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PhD candidate, University of Sydney

Fiona is a hospital pharmacist with over 12 years of clinical experience. She has worked in the field of infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship since 2013.

After completing a Bachelor of Pharmacy, and a Master of Public Health specialising in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Control, Fiona is now a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. Her PhD thesis is on interventions that improve antimicrobial use, under the supervision of Professor Andrew McLachlan AM.

Fiona is currently on secondment at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care revising the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard. Her permanent position is as the Senior Pharmacist (Antimicrobial Stewardship) at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney.


  • –present
    PhD candidate, University of Sydney


  • 2015 
    UNSW, Master of Public Health (Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Control)
  • 2007 
    The University of Sydney, Bachelor of Pharmacy


  • 2020
    Antimicrobial Stewardship Audit and Feedback rounds: moving beyond the restricted antibiotic list and the impact of electronic systems, Internal Medicine Journal
  • 2018
    Invasive Candidiasis in the Elderly: Considerations for Drug Therapy, Drugs & Ageing
  • 2018
    Antimicrobial consumption and resistance in adult hospital inpatients in 53 countries: results of an internet-based global point prevalence survey, The Lancet Global Health
  • 2017
    Tinidazole, Kucers' The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs, Seventh Edition