I am a clinical pharmacist and Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Fellow in Medicines Use and Safety at Flinders University and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute where I leads the Reproductive and Perinatal Pharmacoepidemiology Research Group. My clinical and research ambitions are to enhance maternal and newborn health outcomes through supporting quality use of medicines and the development and promotion of more efficacious, safer, and personalised pharmacotherapy approaches.
I completed my PhD in Pharmacy/Pharmacoepidemiology in 2012 which focused on evaluating different approaches towards investigating the long-term effects of medication use during pregnancy. My current clinical/research interests include perinatal pharmacoepidemiology, obstetric and neonatal pharmacology, medication safety, and evidence-based medicine.
I am currently involved in a wide variety of studies including:
My team is constantly looking for a high calibre Honours, Masters or PhD student to undertake research related to medication use and women's and newborn health. If you're interested in knowing more, please email me.
2016 SHPA Student Research Award for Most Outstanding Research Project - NOV 2016
2014 SHPA Student Research Award for Most Outstanding Research Project - NOV 2014
2013 SHPA Student Research Award for Most Outstanding Research Project - NOV 2013
Editorial Board Member; International Breastfeeding Journal – 2020 - present
Editor, Women’s and Children’s Therapeutics, Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research – 2016 – present
Chair,Women’s and Newborn Health Specialty Practice Group, Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) – 2017 – present
Committee Member;PSANZ Academy, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) – 2017 -present
Expert Reviewer; Medicines in pregnancy and lactation, Therapeutic Guidelines – 2017-present
Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ)
Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ)
International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE)