Prof Mary Wingfield

Professor Wingfield is an ex Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the National Maternity Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital Dublin. She qualified in medicine at Trinity College Dublin and trained in Ireland, the UK and Melbourne. She is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College Dublin, and Adjunct Professor in the School of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. Professor Wingfield is a founding member and past President of the Irish Fertility Society and served on the government-appointed Commission on Assisted Human Reproduction. She has written several fertility-related position papers for the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and has acted as an expert witness in High Court cases regarding assisted reproduction. In 2017, Professor Wingfield authored ‘The Fertility Handbook’ (Gill Press), a guide to fertility and infertility. Her current clinical and research interests are subfertility in all its facets, including the development of national frameworks and legislation, equitable access to fertility treatment, endometriosis and fertility preservation.