Presentation of the Irish Thoracic Society / A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals American Thoracic Society (ATS) Bursary

Dr. Robert Smyth and Dr. Breda Cushen, both SpRs in Respiratory Medicine, have been awarded the Irish Thoracic Society A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals ATS bursaries.

These awards were open to SpRs on the Specialist Registrar Training Programmes in Respiratory Medicine or Paediatrics with an interest in Respiratory Medicine.

There were two awards, one based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to the ATS and the other was awarded to the Irish Thoracic Society Educational Officer 2017.

Dr. Cushen was awarded the bursary for best abstract submitted to the ATS and Dr. Smyth was awarded for his role as ITS Educational Officer.

(L-R) Jason Davies, Product Manager, A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals; Ms. Suzanne McCormack, CEO Irish Thoracic Society; Dr Robert Smyth, Irish Thoracic Society/Beaumont Hospital; Dr. Jacqueline Rendall, Consultant Respiratory Physician and ITS President; Dr Breda Cushen, RCSI /Beaumont Hospital; Johnny Murphy, Group Product Manager, A.Menarini Pharmaceuticals.