Pharmacy staff

Find out more about the staff in our department.

Pharmacy Admission Tutors

CourseAdmission TutorContact Details
Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)Waseeat Kareem-Alliuaskpharm@herts.ac.uk
PG Dip Pharmacy (OSPAP)Dr Claire Houghc.hough2@herts.ac.uk
MSc/PgD/PgC Pharmacy PracticeDr Nikkie Umarun.e.umaru@herts.ac.uk
MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy PracticeDr Nada Shebln.a.shebl@herts.ac.uk

Senior Management Team

NameRole
Dr Stewart Kirton Head of Department of Clinical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Dr Zoe AslanpourAssociate Dean: Community, International and Partnership
Dr Chris BenhamHead of Pharmacology
Dr David GriffithsHead of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Kelly LefteriHead of Pharmacy 

Research Professors

NameRole
Prof Andrew Hutt Emeritus Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Prof Darragh Murnane Associate Dean (Business and Enterprise) - Professor of Pharmaceutics

Pharmacy Practice

NameRole
Dr Victoria Hutter Team Leader, Undergraduate Pharmacy Practice, Associate Professor (Research)
Dr Nikkie Umaru Team Leader, Post-Graduate Pharmacy Practice - Principal Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
Dr Eman Al-Saeed Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Programme Leader OSPAP
Dr Amirthan Amirthalingam Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Surinder Bhatia Teacher Practitioner
Dr Cathal Gallagher Reader in Healthcare Ethics and Law
Dr Claire Hough Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Lynda Iyeke Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Hershel Joshi Lecturer in Clinical Practice
Waseeat Kareem-Alliu Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Shabnam Mamaghaniyeh Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing
Prasant Manandhar Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing
Francisca Mngola Teacher Practitioner
Sarah Oliver Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Paresh Parmar Teacher Practitioner
Marianne Rial Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice - Department Academic Quality lead for Undergraduate programmes
Neelam Shah Teacher Practitioner
Yogeeta Shah Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Dr Abdu Soltani Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice
Laura Kravitz Programme Leader MPharm and Principal Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
Catriona Walker Principal Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Department Student Experience Lead

Pharmaceutics

NameRole
Dr William McAuley Head of the Research Centre in Topical Drug Delivery and Toxicology - Head of Pharmaceutics
Mubinah Beebeejaun Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Dr Mike Cook Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Dr Hassan Farah Research Fellow
Dr Laxmi Kerai Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Dr Fang Liu Associate Professor (Research)
Luca Livecchi Teaching and Research Assistant
TC Okwuosa Lecturer in Pharmaceutics
Beatrice Pecoraro Reaching and Research Assistant
Dr Laura Urbano Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

NameRole
Dr David Griffiths Head of Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
Mohamad Abou Shamat Teaching and Research Assistant in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr Paul Bassin Principal Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr Michelle Botha Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Deputy Programme Leader for Pharmaceutical Science
Dr Jesus Calvo-Castro Senior Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr Suzanne Fergus Associate Professor Learning and Teaching - Principal Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Department Lead for Learning & Teaching
Dr Ute Gerhard Senior Lecturer Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Programme Leader BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science and
Ilaria PassariniTeaching and Research Assistant in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr Sharon RossiterPrincipal Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr Jaqueline StairSenior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmacology

NameRole
Dr Chris Benham Head of Pharmacology
Bharat Amlani Senior Lecturer in Pharmacovigilance
Dr Mahmoud Iravani Reader in Neuropharmacology
Dr Christopher Keating Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology
Dr Lisa Lione Associate Professor (Research)
Vesna Manieseva Teaching and Research Assistant in Pharmacology
Dr Sarah Pritchard Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology
Dr John Skaramauskaus Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology
Dr Shori Thakur

Principal Lecturer in Pharmacology - Departmental Research Tutor - Deputy Associate Director (Doctoral College)

Dr Shereal Webley Principal Lecturer in Pharmacology - Programme Lead MSc Pharmacovigilance - School Fitness to Practice Lead