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PROFESSOR DEREK STEWART

PgCert, BSc (1st), MSc, PhD, FRPharmS, FFRPS
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
Robert Gordon University, UK

Biography

Professor Derek Stewart is professor of pharmacy practice at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. Derek has expertise in a wide spectrum of health services research methodologies and methods. His research spans very many different practice research areas, with particular focus on the safe and effective use of medicines and developing, implementing and evaluating models of care. He has led pharmacy practice research generating evidence of impact on patients, professionals, organisations and society at local, national and international levels. He has an international reputation in the fields of medication safety and education, policy, practice and research on prescribing by non-medical health professionals. In 2011 received the UK Pharmacy Practice Research Trust Practice Research Award for his significant contribution to pharmacy practice research. He is also a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, an executive editor with the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, is Chair of the Conference Research Panel of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and is Chair of the Research Committee of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and a Fellow of the Faculty of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.