Marion is a qualified pharmacist who graduated from The Robert Gordon's University with a BSc in Pharmacy followed by a MSc in Clinical Pharmacy at the Universtiy of Strathclyde. She obtained an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Teaching from the University of Leeds.
She holds a senior joint appointment with the NHS in Scotland as Chief Pharmacist, Public Health and intelligence, National Services Scotland which provides national and specialist services across Scotland. In 2008 Marion took up a 50% appointment as Professor of Pharmacy Practice in SIPBS.
Marion's research portfolio is focused on development of a robust evidence base to support the safe, effective and person centred care through use of medicines and other health technologies. Key areas of interest:
- Pharmacy Practice
- Healthcare Interventions
- Scanning technology within community pharmacies: a friend or foe?
- Upskilling and intensification of work; are robots the answer?
- Safety climate within primary care: development and psychometric evaluation of a community pharmacy tool.
More professional activities
- Advanced Analytics and Informatics for MedicineS Data (AAIMS)
- Kurdi, Amanj (Principal Investigator) Bennie, Marion (Co-investigator)
- 01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2023
- Rapid Outcomes of COVid therapeutics in Eave II (ROCOVE)
- Sheikh, Aziz (Principal Investigator) Kurdi, Amanj (Co-investigator) Tibble, Holly (Co-investigator) Bennie, Marion (Co-investigator) Robertson, Chris (Co-investigator)
- This was an externally funded project funded by the NIHR (grant ref.NIHR135575) with a total value of £113,579.93
- 03-Jan-2022 - 30-Jan-2022
- How can routine linkage of medicines to health care outcomes enable a better understanding of the direct and indirect effects on COVID-19 on clinical pathways? Advanced Analytics and Informatics for MedicineS Data (AAIMS) project
- Sofat, Reecha (Principal Investigator) Kurdi, Amanj (Co-investigator) Yates, Jeremy (Co-investigator) Pirmohamed, Munir (Co-investigator) Dale, Caroline (Co-investigator) Takhar, Rohan (Co-investigator) Marcha, Maria (Co-investigator) Bennie, Marion (Co-investigator)
- This is an externally funded project by HDR UK for a total value of £241,690.29 (grant ref. 2021.0153; RKES Ref.211807)
- 01-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2022
- Scottish Pharmacist Clinical Academic Fellows Academic
- Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator)
- 01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2024
- Leveraging CoviD-19 to Build Confidence in Vaccination and Promote Antimicrobial Stewardship in SA
- Meyre, Hannelie (Principal Investigator) Kurdi, Amanj (Co-investigator) Bennie, Marion (Co-investigator) Godman, Brian (Co-investigator)
- This is an externally funded project by the National Research Foundation (NRF) in South Africa with a total value of £23,211
- 01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2023
- Primary Care Pharmacy Resilience: Pharmacotherapy Service in Time of COVID-19
- Newham, Rosemary (Principal Investigator) Bennie, Marion (Principal Investigator) Dunlop, Emma (Researcher) Weir, Natalie Mcfadyen (Researcher) Ferguson, Aimee Margaret Denver (Researcher)
- To explore the effect of COVID-19 on pharmacy teams working within General Practice to deliver the pharmacotherapy service. This project considers the pharmacotherapy service’s evolution due to changing practice – and priorities – under COVID-19.
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
University of Strathclyde
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