Dr Martin Henman is Associate Professor in the Practice of Pharmacy and Co-ordinator of the Centre for the Practice of Pharmacy in Trinity College Dublin. In 2006, he was presented with the Provost’s Teaching Awards in recognition of the excellence of his contribution to teaching and learning in TCD. He is a registered pharmacist in Ireland and is a member of the Steering Group of the Irish Institute for Pharmacy which is responsible for CPD. Dr Henman is a member and past Chairperson of Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE) and with them between 1998 and 2000 carried out a Europe-wide study of the care of the elderly and produced a report on Pharmaceutical Care and the Pharmacy curriculum. He is a fellow of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy and was chair of the 2011 ESCP annual symposium in Dublin. He has published papers on Pharmaceutical Care, Pharmaceutical Policy, Cancer, Palliative Care, Pharmacoepidemiology, Medicines use in the Elderly and in People with Intellectual Disability and Pharmacy education and competency development. His main research at the moment is on optimising medicines and supplement use in two national cohort studies, the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) and in the Intellectual Disability Supplement of TILDA.