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Assoc. Prof. Martin Henman Receives FIP Fellowship

Assoc. Prof. Martin Henman was recently awarded a FIP Fellowship citing his contribution to many international bodies as a leader, a researcher, a representative and as an expert.

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global body representing over 4 million pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. It is a non-governmental organisation that has been in official relations with the World Health Organization since 1948. A FIP fellowship recognises individual members of FIP who have exhibited strong leadership internationally, distinguished themselves in the pharmaceutical sciences and/or practice of pharmacy, contributed to the advancement of pharmaceutical sciences and/or practice or pharmacy, and who have served FIP.

Dr. Henman has made significant contributions throughout his career in many areas including education, research and health policy. He has contributed to the work of all of the pharmacy organisations – the Pharmacy Regulator – reports concerning the Workforce, Community and Hospital Pharmacy and remediation support for pharmacists sanctioned by the Regulator; The Irish Pharmacy Union – research into services, presentations to invited audiences of government, professions and regulators concerning the scope of pharmacist’s practice and Health Policy; the Hospital Pharmacists Association – lectures & workshops & scientific committee duties; the Irish Institute for Pharmacy – membership of the establishing committee and the Steering Committee.

Dr. Henman currently serves as Director of Global Relations in the School and has established collaboration with several Universities in the USA, Europe, the Middle East and in Japan. Martin was made a Fellow, European Society of Clinical Pharmacy in 2013, an Honorary Life Member of the Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe in 2018 and a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy in the University of Belgrade, Serbia in 2019. Martin holds Adjunct Clinical Pharmacy positions in three Universities in the USA.

For the European Faculties of Pharmacy – Dr. Henman was a contributing author in the report ‘Pharmaceutical Care in the curriculum’ and was the Irish representative on the Reference Network to European Health Alliance Consortium (EAHC/2013/Health/07) he helped review and map the Continuous Professional Development and Lifelong Learning for health professionals in the EU. In Trinity Martin received the Provost’s Award and recently he became a Teaching Assessment Fellow.

Dr. Henman was one of the first members of the research group - Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe and has served as Chair – 2003-2005; Member of Executive Committee 2006 – 2010 and Organising Committee member for its Conferences. He has served on the Research Committee of the European Society for Clinical Pharmacy since 2017.
He was asked to join the Implementation Steering Committee of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists in 2020, as an external expert to advise on the strategy and monitoring of the Association’s Statements which are derived from the Basel Statements of FIP.

Health Policy
Dr. Henman was nominated as a Consultant for European Directorate for the Quality and Safety of Medicines and Pharmaceutical Care on behalf of Ireland in 2009 and has contributed to its report on Pharmaceutical Care and its Pharmaceutical Care Indicators. He also helped to write the Guidelines on Automated Dose Dispensing Systems. Recently he was rapporteur and lead author of the group that prepared a Resolution on Pharmaceutical Care for the Ministers of the Member States of the Council which was published in March of this year ( The resolution defines a framework for promoting and implementing the concept of pharmaceutical care in health systems at the national level.

Staff at the School have expressed their warmest congratulations to their colleague for the Fellowship.