Head of School and Dean of Pharmacy, University of Sydney

Professor Andrew McLachlan is Head of School and Dean of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney. He is a pharmacist, academic and researcher experienced in clinical and experimental pharmacology and research on the quality use of medicines. His research focuses on understanding the variability in response to medicines and how this can be managed to optimise patient care. Andrew is the Program Director of the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing and former Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care) at Concord Hospital’s Centre for Education and Research on Ageing.


  • –present
    Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care), University of Sydney