Hannes Enlund PhD


Dr Hannes Enlund received an MSc and DSc in Social Pharmacy from University of Kuopio, Finland. He spent a post-doc year at Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff and was appointed full professor of Social Pharmacy at University of Kuopio in 1989. He has been visiting professor at United States Pharmacopeia, Rockville and University of Maryland at Baltimore. Dr. Enlund also worked for International Narcotics Control Board, in Vienna on measuring the consumption of narcotics and psychotropic drugs. In 2000 he was appointed full professor of Pharmacy Practice at Kuwait University. In 2010 he “retired” from both professorships in Kuopio and Kuwait. In 2011 he was appointed Head of Research at Finnish Medicines Agency, Fimea. Dr. Enlund has served on the EU Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Training, Pharmacy Practice panel at USP, and on the Education and General Committees of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy. He has evaluated pharmacy education and research at several European universities. Dr. Enlund has published more than 150 scientific and practice related articles on social and behavioral aspects of drug use and prescribing, polypharmacy and the elderly, hypertension treatment, patient adherence, pharmaceutical services and the role of pharmacists, drug information and patient counseling, and management of malaria.