Ruth Edwards

RPS Assembly Member


Ruth is Professor of Pharmacy Education and Head of School of Pharmacy at University of Wolverhampton. Prior to this she worked at Aston University, where she was Head of Professional Experience and for 22 years at Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen, where she contributed to UG and PG Pharmacy programmes, latterly as Senior Lecturer and MPharm Course Leader. 

Ruth is registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and is a pharmacist by profession and an educator by passion! Following an early career in community pharmacy management, she joined RGU as a teacher practitioner and progressed through various academic roles across the three Schools of Pharmacy. 

Following the award of Ruth’s EdD, she has developed expertise and has published a range of pharmacy educational research projects, including in textbooks. Particular interests include creativity in pharmacy education, education for mental health, person-centred care, consultation skills, reflective practice and teaching, learning and innovative assessment.

Ruth is involved in leadership roles with several national and international pharmacy organisations, including the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and the International Pharmacy Federation (FIP).