Royal Pharmaceutical Society appoints new chief scientist

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Royal Pharmaceutical Society appoints new chief scientist

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has appointed Professor Parastou Donyai as its new chief scientist succeeding Professor Gino Martini.

Donyai is a professor in social and cognitive pharmacy examining the psychology of medication use, discontinuation and decision-making processes. She is also co-founder of ReMinds Research (Reuse of Medicines through Informatics, Networks and Digital Sensors).

“It is a real privilege for me to be the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s next chief scientist,” she said. “As a pharmacist, scientist and academic, I look forward to working with the members and key stakeholders to uphold the value of science across the breadth of our profession.”

Professor Donyai will take up her role in June.

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