Dr Tom Polasek

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr. Tom Polasek received his BPharm (Hons) degree from the University of South Australia and BSc, MD and PhD degrees from Flinders University. He has 20 years of experience in numerous roles across the Australian tertiary education and healthcare sectors, including as a scientist, pharmacist, doctor and academic. Tom’s research interests include all aspects of clinical pharmacology but are particularly focused on the clinical application of modelling and simulation approaches to improve the quality use of medicines. Tom is the author/co-author of more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and conference presentations. In addition to his role as Clinical Pharmacologist at d3 Medicine (a Certara Company), Tom is a Medical Officer at CMAX Clinical Research Pty Ltd and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at Flinders University in Adelaide.

Qualifications

1996, BSc, Flinders University; 2000, BPharm (Hons), University of South Australia; 2006, PhD, Flinders University; 2016, MD, Flinders University

Honours, awards and grants
2002-2006, Australian Post-Graduate Award
2010, Simcyp 'Most Informative Scientific Report'
Research interests
Tom's research interests include all aspects of clinical pharmacology, but are particularly focused on the importance of drug-drug interactions and inter-individual variability in pharmacokinetics. He is a consultant for the Australian Medicines Handbook, Simcyp Ltd., Bellberry Ltd., and Genelex Corporation.

Teaching interests
Tom has extensive teaching experience in the principles of pharmacology and clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. He is also involved in the ongoing education and training of Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists.
Publications

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