Professor Laura Viani has been elected President-elect of the RCSI. Prof Viana will take up office 2022-2024. Prof Viana becomes the second female RSCI President in over 200 years and the third of the ENT specialty.
Prof Laura Viani is a Consultant Otolaryngologist at Beaumont Hospital and Temple Street University Children’s Hospital and has been a member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland for the last 17 years. As the first female Irish ENT surgeon, she founded the National Hearing Implant and Hearing Research centre in Ireland and established a National Cochlear Implant (CI) programme in 1995.