Prof. David Williams, Ireland
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”4/5″][vc_column_text]Professor David Williams qualified in Medicine from Trinity College Dublin in 1994. He was awarded a PhD in 2002 for his work on pharmacoepidemiology. He was appointed consultant Clinical Pharmacologist and Stroke Physician in Aberdeen in 2002. He served as Clinical Vice-President of the British Pharmacological Society from 2007 to 2010.
In 2009, he was appointed Associate Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland / Beaumont Hospital, where he has helped develop the Acute Stroke Service. He is currently the National Speciality Director of training for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Associate Editor of the European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. He is Co-Director of the Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme and Irish Stroke Clinical Trials Network (SCTNI).
His research interests include Stroke Medicine, Hypertension, Patient Safety, Prescribing and Medication Errors. He was appointed Professor of Stroke Medicine in 2018.He is a serving member of the Executive committee of EACPT and was elected president of the Irish Association of Pharmacologists in 2019.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]