Martin Henman is Associate Professor in the Practice of Pharmacy and Co-ordinator of the Centre for the Practice of Pharmacy. In 2006, he was presented with the Provost’s Teaching Awards in recognition of the excellence of his contribution to teaching and learning in TCD. He is a registered pharmacist in Ireland and his main research interests are Pharmaceutical Care, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance, Ensuring responsible medicines use, Pharmaceutical Policy, Ethics and practice, Palliative Care and Pharmacy education and competency development. He is researching medicines and supplement use in the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) and in the Intellectual Disability Supplement of TILDA.
Dr Henman is a founder member of a research grouping, Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe and between 1998 and 2000 carried out a Europe-wide study of the care of the elderly. In September 2003 he became its Chairman and in 2006-2008 and he was part of an international group that researched pharmacist’s Pharmaceutical Care activities in Europe. At present Assoc. Prof. Henman is a scientific collaborator and a Consultant to a Council of Europe Working Party, identifying and developing indicators of Pharmaceutical Practice and Care and developing guidelines for the use of Automated Dose Dispensing. He is a member of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy and was chair of the 2011 ESCP annual symposium in Dublin and was awarded Fellowship of the Society in 2013.