Dr Muireann Quigley - personal details
Role: Lecturer in Bioethics (CSEP)
Tel: 0161 275-3672
BSc (Medical Science) (St Andrews), BSc (Hons) (Manchester), MB ChB (Manchester), MA (Manchester), PhD (Manchester)
Muireann is a Lecturer in Bioethics at the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy and the Institute for Science, Ethics, and Innovation in the School of Law. Prior to taking up the lectureship she worked as a Research Fellow in Bioethics and Law. In a previous life she was a medical doctor where she worked in General Medicine and A&E. She has also worked as a Screening Physician for a phase I clinical trials company.
Muireann qualified from the Manchester/St. Andrews medical course in 2003. She completed her Intercalated BSc in Health Care Ethics and Law in 2002 with first class honours, and in 2006 finished her M.A. in this area receiving a distinction. She also completed her PhD here at manchester.
In 2012 she was awarded the Postgraduate Research Student of the Year award by the School of Law at Manchester. She also won the 2012 Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize in Healthcare Ethics Research. The prize is awarded bi-annually at the International Association of Bioethics World Congress for a completed but not yet published research paper. It is awarded by the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at the University of Southern California, in conjunction with the International Association of Bioethics.
Muireann is currently the vice-chair of the North-West e-Health governance committee. NWeH uses its unique e-Lab platform technology to offer tools and expertise that directly support local healthcare and generate new healthcare knowledge. She is also a member of the Wellcome Trust's Ethics and Society Interview Committee and has recently been appointed to the UK Donation Ethics Committee.