Ms Ashika Maharaj

Ashika MaharajBPharm (Otago, NZ), PostGradDipClinPharm (Otago, NZ)
PhD candidate


Ashika graduated in Pharmacy from the University of Otago in 1999. After graduating she worked as a community then as a clinical pharmacist in Auckland, New Zealand. She then spent six years in harm measurement and quality improvement under the Patient Safety Directorate at Counties Manukau Health, NZ. She was appointed as an advisor and Global Trigger Tool Coordinator for the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand. Ashika moved to Melbourne in 2016 as a Teaching Associate for Monash University and is currently a PhD candidate researching to Quantify Quality Care in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer. Ashika is being supervised by Associate Professor Sue Evans, Professor John Zalcberg and Dr Liane Ionnou.

Research projects

Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Study

Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry (UGICR)