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Professor Dai John

Professor Dai John

Professor of Pharmacy and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Overview

I am currently Professor of Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and also Dean for Undergraduate Studies within the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences (BLS) at Cardiff University,

Qualifications

  • 1985 BPharm (First Class Honours), University of Wales.
  • 1986 Member, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • 1991 PhD, University of Wales 
  • 1994 LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice), University of Wales 
  • 2000 Diploma in Methods & Applications of Social Research, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
  • 2002 Fellow, HEA (AdvanceHE)
  • 2009 Designated Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • 2009 Practical Leadership for University Management award (ILM endorsed award)
  • 2013 Fellow of the Faculty, RPS

Biography

Scientific & Professional Service:

  • Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council registered
  • Member, Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • Member, International Pharmacy Federation (FIP)
  • Member, Academic Pharmacy Section FIP
  • Member, Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • Fellow, HEA (AdvanceHE)
  • Fellow, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, RPS (FRPharmS)
  • Fellow of the Faculty of RPS (FFRPS)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Pharmacy Practice (IJPP)
  • Formerly, Vice-Presudent, Academic Pharmacy Section, FIP
  • Formerly, Member, Board of Pharmaceutical Practice, FIP
  • Formerly, Member Fitness to Practise Committee, General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Formerly, Member Disciplinary Committee RPSGB
  • Formerly, Member Statutory Committee RPSGB
  • Formerly, Member, All-Wales Multi Research Ethics Committee 

Publications

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Teaching

External examiner appointments - taught programmes

Current

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (MPharm)

Former

  • University of Strathclyde (MPharm)
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
  • Trinity College Dublin (BSc Pharmacy)
  • University College Cork (MSc in Clinical Pharmacy)
  • Keele University (MPharm)
  • Queen's University, Belfast (MPharm)
  • University of London (UCL-Birbeck, Fd)
  • Aston University (PG Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme)
  • Aston University (MSc schemes in Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Practice)
  • University of Nottingham (MPharm)
  • University of Bradford (MPharm)
  • The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (MSc in Clinical Pharmacy)

Completed PhD Students

Sisira Donsamak with Marjorie Weiss - Exploring factors that influence the supply and use of antibiotics from community pharmacies in Thailand

Bethan Broad with Louise Hughes & Sion Coulman - An exploratory study of pharmacy graduate preparedness for preregistration training

Pei Nee Wong with Louise Hughes & Rhian Deslands - A mixed methods approach for assessing student and staff perceptions and experiences of a new collaborative transnational pharmacy programme

Hank Du with Roger Walker - Evaluation of the contribution of OTC medicine sales data to public health protection

Salah Waheedi with Roger Walker - Role of the community pharmacist in vascular risk assessment

Lynne Bollington - Pharmacy education & training capacity within the NHS trusts in Wales

Mohammed Inaam Haq with James Birchall - Evaluation of clinical application of micro-needle devices

Rhian Deslandes with David Luscombe - The role of the pharmacist as a supplementary prescriber

Ruth Rodgers - Pharmaceutical ethics and professional discipline

Emma Jones with David Luscombe - The management of health and illness - a qualitative study of men

Sean McAteer with David Luscombe- Evaluation of pharmacy graduates’ perceptions and experiences of the pre-registration year

Jane Frankland with Mick Bloor - Lay knowledge, self-care and use of community pharmacy

Stuart Wyn Evans with David Luscombe and Mick Bloor - Investigation and evaluation of advice offered to the public by community pharmacists

PhD  External Examining Appointments:

Professor John has examined over 20 doctoral theses.