Radiation Medicine Education

National Radiation Medicine Education 

Radiation Medicine Education graphicProfessor Laure Marignol is the national education lead for the preparation of Radiation Oncology registrars to the radiobiology component of the Part I Fellowship of the Royal College of Clinical Radiology Examinations in Oncology. She was appointed by the Royal College of Radiology to serve as specialist examiner on this examination. 


Assistant Professor Dr. Anita O’Donovan is a member of faculty of the Irish Geriatric Oncology annual meeting.

Professor Laure Marignol and Assistant Professor Laura Mullaney have developed and provided research skills training to Irish Health and Social Care Professionals on several occasions.

International Radiation Medicine Education

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Forde is course director and faculty member on the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)’s teaching course on ‘Advanced Skills for Modern Radiotherapy’. She is also an ESTRO FALCON (Fellowship in Anatomical DeLineation and CONtouring) tutor, educating radiation oncologists, clinical oncologists and radiation therapists in delineation for treatment planning.

Assistant Professor Dr. Anita O’Donovan is a faculty member of the ESTRO teaching course on ‘Multidisciplinary management of non-melanoma skin cancer’.

Professor Laure Marignol is a faculty member on the ESTRO ‘Basic Radiobiology’ course.

Assistant Professor Laura Mullaney is course director and faculty member on the ESTRO ‘Positioning and Immobilisation for Radiation Therapy’ course.

Professor Michelle Leech is faculty member on the ESTRO teaching courses ‘Foundations of Leadership in Radiation Oncology’ and ‘Best Practice in Radiation Oncology: A project to train the Radiation Therapist trainers’ the latter in association with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

ESTRO teaching courses are interdisciplinary for all cancer professionals and are taught annually.

Assistant Professor Dr. Anita O’Donovan is a member of the SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology) Science and Education Committee and has developed an online module “Geriatric Assessment in Skin Oncology” in collaboration with the Royal College of Radiologists in the UK.  This course is part of an e-learning series provided in the new RCR elearning hub. 

Professor Michelle Leech develops and delivers education courses for radiation oncology professionals globally as an international expert on behalf of the IAEA. Previous courses have been delivered in Serbia, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, Israel and India.

Assistant Professor Dr. Anita O’Donovan is an Accreditation Council of Europe (ACOE) Councillor. ACOE Councillors are full time specialists practising in the field of oncology and are recognised for their experience in education and expertise in their field.