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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

I am currently Professor of Pharmacy (School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences) and Dean of Undergradaute Studies for Biomedical and Life Sciences (College of Biomedical and Life Sciences), Cardiff University.

Qualifications

  • 1985 BPharm (First Class Honours), University of Wales.
  • 1986 Member, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • 1991 PhD, University of Wales (Clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of sublingual verapamil)
  • 1994 LLM (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice), University of Wales (Investigator fraud in therapeutic drug trials in England and Wales)
  • 2000 Diploma in Methods & Applications of Social Research, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
  • 2002 Fellow, The Higher Education Academy (formerly the Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, ILTM)
  • 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

Scientific & Professional Service:

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Fellow of the Faculty of the RPS
  • Registered Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Member, Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)
  • Member, International Pharmacy Federation (FIP)
  • Member, Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • (Founder) Chairman, Welsh School of Pharmacy Past Students' Association

Professional memberships

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow, Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Fellow of the Faculty of the RPS
  • Registered Pharmacist, General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Member, Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)
  • Member, International Pharmacy Federation (FIP)
  • Member, Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • Steering Group, APPLET Network (Advancing the Provision of Pharmacy Law and Ethics Teaching)
  • Research Panel, British Pharmaceutical Conference
  • Member, All Wales Pharmacy Education & Training Committee
  • Faculty Champion/Lead & Committee Member, Cardiff and the Vale RPS Local Practice Forum
  • (Founder) Chairman, Welsh School of Pharmacy Past Students' Association

Committees and reviewing

  • School Board
  • Learning, Teaching & Assessment Committee
  • Equality & Diversity Committee
  • Boards of Study – Undergraduate and Postgraduate

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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences:

School of Medicine:

School of Healthcare Sciences:

External examiner appointments - taught programmes

Current

  • University of Strathclyde (MPharm)

Former

  • 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)

Current research interests

Professional Development, Interprofessional Education  (IPE)

Current PhD Student

Sisira Donsamak with Marjorie Weiss

Completed PhD Students

The following PhD students have been supervised to completion:

Bethan Broad with Louise Hughes & Sion Coulman

Pei Nee Wong - A mixed methods approach for assessing student and staff perceptions and experiences of a new collaborative transnational pharmacy programme

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

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

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

Mohammed Inaam Haq - Evaluation of clinical application of micro-needle devices

Rhian Deslandes (nee Jones) - The role of the pharmacist as a supplementary prescriber

Ruth Rodgers - Pharmaceutical ethics and professional discipline

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

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

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

Stuart Wyn Evans - Investigation and evaluation of advice offered to the public by community pharmacists

PhD  External Examining Appointments:

Professor John has examined approximaetly 20 doctoral theses.