Debunking the Myths – Meet the Experts
Debunking the Myths is an expert-led series of workshops that focus on sexual health.
Each workshop hosts a panel of four speakers, with expertise in infectious diseases, Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine, contraception, consent and sexual assault.
Below you can meet the experts that participated in our workshops so far.
Dr. Mohamed Hamza
Emergency medicine trainee, adjunct clinical lecturer in emergency medicine, & POCUS trainer. Editor of TheCase.Report podcast.
Dr. Deirdre Lundy
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Leading Specialist Women’s Health & Menopause in National Maternity Hospital. Specialist & trainer in Reproductive and Sexual Health.
Prof. Jen Donnelly
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist – Subspecialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine. Previous Assistant Master of the Rotunda Hospital Dublin.
Dr. Mark Murphy
General Practitioner at the Eldon Family Practice. Assistant programme director, and lecturer in general practice for RCSI.
Prof. Maeve Eogan
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for the Rotunda Hospital. National Clinical Lead for the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) services at the HSE.
Ms. Deirdra Richardson
Forensic Clinical Examiner in the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit, Rotunda Hospital. Involved in running sexual health clinics, research, & teaching outreach programmes for secondary school.
Dr. Geraldine Connolly
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist for the Rotunda Hospital. She established a teenage pregnancy service & gynaecology clinic at the Rotunda Hospital, & a paediatric gynaecology clinic at Temple Street Hospital.
Dr. Vicky O’Dwyer
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. Director of Gynaecology at the Rotunda Hospital. BSCCCP certified colposcopist & Rotunda lead colposcopist from 2019-2020.
Dr. Nicola Maher
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Rotunda Hospital. Contributor to national clinical guidelines & training junior doctors at the rotunda Hospital.
Dr. Caroline Kelleher
Lecturer in the Department of Health Psychology in RCSI. One of the leads in developing Student & Staff Sexual Misconduct Policy (2019) & is co-chair of the RCSI ending Sexual Violence, Supporting Survivors & Promoting Consent (ESP) forum.
Dr. Claire McCarthy
Dr Claire McCarthy is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a postgraduate fellowship in maternal medicine, colposcopy, and breastfeeding amongst others.
Dr. Ronan Daly
Dr. Ronan Daly is a Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Rotunda Hospital. He is a Clinical Tutor with the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and undertaking a Masters in Clinical Education.
Dr. Eoghan De Barra
Dr. Eoghan de Barra consultant in Infectious Diseases and Senior Lecturer at Beaumont Hospital/RCSI. He was secretary of the Infectious Diseases Society of Ireland, and is the current UEMS-ID national representative and principal investigator for several COVID-19 clinical trials and vaccine studies.
Ms. Deborah Browne
Debbie is a Clinical Midwife Specialist in Teen Pregnancy and Adolescent Gynaecology working in the Rotunda Hospital. She has been providing contraceptive and sexual health advice to young people for over 15 years.
Dr. Naomi Burke
Dr. Naomi Burke is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Rotunda Hospital and Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown.