Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellows 2020

Candidates for these awards are nominated and ratified by the Board of the Faculty, prior to review and ratification by the Surgery and Postgraduate Faculties Board (SPFB), RCSI.

2020

  • Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
  • Ms Elizabeth Iro, Chief Nursing Officer, World Health Organization
  • Lord Nigel Crisp KBC, Co-Chair of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health; Co-Chair of Nursing Now; (former) CEO of the National Health Service
  • Ms Vivien Lusted, recipient of the 2019 Florence Nightingale medal
FNM Honorary Fellow 2020 Dr Tedros

2019

  • Professor Linda H. Aiken, Fagin Leadership Professor in Nursing, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Professor Margarete Sandelowski, renowned nurse scholar in the areas of qualitative research, technology, gender and reproductive health
  • Dr Judith Shamian, Past President of the International Council of Nurses

2018

  • Keith Wood, current Chair of the Healthy Ireland Council
  • Liam Doran, Ex General Secretary, INMOl

Keith Wood, honorary conferring

2017

  • Niall Breslin, mental health advocate and musician
  • Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • John Murray, Vice President, NMBI

Niall Breslin conferring

2016

  • Norah Casey, TV and radio presenter, author and Chairwoman, Harmonia Publishing
  • Dr Diane Cooney-Miner, Professor of Nursing and Dean, Wegman’s School of Nursing, St John Fisher College, Rochester, New York
  • Anna Shakespeare, CEO, St Michael’s House

Norah Casey conferring

2015

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan
  • Paul Gallagher, Director of Nursing, St James Hospital and President,NMBI
  • Rachel McLeod, Consultant Midwife, Coordinator Bwaila, Lilongwe, Malawi

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein of Jordan conferring

2014

  • Christina Noble, Founder, Christina Noble Children’s Foundation
  • Keith Duffy, Autism Awareness Campaigner

Keith Duffy conferring

2013

  • Prof. Rowaida Al-Ma’Aitah

Prof Rowaida Al-Ma Aitah conferring

2012

  • Elizabeth Adams, Consultant Nurse, ICN, Geneva

Elizabeth Adams conferring

2011

  • Marie Keane, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Beaumont Hospital

2010

  • Mary Donohoe, Founder and Director of the Rose Project

Mary Donohoe conferring

2008

  • Patricia Benner, Nurse Theorist

2007

  • Dr Theresa C Meehan, Nurse Theorist

Therese Meehan conferring

2006

  • Mary McCarthy
  • Anne Carrigy

Anne Carrigy conferring

2005

  • Prof. Kevin O’ Malley

2004

  • Sr Catherine Mulligan
  • Mary Davis

2003

  • Rev. Dr Thomas P. Burke

2002

  • Ms Justice Mella Carroll

2000

  • Sr Concilio Fitzgerald

1999

  • Patricia Ashworth
  • Alice Leahy
  • Her Excellency Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese conferring

1995

  • Anne F. McGuiness

1992

  • St Teresa of Kolkata