Lecturer in Therapeutics and Pharmacy Practice
BPharm(Hons) MSc(ClinPharm), PostGradDipMRPharmS
|Contact Campus||Sandy Bay Campus|
|Telephone||+61 3 6226 1077|
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Angus is a lecturer in therapeutics and pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy. Angus trained in the UK where he gained experience in both hospital and community pharmacy practice. Prior to relocating to Tasmania he worked as a prescribing advisor to general practice, where his role was focused on promoting evidence-based and cost-effective use of medication. His Masters thesis evaluated the impact of guidelines on appropriate use of antibiotics in the hospital environment.
Angus' main area of interest is in Quality Use of Medicines (QUM), in particular relating to management of pain, infection and cardiovascular disease. Since joining the UTAS team, Angus has worked on projects looking at discharge management of patients who have had acute coronary syndrome, pharmacists role in optimising hypertension management and medication use reviews in community pharmacy. Angus is a registered pharmacist and combines his role at UTAS with regular work in pharmacy practice.
Authorised by the Head of School, Pharmacy
15 October, 2012