Professor DK Theo Raynor

Professor DK Theo Raynor

Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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Summary: Pharmacy, Radiography and Healthcare Science

Location: Baines Wing


Theo Raynor researches how medicines are used in primary care, notably the effective provision of consumer medicines information. This is the written and spoken information people get with their medicines. He works at research, practice and policy level in the UK, US and Australia.

Theo spent 20 years in hospital pharmacy, combining practice with research and teaching, before moving into academia in 1996.

He became the inaugural Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Leeds in 2000, where he has a highly active practice research programme. This work is complemented by the company which he co-founded, Luto Research Ltd, which spun out of the University in 2009. Theo remains an academic adviser to the company.

Theo was appointed in 2010 to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society ‘Expert Advisory Panel on Pharmaceutical Science’.  In a video commissioned by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Theo describes his research and its focus on making an impact on helping people take their medicines safely and effectively: