Pharmacy graduate, Outreach Pharmacist, Royal Melbourne Hospital
"I think a large part of career development and satisfaction as a pharmacist comes from pursuing opportunities that are of interest."
Pharmacy graduate, Royal Melbourne Children's Hospital
"For Kyall Homberg, a career in science and health care was always on the cards"
Pharmacy graduate, Managing Director, The Skin Pharmacy
"After completing my full pharmacist registration in Singapore, I embarked on a pharmaceutical industry career with Les Laboratoires Servier."
Third year pharmacy student Li-Shen Ng packed up her life in Malaysia and moved to Melbourne as a part of a two year exchange program.
Graduate Entry student, 2015
"The fact that my career could allow me to travel was a big plus."
Community pharmacist, Wattle Care Pharmacy, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) 2008
"There's a great sense of satisfaction in providing primary health care and building rapport with the people in the community where I was brought up."
Clinical pharmacist (emergency medicine and pediatrics), Box Hill Hospital, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) 2002
"During my university studies, I worked in a community pharmacy, but I completed my internship in a hospital and enjoyed it so much – I stayed."
2008 Pharmacist of the Year, Owner of the Barkley Square and Tambassis pharmacies, Brunswick, Bachelor of Pharmacy 1987
"It was a thrill to be awarded the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacist of the Year in 2008 for 'passion, outspokenness and creativity'. My work triggered wide-scale changes to the way Australia is helping recovering drug users."
Clinical pharmacist, Box Hill Hospital, Bachelor of Pharmacy 2007
"I particularly like the multidisciplinary aspect of hospital pharmacy, the direct patient contact and the positive impact that I can have on patients' understanding of their health and medications"
Pharmaceutical officer, 2nd Health Support Battalion, Gallipoli Barracks, Australian Defence Force, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) 2004
"My team is on call 24 hours a day in case a medical team has to be raised very quickly, for example, in emergency situations like a tsunami."
Managing partner, Aged Care and Packaging, APHS (2011 Telstra Business Women's Awards winner), Bachelor of Pharmacy 1991
"I'm motivated by the impact our business can have in the community."
Professional services and regional manager, Healthwise Pharmacies Group, Bachelor of Pharmacy 2004
"The fact that pharmacy combined healthcare and business always appealed to me."
Assistant director/pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Section, Therapeutic Goods Administration, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) 2009
"I enjoy the fact that my role involves bringing together the clinical, legal and regulatory aspects of pharmaceuticals and applies them to real-life scenarios."
Director of pharmacy, Maroondah Hospital, Bachelor of Pharmacy 1997, Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy 2003
"I'm very interested in how IT and clinical informatics can be used to improve the hospital and particularly the pharmacy environment."
Vice-president, business development, marketing and sales, Phebra Australia, Bachelor Pharmacy 1985
"I run the commercial function at Phebra, a company that specialises in identifying, licensing and commercialising orphan and critical medicines in disease areas such as leukaemia and cystic fibrosis. It's a great job."
Consultant pharmacist, PRN Consulting, Bachelor of Pharmacy 1985
"Being self-employed as a consultant is great – it gives me the flexibility to choose when I work and to spend as much time as I like on a particular project."