Dr Kevin Mc Namara
Post Doctoral Fellow (RPLO Program)
Available: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tel: 03 9903 9030 Fax: 03 9903 9629 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin Mc Namara (PhD, MSc [Community Health], BSc [Pharmacy]) holds the pharmacy academic position at GGT UDRH. This position incorporates the activities of the Rural Pharmacy Liaison Officer (RPLO) program, funded through the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, and administered by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Undergraduate pharmacy student placement support, preceptor training, and the development of a web portal to improve the networking, professional development and collaborative opportunities within the Greater Green Triangle are the key components of this program.
Kevin's research interests include chronic disease risk factor management, multimorbidity, health promotion, health literacy, and translation of health evidence into practice. He has been chief investigator for several intervention trials examining the potential of community pharmacy to address such challenges.
Kevin also holds a part-time adjunct position as Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice at Monash University, and has previously been employed as a Primary Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland).