Management Team

Management Team

Professor Desmond Fitzgerald

(Founding Director) dfitzgerald@javacr.com
Desmond Fitzgerald, Management Team
Desmond Fitzgerald obtained his medical degree from UCD and subsequently trained in cardiology and clinical pharmacology at Vanderbilt University in the US. Following his return to Ireland, he was appointed to the post of Consultant Lecturer in Medicine and Therapeutics at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and UCD. Read more…


Ms Ruth Nallen

(Founding Director) rnallen@javacr.com
Ruth Nallen, Management Team
Prior to commencing a career in Clinical research in 1996 Ruth trained as a Registered General Nurse and Midwife and has over five years experience the Coronary Care setting. Experience as the Clinical Nurse Manager at the Royal College of Surgeons coupled with an MSC from Trinity College in Dublin in 2004. Read more…


Ms Michele O’Connell

(Senior Manager) moconnell@javacr.com
Michele O'Connell, Management Team
Michele was awarded an MSC in clinical Pharmacology from University College Cork before commencing work as a CRA at Glaxo, a role she assumed for four years before promotion to a Clinical Trials Manager. After a decade with Glaxo she joined Java Clinical Research in 2002 as a Senior Manager. Read more…