Job: Principal Lecturer
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.
T: +44 (0)116 250 6038
Karen Pitchford registered as a pharmacist in 1993, having studied pharmacy at the University of Manchester. For the early part of her career, she worked as a community pharmacist and a GP practice based pharmacist before taking up a teacher practitioner post with Lloydspharmacy and Liverpool John Moores University. She joined the Leicester School of Pharmacy in 2002 where she teaches Pharmacy Practice and primarily Pharmacy Law and Ethics.
Karen has held various positions of responsibility within the School and has been the MPharm Admissions Tutor, then the MPharm Programme Leader and is now the MPharm Programme Management Board Chair and the Deputy Academic Practice Officer for the Leicester School of Pharmacy.
Karen has a particular interest in the quality of Pharmacy education and is a member both of the General Pharmaceutical Council’s Accreditation and Recognition panel and of the Board of Assessors.
Karen was a contributing author to the 10th edition of Dale and Appelbe’s Pharmacy and Medicines Law and will be co-editor of the 11th edition of the text.
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