Dr. Fin B. Breatnach -

Medical Degree from National University of Ireland (UCC) M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.

Member of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (UK).

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, FRCP (Edinburgh).

Paediatric Training in Ireland and the UK.

Oncology Training at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, London.

First Resident Consultant Paediatric Oncologist in Ireland – single handed for 13 years.

Founder and Director of National Haematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Centre, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin from Sept.1981 to June 2008 when early retirement taken.

Built infrastructure of current National Children’s Cancer Centre at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin through fundraising and developed current service.

Member of the National Cancer Forum 2001 – 2007.

Former Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Barretstown 1997 - 2008

Former Medical Director, Barretstown Camp 1994 – 2010

Former Chief Executive Officer, Barretstown Camp 2008 - 2010

Currently Member of the Board of Directors, Jack and Jill Foundation.

Currently Member of the Board of Directors, Their Lives Matter.

 More than 65 publications in the scientific literature on various aspects of childhood cancer.


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