Programme ISA 2017, Cork, Ireland
Friday 22nd September 2017
09:30 – 13:00 IMPROVE Workshop CUMH
18:00 – 20:00 ISA Official Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception UCC Gluckmans Gallery
Saturday 23rd September 2017
08:00 – 09:00 Registration UCC
09:00 – 17:30 Opening, Plenary Sessions, Breakout Sessions UCC
18:15 Memorial Service St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral
19:00 Transfer to Ballymaloe House for Conference Dinner The Big Shed at Ballymaloe
Sunday 24th September 2017
09:30 – 16:00 Workshop, Plenary Sessions, Breakout Sessions & Closing UCC

The following speakers have been confirmed for a plenary session:

Professor Stephen Kennedy,

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

Professor Elizabeth Draper,

Professor of Perinatal & Paediatric Epidemiology,

Department of Health Sciences, College of Medicine,

Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester

Leicester, United Kingdom

Professor Jane Dahlstrom,

Professor of Anatomical Pathology,

The Australian National University, Canberra

Senior Staff Specialist, Canberra Hospital

Canberra, Australia

Dr Keelin O’Donoghue,

Senior Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Cork University Maternity Hospital

Cork, Ireland

Professor Michael Turner,

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Director, UCD Centre for Human Reproduction, University College Dublin

Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

Dublin, Ireland

Professor Soo Downe,

Professor in Midwifery Studies,

School of Community Health and Midwifery

University of Central Lancashire

United Kingdom

Professor Stephen Liben,

Professor of Pediatrics,

Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Program,

McGill University

Montreal Children’s Hospital

Montreal, Canada

Breakout session 1 – Saturday 23 September 2017
 
 
Impact of stillbirth on healthcare professionals

Professor Mary Higgins

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin

National maternity Hospital,

Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Daniel Nuzum

Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork

Healthcare Chaplain, Cork University Hospital and Marymount University Hospital and Hospice

Cork, Ireland

Mr. Bryan Nolan

Communications and Development Coordinator

Irish Hospice Foundation

Dublin, Ireland
 
 
Risk Factors for stillbirth

Professor Jane Warland

Associate Professor

School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia

Adelaide, Australia

Professor Louise Kenny

Director, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research

Professor of Obstetrics and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cork University Maternity Hospital,

Cork, Ireland

Dr. Molly Byrne

HRB Research Leader & Senior Lecturer

Director, Health Behaviour Change Research Group

School of Psychology, National University of Ireland Galway

Galway, Ireland
 
 

Prenatal diagnosis and anticipatory bereavement

Professor Joan Lalor

Associate Professor

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Ms. Orla O’Connell

Clinical Midwife Specialist in Bereavement and Loss

Cork University Maternity Hospital

Cork, Ireland

Dr. Mary Devins

Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Paediatric Palliative Medicine,

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital

Dublin, Ireland

Breakout session 2 – Sunday 24 September 2017
 
 
Intrapartum Death

Professor Richard Greene

Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre

Professor of Clinical Obstetrics Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

University College Cork and Cork University Maternity Hospital,

Cork, Ireland

Professor Alan Cameron

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Southern General Hospital, Glasgow and Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Dr. Myra Cullinane
Dublin City Coroner, Coroners Court
Dublin, Ireland
 
 
Pregnancy after loss

Dr. Alexander Heazell

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics,

Clinical Director of the Tommy’s Stillbirth Research Centre, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre

Developmental Biology and Medicine, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health,

The University of Manchester and St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

United Kingdom

Ms. Aleena Wojcieszek

Perinatal health researcher, Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence

Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland

Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Tracy Mills

Lecturer in Midwifery

Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom
 
 
Investigation of Stillbirth

Dr. Brendan Fitzgerald

Consultant Histopathologist and Specialist in Perinatal Pathology

Cork University Hospital

Cork, Ireland

Professor Fran Boyle

Associate Professor

School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine

Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland

Brisbane, Australia

Professor Fergal Malone

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, RCSI

Master, Rotunda Hospital

Dublin, Ireland