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Prof Roger Walker  -  BPharm PhD FRPharmS FFPH

Roger Walker
Position:Professor and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for Wales (on secondment)

Telephone:029 2082 3443


  • PhD in Pharmacology, Aston University in 1979
  • Registered as a pharmacist with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 1976
  • BPharm degree, University of Bradford in 1975
  • Hon Member Faculty Public Health 2001
  • Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (FRPharmS) 2004
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (FFPH) 2005


Research Interests

  • Pharmaceutical public health
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • pharmacoepidemiology

Member of the School's Pharmacy Practice & Clinical Pharmacy Research Discipline


Teaching Profile


  • PH1106 contributes lectures on pharmacy and public health
  • PH3107 contributes lectures on cardiovascular disease
  • PH4114 contributes workshops on public health
  • PH4207 pharmacy research project (supervision of undergraduate final year projects)


  • Contributes to MSc/ Diploma/ Certificate in Community Pharmacy
  • Contributes to Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Contributes to teaching on the Practice Certificate in Supplementary/Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists & Nurses


  • Supervises projects on the Cardiff University Masters in Public Health programme
  • Appointed (2006) assessor for the UK Voluntary Register for Public Health Specialists