Top UCD professor steps down from SVHG’s board

Top UCD professor steps down from SVHG’s board

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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