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Pharmaceutical company consultant

Robert Matthew Bell, Zimbabwean, American pharmaceutical company consultant. Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Grantee Malvern Trust, Rhodesia, 1963; named Metrolina Volunteer of Year, American Lung Association, North Carolina, 1985.


Bell, Robert Matthew was born on December 3, 1932 in London. Came to the United States, 1972. Son of George Frederick and Patricia Bell.


Pharmaceutical diploma, Portsmouth College, England, 1954. Bachelor of Medicine,ChB, Birmingham University, England, 1968.


Relief manager Boots Chemists, England, 1955-1957. Owner Bell's Pharmacy, Rhodesia, 1958-1961. Joint owner Strachan's Pharmacy, Rhodesia, 1962-1969.

Assistant lecturer Godfrey Huggins School Medicine, Rhodesia, 1970-1972. Clinical project director Sterling Winthrop Research Institute, Renesselaer, 1973-1975. Chief clinical pharmacology ICI Americas, Wilmington, Delaware, 1975-1978.

President, owner RAMA Medical Clinic, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1980-1986. From associate director to senior director healthcare information services Searle, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1986-1996. Principal Bell and Associates, Sedona, Arizona, from 1996.

Member drug review committee Drugs Control Council of Rhodesia, Salisbury, 1971—1972. Member advisory board Upjohn Healthcare Services, Charlotte, North Carolina. Chairman advisory board medical office assistant program Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chief department family practice Charlotte Memorial Hospital, 1983—1984. Trustee American Acd. Pharmaceutical Physicians, Apex, North Carolina, 1995—1996.

Member Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britian, 1955—1972.


  • Diplomate American Board Family Practice.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) The Practical Management of Renal Failure, 1969. Co-editor: (book) The Endorphins, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1982.


Member American Medical Association, Drug Information Association(Outstanding Service award 1997), American Academy Pharmaceutical Physicians (Life Honorary Membership award 2002, Certs. of Appreciation 1999, 2000), American-Zimbabwe Medical Association (chairman 1996-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Postal history, reading, exercising, writing.


Married Jeanette Edna Head, September 17, 1955. Children: Adrian R., Colette M.

George Frederick

Patricia Bell

Jeanette Edna Head

Adrian R. Bell

Colette M. Bell