Prof Nick Barber, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Head of Department at the SOC, said:
"I am delighted that Martin's knowledge and experience, particularly of working for the ABPI, will be available to our students. He will bring much valued skills and expertise, and will help students understand the vitally important role that the pharmaceutical industry plays in the UK."
Martin Anderson, who is a Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, said: "I am delighted to have this opportunity to work in an academic environment and to bring a new perspective to the SOP. It is important that students have the opportunity to understand fully the value that the industry brings to the UK."
The appointment is initially for one year, and will be for one session a week
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