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28 September 2018

Dr Cliona Murphy - First Woman Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

For the first time in its 50 year history, the Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists has appointed a woman as Chair of the Institute for the next three years.

Dr Cliona Murphy, who takes up office this week, is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist in the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital. The staff in the hospital send their heartiest congratulations to Dr Murphy on this historic appointment.

Dr Murphy graduated from University College Cork in 1993. She served as Ireland representative to the Council of the Royal College Of Gynaecologists (RCOG) from 2012 to 2016 and was Head of the Gynaecology Department in Tallaght University Hospital from 2012 to 2016.


Dr Cliona Murphy - Chair - Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital
Cork St.
Dublin 8.

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