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Dr Michael Okorie

Dr Michael Okorie (MBBS, FRCP, PhD)

Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Medical Education
E: M.Okorie@bsms.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)1273 644577
Location: Room 344, Watson Building, University of Brighton, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9PH

Other roles: Consultant Physician; Therapeutics Lead; Module 308 (Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics) Lead; Module 302 (Scientific Basis of Medicine) Lead; Deputy Chair – Clinical Foundation Course/Elective Module Exam Board
Areas of expertise: Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Research areas: hypertension, in vivo assessment of endothelial function, teaching and learning of safe use of medicines

Biography

Employment

  • Associate Medical Director for Medicines Safety and Prescribing, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, 2016 - present
  • Royal College of Physicians Regional Specialty Adviser in Clinical Pharmacology for Kent, Surrey and Sussex (Nov 2016 – present)
  • Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Medical Education, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, 2012 – present
  • Honorary Consultant Physician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, 2012 – present
  • Locum Consultant Physician, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, 2011 – 2012
  • Specialist Registrar and Honorary Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology & General Internal Medicine, University College London, 2004 – 2011
  • British Heart Foundation PhD Research Fellow, University College London, 2006 – 2009

Education

  • PhD (Medicine), University College London, 2012
  • Certificate of completion of specialist training in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine, 2011
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), 2003
  • MBBS, University of Port Harcourt Medical School, 1997
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), 2016