Barry L. Reed Distinguished Lecture

Barry L. Reed is an Emeritus Professor within the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University.

Following his retirement in 2006 after 43 years of dedicated service, the faculty established the annual Professor Barry L. Reed Distinguished Lecture in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the faculty, Monash University and the pharmacy profession.

The annual distinguished lecture invites an internationally renowned researcher to address the faculty community including students, staff, alumni, friends and supporters.

Emeritus Professor Barry L. ReedBarry L. Reed Distinguished Lecture

Date: 20 August 2018

Time: 4.45 for 5pm start, reception between 6-7pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
381 Royal Parade, Parkville
RSVP: Friday 10 August 2018
The lecture is free, but registration is essential.

Presented by: Professor Debra Rowett PSM
Discipline Leader Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences, University of South Australia
Director of the Drug & Therapeutics Information Service, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Topic: Integrating inter-professional practice along the continuum of care

About Professor Debra Rowett

Debra Rowett is Professor and Discipline Leader Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at the University of South Australia and Director of the Drug and Therapeutics Information Service (DATIS), Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Debra stepped down this year as President of the Australian Pharmacy Council having served on the Pharmacy Board of South Australia and then the Australian Pharmacy Council over a period of 20 years. Debra has worked extensively in the area of quality use of medicines, inter-professional practice, health policy and workforce development in Australia and internationally.

Debra has also been at the forefront of academic detailing training and implementation in Australia and her research and clinical interests are in aged care and palliative care. Debra is a member of the national Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee of the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC). Debra was credentialed as an Advanced Practice Pharmacist and is a member of the Australian Advancing Practice Advisory Board which comprises leaders from across the pharmacy profession and consumer health.

In 2002 Debra was awarded the SHPA’s Australian Clinical Pharmacy Award, and in 2016, Debra received the prestigious SHPA Fred J Boyd award and is a Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

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Translating science into practice
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