Jackson Thomas

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Dr Jackson Thomas (BPharm, MPharmSc, PhD) is a pharmacist, trialist, NHMRC-funded pharmaceutical scientist, and Associate Professor at the University of Canberra. Jackson also serves as a consultant for pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotech companies, and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Prior to his appointment at UC in 2013, he held academic/research positions at University of Tasmania and Charles Darwin University (2004-2012).

Jackson has a specific clinical and research interest in indigenous child health, especially skin infections in Australian Indigenous children. Other research interests include (but are not limited to) global health (drug stability and counterfeit medications), dermatological conditions, discovery of bio-actives from natural resources, complementary and alternative medicine, and innovations in teaching. As a result of his research achievements, he was given the 2015 ACT Tall Poppy of the Year Award. Following on from this, he was selected into the Early- and Mid-Career Research Forum Executive Committee affiliated to Australian Academy of Science and a specialist advisor for Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).

Jackson's research group currently conducts pharmaceutical studies (including product formulation and stability trials), clinical and preclinical toxicological studies and animal and human clinical trials.

Jackson's recent contributions in the field of tropical infectious diseases have been recognised by several awards:

  • 2018: UC Finalist for the VC’s Early Career Researcher of the Year Award
  • 2018: UC Commendation for Distinction in Engagement
  • 2018: UC Research Excellence Award (ECR category)
  • 2017: Faculty of Health Research Impact Award
  • 2015: ARC nomination to represent Australia at Global Young Scientists Summit, Singapore
  • 2014: ACT Young Tall Poppy Award (Australian Institute of Policy & Science)

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Tasmania

… → 2010

External positions

Therapeutic Goods Administration, specialist Advisory Committee , Therapeutics Goods Administration

2017 → …

Appointed Executive Member Australian Academic of Science Early and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Forum , Australian Academy of Science


Lecturer, Charles Darwin University


Research associate, University of Tasmania


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Research Output

Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Compounding Training in the Australian Undergraduate Pharmacy Curricula

Kosari, S., Buss, V. H., Peterson, G. M., Yee, K. C., Naunton, M., Bushell, M., Chiu, L. & Thomas, J., Mar 2020, In : Pharmacy. 8, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Open Access
  • Pharmacists as a Source of Advice on Medication Use for Athletes

    Yee, K. C., De Marco, M., Salahudeen, M. S., Peterson, G. M., Thomas, J., Naunton, M. & Kosari, S., 15 Jan 2020, In : Pharmacy. 8, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • When fear and misinformation go viral: Pharmacists' role in deterring medication misinformation during the 'infodemic' surrounding COVID-19

    Erku, D. A., Belachew, S. A., Abrha, S., Sinnollareddy, M., Steadman, K. J., Thomas, J. & Tesfaye, W., 1 May 2020, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Antifungal drug use for onychomycosis

    THOMAS, J., Peterson, G., Christenson, J. K., KOSARI, S. & Baby, K., May 2019, In : American Journal of Therapeutics. 26, 3, p. e388-e396 9 p.

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    Complementary medicine use among Australian patients in an acute hospital setting: An exploratory, cross sectional study

    Waddington, F., Lee, J., Naunton, M., Kyle, G., Thomas, J. & O'Kane, G., 21 Dec 2019, In : BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 19, 374, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access