Mahendra Patel

English Pharmacy Board

Mahendra Patel

Current occupation: Senior lecturer/academic

Year of registration: 1981

Academic qualifications: BPharm and PhD, University of Bradford

Professional awards: Fellow of the RPS, Fellow of NICE, Fellow of HEA- Higher Education Academy

Professional experience and particular interests:

University lecturer interested in health promotion and working with communities from minority ethnic groups to help reduce health inequalities. Enhance engagement of pharmacists in research to help develop evidence-based practice through my role with the NIHR. Member of NICE accreditation committee. Education accredited organisations and their processes for developing guidelines. Working with the British Heart Foundation and South Asian Health Foundation to promote healthy lifestyles and reducing risk for developing diabetes and CVD. Interested in engaging pharmacists and the RPS more with NICE as an advocate for NICE.

Professional appointments:  Adjunct Professor Wilkey University, Pennsylvania, USA