Professor Anthony Smith (Chair)
Prior to his appointment at UCL on January 1st, 2012 Anthony was Principal and Dean of the School of Pharmacy, University of London. The School of Pharmacy merged with UCL in January 2012. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and an Honorary Fellow of the School of Pharmacy.
Anthony is a member of the Modernising Pharmacy Careers Programme Board of Medical Education England and he is co-lead of the workstream reforming pre-qualification pharmacy education and training. He was Chair of the UK Council of University Heads of Pharmacy from 2007 – 2011 and served on the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority Chemistry, Pharmacy and Standards Expert Advisory Group from 2007 to 2009.
He is a member of the governing body of the Institute of Education, University of London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In addition to his interests in education and healthcare, his research has focussed on the environmental adaptations of pathogenic bacteria leading to enhanced virulence and resistance to antibiotics.