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Professor Lisa Nissen

Faculty of Health,
School - Clinical Sciences

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Name
Professor Lisa Nissen
Position(s)
Head of School
Faculty of Health,
School - Clinical Sciences
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Clinical Sciences - CDA
Discipline *
Clinical Sciences, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone
+61 7 3138 4404
Fax
+61 7 3138 1534
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD in Pharmacy (University of Queensland)

Keywords

Pharmacy Practice, Health Services, Safe Prescribing, Telehealth, Health Policy, Health Professional Education, Pharmacoepidemiology

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Lisa Nissen is Professor and Head of the School of Clinical Sciences at Queensland University of Technology. She is an experienced pharmacy practitioner, researcher and educator having worked in hospital and community pharmacy in metropolitan and rural areas of Queensland, Australia. Her focus is on improving the Quality Use of Medicines in the wider community, across the health care continuum, with a focus on health service development and factors that influence the prescribing of medicines. She is a strong believer in the benefits multidisciplinary health care teams can bring to patient care and takes this passion into the classroom with a commitment to the development and implementation of innovative interprofessional education for health students. In recognition of her teaching contributions she was awarded a National Award for Teaching Excellence in 2008 and 2013.
Lisa has been acknowledged for her contributions to the pharmacy profession, being the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Young Pharmacist of the Year in 2002 and Pharmacist of the Year in 2008. She is a Fellow of the Practicing Pharmacists Association of Hong Kong, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. Lisa is the immediate past-president of the Queensland Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and is one of the inaugural credentials Australian Advanced Practice Pharmacists.

This information has been contributed by Professor Lisa Nissen.

Publications


Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Winner of the Wharton QS Stars Reimagine Education Award. Award for Nurturing Employability Health Fusion Team Challenge.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Winner of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (QLD) Bowl of Hygeia Award.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Winner of the UTS Innovative Pharmacist Award for the QPIP Pharmacist Immunization Pilot.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Winner of the Australian Award for University Teaching. Award for Programs that Enhance Learning Health Fusion Team Challenge.
Type
Visiting Professorships/Fellowships
Reference year
2011
Details
Fellowship of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is awarded for having achieved significant advancement in the practice of pharmacy or an outstanding contribution to the Society or profession for an extended period
Type
Visiting Professorships/Fellowships
Reference year
2010
Details
Hong Kong Academy of Pharmacy Fellowship is an award bestowed on members of the pharmacy community who have made a significant contribution to the pharmacy profession through leadership, scholarship and research.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
Winner of the Australian Award for University Teaching. Awards for Teaching Excellence celebrate teachers renowned for teaching excellence, who have outstanding presentation skills and who have made a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education. More information found at http://www.altc.edu.au/award-early-career-awards-teaching-excellence-recipient-2008-lisa-nissen, and http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,24717502-5018490,00.html
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
Winner of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia¿s Pharmacist of the Year. The Award for the Pharmacist of the Year recognises the winner¿s important contribution to the pharmacy profession. The winner's achievements will be an inspiration to those pursuing innovative practice; to those striving to raise standards; and to pharmacists who, through their professionalism, provide models for others in related disciplines, educational institutions, government, industry and community service. The award of Pharmacist of the Year is based on a significant achievement in an area of excellence within the year or a recent period. More information located at http://www.psa.org.au/site.php?id=2921
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2007
Details
Winner of the University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching Award Winner of the University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching Award. The awards give recognition to teachers renowned for the excellence of their teaching, which is supported by evidence of their broad and deep contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching at The University of Queensland. There are five awards in total granted each year at the discretion of the Teaching and Learning Committee. http://www.uq.edu.au/teaching-learning/index.html?page=69686&pid=69671
Type
Visiting Professorships/Fellowships
Reference year
2007
Details
Fellowship of SHPA will be awarded to a member who has demonstrated a high level of postgraduate academic achievement in areas relevant to the practice of hospital pharmacy, has a demonstrated active commitment to the profession, and who is recognized as a leader of the profession, a member whose opinions are valued, recognized and sought.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Enabling competence in prescribing medicines across multiple healthcare disciplines through systematic assessment practices
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
ID14-3766
Start year
2014
Keywords
Prescribing, Competency, Assessment, Healthcare Profession, Student, Safety

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