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Dr Hanene Ali-Boucetta

Dr Hanene Ali-Boucetta

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Nanoscience

School of Pharmacy

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 systems to efficaciously ...

Dr Hannah Batchelor

Dr Hannah Batchelor

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Formulation and Drug Delivery

School of Pharmacy

Hannah Batchelor is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Formulation and Drug Delivery. Her previous experience within pharmaceutical industry and the NHS brings extensive knowledge of drug delivery and the design of clinical trials. Hannah is passionate about involving children and young people in research and undertakes a lot of public engagement activity. 

Her research focuses on the ...

Dr Anthony R Cox

Dr Anthony R Cox

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
Programme Director MPharm
Head of Education (School of Pharmacy)

School of Pharmacy

Anthony is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and part of the executive team at the School of Pharmacy. Anthony has wide experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and currently directs the undergraduate MPharm Programme. He is a registered pharmacist and has served in several roles at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, including nationally on the English National ...

Dr Chris Curtis

Dr Chris Curtis

Senior Lecturer Law, Ethics and Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

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 include use of antibiotics, ...

Mr Nick Duncan

Mr Nick Duncan

Academic Practitioner

School of Pharmacy

Nick is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. He teaches oncology and haematology on the M Pharm course in addition to inputing into the MSc in Clinical Oncology

Nick is a hospital pharmacist with considerable experience in the fields of oncology and haematology, particularly in the area of ...

Dr Christine Hirsch

Dr Christine Hirsch

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

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 learning, and is committed ...

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Mrs Parbir Kaur Jagpal

Academic Practitioner (Pharmaceutical Practice & Prescribing)
Programme Director - Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing

School of Pharmacy

Parbir is an Academic Practitioner and is part of the team developing the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.  She is teaching Pharmacy Practice on the M Pharm course in addition to managing Primary Care placements. Parbir is the Programme Director for the Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing Course which is a multi-professional ...

Dr Zahraa Jalal

Dr Zahraa Jalal

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

School of Pharmacy

Zahraa is a Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy; she has a sustained academic teaching background. She has taught both Undergraduate and Post Graduate Pharmacy Medical Students in subjects of Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacology. Zahraa has contributed to the development of teaching programmes and materials. She has experience in primary and secondary healthcare research. Zahraa’s research ...

Dr Alan M Jones

Dr Alan M Jones

Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry

School of Pharmacy

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

Alan joined the University via postdoctoral appointments in cancer drug discovery at Oxford University and the ...

Dr Marie-Christine Jones

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

School of Pharmacy

Marie-Christine Jones has joined the Institute of Clinical 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.

Navneet Kaur Gill

Navneet Kaur Gill

Academic Practitioner, Pharmacy and Therapeutics

School of Pharmacy

As an Academic Practitioner Navneet has been working with colleagues to develop and deliver the Professional pharmacist sessions as part of the Professional Pharmacy module.  She is also involved with the development and teaching of small group teaching (SGT) sessions.

Navneet also coordinates the hospital placements for the pharmacy students which involves organising placement activities, ...

Professor John Marriott

Professor John Marriott

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

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 impact of Pharmacy in ...

Professor Una Martin

Professor Una Martin

Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Equalities
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

School of Pharmacy

Professor Una Martin is Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (DPVC) for Equalities and Professor of Clinical Pharmacology.  She is a consultant in General Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust where she leads the Hypertension Service. 

Dr Julie Mason

Dr Julie Mason

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

School of Pharmacy

Julie is part of the team developing the new Master of Pharmacy undergraduate degree programme. She has a background in technical pharmacy services, oncology and clinical trials with a particular interest in gene therapy an biopharmaceutical therapies for cancer.

Dr Chris McConville

Dr Chris McConville

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Formulation and Drug Delivery

School of Pharmacy

Chris McConville is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Formulation and Drug Delivery. His previous experience within the pharmaceutical industry and academia has provided him with expertise in preformulation, dosage form design, drug delivery and analysis.

He believes that for most diseases we currently have some excellent drug candidates; but in some cases we just choose to administer them ...

Dr Vibhu Paudyal

Dr Vibhu Paudyal

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

Vibhu is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice.

His research focus is in the areas of pharmaceutical public health, minor ailments management, self-care and evaluation of new pharmacy services.

Miss Sarah Pontefract

Miss Sarah Pontefract

NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow & Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Editorial Lead SCRIPT eLearning

School of Pharmacy

Sarah is Doctoral Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research and Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.  Her research interests focus on patient safety, specifically relating to medication errors, medicines optimisation and the use of electronic patient records.  For her PhD, she is investigating the impact of electronic prescribing systems on pharmacist-physician ...

Miss Hannah Vallance

SCRIPT eLearning Manager

School of Pharmacy

Hannah is a clinical pharmacist currently working as an eLearning Manager for the SCRIPT eLearning programme.

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Dr Asma Yahyouche

Academic Practitioner

School of Pharmacy

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 co-coordinator. She is enthusiastic ...