Pharmacy PhD student awarded NSW Pharmacist of the Year

22 Mar 2021

UQ School of Pharmacy PhD student, Anna Barwick was awarded NSW Pharmacist of the Year at the Pharmaceutical Society’s (PSA) NSW/ACT Annual Therapeutic Update conference.

Anna was awarded for her work in the area of telehealth and improving communications betwen pharmacists and the general community.

In this PSA article, NSW PSA President, Chelsea Felkai, said Anna’s pioneering work in this field has led to the formation of the PharmOnline, a 24/7 telehealth advisory service which provides opportunities for the community to access health and medicines advice.

"Anna has also served as a member of PSA’s NSW Branch committee,” Ms Felkai said.

“Her work and advocacy in this field has certainly improved opportunities for rural communities to access advice and treatment opportunities where they have traditionally proved very difficult.”

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