Professor John Feely
Apart from his involvement in the IAP, Professor Feely contributed to the development of Pharmacology in Ireland on many levels. As Chair of Pharmacology & Therapeutics at Trinity College Dublin, he oversaw a high publication rate of quality research. Professor Feely established himself as a leading expert on hypertension and authoring over 250 research papers of his own in leading journals such as the Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine. These included important findings in drug metabolism and interactions, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics, drug safety and in cardiovascular clinical pharmacology.
Professor Feely is also remembered as an outstanding clinician who was instrumental in the introduction of a number of key innovations such as the clinical pharmacy service, the hospital prescriber’s guide and the medication safety reporting system.
Professor Feely was a gifted and popular teacher with a deep commitment to and interest in safe prescribing. He was a generous and valued mentor with a reach and influence on clinical pharmacologists not only in Ireland but in Europe and beyond.