Dr. KeelIn O’Donoghue, (Obstetrician, Ireland)
Conference Chair for ISA 2017 Cork, Keelin O’Donoghue is a medical graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists. She received her PhD in Obstetrics/Gynaecology from the University of London in 2005 and completed RCOG sub-speciality training in Maternal/Fetal Medicine at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital London in 2007. Keelin has worked as a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and Senior Lecturer at Cork University Maternity Hospital and University College Cork since 2007, where she established and leads the pregnancy loss services. Keelin’s research interests include prenatal diagnosis, miscarriage, stillbirth, perinatal palliative care and multiple pregnancy. She heads the multi-disciplinary pregnancy loss research group at CUMH. Her work has resulted in >110 peer-reviewed original papers and >280 published conference proceedings. Keelin joined the INFANT centre at UCC as an SFI-funded Principal Investigator in June 2016. In March 2017, she took up the role of National Implementation Lead for the Bereavements Standards in Pregnancy loss and Perinatal Death, within the HSE National Women and Infants’ Health Programme.