Member Spotlight – Lesley-Ann Toomey, Medical Representative, Star Medical Ireland

Tell us a little bit about your career background.I studied in Waterford Institute of Technology, where I graduated in 2006 with Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, specialising in Marketing. Throughout my college education, I worked in my local pharmacy as an OTC Sales Assistant which I thoroughly enjoyed as I learned something new every day. … Read more

Member Spotlight – David Fitzpatrick – Territory Sales Manager – Pfizer

Tell us a little bit about your career background?My first qualification was in accountancy from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, specialising in Financial Accounting. I then went on to complete a Bachelor of Commerce degree at NUIG, specialising in Marketing. Before joining the world of Pharmaceuticals I worked with AIB in the Anti-Money Laundering Unit. … Read more

Member Spotlight – Neil MacCourt, Territory Area Specialist, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Neil has worked with Bristol-Myers Squibb for 4 years. As a Territory Area Specialist Neil’s territory is south Dublin city and county and south Leinster including, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Kildare, calling to primary care doctors and nurses, promoting an anti-coagulation product. Neil is married and lives in Kildare with his wife, daughter and … Read more

In Conversation with Ms Fionnuala Kennedy, President, Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland

Fionnuala graduated in Pharmacy from Trinity College in 1988 and has worked in hospital pharmacy since then. After her pharmacy degree, she returned to university and completed a degree in French and Economics. 1n 1994, following a period working and travelling abroad, she joined the pharmacy in St Vincent’s University Hospital, setting up the role … Read more

In Conversation With Mr Oliver O’Connor, CEO, Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association

Oliver O’Connor has been Chief Executive of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association since 2015. His career has covered health finance and economics consultancy, policy formation, communications and media, international financial services and public service. He was a Special Advisor to the Minister for Health / Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Mary Harney, from 2001-10. 1. What … Read more

In conversation with Dr Gerard M Crotty

Dr Gerard M Crotty, Consultant Haematologist, Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Dr Gerard Crotty is a consultant haematologist at Midland Regional Hospital (MRH), Tullamore, as well as MRH Portlaoise and MRH Mullingar, a position he has held since 2000. Previously he was a consultant haematologist in Scarborough and Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. His undergraduate medical training and … Read more