Louise is a pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council of Great Britain. She has spent most of her career working as a senior clinical pharmacist in NHS hospitals. Since joining Sheffield Hallam, Louise has been appointed to the role of International Lead for the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry. She teaches clinical pharmacology and is actively involved in microbiological research within the Biomolecular Research Centre.
As the International Lead, Louise is responsible for liaising with our SHU International Offices about the recruitment of international students and the development of our Trans National Education programs and collaborations with universities worldwide.
Louise is also the Collaborative Course Leader for the MSc Medical Device Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs delivered in partnership with NSF Health Sciences.
Louise teaches clinical pharmacology, prescribing and pharmaceutical drug development on a variety of different courses within the Departments of Biosciences and Chemistry and Nursing and Midwifery.
Louise is investigating the antimicrobial properties of dressings used to treat infected wounds. Working with colleagues in the Biomolecular Research Centre and the Materials Engineering Research Institute she has helped develop a new material that can deliver a sustained release of an antimicrobial agent. This has the potential to provide a significant improvement in wound healing since this would minimise the number of treatments required, speeding up the healing process and reducing inconvenience to the patient.
Lewis, E.E.L., Barrett, M.R.T., Freeman-Parry, L., Bojar, R.A., & Clench, M. (2018). Examination of the skin barrier repair/wound healing process using a living skin equivalent (LSE) model and matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization-mass spectrometry imaging (MALDI-MSI). International journal of cosmetic science, 40 (2), 148-156. http://doi.org/10.1111/ics.12446