-doctor training practice in Farranree/Fairhill in Cork. Mary obtained the MICGP in 1990 and holds the FRCGP. » read more

Dr Margaret O'Riordan, Vice President

Image for article titled 'Dr Margaret O'Riordan, Vice President' Dr Margaret O Riordan is a rural GP based in Ballingarry, Thurles, Co Tipperary and has been a practicing GP for over thirty years. A longstanding College member and also holds FRCGP, Margaret has been involved with the ICGP for over twenty-five years » read more

Dr John O'Brien, Immediate Past President

Image for article titled 'Dr John O'Brien, Immediate Past President' Dr John O'Brien is a member of the West Dublin Faculty. He is a foundation member of the College. He has been chair of the Membership Committee, a CME tutor and a trainer, and is currently chair of the Substance Misuse Audit Review Group. » read more

Dr John Cox, Chairman

Image for article titled 'Dr John Cox, Chairman' Dr John Cox is a member of the ICGP Wexford Faculty. He has a special interest in cardiovascular risk factor assessment and management in general practice. He is also interested in information technology as applied to software systems in use in general practice. » read more

Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Honorary Secretary & Chair of the PGTC

Image for article titled 'Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Honorary Secretary & Chair of the PGTC' Dr Eamonn Shanahan has worked in rural general practice in Kerry since 1986, having graduated from UCC in 1982 and attended the Cork VTS under Prof Bill Shannon. He works in a purpose built health centre with three partners. » read more

Dr John Farrell – Honorary Treasurer / Chair of Finance

Image for article titled 'Dr John Farrell – Honorary Treasurer / Chair of Finance' Dr John Farrell works in a five doctor mixed urban / rural practice located in Cahir, Co. Tipperary and has eventually graduated to being the senior partner after more then 30 years in practice. He is from Dublin originally and graduated from UCD in 1981. He completed his GP training in Ireland and the UK. » read more

Dr Deirdre Collins, Chair of Education Governance

Image for article titled 'Dr Deirdre Collins, Chair of Education Governance' Dr Deirdre Collins practices in her hometown of Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, in a multi doctor practice. A TCD graduate Deirdre completed GP training with the Dublin Regional Vocational Training Scheme and obtained the MICGP in 1994 » read more

Dr Pat Durcan, Chair of Membership Services and Communication Committee

Image for article titled 'Dr Pat Durcan, Chair of Membership Services and Communication Committee' Dr Pat Durcan is a graduate of UCD, qualified as a GP from the Dublin GP Training Scheme in 1981 and a College member since 1987. Pat is in practice in Ballina since 1984 as single-handed GP and now works with four partners in the practice. » read more

Dr Liam Twomey, Member of the Membership and Communications Committee

Image for article titled 'Dr Liam Twomey, Member of the Membership and Communications Committee' Dr Twomey is a graduate of TCD and obtained the MICGP in 1997. Liam has been in practice in a two-partner practice in Rosslare Co. Wexford since 1999. He completed GP Training in the Cork Vocational Training Scheme. » read more

Dr Velma Harkins, Chair of Quality, Safety & Standards

Image for article titled 'Dr Velma Harkins, Chair of Quality, Safety & Standards' Dr Velma Harkins is a member of the Westmidlands Faculty. She is an under-graduate and post-graduate trainer, GP unit doctor for Offaly, Chair of Offaly MIDOC Out-of-Hours Co-op, and Chair of the National Association of Trainers in General Practice. Dr Harkins has a special interest in structured diabetes care. » read more

Prof Susan Smith, Chair of Research

Image for article titled 'Prof Susan Smith, Chair of Research' Professor Susan Smith works as a GP in Inchicore Family Doctors in Dublin 8 and is Professor of Primary Care Medicine in the Department of General Practice in the RCSI. » read more

Ms Anna Broderick, External Board Member

Image for article titled 'Ms Anna Broderick, External Board Member' Ms Anna Broderick is a graduate of UCD and holds a European BCL degree in law and a Masters in Commercial Law. She was previously a partner with Eversheds Sutherland, a commercial law firm in Dublin. » read more

Ms Mary Donovan, Chair of Audit Committee, External Board Member

Image for article titled 'Ms Mary Donovan, Chair of Audit Committee, External Board Member' Ms Mary Donovan is a graduate of UCC, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Irish Computer Society, a member of the Board of Guardians & Directors of the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital, and a Board member of the Bon Secours Health System. » read more

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