Dr Cathal Cadogan

Dr Cathal Cadogan

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, TCD


Cathal Cadogan is an Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Cathal completed both his BSc. (Pharm.) and PhD in TCD. He then worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast before being appointed as Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Cathal took up his current post in TCD in 2021.

Cathal’s research interests focus on the development, evaluation and implementation of interventions to ensure safe and effective medicine use. He is currently involved in several research programs looking at the broad areas of: prescribing of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs in primary care; prescribing of appropriate polypharmacy for older people; medication adherence in older people; medicines optimisation in older adults with cancer and patients receiving palliative care.

Cathal sits on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Benzodiazepine Best Practices and is an Associate Editor with the Cochrane Collaboration’s EPOC Group. He is also a member of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy’s Research Committee.