Mary Tumelty

Dr Mary Tumelty is a lecturer at the School of Law, University College Cork. Mary has a PhD and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Limerick and her research interests include medical law, patient safety and alternative dispute resolution.

Mary has a strong record in interdisciplinary and empirical research, including publishing, attracting funding and engaging with stakeholders. Her work has been funded by the Irish Research Council and the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. She has also collaborated on projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, and COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology). 

In 2019, Dr Tumelty was appointed to CORU's Health and Social Care Professionals Council by the Minister for Health. She is also a member of the Health Research Consent Declaration Committee (HRCDC), appointed by the Minister for Health in January 2021.