History of Medicine
Section President: Ms. Mary O’Doherty
Section Secretary: Dr. Susan Mullaney
Past Secretary: Prof. Alun Evans
Section Council Members: Patrick Plunkett, Frank Powell, Freddie Woods
Sad passing of Professor Davis Coakley. He was Past President of the History of Medicine Section and a Council Member. We regret to inform you of his death, on 25 September 2022, Honorary Fellow Professor Emeritus Davis Coakley, M.D. (N.U.I.), F.R.C.I., F.R.C.P.ED., F.R.C.P.GLAS., F.R.C.P., Hon. F.T.C.D. He was a thorough gentleman and a sad loss to everyone.
The Section of the History of Medicine was established in 1956. As with the other sections this section is governed by a President and council, and holds regular meetings at which members present papers. The founder of the Section was Dr. T.G. Wilson