Top UCD professor steps down from SVHG’s board

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
31st May, 2015

The most senior medic at UCD has left the board of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG).

Professor Des Fitzgerald, vice-president for health affairs at University College Dublin, was asked to leave by SVHG board chairman James Menton.

“The chair asked Professor Fitzgerald to retire, based on a perceived conflict of interest,” a spokesperson for UCD told The Sunday Business Post.

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