Job: Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.
T: +44 (0)116 207 8112
Helen Root began her pharmacy career as a dispensing technician, before going on to study pharmacy at the University of Bradford and registering as a pharmacist in 2005, bringing over 20 years’ experience in community pharmacy to the department. She has worked as a community pharmacist, specialising in services such as anticoagulation testing and substance misuse before taking up the role of teacher practitioner for Boots Pharmacy at De Montfort University.
She joined the Leicester School of Pharmacy full time in 2013 where she teaches Pharmacy Practice and primarily Pharmacy Law.
Helen has held various roles of responsibility within the school, including MPharm Staff Student Consultative Committee Chair, MPharm Employability Champion and she is currently the MPharm Admissions Tutor.
Having a keen interest in pharmacy careers and post-graduate education, Helen is the leads on preparing for pre-registration training and organises the now annual MPharm careers event, which attracts major pharmacy employers and key leaders in the profession. She also works as a local events tutor for the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Eduction (CPPE) who provide continuing professional development for pharmacy teams.
Helen is a contributing author to the 11th edition of Dale and Appelbe’s Pharmacy and Medicines Law.
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