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Mark is the Head of Pharmacy Discipline. Mark's career in pharmacy includes: academic, locum, managing, and consultant pharmacist in Tasmania, Northern Territory, and the Australian Capital Territory. Mark has international research experience and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Mark has held/holds several medication review contracts with Aged Care Facilities in the NT and ACT. Mark is a member of the editorial board for Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, a leading international journal in pharmacy and clinical pharmacology. Mark is an assessor for the Australian Research Council and reviewer, inter alia, for the Australian Medicines Handbook and Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook. 

Areas of Teaching

  • Applied Therapeutics
  • Research Planning
  • Research Project
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Quality Use of Medicines
  • Pharmaceutics (dispensing)

Research Interests

  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Aged Care
  • Drug Utilization and Medication Safety
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health Literacy
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Medication Adherence
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Student Projects Available

Pharmacist in General Practice Projects Available.

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Projects 2012 2021

Research Output 2000 2019

Coronial findings pertaining to non-opioid and non-benzodiazepine drug-related deaths in Australia

Phillips, H., Naunton, M., Jackson, S. L., Kosari, S. & Peterson, G. M., 30 May 2019, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 49, 3, p. 257-261 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Mental Health

Pharmacist-led influenza vaccination services in residential aged care homes: A pilot study

McDerby, N. C., Kosari, S., BAIL, K., Shield, A. J., MacLeod, T., Peterson, G. M. & Naunton, M., 17 Jan 2019, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homes for the Aged
Home Care Services
Human Influenza

Residential care pharmacists: another hole plugged in the Swiss cheese

McDerby, N., Kosari, S., Bail, K. S., Shield, A. J., Thorpe, R. & Naunton, M., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 49, 1, p. 84-89 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Homes for the Aged
Home Care Services

Smoking cessation and the general practice pharmacist

Deeks, L. S., Kosari, S., Develin, A., Peterson, G. M. & Naunton, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Smoking Cessation. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking Cessation
General Practice
Carbon Monoxide
Referral and Consultation
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Dosage Forms
Homes for the Aged