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Thursday, 13th November 2008-RCSI Conferring Ceremony

13 November 2008

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) conferred 195 students with degrees in Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy as well as Postgraduate Awards at its conferring ceremony today. 246 Nursing students were also conferred at the event. 

 
Pictured from l to r are Holly Latimer and Louise Ann O’Neill, who received a BSc – Physiotherapy, at the November conferring ceremony at RCSI. 195 students were conferred with degrees in Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy as well as Postgraduate Awards. 246 Nursing students were also conferred at the event.

Among the postgraduate awards being awarded were a Degree of Master of Science (MSc) in Healthcare, Ethics and Law; MSc in Healthcare Management; MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutical Science; MSc in Research Master of Science in Quality and Safety in Healthcare; Degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).


Pictured from l to r are Elaine O’Brien, with Fionnuala Brady and Christine Clarke, , who each received a BSc – Pharmacy, at the November conferring ceremony at RCSI.

Graduates from the Nurse Prescribing Programme were among those were conferred in the afternoon. The introduction of the programme in 2007, was an important initiative in the Irish healthcare system and resulted in an expansion and extension of the scope of nursing and midwifery practice.


Pictured from l to r are Niamh McGarry and Caitriona McLean who received a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), at the November conferring ceremony.

Professor Frank Keane, President of RCSI said “RCSI is continuously developing ways of delivering its undergraduate and postgraduate education and training. Conferring ceremonies are joyous occasions for the graduates, their families, friends and academic staff who have contributed to their success.”



Professor Marie Guidon, Head of the School of Physiotherapy pictured (l-r) with Physiotherapy graduates Ms. Catherine Kerr, Ms. Michelle Clarke and Ms. Mary Flahive.


Pictured (l to r) with Professor John Kelly, Head of the School of Pharmacy are Pharmacy graduates Ms. Emma Treacy and Ms. Kara Tedford



Back row (l to r) – Ms. Margaret Lucitt, Ms. Niamh McGarry and Ms. Catriona McLean
Middle Row – Ms. Daniela Babovic, Mr. John Simon Cronin and Ms. Emily Ho
Front row – Ms. Kiva Brennan, Professor Kevin B Nolan and Dr. Helen McVeigh, School of Postgraduate Studies and Ms. Sarah Early




Pictured from l to r are Mr. Luke Feeney, his son Luke Andrew and and wife Ciara. Mr. Feeney was awarded a Master of Science in Quality and Safety in Healthcare Management.

 
Professor Seamus Cowman, Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery with from l tor r, Ms. Martina Cahill, BSc Nursing; Ms. Patricia Nugent, BSc Nursing and Ms. June Foxton, BSc Nursing.