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Election of new Officers 2013

News 3 June 2013

The present Officers and Council of the RCOG are pleased to announce that the following have been elected as new College Officers:

Dr Paul Fogarty, Senior Vice President (Global Health)

Paul has been a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist in Belfast since 1993. His obstetric interests include labour ward management, patient safety and fetal medicine, and his gynaecological expertise focus on menopausal and urogynaecological problems. For the last 15 years he has worked on many RCOG committees, chairing the MRCOG Essay Committee and currently the RCOG World Congress Committee. He has also been a member of the RCOG Council since 2005 and in 2010 was elected Honorary Treasurer of the RCOG.

Dr Clare McKenzie, Vice President (Education)

Clare has been a consultant in Dundee since 1999. After attending Glasgow Medical School she moved into obstetrics and gynaecology developing an interest in gynaecological cancer and colposcopy as well as medical education. She is currently working as an associate postgraduate dean in the East of Scotland Deanery. She has also chaired her regional gynaecological cancer network, the National (Scottish) Colposcopy Quality Assurance Group and is currently the chair of the HPV Reference Group and member of the National Advisory Group for Breast and Cervical Screening. Clare’s involvement in the College has included work as the first ATSM Officer, three years as chair of the Specialty Education Advisory Group and for the past year she has been the Fellows’ Representative for Scotland on Council.

Professor Alan Cameron, Vice President (Clinical Quality)

Alan has been a consultant obstetrician for 20 years and currently works in Glasgow. He undertook his subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. On his return to the UK he was appointed Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Glasgow. He has retained an active research profile, his main research interests are prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy. He was the Scottish Members’ representative on the RCOG Council from 1996-2002 and was re-elected as Fellows’ Representative in 2011. Currently Alan chairs the Scottish Committee of the RCOG, sits on the Scottish Academy and is the speciality advisor for Obstetrics and Gynaecology to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland. He is a co-opted member of the RCOG Council and the Executive Committee of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG).

They will take up post from 27 September 2013.