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Pharmacy Practice (Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme) PgDip/MSc top-up: Who teaches this course

About the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

Students from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and ComputingThis course is delivered by the School of Pharmacy and Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.

The Faculty's wide selection of undergraduate and postgraduate courses covers a diverse range of subject areas, from aerospace to geography; from maths and computing to biotechnology; and many more. Our collaborative set-up provides new opportunities for our students, and we design our courses with industry professionals to ensure you stay up to date with the latest developments.

School of Pharmacy and Chemistry

The School of Pharmacy and Chemistry is well known for the high quality of its undergraduate and postgraduate courses in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science and chemistry. These include full- and part-time foundation programmes.

Excellent facilities support our teaching – students benefit from new, purpose-built laboratories, equipped with state-of-the-art instruments. Strong links with industry and other key sectors ensure our students are well prepared for today's employment market. These include connections with hospitals and community pharmacies, accreditation from industry bodies, and involvement with active research groups.

Staff teaching on this course

You will be taught by staff members with wide-ranging educational, research and industrial expertise, as well as teacher practitioners from hospital and community pharmacies. This diverse and well-qualified team fosters an enthusiasm for learning and ensures that the most up-to-date clinical and scientific skills needed for practice in the UK are taught.

Dr Reem Kayyali

Email: r.kayyali@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness and the quality of new specialist services offered by pharmacists and whether they meet public demands and expectation and the effect of these services on health outcomes
  • Evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness and the quality of pharmaceutical medicine management initiatives implemented by pharmacists in their practice and their effect on health outcomes, especially in relation to the management of chronic diseases, patient satisfaction and safety
  • The development of educational tools and evidence-based guidance for use of pharmacists in their practice
  • Adapting the British Pharmaceutical services and the British model of pharmacist role to developing countries
  • Facilitating the expansion of the clinical services offered by pharmacists to match the full clinical role that is envisaged for them by the recent Government initiatives
  • Use of medicines in certain groups of patients; elderly, children etc
  • Pharmacoeconomics type studies related to pricing of drugs
  • Education and continual professional development in pharmacy


Professor John Brown

Title: Head of School of Pharmacy and Chemistry
Email: j.e.brown@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Biochemistry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Cancer chemotherapy and therapeutics

Professor Chris Cairns

Title: Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Email: c.cairns@kingston.ac.uk 

Specialist subjects: pharmacy practice; pharmacy law and ethics; clinical pharmacy; clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacovigilance.

See Professor Cairns' staff profile page to read about his research, his published work, and to see the professional bodies he belongs to.


Dr Mark Carew

Title: Senior lecturer
Email: m.carew@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Epithelial ion transport
  • Cell signalling
  • Flavonoids and other natural products such as secretagogues and potential anti-cancer agents

Dr John Fletcher

Module leader for Pharmaceutical Technology

Email: j.fletcher@kingston.ac.uk

Find out more about Dr John Fletcher


Dr Nick Freestone

Title: Senior lecturer
Email: n.freestone@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Cardiac myocyte contractility
  • Calcium sparks in human atrial cells
  • Effect of diet on serum free fatty acids
  • The student learning experience
  • Endothelial cell function in preclampsia


Dr Shereen Nabhani

Title: Senior lecturer
Email: s.nabhani@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Oncology pharmacy practice
  • Supportive care in oncology – role of the pharmacist


Swati Patel

Title: Senior lecturer
Email: swati.patel@kingston.ac.uk

Research interests:

  • Continuing professional development and reflective practice
  • Cultural influences by patients using complementary medicines
  • The use of complementary therapies and their perception by the public
  • Adverse drug reactions by patients using complementary medicines
  • Paediatric and child health

 


Dr Anil Vangala

Title: Course director for the Pharmaceutical Science MSc and senior lecturer

Email: a.vangala@kingston.ac.uk 

Specialist subjects: pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology; advanced drug delivery; biotechnology and vaccination.

See Dr Vangala's staff profile page to read about his research, his published work, and to see the professional bodies he belongs to.

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