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Professor Fiona McNicholas


Fiona McNicholas

Full Professor Of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University College Dublin, School of Medicine


Prof Fiona McNicholas is a Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Lucena Clinic, Rathgar and Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. She trained in Psychiatry in Guys Hospital, and in Child Psychiatry in Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. She carried out a research fellowship in Stanford University, CA in 1999-2001 and returned as visiting professor in 2013/2014. She was Assistant Professor at Columbia University, NY prior to her appointment as chair in UCD in 2001.


  • Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
    OLCHC Crumlin, Pediatric Liaison psychiatry, Dublin, IrelandOct 2001


  • MB MCh BAO
  • Dip Chin Psychology
  • MD


  • Senior registrar Child Psychaitry Rotation
    Great ormond Street, Child Psychaitry, London, United Kingdom
  • Research fellow
    Stanford Medicine, Psychiatry, Stanford, United StatesSep 1989 - Jun 1991
  • Visiting professor
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Child Psychiatry, Stanford, United StatesSep 2015 - Aug 2016
  • Assistant Professor
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University, Psychiatry, New York, United StatesSep 1999 - Aug 2001