Assistant Professor

Former affiliation

Available to supervise Higher Degree by Research students

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Personal profile


Sam Kosari is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and the course convener for the Master of Pharmacy at the University of Canberra. Sam worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne and moved to the University of Canberra in 2015. Sam is a registered pharmacist with medication review accreditation and has been involved in different aspects of pharmacy practice including community pharmacy, managing, aged care services, locum, pharmacotherapy and medication review. 

Areas of Teaching

  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Dispensing and Logistics
  • Introduction to pharmacology and taxicology
  • Quality use of medicine
  • Clinical therapeutics

Research Interests

Sam has received government, industry and university's research funding to conduct research in pharmacy practice and clinical trials. He is currently leading two research projects to expand the role of pharmacists in the primary care and aged care facilities and is a co-investiogator in a clinical trial to treat scabies. 


Student Projects Available

Projects available for potential domestic or international Master by research and PhD candidates:

Pharmacist Prescribing

Expanding the role of pharmacists in the primary care

Expanding the role of pharmacists in aged care

Quality Use of Medicine in aged care/ primary care settings

Projects will suit pharmacists with an experience of practicing pharmacy in Australia or overseas and interest in research. If you are interested, please contact me on

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Projects 2016 2018

Research Output 2011 2018

1 Citations
Point-of-Care Systems
Pulmonary diseases
Uric Acid

Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Onychomycosis

Christenson, J. K., Peterson, G. M., Naunton, M., Bushell, M., Kosari, S., Baby, K. E. & Thomas, J. 24 Jul 2018 In : Journal of fungi (Basel, Switzerland). 4, 3, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Patient Compliance

Chemotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer: A Systematic Review

Hajatdoost, L., Sedaghat, K., Walker, E. J., Thomas, J. & Kosari, S. Jul 2018 In : Medicina. 54, 3, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Citations

Clinical pharmacists in general practice

Deeks, L. S., Kosari, S. & Naunton, M. Jul 2018 In : Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners. 68, 672, p. 320 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Fake News: Medicines Misinformation by the Media

Thomas, J., Peterson, G. M., Walker, E., Christenson, JK., Cowley, M., Kosari, S., Baby, K. E. & Naunton, M. 2018 In : Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Health Behavior
Risk Management
Public Health