About the Guide Clinic
WHO WORKS HERE
Prof Colm Bergin
Clinical Director - Surgical and Medical Subspecialties Directorate
Colm Bergin is a Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, and Clinical Professor of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.
Professor Bergin is the clinical director of the Surgical and Medical Subspecialties Directorate (endocrinology, rheumatology, dermatology, neurology, GU Medicine & Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, ENT services and gynaecology) at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.
Colm Bergin is the consultant medical advisor for the National Drug Treatment Centre, Dublin. After completing his MB at Trinity College Dublin in 1989, Dr Bergin completed training in General Medicine and specialist training in Genitourinary Medicine, subsequent to which he was appointed Lecturer in Clinical and Respiratory Medicine at St. James’s Hospital and Trinity College Dublin from 1994 -1996.
Professor Bergin completed a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Boston University Hospital from 1996-1999 and was appointed to his present clinical and academic positions in 1999. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the European Society of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS), the British Infection Society (BIS) and the British HIV Association (BHIVA).
Prof Fiona Mulcahy
Fiona Mulcahy is Medical Director of the Department of Genito Urinary Medicine and Infectious Diseases at St James’s Hospital Dublin and is University Professor at Trinity College Dublin.
She was appointed Consultant in Genito Urinary Medicine and HIV Medicine at St James’s Hospital in 1987. She is chairman of the National AIDS Strategy Committee on Care and Management and is a member of the National Advisory Committee for Sexual Health Strategy and management of Blood Borne Diseases. She is the Irish representative on a number of EU committees and is an active member of the European AIDS Clinical Society Scientific Committee.
Prof Mulcahy’s research interests include antiretroviral management of marginalised groups including intravenous drug users and asylum seekers. She has conducted extensive research into the Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral therapy. More recently she has become actively involved in the research of HIV/Hepatitis C & HIV/syphilis co-infection and the management of HIV in pregnancy. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles concerning HIV/AIDS and related topics and is on the editorial board of a number of journals. For her work in HIV she was awarded Irish Women Of The Year in 1996.
June has worked in St James’s Hospital since 1987 in a variety of roles including receptionist, chart room filing clerk, outpatient supervisor and medical secretary. Since December 2000 June has been The GUIDE Clinic Data Manager.
The Data Manager’s role is to compile the department statistics. The Data Manager gathers information such as the number of patients attending clinics, gender, geographic origin, attendance type etc., along with recording the numbers of new HIV/AIDS cases, which are reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre.