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Leo Pharma Prize Awards

Leo Pharma have generously sponsored the prizes for the best paper and poster at the IAEM Annual Scientific Meeting since 2006. The Association is very grateful for the ongoing generosity of Leo Pharma.

IAEM/Leo Pharma Prize Awards 2012

These prizewinners received their awards at the IAEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2012 at Carton House, Maynooth on Friday 19th October 2012.

Free Paper (Oral) Presentation

A randomised trial of single dose oral dexamethasone versus multi-dose prednisolone in the treatment of acute exacerbations of asthma in children attending the Emergency Department.

  • Dr. John Cronin, Ms. Siobhan McCoy, Dr. Una Kennedy, Ms. Sinead Nic an Fhaili, Ms. Gloria Crispino-O’Connell, Dr. Abel Wakai, Dr. Sean Walsh and Prof. Ronan O’Sullivan.
  • Paediatric Emergency Research Unit, Emergency Department and National Children’s Research Centre, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12.
Dr John Cronin (SpR in EM) receives his prize from Leo Pharma representative Marie Friel

Dr John Cronin (SpR in EM) receives his prize from Leo Pharma representative Marie Friel

Poster Presentation

Paediatric Emergency Medicine: The Paediatric Emergency Department Reality of Sickle Cell Pain Management.

  • Dr. M.J. Barrett, Ms. S. McCoy, Dr. C. McMahon, Dr. A. Wakai, Dr. S. Walsh and Prof. R. O’Sullivan.
  • Paediatric Emergency Research Unit (PERU), Department of Emergency Medicine, Our Lady’s Children Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC), Dublin 12; Department of Haematology, OLCHC; Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland; National Children’s Research Centre, OLCHC and Department of Paediatrics, University College Dublin.
Ms. Siobhan McCoy receives her prize from Marie Friel, Leo Pharma representative

Ms. Siobhan McCoy receives her prize from Marie Friel, Leo Pharma representative

Adult Emergency Medicine

PED cardioversion of Acute Atrial Fibrillation – a prospective observational study on an emergency physician and cardiac nurse specialist-led service.

  • Mr. K Maleady, Dr. V Ramiah, Dr. J Galvin, Dr. E Keelan, Dr. J O’Neill, Mr. J McKeever and Dr. E O’Conor.
  • Departments of Emergency Medicine & Cardiology, Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15 & Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin 7
Dr Vinesh Ramiah (SpR in EM, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital) receives his prize from Leo Pharma representative Marie Friel

Dr Vinesh Ramiah (SpR in EM, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital) receives his prize from Leo Pharma representative Marie Friel

IAEM/Leo Pharma Prize Awards 2011

These prizewinners received their awards at the IAEM Limerick Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday 21st October 2011.

Free Paper (Oral) Presentation

A Comparative study of estimated weight calculations and actual weights in children aged 1 year to 14 years.

  • Ms. Brigid Conway, Ms. Amanda McDonnell, Ms. Siobhan McCoy, Dr. Sean Walsh and Prof. Ronan O’Sullivan.
  • Paediatric Emergency Research Unit, Emergency Department and National Children’s Research Centre, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12.
Ms Siobhan McCoy from Our Lady's Children's Hosptal, Crumlin receives the award for the best free paper from Orla O'Donnell, Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma

Ms Siobhan McCoy from Our Lady’s Children’s Hosptal, Crumlin receives the award for the best free paper from Orla O’Donnell, Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma

Poster Presentation

Corneal Foreign Body removal in the Emergency Department – a prospective observational study of currently used techniques.

  • Dr. Michael Quirke, Dr. Caitriona Mullarkey and Mr. James Binchy.
  • Emergency Department, Galway University Hospital.
Dr Michael Quirke (SpR in EM) receiving his prize from Orla O'Donnell, Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma

Dr Michael Quirke (SpR in EM) receiving his prize from Orla O’Donnell, Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma

IAEM/Leo Pharma Prize Awards 2010

These prizewinners received their awards at the IAEM Waterford meeting on Friday 15th October 2010.

Free Paper (Oral) Presentation

Who are all these people? The WAAT study.

  • Dr. Karen McHugh.
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9.
Dr. Karen McHugh (SpR in EM), on the right, receiving her award from Judy Fleming of Leo Pharma

Dr. Karen McHugh (SpR in EM), on the right, receiving her award from Judy Fleming of Leo Pharma

Poster Presentation

The role of speciality specific management in improving outcomes of the older adult presenting to the Emergency Department.

  • Dr. Kit Mun Tan.
  • Locum Consultant Geriatrician, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4.
Ken McDonald of Leo Pharma presents Dr Kit Mun Tan (on the right) with her prize

Ken McDonald of Leo Pharma presents Dr Kit Mun Tan (on the right) with her prize

Poster Presentation

Assessing falls risk in older Emergency Department attenders.

  • Dr. Rosa McNamara.
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Cork University Hospital.
Ken McDonald of Leo Pharma presents Dr Rosa McNamara (SpR in EM) with her prize

Ken McDonald of Leo Pharma presents Dr Rosa McNamara (SpR in EM) with her prize

IAEM/Leo Pharma Prize Awards 2009

These prizewinners received their awards at the IAEM Athlone meeting on Friday 15th October 2009.

Free Paper (Oral) Presentation

Blended Learning in the Emergency Department.

  • Dr. Stuart Carr, Mr. John Ryan.
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin 4.
Lorna Creighton (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma) presents his prize to Dr Stuart Carr (SpR in Emergency Medicine, St Vincent's University Hospital)

Lorna Creighton (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma) presents his prize to Dr Stuart Carr (SpR in Emergency Medicine, St Vincent’s University Hospital)

Poster Presentation – Adult Emergency Medicine

The introduction of an Emergency Department care pathway for patients presenting with Renal Colic.

  • Dr. Vinesh Ramiah, Dr. Michael Sweeney, Dr. Adrian Gheiti.
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Sligo General Hospital.
Dr Vinesh Ramiah (SpR in EM, Sligo General Hospital) recceives his prize from Orla O'Donnell (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma)

Dr Vinesh Ramiah (SpR in EM, Sligo General Hospital) recceives his prize from Orla O’Donnell (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma)

Poster Presentation – Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Can the NICE UTI guidelines be adopted safely in an Irish Paediatric Emergency Department?

  • Dr. Vicky Meighan, Dr. Sean Walsh, Dr. Ronan O’Sullivan.
  • Department of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12.
Judy Fleming (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma) presents their prize to Dr Vicky Meighan (SpR in EM, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin) and Dr. Ronan O'Sullivan (Consultant in PEM, OLCHC).

Judy Fleming (Critical Care Representative, Leo Pharma) presents their prize to Dr Vicky Meighan (SpR in EM, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin) and Dr. Ronan O’Sullivan (Consultant in PEM, OLCHC).

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