1. Current Status, position:
Senior Pharmacist at the National Patient Safety Agency, an accreditor for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
David Gerrett gained a pharmacy degree in Queensland Australia and worked in community pharmacy for several years as a manager before moving in 1981 to the UK. After a clinical residency and working as a Staff Pharmacist in TPN and ward pharmacy he gained a Masters in Hospital Pharmacy and moved to Derby in the Midlands. After working as a specialist pharmacist in Health Education and Substance abuse he gained a Doctorate and moved to the University of Derby where he specialised in educational applications of computing and multimedia, becoming the head of e-learning and gaining a postgraduate qualification in computing. Returning to pharmacy he worked for seven years as Head of Pharmacy and Professor of Pharmacy Practice leading the team at the University of Derby then moved to Sheffield Hallam as Professor of Pharmacy and Hull Universities where he developed infrastructures and curricula for proposed Schools of Pharmacy. Currently he is working as; a Senior Pharmacist at the National Patient Safety Agency, an accreditor for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and an active researcher for Loughborough University. He has 18 key papers based on original research data, 10 pharmacy practice papers with original research, six oral research presentations, 23 conference workshops and seminars, two as keynote speakers and three as director plus multiple posters, articles, book chapters, invited attendances and reviews.