Dr Cameron Phillips

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (3E:288)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Cameron Phillips is a academic in the College of Medicine and Public Health, a Senior Pharmacist at Flinders Medical Centre and Research Lead with SA Pharmacy Department for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network. His research interests involve health services research, optimising the use of antimicrobials, Quality Use of Medicines and Knowledge Translation. Dr Phillips has held visiting researcher positions at the National Institue for Health Reseach (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance at Imperial College London, the Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge and Public Health England. He has a strong interest in the education and development of registered health practitioners in the clinical environment. Dr Phillips currently holds a statutory appointment from the Ministerial Council as a Board Member on the Pharmacy Board of Australia.


Doctor of Philosophy (Flinders University)

Master of Clinical Pharmacy (University of Queensland)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (University of Tasmania)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) (RMIT University)

Honours, awards and grants

2018 Statutory Appointment to the Pharmacy Board of Australia, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, Melbourne, VIC.

2018 Invited Speaker, 2018 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, The American College of Clinical Phamracy, Seattle, USA, 21 October 2018.

2017 Fellow, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

2017 Associate Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Association For Health Professional Educators

2017-16 Endeavor Executive Fellowship, Australia Award, from the Department of Education & Training to study novel strategies to optimise antimicrobial use at Imperial College London (AUD$18,500).

2016 Invited speaker School of Basic Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, 4 November 2016

2016 Invited speaker (plenary session) International Conference on Pharmacy Education & Practice. Univeristy of Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 29-31 January 2016.

2014-12 National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia, Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellowship (AUD$126,000) https://researchdata.edu.au/trip-ecf-grant-id1035960/110993

2013 Invited speaker (plenary session) 73rd International Pharmaceutical Federation World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dublin, Ireland, 31 August - 5 September 2013.

2012 National Medicinewise Award. Education for health professionals to build Quality Use of Medicine skills over $100,000 for the project Medicines Book for Aboriginal Health Workers.

2011, 2009, 2008 Dean's commendation for high achievement, School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland.

2008 Australian Rural and Remote Health Professional Scholarship, Department of Health and Aging, Australian Government.

Teaching interests

Antimicrobials - teaching across disciplines to optimise therapy, limit toxicity and minimise the development of resistant organisms. Strong interest in prescribing, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokintetics and therapeutic monitoring of antimicrobials

Medical students -Lecturers and assessment for Introduction to Clinical Practice MMED9251:Medicine 2A (MD program).

Flinders Antimicrobial Stewardship Trianing (FAST) - Program development for FAST and RACGP liaison.

Flinders Medical Centre

Clinical Educator to SA Pharmacy, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN)

Sessional tutorials to the Trainee Medical Officer Unit, SALHN

Supervisory interests
Clinical education
Health services research
Knowledge translation
Medical regulation
Medication safety
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Medicine (2)