Dr. Myra Cullinane was educated at Trinity College Dublin and the Honourable Society of the Kings Inns. She is a Medical Doctor and Barrister at Law. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.
She holds the position of Cork City Coroner, the largest coronial jurisdiction outside of Dublin. There are three general hospitals, regional neuropathology and cardiothoracic centres and a maternity hospital within her jurisdiction. In addition there are two acute psychiatric facilities and one prison in her District.
She lectures widely on aspects of medical and coronial law to legal and healthcare professionals and is a lecturer on the undergraduate and postgraduate medical programme at University College Dublin.
Her current research interests include substance abuse related deaths and end of life care in the elderly. She contributes to on going projects in conjunction with The National Suicide Research Foundation.
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