APSA - APSA Emerging Leaders Symposium

Organised by The Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA)


A/Prof. Joseph Nicolazzo, Board of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Monash University, Australia


The APSA Emerging Leaders session recognises our emerging stars in the fields of pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences education. The 4 APSA members have been selected based on the quality of their submitted abstract and will be in the running for the APSA Emerging Leader award, to be presented at the APSA Annual General Meeting on Wednesday.


08:00 – 08:15

Psychological distress in a community-dwelling sample of Australian adults living with severe and persistent mental illness

Dr Sarira El-Den, University of Sydney, Australia

08:15- 08:30

Personalised dose titration regimens through 3D printing medicines

Dr Jared Miles, University of Queensland, Australia

08:30 – 08:45

National roll-out of the Goal-directed Medication review Electronic Decision Support System (G-MEDSS)© in practice: a longitudinal study

Dr Lisa Kouladjian O’Donnell, University of Sydney, Australia

08:45 – 09:00

Fostering effective teamwork skills in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science Education: A framework for competency development and exploration of teamwork attributes using a self-assessment tool

Dr Nilushi Karunaratne, Monash University, Australia