Research Profile

Patricia Cogan Tangney


Qualified Medical Doctor (UCC) with interest in medical education and international students.

Research Interests

Teaching and Learning, International medical students' difficulties in clinical years (MEd thesis).


Conference Contributions

(2008)INMED Inaugural Scientific Meeting,
P. Cogan; (2008) Cultural Differences in the Medical Undergraduate Clinical Years. [Oral Presentation], INMED Inaugural Scientific Meeting, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland , 01-FEB-08 - 01-FEB-08
(2006)National University of Ireland Galway,
P. Cogan.; (2006) The Challenge of Diversity Effects of Cultural Differences in the Medical Undergraduate Clinical Years. [Oral Presentation], National University of Ireland Galway, National University of Ireland Galway , 08-JUN-06 - 08-JUN-06

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2006School of Medicine Teaching Award UCC Medical School


 AssocationFunctionFrom / To
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Professional association for Paediatricians including Paediatric journal, annual meeting, career advice etc.30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-99


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
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Student Affairs Committee of Medical School Rep Medical School/Curriculum Committee2002 / 2010
Medical School Curriculum Committee Rep. Paediatrics and Child Health1899 / 1899
Board of College of Medicine and Health Rep Paediatrics/Curriculum Committee/Student Welfare Committee1899 / 1899
Medical School Board Rep. Paediatrics and Child Health1899 / 1899
Academic Council Rep. Medical Faculty Lecturer1899 / 1899
International Students' Education Committee Rep.Medical Faculty1899 / 1899


 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Paediatrics and Child Health Dept. UCC College Lecturer01-OCT-92 /
UCC Assistant Lecturer01-JAN-92 / 31-DEC-93
Queen¿s University Medical School, Kingston, Ontario Lecturer in Medicine/Clinical Tutor01-JUL-74 / 31-DEC-75


1972RCSI DCH - Diploma in Child Health"
2003University College Cork MEd
1969University College Cork MB, BCh, BAO

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Department of Paediatrics & Child Health

Péidiatraic agus Sláinte Leanaí

Floor 2, Paediatric Unit, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, T12 DC4A