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Convergence of a Curricular and Practice Transformation
Professor Bob Blouin

When Emeritus Professor Barry L. Reed retired after 43 years of distinguished and exemplary service, his colleagues wanted to acknowledge his many and significant contributions to the faculty, University and profession by establishing and naming our only series of distinguished lectures after him.

Event details

When: Monday, 29 May 2017
4.45pm for 5pm start, followed by a cocktail reception in Cossar Hall from 6pm to 7pm.

Where: Lecture Theatre 1 Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monash University (Parkville campus) 381 Royal Parade, Parkville
How to get to the Parkville campus

RSVP: This lecture is free but registration is essential. Please register online here.

About Professor Bob Blouin

Robert A. ‘Bob’ Blouin is the Dean and Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dean Blouin also serves as the Director of the Eshelman Institute for Innovation that was created following a $100M gift from Dr Fred Eshelman to pursue high-risk, high-reward ideas that advance innovation in education, research, and healthcare.

During his fourteen-year tenure at UNC, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has experienced unprecedented growth in its research, education, and global engagement programs. The School is recognised as one of the premier pharmacy programs in the world as evidenced by its rankings with U.S. News & World Reports, QS World University Rankings in Pharmacy and Pharmacology, and AACP Grants and Contracts.

Dean Blouin has received many awards and recognitions including the 2016 ACCP Paul F. Parker Medal, the Ohio State Milap Nahata Distinguished Lecturer Award, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Hall of Distinguished Alumni Award, and the University of North Carolina General Alumni Association Faculty Service Award. He has been selected as a Fellow of both the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).

Dean Blouin has led a national discussion on the issues of clinical pharmaceutical scientist training, particularly at the graduate level. He has been extensively involved in launching a transformation in the professional and graduate curricula at UNC coined the Educational Renaissance. Dean Blouin’s research interests include studying the effect of disease and altered physiologic status on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs.

For more information contact:

Brett Clark
E: brett.clark@monash.edu
T: +61 3 9903 9087


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2016
Profesor Ross McKinnon
Director, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer
Associate Dean Research, School of Medicine, Flinders University
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2015
Ian Wilding, PhD
Pharmaceutical drug development consultant/entrepreneur and Special Professor
School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham
The Pharmaceutical Industry 2020: what does the future hold for the next generation of pharmaceutical scientists?

2014
Professor Andrew McLachlan  B.Pharm, PhD
Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care)
Faculty of Pharmacy
The University of Sydney and Concord Hospital
Translating science into practice

2013
Professor Kamal Midha CM, PhD, DSc
Immediate past President,
International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
A trilogy of science, practice and education towards assuring better health

2012
Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom AO
DipPharm, BSc, PhD (Adel); HonDHlth (N'cle); DUniv (Griff); HonDSc (Qld); FPS
Pharmaceutical consilience – can it be achieved?

2011
Peter Cook
M.Pharm.,PhC.,C.Chem.,FMonash, FRMIT, MPS, MRACI, MAICD
Managing Director and CEO, Biota
Living the future

2010
Rodney Pearlman (PhD)
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Human growth hormone: pharmaceutics, delivery, biotechnology and clinical impact

2009
Professor Michael Roberts
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2008
Professor Ho-Leung Fung
Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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