HPSC Staff

To contact a member of staff, email info@hpsc.ie

Dr John Cuddihy, Interim Director

Ms Julie Arnott, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Melissa Brady, EPIET Fellow (Surveillance Scientist)

Dr Carina Brehony, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Marie Byrne, Administrative support

Dr Mark Campbell, Senior Medical Officer

Ms Charlene Chiro, Surveillance Assistant

Dr Aoife Colgan, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Lorraine Connolly, PA to Director

Dr Suzanne Cotter, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Ms Ciara Cross, Surveillance Assistant

Ms Gillian Cullen, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Gwen Deslyper, Surveillance Scientist

Dr Niamh Dever, Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine

Ms Christina Dillon, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Gareth Doherty, IT Officer (CIDR)

Dr Lisa Domegan, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Jeff Doyle, Administrative assistant, IT

Ms Roisin Duffy, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Chloe Enright, Knowledge Management and Communications Assistant/Surveillance Assistant

Ms Annamaria Ferenczi, EPIET Fellow

Ms Rachel Fiegenbaum, Research Assistant

Dr Margaret Fitzgerald, Senior Surveillance Scientist

Dr Paula Flanagan, Evidence Synthesis Methodologist

Mr John Foy, IT Officer

Ms Rafaela Franca, Health Protection Nurse Manager

Dr Patricia Garvey, Surveillance Scientist

Dr Sarah Gee, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Colm Grogan, Senior Surveillance Scientist

Mr Emre Umut Gurpinar, Surveillance Assistant

Mr Sean Houghton, Student Intern

Dr Derval Igoe, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Ms Jacqueline Irving, Receptionist

Ms Sarah Jackson, Surveillance Scientist

Dr David Kelly, Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine

Ms Eva Kelly, Grade IV, Gradlink

Ms Miriam Kelly, Administrative Assistant

Dr Emer Liddy, Senior Medical Officer

Ms Kate Loughnane, Senior Executive Officer

Ms Kirsty MacKenzie, Knowledge Management and Communications Officer

Ms Mairead Madigan, Surveillance Assistant

Mr Michael Maher, Specialist Medical Scientist

Ms Lorraine Martin, Finance Officer

Ms Maeve Mc Enery, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Margaret McIver, Surveillance Assistant

Ms Adele McKenna, Surveillance Assistant

Dr Paul McKeown, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Dr Jolita Mereckiene, Medical Officer

Dr Tara Mitchell, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Aoife Moore, Administrative Assistant, Finance

Mr Brendan Moran, Grade VII CIDR

Ms Joanne Moran, Surveillance Scientist

Dr Deirdre Mulholland, Clinical Lead

Mr Stephen Murchan, Surveillance Scientist

Ms Helen Murphy, Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Manager

Ms Niamh Murphy, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Donal Murray, Information Security Administrator, IT

Ms Martha Neary, Surveillance Scientist

Dr Lois O'Connor, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Ms Orla O'Connor, Surveillance Assistant

Dr Joan O'Donnell, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Dr Kate O’Donnell, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Piaras O'Lorcain, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Gordon O'Neill, IT project manager Grade V

Ms Aoibheann O'Malley, GVI (Finance/HR)

Dr Mary O'Riordan, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Mr Anthony Ortiz, Surveillance Scientist

Mr Ajay Oza, Surveillance Scientist

Dr Randal Parlour, Research and Guideline Unit Co-ordinator

Dr Naomi Petty-Saphon, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Mr Kevin Roberts, CIDR IT Support

Dr Eve Robinson, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Dr Matt Robinson, Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine 

Ms Sinead Roche Moore, General Manager

Dr Thomas Roux, Senior Medical Officer

Ms Maura Russell, Surveillance Assistant

Mr Richard Seaver, IT Officer

Mr Steve Shawyer, Business Manager - Information Security and IT

Ms Niamh Sneyd, Business Manager - IT Surveillance Systems

Mr Stephen Swift, IT Officer

Dr Lelia Thornton, Specialist in Public Health Medicine

Last updated: 12 July 2021

ECDC e-learning and training materials

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has developed e-learning and training materials for continuous professional development among Public Health professionals in Member States.

The e-learning courses are designed as unmoderated, self-paced courses and include:

  • Introduction to outbreak investigations
  • Introduction to rapid risk assessment
  • Epidemic intelligence
  • Writing and reviewing scientific abstracts: a field epidemiology focus
  • Cross-border sharing of health data
  • PRECEPT – a framework for assessing and grading evidence in public health
  • Influenza vaccination campaigns targeting healthcare workers
  • Influenza bioanalytics

Training materials include:

  • Development, implementation and evaluation of prudent antibiotic use campaigns
  • Legionnaire’s disease: risk assessment, outbreak investigation and control
  • Epidemiological aspects of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD)

E-learning courses and materials are free and open to all and can be accessed through the ECDC website at https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/training 

Please refer to the ECDC website for the most up to date list of courses and materials available.

Last updated: 16 August 2019