Phar­ma­cist wins award

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Curtin University -

JEFF Hughes is the first aca­demic from Curtin Univer­sity to be awarded the Aus­tralasian Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Sciences As­so­ci­a­tion (APSA) Medal.

The medal is APSA’s high­est ac­co­lade to recog­nise ex­cel­lence and last­ing con­tri­bu­tion to the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal sciences and pharmacy prac­tice.

Pro­fes­sor Hughes joins a list of Aus­tralasian pharmacy lu­mi­nar­ies who have re­ceived the award since its in­cep­tion in 2004.

The ac­cred­ited phar­ma­cist has pub­lished more than 200 re­search and pro­fes­sional pa­pers, and con­trib­uted to 17 books.

His re­search in­ter­ests in­clude ad­verse drug re­ac­tions, in­fec­tious dis­eases and cog­ni­tive im­pair­ment and de­men­tia.

Jeff Hughes is a proud win­ner.

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