Research and Postgraduates
Professor James McElnay
Vice-Chancellor's Office, Queen's University,
Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland
Secretary to Professor McElnay
Mrs Judith Hamilton - (0)28 9097 5221
Professor James McElnay took up the post of Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Postgraduates on 1 July 2008. He gained his BSc and PhD from Queen's, and after registration as a qualified pharmacist, he spent a year at the University of Iowa on a postdoctoral fellowship. He continued his academic career at Queen's and spent a year as a visiting professor at the Texas Medical Centre in Houston before being awarded a Chair of Pharmacy Practice in 1995. He was Head of the School of Pharmacy from 1994 to 2001, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Agriculture from 2001 to 2005 and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences from 2005 to 2008.
Professor McElnay is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland. His research interests lie in the area of clinical pharmacy, with particular reference to pharmaceutical care and paediatric therapy.
As a member of the University Executive Board, Professor McElnay has responsibility for:
- Chair of Research and Postgraduate Committee
- Responsibility for Institutional Research Strategy and Institutional Postgraduate Strategy
- Vice-Chancellor's Envoy to South East Asia