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ICGP Board 2018-2019

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.

Click on the links below for information on the 2017-2018 Board members.

President
Dr John O'Brien
Vice President
Dr Mary Favier
Immediate Past President
Dr Richard Brennan
Chair
Dr John Gillman
Hon Secretary
Dr Eamonn Shanahan

Hon Treasurer
Chair of Finance

Dr John Farrell
Chair of Communications
Dr Sarah Maguire
Dr Stan Natin

Chair of Education Governance
Dr John Cox
Chair of Membership Services
Dr Sarah Maguire
Dr Stan Natin
Chair of Postgraduate Training (PGTC)
Chair of Quality, Safety & Standards
Dr Velma Harkins
Chair of Research
Prof Susan Smith
External Board Member
External Board Member
Chair of Audit

Ms Mary Donovan

 

Dr John O'Brien, President

Image for article titled 'Dr John O'Brien, 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 Mary Favier, Vice President

Image for article titled 'Dr Mary Favier, Vice President' Mary is a UCC graduate and completed GP training in Cork. She is a partner in a four-doctor training practice in Farranree/Fairhill on Cork's northside. She became a member by examination of both the ICGP and RCGP in 1990 and has become a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2010. » read more

Dr Richard Brennan, Immediate Past President

Image for article titled 'Dr Richard Brennan, Immediate Past President' Dr Richard Brennan is a member of the Carlow / Kilkenny Faculty. He graduated from the RCSI in 1978, has been a member of the ICGP since 1987, and received his Fellowship of the RCGP in 2006. » read more

Dr John Gillman, Chair

Image for article titled 'Dr John Gillman, Chair' Dr John Gillman is a rural practitioner in Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary, and a member of the South Tipperary Faculty. His areas of interest include doctor and patient welfare, clinical and corporate governance, health economics and social media. » read more

Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Honorary Secretary

Image for article titled 'Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Honorary Secretary' 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 almost 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 John Cox, Chair of Education Governance

Image for article titled 'Dr John Cox, Chair of Education Governance' 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 Sarah Maguire, Chair of Membership Services

Image for article titled 'Dr Sarah Maguire, Chair of Membership Services' Dr Sarah Maguire is a member of the ICGP Donegal Faculty. Sarah is an assistant programme director on the Donegal GP Training Scheme. She has an interest in care for people with complex health needs and how this is taught to trainees. » read more

Dr Velma Harkins, Chair of Quality & Standards

Image for article titled 'Dr Velma Harkins, Chair of Quality & 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' Prof Susan Smith works as a GP in Inchicore Family Doctors in Dublin 8 and is also Professor of Primary Care Medicine in the Department of General Practice in RCSI. She qualified from TCD in 1987 and did GP training in Ireland and Wales. She then worked in England and Australia. » 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

Dr Stan Natin

Image for article titled 'Dr Stan Natin' Dr Stan Natin is a Graduate of RCSI 1992. Following two years surgical training he undertook Vocational Training on the RCSI Scheme and obtained MICGP in 1998. » read more

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