OUR TEAM

We create solutions for our clients that we are proud of. Our team goal is to revolutionise occupational health in Ireland.

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DR JOHN GALLAGHER

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN
Dr John Gallagher is a medical doctor specialising in Occupational Medicine. He graduated in 1985 at University College Cork (UCC), attained his Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in 1992 and Fellowship in 1997. He completed a Masters degree at the Institute of Occupational Health, University of Birmingham in 1991 and was the winner of the inaugural John Darwall Prize. John is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 2005 and is the Occupational Physician and Head of the Occupational Health Department for HSE South, based at Cork University Hospital. At UCC, John is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Occupational Medicine and the Academic Director of the Diploma in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work. He is also an examiner, trainer and past Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. John is the Founder and Managing Director of Employment Health Advisers Ltd. and a Partner with Corporate Health Ireland.  
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DR SUSAN HILL

CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

MB FFOMI MRCPI

 
Dr Susan Hill is a medical doctor specialising in Occupational Medicine. While as an undergrad in university, Susan was the winner of the Blayney prize for finishing first in her class in her final year. She went on to train in Internal Medicine becoming a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) before completing the Specialist Registrar training scheme in Occupational Medicine to become a Member and subsequently a Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine RCPI. Susan has a Diploma in Safety Health and Welfare at Work from UCC, a course which she now lectures in part-time, and also lectures on the MSc in Occupational Health at UCC. Susan’s special interest areas are in workplace mental health, stress, reproductive health and occupational cancer.
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DR. KEVIN O’SULLIVAN

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MFOMI, CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN  
Dr Kevin O’Sullivan is a specialist in Occupational Medicine, which he practices in all areas but has a particular interest in musculoskeletal medicine and ergonomics. He holds a Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine and a Diploma in Sports Medicine from the Royal Colleges of Scotland. Kevin is a part time lecturer in UCC for the Higher Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work and also for the Msc course in Occupational Health. Kevin has a particular interest in travel medicine.
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ANNA FITZPATRICK

CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGER
With over 10 years experience in occupational health, working in many different roles, Anna is now our Client Relationship Manager. She has a detailed understanding of what our clients need. According to Anna “clients need so much more than just a product or service, they want a solution to their problems and they want it delivered in an excellent way”. She has a great ability to respond to any challenge and pull together those around her for a common purpose.  
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CHARLOTTE DRISCOLL

QUALITY & DOCUMENT CONTROL MANAGER
Charlotte has been working in occupational health since 2002. In 2010, Charlotte completed a HDip in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work in UCC and since then has taken on the role as Quality & Document Control Manager, responsible for setting up and maintaining the document management system. Charlotte controls the draft and release, storage, tracking and distribution of documents and also oversees the maintenance of the quality management system processes.
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SANDRA CRONIN

RECEPTION
After completing a diploma to become Pharmacy Technician, Sandra devoted much of her career to the pharmaceutical industry. For thirty years to be exact. Recently, she decided to return to education to learn all about the world of Medical Administration and has now joined Cognate Health to put this education into practice and to keep the team in check.
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DR ROZALI ATHANASAKI

CLINICAL ASSISTANT
Dr Rozali Athanasaki was born in Switzerland and spent her childhood in Thessaloniki, Greece. After receiving a medical degree from the University of Nis, Serbia, she then specialised in Forensic Pathology in the University of Thessaloniki, Greece. In 2009, Rozali graduated with an MA in Medical Ethics and Law from Keele University UK and in 2014 received a PhD from the University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her extensive research equipped her with a strong grasp of European regulations on healthcare and medical research. From being the Forensic Pathologist for the North Aegean area in Greece to an accredited Doping Officer with WADA, Rozali has held posts with high responsibility throughout her career. She is experienced in sampling, inspection and auditing in health care environments and has a deep interest in applying lean production and improvement methodologies to operational problems in the delivery of health services.
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DR CONOR MCDONNELL

CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN
Having graduated from University College Cork in 2000, Dr Conor McDonnell completed a three year General Practice Vocational Training Scheme in Cork in 2005 and subsequently completed a four year Specialist Training Scheme in Occupational Medicine in 2010. He joined Mid West Occupational Health Services as a partner in May 2010. He was appointed to a consultant post in occupational medicine in the HSE Mid West Region in August 2012. He is managing director of EHA Limerick LTD. He is the course tutor for the Distance Learning Course in Occupational Medicine jointly run by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and the Irish College of General Practice. He is a member of the Board of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, the Healthcare Committee and the Examinations Committee of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). He has a special interest in Work Related Stress and Sickness Absence Management, Health Screening and Travel Medicine.
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DR SASHA HENNESSY

CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN
Dr. Sasha Hennessy graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2007. She completed Basic Specialist Training in General Medicine in 2010 and a four year Occupational Medicine Specialist Training Scheme in July 2015. She is a Member of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, RCPI since 2014. She has an interest in sports injuries, mental health including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and toxicology. Dr. Hennessy also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University (1998).
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DR JOHN GALLAGHER

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

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DR SUSAN HILL

MB BCh BAO FFOMI MRCPI CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

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DR KEVIN O’SULLIVAN

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MFOMI CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

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ANNA FITZPATRICK

CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGER

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CHARLOTTE DRISCOLL

QUALITY & DOCUMENT CONTROL MANAGER

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SANDRA CRONIN

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DR ROZALI ATHANASAKI

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

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DR CONOR MCDONNELL

CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

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DR SASHA HENNESSY

CONSULTANT OCCUPATIONAL PHYSICIAN

MEET OUR OHP NETWORK

In order to provide a national occupational health service and bring occupational health service provision closer to our clients, we have has developed a network of occupational health physicians (OHPs). Our national OHP network is the first of its kind, providing employers with the full spectrum of occupational medicine programs on a truly national basis.

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HEADQUARTERS

Cognate Health, Ground Floor, Block B Heritage Business Park Mahon Industrial Estate, Blackrock, Cork, , Republic of Ireland

We have a network of approved occupational physicians throughout Ireland.



CALL US

1890 989 322 or +353214536040 from outside Republic of Ireland .



EMAIL

reception@cognatehealth.ie