Dr Dan Greenwood

Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Medicine

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Pharmacy

Research Supervision:Yes

Dr Dan Greenwood is a registered pharmacist and health services researcher. He is particularly interested in the delivery and evaluation of urgent and emergency care provided by pharmacists but also other healthcare professionals.

Twitter: @DanGwd


Dr Greenwood graduated with a First Class MPharm degree from the University of Manchester in 2014, completing his PhD in the same department in 2020. With experience in community, hospital and industry pharmacy, he took up post as Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at ARU's School of Medicine in September 2019. He is lead for therapeutics and prescribing education, and third year of the MBChB.

Aside from teaching, he continues to pursue research interests in pharmacy practice and medicines use, particularly in urgent and emergency care but also medical and pharmacy education. He continues part-time work as a Clinical Pharmacist in General Practice. Dr Greenwood is also a member of the Accreditation and Recognition Panel of the General Pharmaceutical Council, inspecting pharmacy schools in Great Britain.

Perhaps his proudest moment to date, in July 2018 Dr Greenwood was one of six UK pharmacists invited by the Prime Minister to celebrate the NHS' 70th Birthday at 10 Downing Street.

Research interests

  • Urgent and emergency care services, particularly the quality of those services
  • Enhanced pharmacy practice
  • Pharmacy and medical education

Areas of research supervision

  • Pharmacy practice (broadly and in any setting)
  • Medicines use and safety
  • Urgent and emergency care service development and evaluation
  • Medical education
  • Pharmacy education
  • Clinical research, of both novel and existing drugs/medicines

Experienced supervisor of postgraduate research, with seven previous students and two current students.



  • PGCert in Medical Education, ARU (ongoing)
  • PGDip in Clinical Pharmacy, University of Manchester (ongoing)
  • PhD, University of Manchester, 2019
  • Registered pharmacist, 2015
  • MPharm (First Class), University of Manchester, 2014

Memberships, editorial boards

  • NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur (2019-present)
  • Recently Registered Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council Accreditation and Recognition Panel (2017-present)
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (2015-present)
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Pre-registration Advisory Group (2015-16)
  • Graduate Officer of the British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (2015-16)

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • Principal Investigator, ‘Enhanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice in the Emergency Department: what is it, and what does it mean for patient care?’, 2016-2018, £20,000
  • Consultant, HFH Healthcare, 2018, £6,000

Selected recent publications

Greenwood, D., Steinke, D., Martin, S. & Tully, M., 2020. Meeting patient expectations: Development of an Emergency Department Pharmacist Practitioner service specification. Research in social & administrative pharmacy. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.08.016

Greenwood, D., Steinke, D., Martin, S. & Tully, M., 2019. Development of a framework to support the evaluation of Emergency Department Pharmacist Practitioners’ impact on quality of care. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 27.

Greenwood, D., Tully, M. (ed.), Martin, S. (ed.) & Steinke, D. (ed.), 2019. Abstracts from The Royal Pharmaceutical Society Science and Research Summit, 8 February 2019, London, UK: Development of a Clinical Pharmacy Care Typology to support description and comparison of Emergency Department Pharmacist Practitioner roles. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 27 Suppl 1, pp. 3-31. doi:10.1111/ijpp.12507

Greenwood, D., Tully, M. P., Martin, S. & Steinke, D., 2019. The description and definition of Emergency Department Pharmacist Practitioners in the United Kingdom (the ENDPAPER study). International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 41, pp. 434-444. doi:10.1007/s11096-019-00799-2

Greenwood, D., Tully, M., Martin, S. & Steinke, D., 2018. Emergency department pharmacist practitioners: a new role in the NHS. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 14:8, e30.

Akudu, S., Greenwood, D., Physick, A., Steinke, D. & Martin, S., 2018. Medicines use in the emergency department: exploring professionals' perceptions. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 26:51. doi:10.1111/ijpp.12442

Greenwood, D. & Stratford, I., 2017. A review of dose escalation methods in first-in-human small molecule oncology clinical trials. Trials, 18, pp. 233-234. doi:10.1186/s13063-017-1902-y

Greenwood, D., Stratford, I. & Booth, S., 2016. A review of first-in-human small molecule oncology clinical trials International Journal of Clinical Trials, 3:3, pp. 77-88. doi:10.18203/2349-3259.ijct20162790

Greenwood, D., Mackinnon, R., Doherty, C. J., Hart, J. & Tully, M., 2016. Developing and assessing the utility of a paediatric medication safety checklist. International Journal of Pharmacy and Practice, 24 (suppl. 2), 42.

Media experience

Experience as an expert in local and national media (television and print)