Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Associate Professor TCD.
- Prof. McDonald is a paediatrician in Beacon Hospital (Beacon for Kids) and Tallaght University Hospital. She is a graduate of NUI Galway and completed post graduate training in Dublin, Oxford and London (Great Ormond Street).
- Prof. McDonald specialises in developmental medicine and disability. Her clinical work includes general, developmental and specialist neurodisability clinics in Tallaght hospital and community-based motor management services in Kildare and Tallaght.
- Dr McDonald has an active research interest, particularly in the area of high medical need in children with severe impairment. In addition to her clinical and research roles, she is the lead for paediatric disability services in the Children’s Hospital Group and currently on the Medical Board of LauraLynn.