Personal profile


Kirstie's area of expert professional practice is in Practitioner Development. She is responsible for Experiential Development and Graduate Education in the Pharmacy Faculty of Monash University, and works closely with the profession to advance practice locally, nationally and internationally. She work across the spectrum of undergraduates, intern/foundation level pharmacists, and more advanced practitioners. Kirstie leads the faculty’s Skills Coaching program, and has responsibility for the Student Experiential Placement (StEPs) program, the Intern Training Program and Intern Foundation Program, and the Master of Clinical Pharmacy degree. Her teaching commitments include coordinating the master’s capstone unit: Professional Practice Portfolio.

Kirstie is a Fellow of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FFIP) and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia (FSHP).

Kirstie co-leads the Graduate Outcomes and Workforce Development group in the faculty's education research stream.


Monash teaching commitment

  • Course director: Master of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Unit coordinator: PGC5119 Advanced Practice Portfolio
  • Lead: BPharm(Hons) Skills Coaching program
  • Lead: Student Experiential Placements (StEPs)


Research interests

  • education research
  • competency based education
  • workplace based assessment
  • practitioner development
  • advancing practice (competencies)
  • skills development

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

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmacy, MClinPharm, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy, BPharm, Victorian College of Pharmacy Ltd

External positions

Director, Australian Pharmacy Council Ltd

Director, FIP Hub, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

Director, Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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