Personal profile

Research interests

  • Medical education
  • Pharmacy education
  • Rural health

Biography

Anne Leversha is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPPS), and is a practising clinical pharmacist. She developed a curriculum for medical students focussing on applied pharmacology and therapeutics, and safe prescribing. At the FPPS Anne teaches therapeutics and is a clinical educator in the Professional Experience Program.

Anne is a former Director of Pharmacy, and is a Fellow of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) where she was the Rural Advisor for 18 years. Her passion for medication safety has seen her conduct medication safety workshops and clinical pharmacy seminars in Australia and overseas. She was a member of the Victorian Medicines Advisory Committee, has been on a number of committees and reference groups associated with health, medication safety, rural practice, clinical placements and pharmacy and medical education. She has been a member of the consortium which developed a clinical educator preparation program, and was on the committee which produced the latest SHPA Standards of Practice for Clinical Pharmacy Services.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being