Jane Holland (MB, BCh, BAO, MA, MSc, PgDipEd, MD, PhD, MRCSI) is a graduate in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin. After her surgical & medical internships, she was Demonstrator in Anatomy in Trinity College, Dublin, obtaining her MSc. by thesis during this year. Following this, she was employed as a Surgical SHO in the Cork Federated Hospitals and subsequently joined the Dublin Surgical Training Scheme, becoming an Associate Fellow (and then Member) of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She thereafter became a Research Fellow in Trinity College, working with the Professorial Surgical unit at St James Hospital, under the supervision of Professor Reynolds; her MD thesis investigated the role of the systemic and splanchnic immune systems in the development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). Dr Holland next spent two years working as a Registrar in General Surgery, before returning to the Anatomy Department in Trinity College, Dublin. In 2005, she was appointed Lecturer in Anatomy in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
In addition to her laboratory-based research, Dr Holland is now involved in Medical Education, and is ex-Chair of RCSIs Medical Education Research Group (MERG). This group connects members and researchers from RCSI campuses in Ireland, Bahrain and Malaysia. She has received the RCSI President's prize for teaching on two occasions (2011 & 2015), and was nominated by the College for the NAIRTL National Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012. She is on the Education Committee of the Anatomical Society, and was the Education Convenor for the Anatomical Society Summer 2013 meeting. Dr Holland's experience in technology-enhanced-learning mainly focuses on the development of SCORMs & use of Moodle; in addition to holding the MCCC (v2.4), she has been a member of the Programme Committee for Moodlemoot (UK & Ireland) since 2012.