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Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee

The Accreditation Board may establish advisory committees to provide ongoing advice to INAB on accreditation within a particular sector.

Establishment and purpose

The Committee has been established by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB), for the sole purpose of offering advice to the INAB Executive on issues of principal importance in the accreditation medical field. This will be primarily in the field of medical laboratory accreditation to ISO 15189 and may expand to other areas of INAB accreditation relevant to the medical sector.


The Committee had its first meeting on the 9th March 2010 and meets 2/3 times per year as needed.

Committee Membership

The members shall be nominated by interested parties for a period of 3 years with the possibility of reappointment. The membership shall include representatives of the end users of the accreditation scheme.

The composition of the INAB Medical Advisory Committee is as follows:

  • Chair: John O'Loughlin
  • Nicola Boran
  • Dr. Susanna Frost
  • Michelle Griffin
  • Hilda Guerin
  • Fergus Guilfoyle
  • Dr. Paul Hartel
  • Dr. Mary Keoghan
  • Sean Naughton 
  • Gary Norman 
  • Dr. Rama Srinivasan
  • Eleanor Wallace