Dr Ian Maidment

SpecialityReader in clinical Pharmacology, Aston University

Ian Maidment is a Reader in clinical pharmacy and joined Aston University in February 2012. Prior to this he worked in NHS Mental Health services for 18 years; 8 years at a senior level. He has also worked within community pharmacy, the acute sector and led R&D in an NHS trust. His research focus is medication optimisation in the real world particularly helping vulnerable populations get the best possible outcomes from medication. He was awarded his PhD on Medication-related adverse events in older people with dementia; causes and possible solutions. Ian has published over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals, presented at numerous international conferences and led two NIHR grants. He currently leads a UKRI-funded COVID-related project. His work has also received coverage in the lay media including the BBC, and internationally, Ian has developed links with the USA, Australia and many European countries. For more information check: http://www.aston.ac.uk/lhs/staff/az-index/ian-maidment/