Professor Andrew McLachlan

Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care) in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Centre for Education and Research on Ageing
the University of Sydney and Concord Hospital

Professor Andrew McLachlan is a pharmacist, academic and researcher with experience in clinical pharmacology, research into variability in response to medicines and the quality use of medicines. He is the Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care) in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Centre for Education and Research on Ageing at the University of Sydney and Concord Hospital, Sydney. Andrew is the chair of a human research ethics committee and is the Director of a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing. He has served as a member of the NHMRC Assigners Academy and Grant Review Panels. Andrew is involved in Australian government committees related to medicines policy, evaluation, regulation and antidoping.

What does the conference theme “Do More” mean to you?
It is about the next exciting phase of pharmacy leadership in the health sector with pharmacists taking on new roles from prescribing to disease state management.

Why are you excited about participating in MM2017?
This is the premier conference for hospital pharmacy, outstanding networking opportunity.

Where do you see pharmacy in 10 years?
Leading change and embracing new roles related to health and medicines management.