Adam is a Reader in Pharmaceutical Public Health in the School of Pharmacy at Newcastle University. He has been a registered pharmacist for the last 16 years and still works in patient-facing roles across both community and hospital settings.
His research is highly interdisciplinary and focuses on optimising medicines to reduce inappropriate polypharmacy in older people. He leads a number of funded studies in this area. He has also published extensively in the area of deprescribing, and is currently a steering group member of EDeN, the English Deprescribing Network. Adam is an experienced researcher, and sits on several research committees, including those for the NIHR RfPB and HTA programmes.
Adam is a co-applicant on the AI-MULTIPLY consortium, and will provide expertise in the area of polypharmacy and inappropriate prescribing.