Dr Brian Meade qualified from TCD and then completed the Sligo Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. He is a former GP trainer with the TCD/HSE Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. As well as his medical qualifications he holds a Masters in Health Informatics and acts as an advisor to the National General Practictioner Infomation Technology Group. His special interests are Health Informatics and Medicine of the Elderly.
Dr Mary Tighe is a UCD graduate with several years experience in hospital medicine before deciding to become a GP and joining the Cork Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. As well as her General Practice qualifications she holds a membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. She has a broad range of interests including Paediatrics, Women’s Health and Medicine of the Elderly
Dr Marie Dawson qualified from Cardiff University in Wales before joining the Ballinasloe Specialist Training Programme in General Practice. She has a broad range of hospital experience including Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and General Medicine. She has a special interest in women’s health and is trained in the use and insertion of long acting contraceptive devices such as Implanon and Mirena. Marie is currently on maternity leave until April 2023.
Dr Elizabeth McCarron MB BCH MICGP DRCOG PGDIP (DERM) (Medical Council Reg. 403450)
Dr McCarron qualifed from UCD and then completed hospital training with the St James’ and Tallaght Hospital Training Programme. She then started her GP Training with the TCD GP Vocational Training Programme before beginning her career in General Practice. She has broad hospital and GP experience and has advanced training in Dermatology, Diabetes and Women’s Health.
Dr Alina Zidaru MB BCh MICGP MRCPI (Medical Council Reg. 401562 )
Dr Zidaru is a recent graduate of the Dublin South Leinster Vocational Training Programme for General Practice. Before this she worked for several years as a Paediatrician at Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin. As well as Paediatrics, she has extensive experience in Women’s Health, Psychiatry and General Medicine.