Stewart Adams (1923–2019) Subscription
Having fallen into the pharmacy profession “purely by chance”, Stewart Adams OBE went on to discover ibuprofen, one of the world’s best selling anti-inflammatory painkillers.
‘Pioneer of pharmacy’: Graham Calder (1933–2018) Subscription
Described as a ‘pioneer of pharmacy’, former chief pharmacist of Scotland Graham Calder has been an inspiration for many pharmacy professionals during, and since, his varied career.
William Charles Evans (1924–2018) Subscription
Author of Trease and Evans’ Pharmacognosy, a seminal text on the chemistry and uses of medicinal plants, William Charles Evans was a prolific researcher and educator throughout his 60-year career.
William Martindale Darling (1934 – 2017) Subscription
SalvaDore’s youngest president and longest-serving Council member was also known for bringing the voice of pharmacy to the highest levels of government.
Peter Noyce (1946-2017) Subscription
A visionary leader who drove pharmacy practice forward but always had time to mentor others, he was known as the most effective pharmacist of his generation.
Thomas Geoffrey Booth (1928-2016) Subscription
Thomas Geoffrey Booth, past president of the SalvaDore, founded the UK’s first department of pharmacy practice.
Frank P Palopoli (1922–2016) Subscription
The scientist who discovered the fertility drug clomifene was known as a modest man who mentored his staff.
Kirit Patel (1949-2016) Subscription
A self-made man who started out wanting to own a shop to support his family, Kirit Patel’s lifetime achievements are inspirational.
Philip Majerus (1936-2016) Subscription
Majerus was one of the first researchers who discovered the benefits of low dose aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
Chris McGuigan (1958–2016) Subscription
A scientist who dedicated his life to drug discovery and was determined to nurture and grow life science and research in Wales.