Professor Michael Scott
Director of the Medicines Optimisation Information Centre (MOIC) and Head of Pharmacy and Medicines Management, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland
Professor Mike Scott is currently Head of Pharmacy and Medicines Management in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. In 1994 he established the first academic practice unit in the province in conjunction with the Queens University of Belfast. In 2004 he was made a fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland. In June 2009 he was made an honorary Professor of Pharmacy Practice at QUB. He was awarded the Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists gold medal for outstanding contribution to the health service at national level in 2010. In 2014 he received the special achievement award from the Ulster Chemists Association for outstanding contribution to the development of pharmacy in Northern Ireland. In April 2015 he became the Director of the Northern Ireland Regional Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre (MOIC). In 2016 he was awarded the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association Lifetime Achievement Award.