Dr. Peadar McGing is the current Secretary of ACBI, assistant editor of the ACBI/ACB RoI newsletter, and also current Chair of IEQAS. Fadó, fadó, he graduated from UCC with a BSc, adding a PhD and an MSc (Clinical Biochemistry) from TCD, and finally FRCPath. He is also on the European register for Specialists in Laboratory Medicine (EuSpLM).
Having worked in the Mater Hospital for almost four decades he retired as a Principal Clinical Biochemist late in 2020. Peadar’s special interests are in education, fluid biochemistry, tumour markers, and history of laboratory medicine. In 2022 he was awarded Fellowship of the ACB, an award ‘created to recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the practice of clinical biochemistry and laboratory medicine’.
Away from Clinical Chemistry Peadar is an enthusiastic participant in athletics and competes in a wide variety of track and field events.