Dr. sc. nat. Stephen Jenkinson joined the Institute for Primary Health Care (BIHAM) in May 2020 where he is a lecturer for pharmacy and research fellow. In addition, he is involved in the organization of the new clinical oriented master program in pharmacy. Parallel to his research activity he is the Head of Innovation at pharmaSuisse.

Stephen Jenkinson completed his M.Sc. in Pharmacy in 2009 at the University of Basel. Thereafter he worked as a pharmacist in different pharmacies. Four years later, he decided to return to research and enrolled in a PhD program at the Neuroinfection Laboratory, Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern where he obtained his PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 2017.


  • Medication safety
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations in primary healthcare