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Professor John Marriott

Professor John Marriott

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

John Marriott is leading the new Pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

John has active research groups examining a variety of aspects of clinical pharmacy and has published widely in scientific journals and book chapters. He has major grants from the SHA and MCRN to support this work. He is highly motivated to develop and evaluate the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4094

Email j.f.marriott@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anthony R Cox

Dr Anthony R Cox

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
Joint Academic Programme Lead MPharm

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Anthony is part of the team leading the development of new pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Science.

Anthony has wide experience of teaching in pharmacy at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. and has participated in medical education for a number of years. He has a keen interest in the safety of medicines, and is senior pharmacist ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 4146926

Email a.r.cox@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Seville

Dr Peter Seville

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Peter is part of the team developing the new Master of Pharmacy undergraduate degree programme.

Peter teaches and researches in pharmaceutics, one of the core scientific disciplines of pharmacy. His primary research interests are in the development of medicines that can be inhaled by a patient, either to treat diseases of the lung (e.g. asthma, COPD) or as a means ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3209

Email p.c.seville@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christine Hirsch

Dr Christine Hirsch

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Christine is a lecturer in clinical pharmacy and member of the team leading the new pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Science.

She has a longstanding involvement in learning and teaching clinical pharmacy both at postgraduate and undergraduate level and also has a research interest in this area. She has a keen interest in interprofessional ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 4142660

Email c.a.hirsch@bham.ac.uk

Dr Hanene Ali-Boucetta

Dr Hanene Ali-Boucetta

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Nanoscience

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Hanene is a lecturer in pharmaceutical nanoscience and part of the team developing the new Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) undergraduate degree programme within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Hanene teaches and researches in pharmaceutics, drug delivery and nanomedicine. Her primary research interests are in the development and engineering of drug delivery ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8162

Email h.aliboucetta@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marie-Christine Jones

Dr Marie-Christine Jones

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Marie-Christine Jones has joined the School of Clinical and Experimental Sciences as part of the team developing the new integrated MPharm degree.

Her research background is in pharmaceutical nanotechnology and her research interests are focussed on the development of new drug delivery systems and the evaluation of their behaviour in a physiological environment.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8188

Email m.c.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Hannah Batchelor

Dr Hannah Batchelor

Paediatric Formulations Research Fellow

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Hannah Batchelor is a Formulations Research Fellow funded by the Medicines for Children Research Networkto support high quality clinical research into medicines for children and young people, ensuring that medicines are both safe and effective. Her previous experience within pharmaceutical industry and the NHS brings extensive knowledge of drug delivery and the design of clinical trials. ...

Telephone 0121 414 3717

Email h.k.batchelor@bham.ac.uk

Dr Youcef Mehellou

Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Youcef is a lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry and is actively involved in the development of the Medicinal Chemistry course that forms an integral part of the new Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) undergraduate degree programme within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Youcef’s teaching and research interests are focused on Biological and Medicinal Chemistry. In ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7024

Email y.mehellou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sam Butterworth

Dr Sam Butterworth

Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

As a Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry Sam is involved in the development and delivery of the Medicinal Chemistry course that forms an integral part of the new Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) undergraduate degree programme within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Sam joined the university from AstraZeneca where he worked for 8 years. During this time he was ...

Telephone (+44) 0121 414 3643

Email s.butterworth@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Academic Practitioner

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Parbir is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.  She will be teaching Pharmacy Practice on the M Pharm course in addition to managing Primary Care placements. Parbir will be developing the Post-Graduate programmes with a focus on the Independent Prescribing Course. 

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7171

Email p.k.jagpal@bham.ac.uk

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo

John Evans Fellow in Nanotechnology

School of Chemistry

Francisco Fernandez-Trillo (Paco) is a Birmingham Fellow working on the development of novel polymeric materials that can find applications at the Chemistry Biology-Interface, with a special focus in the development of novel antimicrobials.

With a background in Organic and Polymer Chemistry, Paco’s expertise spans across several disciplines including Natural ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3155

Email f.fernandez-trillo@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chris Curtis

Dr Chris Curtis

Senior Lecturer Law, Ethics and Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Chris Curtis is part of the team developing/delivering the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Chris has a long career in secondary care hospital Pharmacy across the UK including 24 years as Chief Pharmacist at an Acute Trust in the West Midlands. He has published in a number of scientific journals and areas of research interest ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3998

Email c.e.curtis@bham.ac.uk

Professor Nicholas Barnes

Professor of Neuropharmacology

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Professor Nicholas Barnes is Professor of Neuropharmacology within the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, and has been at the University of Birmingham Medical School for 21 years. His research group’s principal interest is 5-HT (5-hydroxytryptamine, serotonin).

 

Email g.e.green@bham.ac.uk

Dr Keith Brain

Dr Keith Brain

Senior Lecturer

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Dr Brain graduated with a PhD in Physiology in 1998 and in Medicine in 1999 from the University of Sydney, Australia. After working as a medical officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney he joined the Department of Pharmacology, Oxford, in 2001.

While in Oxford, Dr Brain held a series of research fellowships, including a Nuffield Medical Fellowship, Wellcome ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7346

Email k.l.brain@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jamie Coleman

Dr Jamie Coleman

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

 

Jamie Coleman is a clinical academic who holds a HEFCE-funded senior lecturership in Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Education. He is currently head of year 3 of the MBChB programme, Therapeutics Lead for the BDS Dentistry course, and a senior clinical examiner for Year 5 MBChB in Medicine and Therapeutics. He also chairs the National Prescribing Skills ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 6003

Email j.j.coleman@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alison Cooper

Dr Alison Cooper

Senior Lecturer

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Alison Cooper’s current role has a significant teaching focus; this includes everything from face to face student contact through to approval of new programmes delivered by the college. Alison’s main strategic roles centre on the BMedSc undergraduate science programme and relate to issues concerned with student recruitment and development through the course. This is coupled to ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4510

Email a.j.cooper@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robin Ferner

Honorary Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

Medical Science and Education

Robin Ferner and his team are interested in medication errors and adverse drug reactions, and how to prevent them. In addition to over 70 original papers and over 50 reviews, he has written commentaries for the Lancet, BMJ, and British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology on these topics.

His current research includes monitoring of patients for the development of adverse ...

Telephone +44(0)121 554 3801

Email r.e.ferner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gillian Grafton

Dr Gillian Grafton

Research Fellow

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Gillian Grafton is a research fellow. She has published numerous papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of cell signalling, diabetes, immunology and pharmacology. She has received major grants from the Medical Research Council.

Email g.grafton@bham.ac.uk

Professor Mary Keen

Professor Mary Keen

Professor

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Mary is extensively involved in the teaching of pharmacology in particular and medical science in general. Her current roles include:

  • Deputy Director BMedSc (Biological Science)
  • Head of Student Experience BMedSc (Biological Science)
  • Student Liaison Contact and Chair of the BMedSc Staff Student Committee ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4511

Email m.keen@bham.ac.uk

Dr Una Martin

Dr Una Martin

Reader In Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Dr Una Martin is a Reader in Clinical Pharmacology and a Consultant Physician with a special interest in Hypertension. She is Programme Director of the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility and College Lead for Athena SWAN.

Telephone +44 (0)121 371 3156

Email u.martin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Powell

Lecturer in Neuropharmacology

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Andrew Powell is a Lecturer in Neuropharmacology in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. Andrew’s research investigates the pathophysiology of disorders of the brain; potential treatments and the impact this has on normal brain function.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7630

Email a.d.powell@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sarah Thomas

Mrs Sarah Thomas

NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow
Content and Editorial Manager for SCRIPT eLearning

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Sarah is a clinical pharmacist and NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow. She is currently working as the Content and Editorial Manager for the SCRIPT eLearning programme and completing her PhD investigating pharmacist-physician communication in the hospital setting.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8074

Email s.k.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kevin Whitehead

Dr Kevin Whitehead

Lecturer in Neuropharmacology

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Kevin Whitehead is a lecturer in the Neuropharmacology team, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and principal investigator of the Pain Signalling Group.

Kevin has extensive experience of in vivomonitoring of neurochemistry and his current research is aimed towards an understanding the role of central neuroinflammatory processes in chronic pain. This is ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4521

Email k.j.whitehead@bham.ac.uk

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Academic Practitioner

Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Asma is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. She will be teaching Pharmacy Practice on the M Pharm course in addition to managing Community Pharmacy and industrial placements.

Asma is a Community Pharmacist Manager and a pre-registration pharmacist trainee program ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7985

Email a.yahyouche@bham.ac.uk