Skip to 0 minutes and 11 secondsHi. Welcome to our science of medicines course. I'm Ian Larson, the director of learning and teaching at the faculty of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, Monash University. Our pharmacy school has over 130 years history in pharmacy education. The faculty also leads drug development research with international collaborators, so we're well-placed to lead you through this course. We've put together a team of health care professionals and educators with a wealth of expertise ranging from drug discovery to patient care. I'm going to take you through the pharmaceutics part of this course. Pharmaceutics is the science of delivering drugs to our bodies. So now that you've met me, here's the rest of the team.
Skip to 0 minutes and 57 secondsHi. My name is Dr. Lyn Clearihan, and I'm a practicing family physician for over 30 years. I'm also an associate professor in the faculty of medicine, nursing, and health sciences where I teach and research.
Skip to 1 minute and 15 secondsHi. My name's Kirstie Galbraith, and I run the postgraduate studies and professional development unit in the pharmacy faculty at Monash University. I'm also a practicing pharmacist.
Skip to 1 minute and 32 secondsHi. I'm David Manallack, and I'm a pharmacist here at Monash University where I teach medicinal chemistry. And my passion is the history of medicines.
Skip to 1 minute and 48 secondsHi. My name is Dan Malone. I'm a pharmacist and I'll be teaching you about pharmacology, which is how drugs work in the body.
Skip to 1 minute and 59 secondsSo now you've met the team. Let's begin.
Meet the Team!
In this short video, Ian Larson introduces the team that will be leading you through this course.
The course educators are Ian Larson (lead educator), Kirstie Galbraith, Dan Malone from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Lyn Clearihan from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
Towards the end of each week, Ian and the team will be providing feedback and reflections on The Science of Medicines FutureLearn course Youtube channel so please check there each week.
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