Images courtesy of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
British Society for the History of Pharmacy

Our current officers are:

Mr Peter Homan

The President chairs BSHP's meetings and represents the Committee and the Society as a whole to external organisations.

Peter Homan is a retired community pharmacist and a pharmaceutical historian.

Dr Chris Duffin

The Vice-President acts as the President's deputy.

Chris Duffin is a retired school teacher, geologist and pharmacy history researcher.

Dr Stuart Anderson

The Pharmaceutical Historian's Editor liaises with contributors, receives and edits articles and sees the journal through its publication process.

Stuart Anderson is editor of Making Medicines: A Brief History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals (Pharmaceutical Press, 2005).

Honorary Treasurer
Mrs Deborah Bishop

The Treasurer oversees the finances of the Society by processing payments and invoices promptly, and keeping the Society's accounts.

Deborah Bishop is a retired locum private hospital and community pharmacist.

Programme Secretary
Kimberley Walker

The Programme Secretary plans, organises and publicises a programme of talks and visits for both members and non-members.

Kim is a PhD student at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Royal Holloway, University of London. Her thesis examines the 19th century drug development of the anti-malarial tree cinchona and its quinnine alkaloids.

Conference Organiser
Ms Briony Hudson

The Conference Organiser plans, organises and publicises the Annual conference, and takes bookings from delegates.

Briony Hudson is a freelance museum curator, pharmacy historian and lecturer.

Honorary Secretary
Mr Roy Allcorn

The Honorary Secretary provides secretarial support to the Committee and also acts as the Society's membership Secretary.

Roy Allcom, now retired, gained an interest in pharmacy history while working for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society where their museum and library was a key responsibility.