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Richard Croker

BSc MSc

Honorary Research Fellow

Richard is an honorary research fellow in the EBM DataLab team, focusing on the OpenPrescribing project.

He qualified as a pharmacist in 1996, and has worked as a pharmaceutical adviser for the NHS for 15 years.  He is currently also the Head of Medicines Optimisation for Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG.

Richard has a BSc in Pharmacy from the University of Portsmouth, where his final year dissertation was on the use of computer-aided learning in stereochemistry, and an MSc in Health Informatics from Swansea University, where his dissertation centred on the validity of prescribing denominators.

He also spends his time applying medicines optimisation principles to improving pathology services in the NHS. 

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