Associate Head for Student Affairs, First Year Coordinator and Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
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Sandra is a lecturer and registered pharmacist and has worked in hospital and community pharmacies in Tasmania and interstate. She began tutoring at the University's Division of Pharmacy while working as a pharmacist at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Her work at the hospital led to her investigation into drug stability and the completion of a Master of Pharmacy degree in 1990.
Sandra is the First Year Co-ordinator of the Bachelor of Pharmacy program and is unit coordinator of first year Pharmaceutical Science and Practice units. Sandra links the foundation sciences with current pharmacy practice in order to create an engaging and relevant experience for first and second year students.
Sandra teaches on the following topics: Formulation, stability and effectiveness of pharmaceutical dosage forms, compounding and dispensing of pharmaceutical dosage forms, pharmacopoeial standards, pharmaceutical analysis, communicating pharmaceutical information, scientific record keeping, pharmaceutical calculations. She is currently working in a Faculty project team to develop a Global Perspectives/Cultural Competence module for first year students.
Sandra also coordinates the "fast-track" summer school program which enables eligible students to enter directly into the second year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy program.
Sandra provides academic and pastoral support to first year students and fast-track students during their transition to university studies.
Drug stability analysis of pharmaceutical dosage forms and admixtures.
Authorised by the Associate Head, Pharmacy
4 February, 2015