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Prof. Reem Kayyali

School/Department: Life Sciences, Pharmacy & Chemistry
Position: Professor of clinical and applied pharmacy practice


2017 - Professor in clinical and applied pharmacy practice
2015-MPharm course director
2014 - Associate professor in applied and clinical pharmacy
2010 - Pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy subject area lead
2010 - Course Director for Diploma in Pharmacy Practice
(Overseas Pharmacists' Assessment Programme) PgDip, Kingston University
2009- Principal Lecturer in applied and clinical pharmacy, Kingston University
2006-2009 Senior Lecturer in applied and clinical pharmacy, Kingston University.
2001-2004 Research fellow, University College London Medical School
1998-2000 Maplethorpe Fellow, King's College London
Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council

Educational and Professional Qualifications

  • 2000 - present MRPharmS
  • 1994 - 1998 PhD, King's College London
  • 1993 - 1994 MSc Biopharmacy, King's College London
  • 1989 - 1992 BPharm (Hons), University of Nottingham

Research Interests

Prof Kayyali has more than 20 years' experience in research ranging from biochemical analysis to qualitative and quantitative social research skills. Her current Research interest focus on public health and medicines optimisation. The emphasis is on evaluating the use of innovative technology to streamline and optimise public health and the care of patients with long term conditions. She has a special interest in issues related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. As a pharmacist, her research interest also focuses on building the evidence of the role of this profession in disease prevention and management and public health. As an academic, she is also interested in healthcare professionals' and patients' education and the use of simulation and serious games in this regard. She is also interested in building a strategy for pharmacy education that ensure their recognition as an integral part in the healthcare team.

Research groups:

Drug Discovery, Delivery and Patient Care
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research Group
Medical Information and Network Technologies

Savickas V, Kayyali R and Sharma N. Student success in the prescribing skills assessment, Radcliffe publishing Ltd. –London (January 2014).

Teaching Area

medicines optimisation, public health, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Research Methods, Clinical trials, Law and ethics, Pharmacokinetics, Critical appraisal


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