Job Title: Director of Pharmacy and Pathology at the Maudsley Hospital, Professor of Psychopharmacology at King’s College and Honorary Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry.
Area of Expertise: Mental Health
Career: David is Director of Pharmacy and Pathology at the Maudsley Hospital and Professor of Psychopharmacology at King’s College London. David is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology and Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences at King’s Health Partners. He has previously been President of the College of Mental Health Pharmacists and Chairman of the UK Psychiatric Pharmacy Group.
He has published around 200 research and review papers. His interests include naturalistic outcome studies, pharmacokinetics and pharmacoeconomics.
David is the lead author of the Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines (Wiley-Blackwell) and has contributed as author or editor to several others textbooks of psychopharmacology. The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines has sold more than 200,000 copies and been translated into 7 languages. It is the world’s leading text on prescribing in Psychiatry.
Media Work: David provides expert comment on issues facing mental health across national and regional media. He has appeared on numerous television (Kilroy, Panorama, Sky News, etc.) and radio programmes and has extensive experience of live interviews.
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