Tim is the Head of the School of Pharmacy (Associate Dean), University of Namibia. He graduated from The School of Pharmacy, University of London, and registered as a UK pharmacist following pre-registration hospital training.
Following practice in hospital pharmacy, he completed a PhD at the School of Pharmacy, London. His research investigated tuberculosis (TB) patient adherence to treatment in North East London. Most recently in the UK, as Head of TB Commissioning, he was involved in TB research and service development for seven Primary Care Trusts in northeast London representing 2-3 million people.
During this time, he also worked for the School of Pharmacy as Programme Director with involvement in a postgraduate work-based hospital pharmacy diploma as well as undergraduate activities.
Since arriving in Namibia in 2010, he began work as Pharmacy Course Coordinator - seconded by Management Sciences for Health to the University of Namibia - for the new 4-year Bachelor of Pharmacy degree programme and setting up of the School of Pharmacy.
Inaugurated by the Namibian Prime Minister in 2013, the School of Pharmacy is one the newest schools globally. The pharmacy programme admitted Namibia's first ever pharmacy students in February 2011, and these students will complete their studies in 2014.
Tim is also motivating for new clinical pharmacy and veterinary pharmacy programmes, and to train pharmaceutical technicians. He is proudly a registered pharmacist in Namibia, a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, the Pharmaceutical Society of Namibia, and the International Pharmaceutical Federation and FIP Education Lead. He is Editor of Pharmacy Education journal and a member of the Global Pharmacy Workforce Observatory Project Advisory Group.
Tim's interests include interprofessional health education, health services and pharmacy practice research, assessment methods, tuberculosis, adherence, continuing professional development and setting up international collaborations. He is also a keen gardener.