Governance & Management

UCC CTG is committed to conducting clinical trials in a responsible and effective manner. Our governance framework ensures that our trials are conducted ethically, safely, and efficiently, while our management team ensures that our operations are aligned with our mission to improve patient outcomes.

Governance Board

The UCC Cancer Trials Group Governance Board oversees all elements of the work conducted and planned by the Group and directs UCC CTG activities in accordance with HRB, UCC and HSE Research Strategy.

Membership includes the Group Clinical Lead, Co-Lead Applicant/CRF-UCC representative, Site Leads and representation from UCC Research Support Services and the Health Service Executive (HSE) South/Southwest Hospital Group

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Professor Roisin Connolly


Professor Helen Whelton


Dr. David O’ Connell

Michael Clarkson

Dr. Michael Clarkson


Prof. Ivan Perry

Professor Ivan Perry is Professor of Public Health at University College Cork, Interim Director of the HRB Clinical Research Facility-UCC and former Dean of the School of Public Health at UCC. He is an epidemiologist with an international profile in public health nutrition. Since 2008, he has been principal investigator on the Health Research Board’s Centre for Health and Diet Research—one of Europe’s leading interdisciplinary centres of excellence in public health nutrition.