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General

I joined the School of Life & Health Sciences School of Pharmacy as a lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy on 8th August 2016.  Prior to joining the department, I worked as a research pharmacist at the Academic Practice Unit at Birmingham Children’s hospital and as a visiting researcher at Aston. 

I have been a registered pharmacist for the past 10 years and have experience working in many different sectors as a Community Pharmacist (Locum), Hospital Pharmacist (Rotational) as well as a Research Pharmacist (PhD and post-PhD). 

I also have many interests and other experiences outside pharmacy.  During my gap year in 2014, I volunteered to work as a Visitor Experience volunteer in the historical Old Royal Naval College Museum, in Greenwich; as a First Aider at St John Ambulance – London region as well as working as a Private tutor teaching A Level Biology and Chemistry.  In March 2014 – I completed the Reading Half-Marathon. 

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Chemistry – 1st Class, King’s College London, 2003
  • MPharm in Pharmacy – 1st Class, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, 2008
  • Registered Pharmacist since August 2009 (with the RPSGB now the GPhC)
  • PhD in Pharmacy – November 2013 from University College London
  • PGCert (Learning & teaching in Higher Education) -Distinction -Awarded 1st December 2016

Employment

  • April 2015 – August 2016 – Research Pharmacist, at the Pharmacy Academic Practice Unit, Birmingham Children’s Hospital/Aston University
  • October 2010 – November 2013 – PhD student/Research Pharmacist at UCL School of Pharmacy and Pharmacy at Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • August 2009 – August 2010 – STEP Pharmacist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
  • August 2008 – August 2009 – Pre-registration Pharmacist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. 

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Associate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Member of the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group
  • Member of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacists Group 

Teaching Activity

Prior to my appointment, I have: -

  • Given guest lectures on Critical appraisal to MPharm, OSPAP and postgraduate students in clinical pharmacy
  • Taught on various MPharm workshops
  • Supervised – Birmingham Children’s Hospital based MPharm Clinical Pharmacy final year projects and MSc OSPAP dissertations  
  • As a lecturer in clinical pharmacy, I will be teaching the clinical pharmacy elements of the MPharm course, as well as the postgraduate taught courses.

MPharm Undergraduate module teaching commitments: -

  • PH2509 –  The Pharmacological basis of clinical care – I deliver lectures on  Cardiovascular risk, the Renal patient and the Respiratory patient
  • PH3611 – Applied Clinical Skills and Pharmacy-based health services: - I tutor on the following workshops – Clinical Case I – Gastrointestinal case patient, Clinical Case IV – COPD, Hospital Script Reviews, Patient reviews, the Expert Patient sessions and Interprofessional communication. 
  • PH4703 – Practical Therapeutics – I have tutored on the Gastrointestinal, Liver, Renal and Special groups (Pregnancy, Lactation and Paediatrics), - mini clinical exercise workshops and the Sexual health micro-workshop
  • PH4704 – Essential Skills – Research project – I have supervised hospital based clinical pharmacy, and non-hospital based pharmacy research projects. 


Postgraduate teaching commitments: -

  • OSPAP module PHMCL3 – Infections workshop tutor/facilitator
    Pharmacist Independent Prescribing PGCert programme: - PHMPI1B – I have taught the following sessions: -
    -    Prescribing stationery
    -    Patient group directions and unlicensed medicines
    -    Critical Appraisal
    -    Controlled drugs prescribing and recommendations following the Shipman Inquiry

Research Interests

  • Clinical pharmacist interventions and contributions
  • Critical appraisal
  • Future roles of pharmacist and pharmacy technicians
  • Health services research into medicines use and medicines optimisation 
  • Inter-professional learning 
  • Medication error research
  • Medicines reconciliation in children
  • Patient and Medication safety 

PhD Supervision

Currently I am supervising one PhD student - Dania Dahmash looking at Medicines Optimisation in Children, and Associate Supervisor for two PharmD (professional Doctorate) students.  

Contact Details

Email: c.huynh3@aston.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 3231
Room: MB433D

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Research Output 2012 2018

Open Access
File
Pediatrics
health care workers
Tablets
Dosage Forms
Delivery of Health Care

Pre-go-live simulation testing of new electronic prescribing systems in a specialist paediatric hospital

Rajudin, N. L., Sourour, K., Huynh, C., Sinclair, A. & Terry, D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 103, 2, p. e2.36-e2

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

The potential for pharmacists to manage young patients attending emergency departments

Terry, D., Huynh, C., Petridis, K., Aiello, M., Sinclair, A., Mazard, L., Terry, A., Ubhi, H., Wilson, K. & Hughes, E., 1 Feb 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 103, 2, p. e2.2-e2

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

What clinical circumstances prompt hospital nurses to not administer a prescribed drug to paediatric patients?

Shinh, S., West, J. C., Huynh, C., Terry, D. & Sinclair, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 103, 2, p. e2.39-e2

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Open Access
File
Dosage Forms
Tablets
Young Adult
Referral and Consultation
Fragaria