The medicines information pharmacists

 
     
Tracey Borrie - Medicines Information Pharmacist  

Marie-Claire Pow - Medicines Information Pharmacist

Tracey has joined the Clinical Pharmacology department as a Drug Information Pharmacist after seven years of working in clinical pharmacy. She has worked in England and the Republic of Ireland for four years, spending two years as a Haematology/Oncology pharmacist. Tracey has completed two postgraduate papers and is currently working towards a Post-Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy. 

tel: 0800 DRUGINFO (378 446) or 
tel:
(03) 364 0900  
fax:
(03) 364 0902  
e-mail:
tracey.borrie[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

Marie-Claire joined the Clinical Pharmacology team after nine years of practice in clinical pharmacy. She is currently working as a drug information pharmacist and is also involved in the Patient Information Leaflet project. Marie-Claire has worked in various hospitals around New Zealand, as well as spending three years in London as a nutrition and aseptic services pharmacist. She has completed a post-graduate certificate in clinical pharmacy from the University of Otago

tel:
0800 DRUGINFO (378 446) or 
tel: (03) 364 0900 
fax:
(03) 364 0902
e-mail:
marie-claire.pow[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

     

Julie Knight - Medicines Information Pharmacist

  Bruce Hastie - Medicines Information Pharmacist

Julie has worked in a variety of pharmacist roles in both primary and secondary care including clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical facilitation. Most recently she has been involved in the development of educational resources for healthcare professionals with a focus on various aspects of prescribing. Her main area of interest involves the provision of independent information that promotes the safe use of medicines.

tel: 0800 DRUGINFO (378 446) or 
tel:
(03) 364 0900 
fax:
(03) 364 0902 
e-mail:
julie.knight[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

 

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Clinical Pharmacology Staff

Professor Murray Barclay - Clinical Director / Clinical Pharmacologist / Gastroenterologist

 

Professor Evan Begg - Clinical Pharmacologist

Professor Murray Barclay is a Clinical Pharmacologist half-time, a Gastroenterologist half-time, and Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Otago. His research interests include inflammatory bowel disease genetics and pharmacogenetics, medicines in gastroenterology, and drug concentration monitoring. He runs clinical trials of new medicines in gastroenterology and has an interest in web-based interactive teaching in medicine. 

tel:
(03) 364 0074  
fax:
(03) 364 1003  
e-mail:
murray.barclay[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

Evan Begg is a Clinical Pharmacologist and is head of the Department. He co-ordinates the teaching of Clinical Pharmacology for University of Otago - Christchurch. His research interests include drugs in pregnancy and lactation, antibiotic dosing regimens and pharmacogenetics and dosing in the elderly. He is the author of ‘Instant Clinical Pharmacology Essentials’. His MD thesis is entitled ‘An evolution in aminoglycoside dosing strategies’. 

tel: (03) 364 1858 
fax:
(03) 364 1003 
e-mail:
evan.begg[at]
otago.ac.nz

   

 

Associate Professor Matt Doogue - Clinical Pharmacologist

  Dr Paul Chin - Clinical Pharmacologist

Matt Doogue is a Clinical Pharmacologist and Endocrinologist. He is a member of the Department of Medicine, Otago University - Christchurch and coordinates the teaching of Clinical Pharmacology. His research interests include drug interactions, adverse drug reactions, drug concentration monitoring, pharmacogenetics and pharmacokinetics in particular patient groups. He is also a General Physician at Christchurch Hospital.

tel: (03) 364 1055 
fax:
(03) 364 1003
e-mail:
murray.barclay[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

  Dr Paul Chin is employed as a part-time Clinical Pharmacology registrar and is also a full-time Clinical Pharmacology PhD student. His research interests include drug concentration monitoring and the prediction of drug pharmacokinetics based on individual patient characteristics.

 

tel: (03) 364 0640 ext 88354
fax:
(03) 364 1003
e-mail:
paul.chin[at]cdhb.health.nz
 

 

 

     

Jane Vella-Brincat - Drug Utilisation Review Pharmacist

  Dr Mei Zhang - Senior Research Fellow

Jane Vella-Brincat is the clinical pharmacist who runs the Drug Utilisation Review and Preferred Medicines List programs for the Department. She is employed part-time. Research interests include Drug Utilisation Review projects, antibiotics and use of medicines in palliative care.
 
tel: (03) 364 0640 ext. 89971 internal: 89971
fax: (03) 364 1003 internal: 81003
e-mail:
jane.vella-brincat[at]cdhb.health.nz

 

Mei Zhang is a Research Fellow employed by the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and by the Department of Toxicology, Canterbury Health Laboratories. Originally trained as a medical doctor in China, Mei has completed a PhD from the School of Pharmacy, University of Otago entitled "Chiral Studies of the metabolism of formoterol and salmeterol in humans". Mei develops HPLC assays for compounds that are being investigated in various departmental research projects and is continuing research in drug isomerisation.

tel: (03) 364 0640 ext. 89746
fax: (03) 364 1003 internal: 81003
e-mail:
mei.zhang[at]cdhb.health.nz

     
     
     

 

Page Last Updated: 24/02/2017

Clinical Pharmacology Department : Christchurch Hospital : Private Bag 4710 : Christchurch : 8140 : NZ

Phone 0800 DRUGINFO (378 446) : email medicines.informations[AT]cdhb.health.nz