Project leads

Project co-leads

Paul White

Paul White is Professor and Deputy Dean at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. A cardiovascular pharmacologist and educational researcher, he has published 80 peer reviewed articles in journals including Nature, Nature Biotechnology, PNAS, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Higher Education Research & Development. In education, he has led a teaching transformation to active learning across his faculty over the past decade, and has given over 20 invited national and international talks at education conferences. He has multiple national teaching awards as well as the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award from Monash University. Professor White is Chair of the Education Section of and a Councillor of the IUPHAR Education Section. More recently he has focussed his efforts on the core concepts of pharmacology education, and co-leads the IUPHAR Education Section project on this topic.

Clare Guilding

Clare Guilding is Director of Education at Newcastle University School of Medicine, UK. A neuropharmacologist by background, her current focus is on research and leadership in pharmacology and medical education. She supports pharmacology education externally through her work as Chair of IUPHAR’s Education Section, Deputy Vice President (Academic Development) of the British Pharmacological Society (BPS), Deputy Director of the Pharmacology Education Project, and as the International Scientific Committee Education Lead for the World Congress of Pharmacology 2023. Clare played a key role in developing The BPS’s undergraduate pharmacology curriculum and Newcastle University’s Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescribing curriculum. She is currently co-lead of the IUPHAR Core Concepts in Pharmacology project. Clare has multiple national and international teaching awards including an AdvanceHE National Teaching Fellowship, BPS Australasian Visitor Award and Rang Prize, as well as the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teacher Award from Newcastle University.

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