About the authorRichard Kay has spent over forty years working in medical statistics. Following his PhD work at the London School of Hygiene he spent fifteen years in academia undertaking teaching and research at the Universities of Salford, Heidelberg and Sheffield. Following this period he moved into the Pharmaceutical Industry with his own consultancy company S-Cubed which was acquired in 1989 by PAREXEL where he spent several years heading up the Statistics function worldwide. He left PAREXEL at the end of 2004 and now works as an Independent Statistical Consultant through his own company RK Statistics Ltd offering statistical consultancy and training services to the industry.
Richard has worked with PSI since it’s inception, delivering high quality statistical courses and publishing in Pharmaceutical Statistics. He is the editor of the journals Teacher’s Corner. He is Honorary Visiting Professor at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Medicine, Cardiff University and is a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine. In 2019 Richard was awarded the President’s Medal by the Faculty for his outstanding contribution to pharmaceutical medicine.