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Dr Rowan Yemm

Dr Rowan Yemm


School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

+44 (0)29 2087 5805
Redwood Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB

I am a lecturer in Pharmacy Practice at the Cardiff University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. I am Associate Course Director of the postgraduate Independent Prescribing programme. I am also lead for further Professional and Educational training courses (also known as CPD) offered by the School.

My MPharm undergraduate teaching contributions include health psychology and behaviour change, Practice of Pharmacy and dispensing, and advanced consultation skills. I also teach research methods at postgraduate level. I am an active member of the School’s Research Ethics Committee


  • MPharm, University of East Anglia, 2009
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2010
  • PhD in Pharmacy Practice, University of East Anglia, 2014
  • Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, 2016
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2016




Undergraduate 2019-2020: Health psychology and behaviour change; Practice of Pharmacy and dispensing; Advanced consultation skills. Previously: child health; responding to symptoms; law and ethics; male and female health.

Postgraduate 2019-2020: Independent Prescribing; Research methods; MUR accreditation

Research skills

  • Qualitative interviewing and analysis
  • Questionnaire design and quantitative data analysis
  • Discrete Choice Experiment design and analysis

Research interests

  • Health psychology and behavioural change
  • Optimisation of communication between care settings, use of information technology and inter and intra-professional collaboration‚Äč at hospital discharge; working cultures in healthcare settings
  • Medication errors
  • Cost of medication and medicines wastage


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