BiographyDavid Mottram is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy Practice, at the School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, having “retired” from full-time employment in 2008.
He has published over 140 papers in peer reviewed journals and is the editor of “Drugs in Sport” (Routledge Press). The sixth edition of this book was published in January 2015. Previous editions of the book have been translated into Japanese, Italian and Greek.
In broader terms of pharmacy education, David is a member of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society Education Expert Advisory Panel and an Associate of the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education. Previously, he has been an advisor and consultant for the EMRO region of the World Health Organisation and has therefore had the privilege of visiting many countries in the Middle East. He has advised on the development of a new pharmacy degree course in the Sultanate of Oman.
From 2008 to 2012 David was part of the LOCOG medical services group as a member of the Pharmacy Planning Committee for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. His principal responsibilities were for the education, training and management of the pharmacy workforce, including the development of an award-winning e-learning programme entitle “The Use of Drugs in Sport: A Healthcare Professional’s Perspective”. This programme was used for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. David is currently providing education and training on medicines management in sport in Qatar and for the International Olympic Committee, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and UK Anti-Doping.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Research interests have ranged from fundamental pharmacological approaches for the sub-classification of alpha adrenoceptors through to the effects of sympathomimetics as doping agents in sport.David is currently providing education and training on medicines management in sport in Qatar and for the International Olympic Committee, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and UK Anti-Doping.