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Head of The School of Pharmacy
Prof. Paul Gallagher BSc (Pharm), PhD, MPSI
Head of the School of Pharmacy
Programme Director for National Pharmacy Intern Programme 2009-2014
Tel: +353 1 402 8522
Professor Paul Gallagher started reading for a degree in pharmacy at Trinity College in 1985, was elected a Foundation Scholar of the Trinity College Dublin in 1987 and graduated with a first class degree in pharmacy in 1989. Professor Gallagher completed an interdisciplinary PhD, in the same university under the supervision of Professor David Coleman (School of Dental Science), Prof. Ronnie Russell (Moyne Institute of Preventive Medicine) and Prof. Martin Henman (School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences). He established a pharmacy and medical centre in Dublin from 1995-2005. He returned to academia in September 2005 taking up an appointment in the School of Pharmacy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He was appointed a Senior lecturer in September 2008 and Head of School in July 2010 succeeding the RCSI Foundation Professor of Pharmacy Professor John Kelly [2002-2010].
Member of the Steering Group of the Irish Institute of Pharmacy (2013-2015)
Member of Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (2007-2011)
Member of RCSI Academic Council [2011-]
Member of the RCSI Medicine and Health Sciences Board [2011-2014; nominee of RCSI Registrar/Chief Executive]
Chair of RCSI Awards and Qualifications Committee [2011-2014]
Member of the RCSI Institutional Review Working Group [2011-]
Member of RCSI Honorary Appointments and Promotions Committee [2012-2015]
Member of the Advisory Board for the M.Sc. in Organisational Change and Leadership Development (Beaumont Hospital in partnership with Dublin City University and RCSI), [2011-]
Member of the Irish Medicine Board Consultative Panel for the Classification of Human Medicines [2011-2013]
Member of the National Forum of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland [2011-2013]
Member of the Editorial Board of Pharmacy [2012-2014; www.mdpi.com/journal/pharmacy
Implementation of management practice in community pharmacy practice
Professional competence assessment for registered pharmacists
Medication use in pregnancy
Peer Reviewed Publications:
Book Chapters :
Gallagher, P. J. ,Sahm, L. & Clarke, L. (2011). Prescription and control of suplly of medicines. In Weedle, P. & Clarke, L., editors. Pharmacy and Medicines Law in Ireland. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2011, pp 81-118.
Coleman, D., Bennett, D, Gallagher, P., Flint, S., Nolan, A., Mulcahy, F., Sullivan, D, Henman, M, Russell, R. & Shanley, D. (1994). Oral candidosis and HIV infection: antifungal drug resistance and changes in Candida population dynamics. In Greenspan, J. S., Greenspan, D., editors. Oral manifestations of HIV infection. Chicago, III: Quinntessence Publishing Co. Ltd,; 1995, pp 112-118.
Original Aticles :
Cleary, B. J., Reynolds K, Eogan, M., O'Connell, M. P., Fahey, T., Gallagher, P.J., Clarke, T., White, M.J., McDermott, C, O'Sullivan, A., Carmody, D., Gleeson, J. & Murphy, D.J. (2012). Methadone dosing and prescribed medication use in a prospective cohort of opioid-dependent pregant women. Addiction In Press [epub ahead of print]
Gallagher CT, Holton A, McDonald LJ, Gallagher PJ (2012). The fox and the grapes: an Anglo-Irish perspective on conscientious objection to the supply of emergency hormonal contraception without prescription. Journal of Medical Ethics 2012; 38:87-92
Cleary, B. J., Eogan, M., O'Connell, M. P., Fahey, T., Gallagher, P.J., Clarke, T., White, M.J., McDermott, C, O'Sullivan, A., Carmody, D., Gleeson, J. & Murphy, D.J. (2012). Methadone and perinatal outcomes: a prospective cohort study. Addiction 107:1482-1492.
Lawlor, C., O'Sullivan, M.P., Rice, B., Dillon, P., Gallagher, P.J., O Leary, S., Shoyele, S., Keane, J. & Cryan, S.A. (2012). Therapeutic aerosol bioengineering of targeted, inhalable microparticle formulations to treat Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTb). Journal of Material Science: Materials in Medicine 23:89-98.
Kerrigan, S. W., Meehan, N. & Gallagher, P.J. (2011). Obesity management in pharmacy. Pharmacy Education 11:130-131.
Lawlor, C., O' Sullivan, Mary P., Sivadas, N., O'Leary, S., Gallagher, P. J., Keane, J. & Cryan, S.-A. (2011). The application of high-content analysis in the study of targeted particulate delivery systems for intracellular drug delivery to alveolar macrophages. Molecular Pharmaceutics:8(4): 1100-1112.
Lawlor, C., Kelly, C., O'Leary, S., O'Sullivan, M.P., Gallagher, P.J., Keane, J. & Cryan, S. (2011). Celluar targeting and trafficking of drug delivery systems for the prevention and treatment of Mtb. Tuberculosis: 91 (1); 93-97.
Cleary, B.J., Donnelly, J.M., Strawbridge, J.D., Gallagher, P.J., Fahey, T. & Murphy, D. (2011). Methadone and perinatal outomes: a retrospective cohort study. American Journal of Obstretrics and Gynaecology Vol 204, No 2, 139e1-139e9.
Cleary, B. J., Butt, H. B, Strawbridge, J. D., Gallagher, P.J., Fahey, T. & Murphy, D. J. (2010). Medication use in early pregnancy:-prevalence and determinants of use in a prospective cohort of women. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 19 (4) pp.408-407.
Cleary, B. J., Donnelly, D., Strawbridge, J. D., Gallagher, P. J., Fahey, T. & Murphy, D. J. (2010). .Methadone dose and neonatal abstinence syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Addiction 105 (12):2071-2084.
Grimes, T., Duggan, C., Gallagher, P. & Strawbridge, J. (2009). Care of the stroke patient: communication between the community pharmacist and prescribers in the Republic of Ireland. Pharmacy World & Science 31, 6, 648-655.
Crean, B. & Gallagher, P. (2005). The benefit of structured referral of patients from community pharmacy to general practice. The Irish Pharmacy Journal 83 (10): 398-402
Coleman, D. C., Bennett, D. E., Sullivan, D. J., Gallagher, P. J., Henman, M. C., Shanley, D. B. & Russell, R. J. (1993). Oral Candida in HIV Infection and AIDS: New Perspectives/ New Approaches. Critical Reviews in Microbiology 19 (2), 61-82.
Gallagher, P. J., Bennett, D. E., Henman, M. C., Russell, R. J., Flint, S. R., Shanley, D. B. & Coleman, D. C. (1992). Reduced azole susceptibility of oral isolates of Candida albicans from HIV-positive patients and a derivative exhibiting colony morphology variation. Journal of General Microbiology 138, 1901-1911.
Gallagher, P. J., Henman, M. C., Russell, R. J., Flint, S. R., Coleman, D. C. & Shanley, D. B. (1991). Azole resistance in Candida albicans: laboratory and clinical findings. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 31:234P