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RCSI MA
TTERS
CONTENTS
CONTENTS
NEWS
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RCSI and Alumni News
A round-up of the news highlights over
the last 12 months.
ALUMNI GATHERING 2015
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Alumni Reel in the Years
Who returned to RCSI in 2015? Class
reunion photos and shared memories
from the Alumni Gathering 2015.
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Scientifi c Meeting
Current student, Laura Hughes (4th Year,
Graduate Entry Medicine), reports on the
opening event of the Alumni Gathering
2015.
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Welcome Reception
RCSI Alumni reconnect at the College's
Welcome Reception.
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Gold Standard
e Golden Jubilarians share their RCSI
and career highlights over the past 50
years.
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Jubilee Lunch
A celebratory reunion lunch for those who
graduated over 50 years ago.
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Gala Dinner
e weekend's grand nale! e last
chance to mix and mingle before heading
home.
DAY IN THE LIFE
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The Y-Files
RCSI students outline their daily lives on
campus and in Dublin.
TECHNOLOGY TODAY
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Vlog On!
RCSI Matters speaks to Dr Adanna
Ohakim (Medicine, Class of 2015) on
being a doctor, wife, new mother and
YouTube vlogging sensation.
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Digital Doctors
Two Alumni share their views on
the transformative breakthrough of
telemedicine.
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A Tradition of Innovation
RCSI and technology a look at the past,
present and future.
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Virtual Reality
RCSI has developed a Virtual Reality
App, the rst mobile app of its kind in
the world.
LIFELONG RESEARCH
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Heart to Heart
RCSI Matters speaks to Professor Magnus
Ohman (Medicine, Class of 1981), one of
the world's top research cardiologists.
GIVING BACK
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A Legendary Life
RCSI Matters speaks to Dr Alfred Mutchnik
(Medicine, Class of 1953), who was the
rst Canadian student enrolled in RCSI
and celebrated his 90th birthday with a
memorable return to the College.
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Making Dreams Come True
Kiran Pathak Scholarship recipient and
Pharmacy graduate, Lauren McDonald, shares
how the Scholarship has given her the best
possible start in her career.
CLASS OF 1985 REUNION
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Class of 1985
RCSI Alumni return for their 30th
anniversary reunion.
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The Human Touch
RCSI Matters speaks to Dr Muireann Brennan
(Medicine, Class of 1985), who has over 20
years' experience as a global humanitarian.
IN CONVERSATION WITH...
ALUMNI SERIES
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A Conversation and a
Homecoming
Bestselling author Dr Spencer Johnson
(Medicine, Class of 1968) in conversation
with Pat Kenny the rst in a new Alumni
series.
RCSI RESEARCH
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Breath of Fresh Air
Professor Gerry McElvaney, Professor of
Medicine at RCSI, is breathing new life into
respiratory clinical research.
ON THE FRONTLINE
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On the Ground in Sierra Leone
Dr Paul S Dhillon (Medicine, Class of 2009)
travelled to the frontline, treating the Ebola
epidemic in West Africa.
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