Jim Dornan

Biography

Professor James Dornan is a graduate of Queen’s University of Belfast.  Having been a fetal medicine trainee at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, he returned to Northern Ireland where he has until recently been Director of Fetal Medicine at the Royal Maternity Hospital.  Having been the Northern Ireland Fellows’ Representative on the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists Council, he has recently been elected the Senior Vice President of that College.  He has also been President of the Belfast Medical Students Union Association, something of which he is particularly proud.  His research interests include assessment of fetal wellbeing, prenatal screening and diagnosis and he has recently published a paper on ‘The use of real time ultrasound in the assessment of risk in apparently normal pregnancy’.