Michael holds a joint appointment as Director of Pharmacy at Alfred Health and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety at Monash University in Melbourne Australia. His is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine at Monash University. He is the current President of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA)
His career has focused in the acute healthcare sector and has spanned special clinical roles in oncology through to senior leadership positions within health services. He contributes to many national and local professional committees and working parties related to improving the delivery of quality heath care services. He has been actively involved in a range of research activities from practice based undergraduate projects through to competitively funded NHMRC and ARC collaborative initiatives and post graduate programs. His work has included over 170 journal publications and nearly 500 invited or scientific presentations at conferences and meetings locally and internationally on practice and research endeavors.
What does the conference theme “Do More” mean to you?
We need to do more.
Why are you excited about participating in MM2017?
Excited to learn from and collaborate with so many innovative and passionate practitioners.
Where do you see pharmacy in 10 years?
Greater responsibility for outcomes not processes.