Susan O Reilly
Dr Susan O’Reilly MB, BCh, BAO, BA, BSc, FRCPC, FRCPI
National Cancer Control Programme
Dr Susan O’Reilly was appointed as the Director of the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Ireland, in September 2010. She leads the planning and implementation of the National Strategy for Cancer Control in Ireland, across the spectrum of prevention, screening programmes, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and medical oncology, as well as the development of national treatment guidelines and performance management.
Dr O’Reilly qualified in medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, and completed postgraduate training in internal medicine at Trinity College and University College Dublin. She sub specialised in medical oncology in Vancouver, British Columbia.
In 1995, she was appointed as Clinical Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and Provincial Systemic Therapy Programme Leader at the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver. She developed and lead programmes in medical oncology care and research, provincially.
From 2005 to 2010, she was the Vice President Cancer Care at the British Columbia Cancer Agency and was responsible for the leadership, planning and delivery of cancer care across all oncology disciplines.