Dr Julie Mason BSc (Hons) PhD Clin Dip MRPharmS SFHEA

Dr Julie Mason

School of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacy

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Julie is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacy.

She currently co-leads the first year MPharm Applied Pharmacy Practice module.


  • SFHEA (2021)
  • GPhC registration (2010)
  • PGDip in Clinical Oncology, University of Birmingham (2004)
  • PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, Aston University (2000)
  • MRPharmS (1995)
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, Aston University (1994)


Julie is a registered pharmacist, graduating from Aston University. She obtained a PhD in medicinal chemistry, synthesising and testing potential anti-cancer agents using robotics and combinatorial techniques. Julie trained as a community pharmacist and went on to gain a wide range of experience in the secondary care where she specialised in gene therapy, clinical trials and quality assurance.  Julie joined the School of Pharmacy at the University of Birmingham in 2014. She has managed a portfolio of eLearning modules focussing on prescribing and therapeutics for healthcare professionals and now teaches on undergraduate MPharm programme.

See Julies ORCID iD - https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6095-2239



Recent publications


Al-Arkee, S, Mason, J, Lindenmeyer, A & Jalal, Z 2022, 'Pharmacist management of atrial fibrillation in UK primary care: a qualitative study', Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, vol. 15, no. 1, 98. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40545-022-00486-0

Pawar, G, Papadatou- Soulou, E, Mason, J, Muhammed, R, Watson, A, Cotter, C, Abdallah, M, Harrad, S, Mackie, C, Arien, T, Inghelbrecht, S & Batchelor, H 2021, 'Characterisation of fasted state gastric and intestinal fluids collected from children', European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, vol. 158, pp. 156-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpb.2020.11.010

Ferner, R, Mason, J, Vallance, H, Choudhary, T, Marriott, J, Coleman, J & Pontefract, S 2021, 'Coping with COVID: preparing prescribers during the pandemic', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bcp.15153

Hofmanova, J, Mason, J & Batchelor, H 2021, 'Tribology provides an in vitro tool that correlated to in vivo sensory data on the mouthfeel of coated tablets', International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 597, 120323. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2021.120323

Alsairafi, Z, Mason, J, Davies, N, Dennis, M, Pilgrim, G, Goel, N, Yahyouche, A & Jalal, Z 2020, 'Community pharmacy advanced adherence services for children and young people with long-term conditions: a cross-sectional survey study', Pharmacy Practice, vol. 18, no. 1, 1720. https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2020.1.1720

Hofmanova, J, Mason, J & Batchelor, H 2020, 'Sensory aspects of acceptability of bitter-flavoured 7.5 mm film-coated tablets in adults, preschool and school children', International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 585, 119511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119511

Hofmanova, J, Mason, J & Batchelor, H 2020, 'Sensory attributes of coated tablets: developing a formal lexicon and sensory wheel', International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 590, 119883. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119883

Czarnocka, J, Rajabi-Siahboomi, A, Haque, S, Mason, J, Teckoe, J, To, D & Batchelor, H 2019, 'Developing methodology to evaluate the oral sensory features of pharmaceutical tablet coatings', International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 562, pp. 212-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2019.03.046

Papadatou-Soulou, E, Mason, J, Parsons, C, Oates, A, Thyagarajan, M & Batchelor, HK 2019, 'Magnetic resonance imaging quantification of gastrointestinal liquid volumes and distribution in the gastrointestinal tract of children', Molecular Pharmaceutics, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 3896-3903. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.9b00510


Alsairafi, Z, Mason, J, Jalal, Z & Yahyouche, A 2020, 'Pharmacy primary care services provided to children and young people with long-term conditions: a cross-sectional study of Medicine Use Reviews service', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 49-50. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607

Alqahtani, SAS, Mason, J, Paudyal, V & Jalal, Z 2020, 'The role of pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care in primary and secondary management of stroke: a systematic review', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 28, no. S1, pp. 44-87. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12607

Ubhi, G, Mason, J & Turner, A 2019, 'Exploring cost awareness as an influence on prescribing behaviours in secondary care: a mixed methods study', International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, vol. 27, no. S2. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12533

Other contribution

Isbag, H, Jalal, Z & Mason, J 2019, A systematic review of the barriers to medication adherence in stroke patients. Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York.

Review article

Al-Qahtani, S, Jalal, Z, Paudyal, V, Sajid, M & Mason, J 2022, 'The role of pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care in primary and secondary prevention of stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis', Healthcare, vol. 10, no. 11, 2315. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10112315

Al-Arkee, S, Mason, J, Lane, D, Fabritz, L, Chua, WWL, Haque, S & Jalal, Z 2021, 'Mobile apps to improve medication adherence in cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 23, no. 5, e24190. https://doi.org/10.2196/24190

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