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Professor Jamie Coleman

Jamie is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Education within the School of Medicine at the University of Birmingham. He is lead for the Masters in Education for Health Professionals and teaches on many of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on prescribing and therapeutics topics. He is director of West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions, is a Commissioner of Human Medicines for the MHRA, is chair of the specialist advisory committee for CPT in the UK, and is associate editor of the Postgraduate Medical Journal. His research programme covers adverse drug reactions, patient safety, decision support systems and, in particular, electronic prescribing, for which he is nationally recognised.

In his clinical role, he is a general internal physician at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust looking after an inpatient ward and contributing to the hypertension service. He is associate medical director with a responsibility for medicines management across the four hospital sites. He chairs the Drugs and Therapeutics Committee and is actively involved with the area prescribing committee in Birmingham and the Black Country.

Within the BPS, Jamie has been a member of the clinical committee since 2009 and is a member of the Clinical Pharmacology Skills Alliance supporting the ongoing development of the specialty nationally.

Published: in Trustee