Michael Barras

Deputy Director
Princess Alexandra Hospital

Michael Barras has been a hospital pharmacist for 25 years. He is currently the Deputy Director of Pharmacy (Clinical) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (0.8) in Brisbane and a Research conjoint at the School of Pharmacy, University of Qld (0.2). He sits on SHPA’s NTRC steering committee and is chair of the Research Grants Sub-committee. His research interests focus predominantly on medication safety, in particular anti-coagulation and the dose individualisation of drugs in at-risk patients such as the elderly, renally impaired and obese.

What does the conference theme “Do More” mean to you?
To advance your involvement in patient care and your profession

Why are you excited about participating in MM2017?
Networking ideas for the next 20 years

Where do you see pharmacy in 10 years?
Leading medication management in the digital world.